IX Equestrian Raid held in the City of Carmona Carmona, September 29, 2018 On Saturday, September 29, 2018, the IX Equestrian Raid edition (endurance horse race) took place in the City of Carmona, competing in the different tests, including the INTERNATIONAL RAIDS, NATIONAL AND TERRITORIAL in their different categories and distances (120 km and 80 km), in addition to the Andalusian Championship of Absolute Raid (120 km) and the Promotion Raid Championship (60 km) and other tests (60 km promotion, 40 km promotion and initiation 20 km), with the aim of consolidating itself as a test of national and international reference. The test was organized by the "Club Caballista Carmona" and sponsored by "Meydan" and "Cortijo Santa Clara" among other public and private sponsors. It took place under the auspices of the International Equestrian Federation, Royal Spanish Federation, Andalusian Horse Riding Federation and with the collaboration of the Ministries of Tourism, Commerce and Sports and Environment of the Junta de Andalucía, as well as the City Council of Carmona. The president of the event was the Hon. Mayor of Carmona, Mr. Juan Ávila. The Raid discipline, horse endurance race, is considered by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) as the second most practiced worldwide and is now in its greatest splendor, since it has become the main sport of the United Arab Emirates, in addition to the European tradition.