They all come to EQUITANA: top athletes and top sires, sports and recreational riders from all disciplines, drivers, and horsemanship fans. And regardless of whether you want to build a riding facility, buy a pair of riding trousers or watch the greatest equestrians train: at the Exhibition Centre in Essen from 18 to 26 March 2017, EQUITANA brings together everyone and everything the international world of equestrianism has to offer right now. Where else can you choose from more than 1,600 different varieties of basic, special and supplementary feedstuffs; try out 700 different saddles; or inspect one of the about 100 horse trailers on display?Learning from world and Olympic champions
A total of 80 instructors, trainers, and top athletes will participate in EQUITANA’s daytime programme. With Isabell Werth, Ludger Beerbaum, Andreas Ostholt, Frank Ostholt, Christian Ahlmann and Nicole Uphoff-Selke, top international stars will pass on their skills in impressive daily demonstrations. Training is also a key topic emphasised by the German Equestrian Federation (FN). Topics range from basic training to high-performance sports. The focus is on creative riding lessons for children, modern jumping, safe cross-country riding, safety in driving, riding style comparisons (“Western meets Classic”) and a dressage lesson with German national coach Monica Theodorescu.From top-to-bottom stable constructions with modern exercise pen designs to horse exercisers to horse muesli, from the latest fashion trends to must-have accessories: EQUITANA comprises the major international brands and manufacturers as part of the most extensive overview of the latest developments in the equestrian sports market. For breeders, professional horse farms and horse owners, EQUITANA is the top choice when it comes to riding, horse care, and the construction, operation and maintenance of equestrian sports facilities and stables. Did you know EQUITANA offers the largest selection of horse trailers anywhere?With over 200.000 visitors a year, EQUITANA is the hotspot for equestrian enthusiasts. But how do you manage to get the most out of your visit? It all starts with organizing your trip. With the EQUITANA app, you are able to plan your visit in advance. You have access to a floorpan and the full program, which allows you prepare your stay in a stressless way. You can easily add your favorite clinic, trainer or shop into your personal program which will guide you during the event.
You are not the only one who will visit EQUITANA, so leave on time to avoid traffic around the venue and to get your parking spot close to the entrance. Enjoy your shopping and inhale tips and tricks of the best horsemen in every discipline! Follow our Instagram page for daily updates. If you attend EQUITANA, let us know and come and have a chat.
The next EQUITANA will take place from 9 to 17 March 2019.