By Geoff Berkeley - Saturday, 19 December 2020
Isola della Scala in the Italian province of Verona has been awarded the hosting rights for the 2022 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Endurance World Championship.
The FEI Board made the decision at a videoconference meeting this week as it looks to keep the event in Italy.
Italian city Pisa was due to stage the competition this year before it was moved to May 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Sabrina Ibáñez, secretary general of the FEI, said they were pleased to have the "experience and passion" of the Verona Organising Committee to run the 2022 edition.
"We will be working closely with the organisers and the Italian Equestrian Federation to ensure that this is a top-notch sporting event that challenges the strategic skills of our athletes and brings the sport back to its original roots of endurance riding rather than endurance racing," said Ibáñez...