Fieracavalli 2018

The long-awaited international horse show fair returns to Verona!

From 25 October 2018 to 28 October 2018

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There are great expectations for one of the most famous horse fairs in Italy: Fiera Cavalli Verona! From 25 to 28 October, at the exhibition grounds of the city of Verona, sporting events, music and many other events, for four days of fun!

Now in its 120th edition, Fieracavalli in Verona attracts thousands of visitors throughout Italy and, increasingly, abroad. The international horse festival in Verona Italy is an event that should not be missed: in fact, it is also a great showcase for international industry professionals that have the opportunity to be known, to exhibit and, sell their products and be together to better understand the concept of the equestrian world in Italy and abroad.

Entertainment, sports and competitions, exhibitions, activities for the whole family and lifestyle... Don’t miss Fieracavalli Verona 2018! In addition to many events, the horse show will also give an important role to food and wine. The C and D outdoor areas will offer an interesting journey through the regional specialties of Italy, with entertainment and live shows.

The International Horse Show in Verona is arranged over an area of about 120,000 square metres and, with more than 160,000 visitors recorded in latest editions, is confirmed as the most important trade in Italy and, in particular, one of the most appreciated at an international level. The Horse Fair Verona 2018 offers a program really varied for this year: sports events, appointments with music, food and wine and fun events for both young and old!

Let’s have a look at the best pavilions and events at the 120th Verona Horse Festival:

  • Hall 1
    Equestrian Tourism and Children’s Village
  • Hall 2
    Arabian Horse
  • Hall 3
    Italian saddle horse
  • Hall 4
    BtoB Exhibition Area
    As always, the large commercial area at Verona Fieracavalli will showcase the best offers for the equestrian world: horse riding equipment, veterinary, technical items, new products, horse food and accessories for riding schools and stables. The most important national and international brands of riding equipment will be exhibiting, in addition to new, selected emerging brands.
  • Hall 5
    Italian horse sport and competitions
    Hall 5 will host the sport competitions included in the Verona Horse Show 2018 in a completely renovated pavilion, with a large seating area. Look forward to four days of non-stop racing and competitions!
  • Hall 6
    Sale Area
    The 12,000 square metres of shopping area make this pavilion one of the most popular ones at the Verona Horse Show, Italy. Here you can buy anything you need to go horse riding, ranging from accessories to casual clothing to wear in the countryside… More than 300 stands and shops, great offers and unique products of the Made in Italy brand.
  • Hall 7
    BtoB Exhibition Area
    Jumping Verona Practice Area
  • Hall 8
    Jumping Verona - Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM
    Gala d'Oro ‘Anniversary’ (evening show)
    In the program of the Verona horse show do not miss the Jumping Verona competition, open to the best horses and riders from all over the world. The Longines FEI World Cup TM is, without doubt, the most anticipated event of Verona Fiera Cavalli in Italy: exciting challenges at the highest level and a healthy spirit of competition, will create a unique show, which every year attracts thousands of fans in the stands.
    At Hall 8 you can also attend the most awaited show of Verona Horse Show 2018: the golden gala celebrates its 120th edition with a very special program! Carousels, vaulting, showmanship and dressage will offer a show without comparison, in which the director Antonio Giarola wanted to involve new, exceptional artists, many of whom are featuring in Verona for the first time! The State Police Marching Band will help to recreate the magic between man and horse, a customary feature of the Verona golden gala; David Chaves and his team will present two equestrian pictures with mujeres a la grupa and arie alte on a flamenco rhythm; Vincent Liberator, one of the greatest figures of equestrian showmanship, will present an unprecedented number of 8 horses; Italian Rudy Bellini and his team will offer a five piece of pure equestrian art while the young team of the Riding Club will present a "criollo carousel" with 18 horses; Bartolo Messina’s renewed Cossack vaulting crew in Clément Ferron by Aragonas will have two exceptional guests, Rorò Castellana and Matteo Rufini; space also to a cheerful number of academic vaulting on the 'Lion King' theme presented by the SIB Team, the young winners of the last edition of Talents & Horse; back in Verona for the Golden Gala are also Il Nero Luminoso by Francesco Calisi - with a dedication to the Mater’s murge - and the associations La Macchia and Cavalieri Maremmani, not forgetting the great Italian tradition of horse work mounting; the equestrian theater with pyrotechnic games presented by Cavallo & Company closes the long list of participants in the show!
  • Hall 9
    Iberian Horse, Friesian Horse & Horse Training
    Competitions, races and entertainment in the pavilion dedicated to the Rearing Associations of foreign breeds: 13,000 square meters, two rings and large stands to admire breeds of Pure Spanish, Friesian, Appaloosa, Quarter Horse, Paint, ....
  • Hall 10
    Biodiversity of Italian Breeds
    At the Verona Horse Fair in Italy there will also be a hall dedicated to Italian breeds, presenting over 30 breeds registered in Italian Studbooks and the traditions that shape them.
  • Hall 11 and 12
    Western Show

At the Verona Horse Fair in Italy, horses will also be the protagonists of the renowned Westernshow, showcasing American riding races. Country atmosphere and dancing will enliven a rich list of shows!

The A area of the Verona Horse Show is back to host the ring which is now a regular event to watch horse performances and riders’ skills, and the Family Area, with activities for children!

And if you want to take time out of the exhibition to visit the city of Verona, plan your visit at its best by taking a look at our many tours in Verona!


Verona Horse Fair 2018 timetable
25-28 October

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9.00 am to 11.00 pm (the commercial halls will close at 7.00 pm)
  • Sunday from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
By Insidecom Editorial Staff


Period: From 25 October 2018 to 28 October 2018

Event location: Verona

Contacts: tickets and further information available on the official website

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