Julien Epaillard wins the second Grand Prix of Autumn MET 2017

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Julien Epaillard wins the second Grand Prix of Autumn MET 2017

With the competitions of the weekend the first Tour of the international jumps contest in Oliva Nova closes

The Mediterranean Equestrian Tour return on October 24

Oliva (Valencia), October 15, 2017.- The second week of the Mediterranean Equestrian Tour of autumn ended today at the Oliva Nova Equestrian Center (CEON) with the Grand Prix at the height of 1.45 meters and which has distributed 30,300 euros in prizes The winner was the Frenchman Julien Epaillard with his mare Toupie de La Roque. The second place of the race, in which 53 pairs participated, was for the Belgian Constant van Paesschen with the horse Compadre van de Helle and the third for the Irish rider Niall Talbot, riding the horse Character. Daniel Martínez Ricart was the first classified Spanish rider, in position 37, with Comma.

With today’s main event we reached the end of the first Autumn MET 2017 Tour, whose last week started on the 10th with tests for 5, 6 and 7 year old horses, an opportunity that allows horsemen and amateurs to train their horses. younger equines. From the day of Thursday 12 the other one and two star competitions in the Bronze, Silver and Gold categories were developed, some of them score for the Longines World Ranking List.

The Autumn MET rests for a week for the participants to do the same and for the organization to take care of the necessary maintenance of the facilities, so that they are in prefect review status when the second Tour begins on October 24. When it has finished on November 12, the Oliva Nova Equestrian Center will have passed more than 400 riders from 40 countries and about 1,600 horses.

During this second week the good atmosphere that has reigned in the competition since its inception has continued, accompanied, once again, by the sensational climate that the “great family” of the MET has been able to enjoy. In addition, the CEON facilities have recently incorporated the restaurant Aura Lounge Central, a new space with a varied Mediterranean cuisine that is strategically located between the Oliva and Valencia ski slopes, with two terraces open to each one of them. They have already released a large audience attending the tournament.

The MET is a competition turned into a new experience where spectacle, elite sport and nature come together for the enjoyment of the whole family. In addition, it has easy access, thanks to the popular prices that the organization has established for this edition: free entry from Monday to Friday and 5 euros on Saturdays and Sundays, except for those under 12 years old, who continue to enter for free.