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The International Fair of Purebred Horses Region of Murcia-Equimur 2019 celebrates its twenty-fourth edition (14/03/2019)

IFEPA once again hosts a new edition of Equimur, the largest event in the sector held in the Region of Murcia, which will bring together almost 400 individuals, and which aims to bring the world of the horse closer to professionals, as well as to the general public.

The Official Inauguration was chaired by the Minister of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Miguel Ángel Del Amor Saavedra, who was accompanied by the President of IFEPA, Antonio León;

the Director of the Trade Show Institution, Antonio Miras, and the President of the Equimur Organizing Committee, Jorge Sánchez.

Also this morning, at 13 hours, the Institute of Development has offered a talk about the Report on the Economic Impact of the Horse Sector in the Region of Murcia, directed especially to professionals in the sector, and in which Rafael Martínez has intervened Fernández, Head of Business Competitiveness of INFO.

Equimur, which takes place in Ifepa until next Sunday, is a multidisciplinary event that has managed to place itself at the top of the ranking of national equestrian fairs, and turn the Region of Murcia into a meeting point for equine professionals.

Along with the different contests, shows, and exhibitions, Equimur celebrates the Pure Spanish Race Morphological Contest, scoring for the World Championship, which is held in Seville, and which has recently been granted the classification of Contest 3 *, which they have very few equine events at national level, granted by the Asoc. Purebred Spanish Horse Breeders-Ancce, and that is granted taking into account the technical and organizational characteristics of each contest.

Next to the Morphological Competition, a wide program of activities is developed, consisting of the CDN 2 * Dressage Contest, Amazonas Contest, the National Vaquera Dressage, the Ancce Cup High School Contest, Indoor Hooks, and a Raid or Test resistance, a novel test of colts in freedom, as well as the always acclaimed spectacles

Equimur has a program of workshops and demonstrations, aimed above all at professionals and lovers of the equine world.

In this way, the program includes a workshop on equine dentistry, which deals with sports performance and its relationship with the mouth of the horse, as well as a demonstration of ironwork and forge by the Association of Herradores de la Comunidad Valenciana, an association that will celebrate a meeting at national level coinciding with the celebration of this event.

In addition, there is again the participation of the equine osteopath, Susanne Lenk, who will offer lectures on biomechanics and osteopathy, as well as natural dressage exhibitions.

As usual, there is an area dedicated to the livestock sector, a meeting place for livestock professionals in which equestrian clubs will also be present.

A large area is dedicated to commercial gallery, with the presence of more than a hundred companies related to the sector such as saddles, footwear and custom hats, horse clothes, veterinarians.

carriages and trailers, fashion accessories, equine nutrition, livestock equipment, flamenco dresses and accessories, etc. as well as a wide area of ​​restoration for visitors with musical performances.


In this year's edition, 400 specimens are present, among those who participate in the Purebred Spanish Horse Contest, as well as those who attend the Dressage Contest, Doma Vaquera, Indoor Hooks, Raid, colts in freedom etc.

EQUIMUR is a must for all fans of the equine world, as well as being a meeting point for breeders and professionals of the sector at a national and international level.

At present, this Exhibition is one of the fairs with the greatest participation, as well as the highest concentration of professionals in the purchase and sale of horses that come to Equimur with the interest of carrying out as many commercial operations as possible.

It is an appointment that awakens the interest not only of the professionals of the sector, but also of a large number of the general public, attracted by the showy and colorful of this fair.

Morphological Contest of Purebred Spanish Horses

Equimur celebrates as every year the Morphological Contest of Purebred Spanish, PRE, qualifier for the Final of the World Championship of Horses and Mares, in which this year will participate 100 horses from some 50 farms, arrivals from several points of the country, as well as from Mexico and Costa Rica, which will be judged by the judges Aida Huertas and Jose Luis Rubiales, and as Judge of Functionality

This Contest is of category A, and is governed by the Regulation of Functional Morphological Contest of Purebred Spanish Horses.

All specimens that compete must, as a prerequisite, be enrolled in the Spanish Stud-Book, Purebred Spanish Horse Stud Book.

Dressage Competition

The Dressage Contest takes place today and tomorrow Friday, on the track D. Given the great reception it had in the last edition, it is included again among the activities the discipline of Dressage with a Contest CDN 2 * & COPA ANCCE, with the scoring tests for the 2019 Spanish Cup.

This combination of tests has been created in order to offer greater service to the competition and bring together professionals and followers of this discipline: breeders, riders, technicians, amateurs and the public interested in knowing this discipline.

Source: Agencias

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