Start the VI edition of the Autumn MET

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Start the VI edition of the Autumn MET

On October 3 this long-awaited international equestrian competition begins at the facilities of the Oliva Nova Equestrian Center, with one more week of competition

More than 400 riders from 40 countries will compete for the trophies and the 645,000 euros in prizes to be awarded by the MET of autumn

Oliva (Valencia), September 28, 2016.- Autumn arrives in Oliva (Valencia) and with it the VI edition of Autumn MET, the international jumping competition held at the Oliva Nova Equestrian Center (C.E.O.N.). An equestrian show that begins on October 3 and ends on November 12, with a duration of five weeks, one more than in past editions, which shows the growing success of this competition in Europe. A unique sporting event that brings together professionals from up to 40 countries around the world.

More than 400 horsemen and amazons will face trials in the Gold, Silver and Bronze categories (gold, silver and bronze), as well as in young horse competitions. On the slopes of the C.E.O.N. 600 horses of 180 participants will pass during the MET I (from October 3 to 15) that will compete to reach the respective trophies and the 258,700 euros in prizes, and 950 horses of 260 riders during the MET II (from October 24 to December 12). November) that will be disputed a bag of 386,300 euros. In addition, fifteen of the competitions that take place during both tours are punctual for the Longines World Ranking List.

The level of the contest and the quality of the riders are connatural realities, that’s why the Autumn MET visit names as well known as Sergio Álvarez Moya (ESP), Julien Epaillard (FRA), Janne Friederike Meyer (GER), Pedro Veniss (BRA), Pilar Cordón (ESP), Samantha McIntosh (NZL), Constant van Paesschen (BEL), Tim Stockdale (GBR) and Katharina Offel (GER), among others.

Since it was born in 2012 to date, the MET is one of the most important events of the international equestrian calendar and an appointment for fans and the public of the region. Mediterranean Equestrian Tour means attending the spectacle of man with one of the most beautiful animals that has become a sport.
That is why each edition is an opportunity for not only fans of the equestrian, but any family interested in seeing something spectacular and different, live this experience in an incomparable setting.

The MET is an attraction for quality tourism, both nationally and internationally. Located next to the beach, the Equestrian Center Oliva Nova has more and more prestige thanks to its modern facilities, including one of the largest grass courts in Europe, and its enviable location, with a climate that allows the practice of sport during all year round and the offer of leisure and restoration of Oliva Nova. For those who wish to spend a day enjoying this unique celebration of horses, the Center has a parking for 400 vehicles and a large capacity stands. In addition, to encourage the enjoyment of this activity among the public of the region, the organization has set very popular prices for this edition: free weekday tickets for the whole family and 5 euros during the weekend (children up to 12 years old) , free).