The VII edition of IFEMA MADRID HORSE WEEK -which will take place on November 29th and 30th and December 1st in pavilions 12 and 14 of IFEMA- will once again make the capital of Spain a world leader in equestrian. A meeting point for fans of this sport, families who love horses and many popular faces, which will meet in the great competitions of the main arena and around the shows and activities for all audiences that will take place in the Salón del Caballo.
The most important equestrian event in Spain returns this fall to Madrid with an exceptional program full of news. The VII edition of IFEMA MADRID HORSE WEEK -which will take place on November 29th and 30th and December 1st in pavilions 12 and 14 of IFEMA- will once again make the capital of Spain a world leader in equestrian. A meeting point for fans of this sport, families who love horses and many popular faces, which will meet in the great competitions of the main arena and around the shows and activities for all audiences that will take place in the Salón del Caballo.
IFEMA MADRID HORSE WEEK hosts for the sixth consecutive year the Jumping World Cup - Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM - and for the second time another top-class competition that last year was incorporated for the first time to this great horse festival : the Dressage World Cup –FEI Dressage World CupTM–. In addition, it includes an International Grand Prix of Jumping, CSI2 *, and a new edition of the Final of the ‘Maestros de la vaquera’ Cup, already consolidated as one of the most applauded competitions of the event.
In addition, on Friday and Saturday night two exciting classes will be held, the 6 bars, a power of six jumps that will increase in height at each round until no one manages to overcome them without fail, and the Jump & Drive, in which the riders must combine a ride on horseback and another driving a car. The little ones also have their place in the main arena, where the traditional turf with ponies will be played, one of the most fun event of IFEMA Madrid Horse Week. This year, the II PonyTurf Championship will be played with the small Shetland ponies playing a Grand National.
In total, 8 competition sessions and more than 15 classes and exhibitions will be offered on the central arena - between day and night - with 300 horses in competition and a total amount of € 542,000 in prizes. IFEMA pavilions 12 and 14 - almost 40,000 m2 entirely dedicated to the world of horses – where you can enjoy pleasantly from the Corporate VIP Hospitality, in the VIP Boxes or Tables.
Salón del Caballo, Commercial Village, Gallery and Pony Park
One more year, IFEMA MHW's proposal goes beyond pure and hard competition to offer its visitors a complete entertainment offer with the numerous shows at the Salón del Caballo, which this year will feature an extensive program of exhibitions and activities for all audiences; a Commercial Village with more than 80 fashion stands, equestrian items, veterinarians, equine transport, catering, food and decoration, in which various national and international brands show the public their latest news; a wide gastronomic zone with a varied offer of restoration led by Rodilla and Estrella Damm; and a space for children's activities organized by Grupo Eulen, which will give the little ones the opportunity to have their first experience with the horses in the Pony Park - where different integration actions will also be carried out through adapted riding.
One of the main novelties of the last edition, IFEMA MHW Gallery, a space in the Lay Out of the event, destined for all those premium brands within its sector, returns to IFEMA MHW with more force than ever. In addition to the purely commercial offer, brands will make an effort to create a program of surprising special actions for all those who pass through this space. It will be located in the heart of the event, with an exciting environment full of content. At IFEMA MHW Gallery, brands will present their latest proposals, visitors can purchase exclusive items, rest and enjoy various activities.
The sponsors of IFEMA Madrid Horse Week, this year includes regular firms such as Estrella Damm, Knee. Eulen Group, Air Europa, Lexus, Longines, Barcardí, Hello! and Alfonso X el Sabio University - the ‘ultrapremium’ LG Signature brand of South Korean electronics LG, and Exterior Plus, an external communication company.
IV Congress of Equine Sports Medicine
In addition to its sports and leisure offer, IFEMA MHW also includes parallel scientific activities for professionals, such as the IV Equine Sports Medicine Congress, organized by the Alfonso X el Sabio University and its Veterinary Clinical Hospital, in which the most outstanding veterinarians will highlight the latest developments in the prevention of injuries of equine athletes.
Tickets for IFEMA Madrid Horse Week will be available at the end of October on the website www.madridhorseweek.com, with prices from € 5 to € 30.
Hospitality packages and VIP tickets are already found