Oliva (Valencia, October 27). MET Autumn second week has started in the modern Oliva Nova Equestrian Center (CEON).
In the morning, the amazing grass arena (140x80m.) of Oliva Nova Equestrian Center (CEON) was the best place to host 5 Years Old Horses class with obstacles height 1.20 m and not against the clock. From a total of 51 competitors, 31 has ended the course with no fault and therefore all of them have shared the first position.
Next competition has been a class for 6 Years Old Horses, Obstacles height 1.30 m and also not against the clock. From a start list of 61 couples, a total of 35 have classified without any breakdowns so that they have also shared first position. In this group was Ireland’s Gavin Harley, last Sunday’s winner of Gran Prix Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort.
The third and the last competition of this first day was a 7 Years Old Horses Class with obstacles height 1.35 m. From a start list of 60 riders, 27 has ended the class without any fault sharing the first position.
MET has become an event of reference for international sphere that brings together some of the best riders and horses in the world in a crucial moment of the season when many of them find it difficult to compete because of the adverse European climate and because of the lack of facilities and competitions where to get prepared for the summer season. The exceptional climatological conditions on the Spanish Mediterranean Coast as well as excellent communications and infrastructure convert this area into the perfect location to host competitions like this MET Autumn fourth edition.
Young Horses classes from 5 to 7 years old will continue tomorrow in Oliva Nova Equestrian Center (CEON).