FAIR PONTE DE LIMA HORSE OPENS NEXT THURSDAY, AFTER BEING HONORED AS "EVENT OF THE YEAR"
The Fair of Ponte de Lima Horse, is back for the edition 2017, making it the oldest town in Portugal in one of the capitals of the equestrian circuit, between the 6th and 9th of July.
Awarded last Friday with another prize, the Horse Fair joins the range of awards that owns the distinction of "Event of the Year".
"Destination Equestre Internationale", "Best Horseball Destination", and now "Event of the Year", the Fair of Ponte de Lima Horse promises to live up to the "name" with a series of initiatives ranging from the Olympics riding Adapted , the Portugal Cup Dressage , the Competition Model and Movements and subsequent election of Champion of Champions, in addition to evidence of Working Equitation, games Horseball , a stud farms Show, the Garrano Festival, Portuguese Equitation and one Derby Carriage Driving.
The program not only directs the athletes but to all aficionados of riding dynamics, for which Ponte de Lima Municipality promotes Horseback Riding Mount of Magdalene, and lots of musical entertainment, whether traditional or with the Concert Paulo Gonzo.
The Fair which opens doors at 18h00 on July 6, precisely on account Opening Gala concert with Paulo Gonzo, beginning at 22.00 on Expolima, with free admission.
The Fair also has an area of exhibitors, and a large food court.
The event which has gained local and "outsiders", professional, curious, and aficionados, has had in these last 11 years of the writing of the national and international equestrian history.