Tickets on Sale for 2013 European Dressage & Jumping Championships for Herning, Denmark

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HERNING, Denmark, Nov. 27–The competition surface of the entertainment and sports stadium to be used for this year’s European Championships in dressage and jumping will be covered by 22,000 custom=made rubber mats as the base for the riding arena.

The Europeans, the major equestrian championships in this year of no Olympics or World Equestrian Games, will be the biggest sports event in Denmark in 2013.

The Danish shoe manufacturer, ECCO, is the title sponsor of the event, officially named ECCO FEI European Championships – Jumping, Dressage and Para Dressage at the MCH Messecenter Herning from Tuesday, Aug. 20 to Sunday, Aug. 25 . The stadium was opened two years ago as an outdoor entertainment and sports center for Herning in the heart of Jutland and can accommodate about 10,000 spectators.

To convert the grass soccer field for dressage and jumping competition, 22,000 custom-made rubber mats will be laid out before a special riding surface is installed.

Tickes for the event are already on sale and a Christmas discount of 10 per cent is being offered for purchases before the end of this year. For more information visit:

Dressage and jumping team competitions will be the first events with medals awarded on Thursday, Aug. 22.

Dressage Grand Prix Special will be held on Friday, Aug. 23 with the medals ceremony the same day.

The Grand Prix Musical Freestyle will be the finale of the championships on Sunday, Aug. 25.

The individual European Championship jumping medals will be decided by a two-round competition on Saturday, Aug. 24.

The schedule:

Monday, Aug. 19        Jumping warmup competition
Tuesday, Aug. 20       Training dressage
Jumping Speed Competition
Wednesday, Aug. 21  Jumping Team Competition Part 1
Dressage Grand Prix Team Competition Part 1
Thursday, Aug. 22      Dressage Grand Prix Team Competition Part 2
Jumping Team Competition Part 2
Friday, Aug. 23          Dressage Grand Prix Special
Saturday, Aug. 24      Jumping Individual Part 1
Jumping Individual Part 2
Sunday, Aug. 25        Dressage Freestyle