2011 FEI European Jumping Championships to Feature All-Weather Footing

first_imgThe FEI European Jumping Championship takes place every two years, in the middle of the Olympic cycle. The last time the Championships were held in Spain was in 1993 when they were hosted in Gijón. Tags: FEI, FEI Championships, FEI European Jumping Championships, We’ll send you our regular newsletter and include you in our monthly giveaways. PLUS, you’ll receive our exclusive Rider Fitness digital edition with 15 exercises for more effective riding. The Club de Campo Villa de Madrid (ESP), venue for this year’s FEI European Jumping Championship, is to provide all-weather sand footing for the main arena to ensure perfect going for the Championship. The Championship will run from 13-18 September 2011. More from Horse Sport:Christilot Boylen Retires From Team SportAfter an exemplary career as one of Canada’s top Dressage riders, seven-time Olympian Christilot Boylen has announced her retirement from team competition.2020 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair CancelledFor only the second time in its history, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has been cancelled but plans are being made for some virtual competitions.Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Statement on 2020 EventAs the Province of Ontario starts to reopen, The Royal’s Board and staff will adhere to all recommendations put forward by government and health officials.Government Financial Assistance for Ontario FarmersOntario Equestrian has recently released this update of several financial assistance packages available, including those for farm business. SIGN UP Email* Horse Sport Enews The Club already has sand footing in its warm-up rings, but the footing in the main arena has traditionally been grass for the annual CSI, which last year celebrated its centenary. The grass will now be removed and replaced with all-weather sand footing for the 2011 FEI European Jumping Championship. The grass footing will then be restored for the 2012 CSI at the Club. Subscribe to the Horse Sport newsletter and get an exclusive bonus digital edition!last_img read more