Fieracavalli Verona: edition number 118!

The countdown for the jumping Verona event, Longines FEI World Cup tm has started, and all the best of the best riders and horses will compete there, as anticipated during the press conference in Milan last Wednesday.

The Event Director Eleonora Ottaviani said that together with the number two in the world Simone Delestre, there will be also Kevin Staut and Penelope Leprevost, members of the France team that won the Olympic gold medal in Rio.
The Event Director said that some other top riders will join them to compete in Verona, like the Olympic riders Ben Maher and Scott Brash, and the London Olympic Champion Steve Guerdat.

Germany will be represented by  Christian Ahlmann (current number 1 in the world ranking), Daniel Deusser and Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum.

Regarding the list of the italian riders, the FISE President Vittorio Orlandi, has announced the names of the first group that will compete in Verona: Emilio Bicocchi, Piergiorgio Bucci, Bruno Chimirri, Lorenzo De Luca, Juan Carlos Garcia, Emanuele Gaudiano, Gianni Govoni and David Sbardella.

There is a long waiting list so we will have to wait few days to know the very final starting list.