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Thursday 23 November 2017
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13th National Meeting Nature on Horseback

Spoleto (PG) - About 250 horses with their riders invade the peaceful town of Spoleto during the long weekend of May 1st. Spoleto in fact was chosen as the site of the 13th national meeting of the Association Nature riding, which will take place from Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th May.
The association, which has about 2,000 members nationwide, offers an equestrian founded on the values ​​of respect for the natural environment, research, culture and gastronomy and solidarity in human relationships and social issues. To accompany members on this journey is the horse, best friend, which allows you to awaken the old values.

In the four days will be organized horse trekking around Montebibico and Monteluco, as well as a parade, Sunday, May 4th starting at 9:00 am, the streets of the center of Spoleto, arriving in Piazza Garibaldi, where he held the official ceremony of the passage of witnessed by the mayor of Spoleto to that of Trent.

But there is a program of respect for those who accompany the riders and do not have as much familiarity with the animal. The organization has planned trips in the area by bus and tour guide. Friday, May 2nd outing will be in the Nera Valley with stunning Cascia and Norcia Roccaporena; and Saturday, May 3 will be the turn of Assisi, Spoleto and Clitunno. On the evening of Saturday, May 3 there will be a gala dinner at the restaurant Zengoni. And in the space in front of the restaurant will set up the Horse Village, where they will be hosted in the relevant box, the 250 horsepower provided.

A watch on everything in the pits during the journey and the parade will be 40 volunteer security guards, including 10 on horseback, the National Association of Free Hunting.

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[Source: Umbria OnLine]