The countdown is over: Toscana Endurance Lifestyle announced his fourth edition
Today, in The Allegroitalia Tower Plaza Hotel of Pisa, the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018 hold the press conference. Two events will be held, from today to 27th of July, in the Hippodrome and the Estate of San Rossore : FEI Meydan Endurance Championship for young riders and juniors (26th of July) and the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival (27th of July), with 400 horses and 36 nations ready to the starting line.
The Hippodrome and the Estate of San Rossore will use 224.000 liters of water, 75 tons of ice and 1.650 kilowatt.
Raffaella Bonsague, deputy mayor of Pisa: “I am representing a new administration, and we have married the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle to be together in the future. Starting from tonight we will live three full days of emotions with the best young riders of Europe and the strongest seniors across the globe”.
Giovanni Maffei Cardellini, President of the Park Migliarino San Rossore Masaciuccoli, “the territory of the park goes from Viareggio to Livorno and Pisa: 35 kilometres of beaches, dune, forest, lakes and wet areas. The core of the park is the Estate of San Rossore, a perfect place for horses, over the centuries”.Cosimo Bracci Torsi, President of Alfea: “We are writing a tradition. My family has deep equestrian root, so I only can hope that San Rossore continue to be the Paradise of the horses. I would thank Gianluca Laliscia for having opened the doors of San Rossore to the Endurance”.
Valter Tamburini, President of the Camber of the Commerce of Pisa: “I would thank H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Gianluca Laliscia. I remember our first contact in 2015, at that time the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle was a gamble, but today I am very glad to have already planned the future with the two next edition”.
Giuseppe Bicocchi, Vice President of the FISE: “This is Sport! This is Endurance, the second most practiced FEI equestrian discipline in the world, following Show-jumping. On behalf of the Italian Equestrian Federation I would like to thank Gianluca Laliscia and his Team, because our duty, which is also our mission, is to enhance the diffusion of the Equestrian disciplines, bringing the great public to meet this most magnificent life and sports companion: the horse.”
Mohammed Essa Al Adhab, General Manager of the Dubay Equestrian Club: “I am proud to see all these young riders, because they are the future. We are the actors of a team work. I really thanks H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum for the support and the results that are linked with his love for the horses. I am sure we will continue to support sport. Moreover I really thankfull all the sponsors that spend time and money on our project: the growth of Endurance”.
Manuel Bandeira de Meilo, FEI Endurance Director : “ This is a unique opportunity, which sees involved the best organizers in the world for an international project and an exciting fixture very much focused on the next generation of athletes. On behalf of the Fédération Equestre Internationale I send my best wishes to everyone involved for a wonderful week filled with friendship, fun and top sport”.
Gianluca Laliscia, Chairman of Sistemaeventi.it: “This is a goal and a new starting line. We always worked hardly to organize events of great importance to bring the sport to bigger audiences.Our sport needs this.
Promoting the further growth and development of Endurance is our priority as the horse and riders combination security and the welfare of horses”.
After the FEI Endurance Championship and the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival, San Rossore will host the
The FEI World Endurance Championship under 21 and the FEI World Endurance Championship Young Horses 2019 and the FEI World Championship 2020.
Valentina Marini Agostini
International Relations – Press Office Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018
(Head of Press Office, Daniela Cursi)