The Valencian Community It has been a must-see event for years. Obstacle jump. Its fame in the sector is due to Mediterranean Equestrian Tour. Given the great acceptance of riders for competing in this area, where the sun and spring weather accompany almost all year round, Antonio Moura and Carolina Fontaneda they moved their project Moura Tours, from its initial Vilamoura, to Bétera. The circuit began its journey on January 30 and will last for several weeks.
Top-level riders, both national and foreign, have already taken part in the Valencian competition. Sergio Álvarez Moya, Mariano Martínez Bastida, Aurelien Leroy or Adeline Hecart are some of them. The British rider Laura Renwick put the finishing touch to the first week of CSI 3* by winning the Grand Prix on the back of "Enjoy CK Z", a very competitive eleven-year-old thrush. Second place went to Víctor Bettendorf with "Foxy de la Roque". Third place went to Hannak Akerblom with "Chodec", a duo of Swedish origin, but based in Spain. The Catalan Imma Roquet, with "Icenta del Maset", was the best classified among Spaniards with tenth place among the 32 groups that competed in this Grand Prix. In the FEI ranking test she obtained fourth place.
Moura Tours starts with renovated facilities that represent a significant economic impact for the area. More than 1,000 people per week from more than 20 countries will be present with approximately 1,500 horses on the route that runs until April 7. The impact on the local economy is between one and a half million and two million per week.
There is an equestrian infrastructure where several investments have been made to provide greater comfort for riders and companions, expansion of truck and car parking, installation of more than 200 boxes, expansion of the warm-up tracks and modifications in the catering areas.
Moura Tours Valencia is a long-term project with an initial ten-year plan. "We have already acquired several pieces of land adjacent to the facilities with an area of more than two and a half hectares to be able to expand with new tracks, pits and parking lots. All these improvements, together with the facilities offered by a city like Valencia with its great tourist offer, The airport fifteen minutes from the competition, and the AVE in the center of the city, make Moura Tours Valencia a truly comfortable and appealing circuit for all riders and fans of this sport," says Carolina Fontaneda.