The Stage is Set at the 2008 FEI World Reining Championship
RELEASE: September 11, 2008
AUTHOR/ADMINISTRATOR: By Simona Diale
The Italian Equestrian Sports Federation (FISE) and the Italian Reining Horse Association (IRHA) are proud to welcome the world’s best horse-and-rider combinations to Manerbio, Italy. The Palasturla facility is home to the FEI World Reining Championship that is about to take place for the very first time.
The $70,000 team competition will be held on Friday, September 12, at 2 p.m., following the opening ceremony, where 16 nations from five continents will be represented. The best 20 competitors, including ties for 20th place, will then go on to compete for the $30,000 individual competition to be held on Sunday, September 14, at 2p.m.
On Thursday, following the FEI Vet Check, the order of go for the team competition will be drawn during the Riders Welcome Party at 6 p.m.
Visit the Italian Reining Horse Association website at www.itrha.com
to take a look at the competitors who will be vying for the much coveted FEI medals. Tickets for the event may also be purchased online.
For further information, or for live webcast information, visit http://feiworldreining.mdsmedia.it/categoria.asp?IdC=2