The biggest equestrian event in Poland-international eventing competition, Strzegom Horse Trials, is speeding up. This year, 14th edition will gather world top eventing riders to compete in Morowa near Strzegom from 22th till 26th June. The event taking place on Morawa Hippodrome will be record-breaking by all means: as many as 7 international competitions, a number of new fences on the cross-country course, a whole five days of the event, 360 horses on the entry list and 10 riders from TOP50 FEI Ranking, including World Number One, Michael Jung.
“The entries keep coming. We have admitted 362 horses from 20 countries so far. We’ve several horses on the waiting list. The biggest teams are from Poland, Germany, Italy,” said Marcin Konarski, Event Director. “We are very pleased with the presence of World Number One Michael Jung, but we also have other stars of world eventing: Karin Donckers, Linda Algotson, Ingrid Klimke, Dirk Schrade, Stefano Breciarolii, Tim Lips, to name only a few. It can be said without a doubt that Strzegom Horse Trials is one of the most popular events in Europe now.”
Michael Jung is the current Olympic Champion (London 2012), World Champion (Kentucky 2010) and European Champion (Blair Castle 2015, Malmo 2013 and Luhmuhlen 2011) and the winner of prestigious Rolex Gram Slam. Michael Jung will have his two best horses – Fischerrocana and Fichertakinou – in Strzegom. He plans to start on one of them at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
In Strzegom, the dressage test will be divided for three days and will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Cross country will be on Friday and Saturday and show jumping on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. The most important competition Nations Cup will be held as follows: on Friday, dressage test; on Saturday, cross country, which will be broadcasted live at 11.00 am in over 30 countries all other the world; and finally on Sunday there will be show jumping test.
During the event, there will be a lot of non-sport entertainment for publicity. A number of shows, inflatable slides and pony rides for children. The great equestrian spectacle is ahead.
Tickets available online – www.Tixer.pl.