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Harrie Smolders LGCT roma
Rome will be the centre of the Show Jumping world from four o’clock today as it hosts a stage in the Longines Global Champions Tour at the Pietro Mennea Stadio dei Marmi. 
The 25 best ranked pairs will be taking to the field following the team trial in the morning. The event will be a time trial which will decide the rankings for the roman stage of the Global Champions League.

Lanaken World Championships underway

Here is our round up from Lanaken, Belgium which is currently hosting the national and world young horses championships for show-jumping.

Leading the way so far in the 7 year-old category is Germany’s Marc Bettinger with Holsteiner Celina IX (Canstakko x Carthago). The best ranked Italian is Giovanni Lucchetti in eighth with KWPN Grenoble Dn (Gaillard de la Pomme). Standings:!/equestrian/2017/1401/html/en/longinestiming/resultlist_03.html


Eternal City primed and ready for LGCT

LGCT Rome 2017

The curtain comes up today on the equestrian extravaganza that is the Rome leg of the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour.

From 15.00, the five star event gets going with the standout moment coming in the form of the Global Champions League – the innovative team competition.

Flying the flag for ‘Rome Gladiator’ are Egypt’s Abdel Said and Brazil’s Marlon Modolo Zanotelli.


Azzurri head to Lanaken for Young Horses World Championship

The most promising talents will be in action in Lanaken this week for the Young Horses Show Jumping World Championship crown.


Italian capital gears up for CSI5* Longines Global Champions Tour

Carosello Roma
The stage is set at the Stadio dei Marmi in Rome where riders will be in action tomorrow for the CSI5* Longines Global Champions Tour.

It all gets going with a trial over 1.45m followed by the first round of the Global Champions League team event.

But before all of that riders will be going head to head in the CSI2* category.

As always the welfare of the athletes and horses will be looked after by the various specialists as well as the on-site Horse Ambulance.


Lombardy to take centre stage for Progetto Sport


The regional standings for the Progetto Sport have been posted on the Lombardy Regional Committee website as well as those qualified for the semi-finals scheduled for October 6-8 in San Giovanni in Marignano.

For more information regarding the event in the northern Italian region here is the following link below:


National titles on the line at Pratoni del Vivaro

Country Derby

Dressage is not the only discipline taking centre stage lately for the national championships with Italian athletes soon to be in action also for the cross country and country derby.

Pratoni del Vivaro near Rome will be the scene as Azzurri athletes go head to head to find out who will be crowned national champion from September 30th.

The course will be designed by the renowned Roberto Greco who designed the Olympic course for the games in Athens.


Italian Dressage Championships in Montefalco

Horses Le Lame

The Horses Le Lame structure in Montefalco is preparing to host the national dressage trials from September 21-24.

There will be a number of competitions in varying categories both individual and team over the course of the event. One of the standout categories meanwhile is the Italian Seniors Championship.

Micol Rustignoli is the defending champion with Corallo Nero. But Rustignoli – winner of the past two editions – faces stiff competition from Valentina Truppa who has an impressive six titles to her name.

Daniela Cursi


FISE reaches agreement with defibrillator distributors EMD112


The Balduzzi Decree of 24 April 2013 has made it obligatory for all amateur and professional sporting associations to be in possession of semiautomatic defibrillators from 1 July.

As a result FISE – the Italian Equestrian Sports Federation – has partnered up with EMD112 who are one of the most important defibrillator distributing companies.

With this partnership FISE affiliated centers can now purchase defibrillators at a reduced rate. What’s more, the agreement also provides an information seminar scheduled for next November.


Rome ready for LGCT

Foro Italico LGCT Roma 2017

The Eternal city is revving up for the highly anticipated Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT). For the third year in a row, the global equestrian event stops off in Rome for what will be the final qualification stage.

The final preparations and touches are being made at the Stadio dei Marmi as well as to the commercial village "Piazzetta della Staffa" ahead of the event which gets underway on Thursday September 21st.

For more information and for live streaming see here:
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