Closing the 124th edition today in Veronafiere, Fieracavalli cements its leadership as the international reference event for the equestrian sector. Within four days (3-6 November) 140,000 visitors from 57 countries were reached. For the exhibition it is a return to the traditional format, after the 2021 edition on the weekend, with admission quotas for the epidemic that registered 100,000 visitors. For the opening of the exhibition this year, the Minister of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty Francesco Lollobrigida. Lorenzo Fontana, President of the Chamber of Deputies, will also visit.
Two hundred events animate the exhibition’s twelve pavilions, including high-level sporting competitions such as the only Italian stage of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup, morphological competitions, Western disciplines, and educational performances and activities. Fieracavalli has seen many initiatives on the entertainment front for the whole family, with shows in the outdoor areas, the evening Gold Gala and evening openings with a regional gastronomic tasting show.
The breeding sector is always the absolute champion thanks to 2,400 horses from 60 international breeds that showcased Italian and foreign biodiversity with the help of 35 associations. The audience also found the best riding gear and the best offers for saddle tourism, presented by 700 companies from 25 countries. The next version of Fieracavalli is scheduled for release from November 2-5, 2023.
“Fieracavalli – comments Federico Bricolo, President of Veronafiere – continues a tradition of successes that began 124 years ago and which sees Veronafiere committed with the Ministry of Agriculture, ICE-Agenzia, Fise, FEI, AIA, breeding associations, companies and sponsors in promoting the development of a sector of our green economy ” It affects more than 3 billion euros of GDP and employs more than 50,000 employees.
“The show is underlined as the world’s largest exhibition for companies operating in this sector and the promotion of equestrian culture in a 360-degree angle – explains Maurizio Danes, CEO of Veronafiere -. Thanks to its brand value, Fieracavalli acts as a business multiplier for companies that have been able to meet selected buyers at the fair with ICE-Agenzia from target markets in Germany, USA, UK, India, Indonesia, Libya, Thailand, Tunisia, Morocco, Estonia and Latvia.
“Fieracavalli is an exceptional event, much loved by those who engage in equestrian sports but also by enthusiasts and undoubtedly represents the international reference fair in which horse riding occupies an important segment – says Marco Di Paola, President of the Italian Federation of Equestrian Sports – . We hosted the best riders in the world at the Jumping Verona Pavilion and all the regional competitions and national finals at the Arena-Fise.”
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