Monday, August 31, 2009
Portugal: CEIO Nations Cup 2009 - 4 October 2009
CEIO 160 km Barroca D'Alva, Alcochete - 4th October 2009
Endur'All is now preparing the Nations Cup 2009 which will be the final of the circuit between France, Belgium, Italy and Portugal. Nations Cup 2009 is a 160 km course beside Tejo estuary, a natural reserve located in Barroca d'Alva, Alcochete, 30 km near Lisbon and the international airport.
The competition will count with a presence of a large number of international riders that will not only be competing a 160 km but will be profiting a course through a beautiful landscape, a surrounding area of Lisbon that has revealed itself has a paradise at 20 minutes away from the capital. Tejo estuary, a natural reserve of the country that presents 325 square km of an enormous biodiversity and considered the biggest sanctuary of wild aquatic birds.
The course offers a unique terrain conditions for the practice of Endurance in Europe, since that has received the European Endurance Championship 2007 Open, and the Nations Cup CEIO 2006, 2007, and 2008. 160 km courses almost entirely cutting through estuary country criss-crossed with rice-paddies, canals and dukes as well as pine forests and oak plantations. We've chosen a pleasant, technical and fast course for the riders to enjoy but also to prove their level of competitiveness.
More information at Endurallportugal.com
By The Equestrian Vagabond - August 31, 2009
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