Fans of horse contests should visit Rome in May to see competitions of racehorses. One of the greatest in Europe.
Competition in jumping is held at Villa Borghese in late May in Piazza di Siena. There is a huge arena with obstacles here, where you can see the annual show of racehorses.
Here riders from all over Italy come to compete for a prize of €250,000.
Photo: The racehorses show, ©
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How to do?
1. Go to Villa Borghese and find the Piazza di Siena.
3. You can buy a ticket and take a place under a canopy near the arena or take a sit on the hill a little away from it for free.
4. See how proud animals overcome obstacles from 1.60 to 2 meters and take prizes.
Where to do?
Villa Borghese is a magnificent landscape park in the English style, a popular place for walks and picnics in Rome. Also here is the museum with the incredible collection of art.67
When to do?
The event is held annually at the end of May.
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