The International Competition in Driving in Lipica

Thursday, September 30, 2010
Posted by Lipica PR

The International competition in driving FEI CAI - A 1,2,3 / FEI CAIP - A 1,2,4 that will take place in Lipica between September 30th an October 2nd started yesterday with veterinary inspection. All horses but one are accepted to compete.
Today the dressage is on and competitors from 13 different countries will try to do their best and impress the judges. Dr.Franz-Jozsef Vetter (GER) will be present. On Friday, we will be watcing competitors with well known drivers among them in disciplines of Cross-country Marathon and Obstacle Cone Driving.  On Saturday will compete on course designed by Mr. Christian Iseli.

The competition ends on Saturday, but the events in Lipica are far from being over. The Stud Farm is celebrating its 430th anniversary this year and is  organizing the exciting “Days of Lipica Stud Farm”.  Along the competition in driving, the 3rd international forum on apitherapy and 2nd international forum on apiquality, will take place. During the “grand finale” on Sunday, there will be a Chicosh, famous guardians of Hungarian  horses performance, performance of the Lipica Classical riding school with carriage driving presentations from all over Europe, culinary offer of typical Karst dishes and much more. Of course, all the drivers are kindly invited to join us for the Days of Lipica Stud Farm.