This year, South Tyrolean Haflinger breeders are in for a very special treat: After seven long years, 2014 will see a new edition of the South Tyrol Haflinger County Show. With some 250 horses of different ages, the show is sure to turn into a grand event for every Haflinger fan.
140 years of Haflinger breeding and the 60-year anniversary of the Provincial Federation of South Tyrol Haflinger Horse Breeders
Friday 06 to Sunday 08 June 2014
Centro Equestre Merano/Reitzentrum Meran, Via Enrico Toti 1, 39012 Merano
Morphology exams, festive parade through Merano/Meran, South Tyrol-themed evening and a World Haflinger Congress Event schedule
Provincial Federation of South Tyrol Haflinger Horse Breeders in collaboration with the City Council of Merano/Meran, Merano/Meran Tourist Board and Merano Maia SpA
Conditions for entry
The show is open to all Haflinger horses born in South Tyrol with no more than 1.56% Arab blood, registered in the national stud book and considered eligible by the selection committee. The person registering the horse and presenting it at the show must be its owner and a member of the Provincial Federation of South Tyrol Haflinger Horse Breeders. There will also be a guest category for horses owned by breeders from other Italian provinces. The person registering a guest horse and presenting it at the show must be its owner and member of a breeders' organisation associated with the National Association of Breeders of Italian Haflinger Horses (ANACRHAI).
Members of the Provincial Federation of South Tyrol Haflinger Horse Breeders who are interested are asked to contact the Federation herd book office by Saturday 01 February 2014 (Franz Spiess: +39 0471 063973, firstname.lastname@example.org). Horses registered for the guest category are to be assessed and entered by the competent provincial or regional organisations.
Where to stay Merano Tourist Bureau Phone +39 0473 272000 Fax +39 0473 235524 www.meran.eu