Opening ceremony

Opening ceremony

Saturday, August 23, 2014, the Opening Ceremony offered d'Ornano Stadium’s 20,000 spectators an amazing show symbolizing the World Tour in 80 horses to launch the 15 days of competition of the greatest equestrian event on the planet !

After the national delegations’ parade, no less than 300 artists, including 100 riders, performed 30 scenes divided in three acts to show that all horse paths lead to in Normandy.

This magical show produced by Skertzo offered new forms of performance using 3D projections combining monumental arts, performing arts and high technology.

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  • Competitors’ parade
  • An unique and exceptional event
  • Special effects
  • Nearly 100 horses
  • Over 300 artists
  • 20,000 spectators
  • Ceremony launching the 15 days of competition

C�monie d'Ouverture - Acte 3