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2011 Raid Kaliber Andalucia is upon us! Another spectacular journey by horseback across southern Spain - with samples of food and culture and an abundance of historical sites.

This Link will take you to the official website, with information about this year's event. The ride of a lifetime - check it out!

2010 Tierras de Andalucia

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Final Results - download pdf || Photo galleries & Steph's blog entries

Day 1 Summary: Prolog

Day 2 Summary: Sevilla to El Rocio

Day 3 Summary: El Rocio to El Rocio

Day 4 Summary: El Rocio to
Sanlucar de Barrameda

Day 5 Summary: Sanlucar de Barrameda to Ronda

Day 6 Summary: Antequera to Grenada

Day 7 Summary: Grenada to Guadix

Day 8: Finish in Baza!
Behind the scenes...

V Raid Kaliber Tierras de Al-Andalus

One more year, making this the fifth Raid Kaliber Andalucia - a world reference for all of the cross-country endurance race fans.
We cross Andalucia, a region that is full of natural treasures that possesses a history and culture of thousands of years. We want to show this unique landscape throughout the longest horse race in the world! Raid Kaliber Tierras de Al Andalus

April 6, at the headquarters of the Cruz del Campo in Seville, officially launched the V-Kaliber Andalucia with the presence of D. Manuel Jimenez Barrios, Secretary General for Sport Ministry of Tourism, Trade and Sports of the Junta de Andalucia, D. Antonanzas Diego de Toledo, Director of Sponsoring & Events Image Heineken Spain and D. Jose Manuel Soto Alarcon alma mater as the Kaliber-Andalucia.

The event began with the official launch of the V Poster Kaliber-Andalucia. Later, Jose Manuel Soto spoke and presented the video of the raid made with beautiful images of previous Kaliber. He also presented the tour of the beautiful places in Andalusia and the general difficulties in recent times that the event is having, but nevertheless, we continue this beautiful equestrian event.

Then a representative from Kaliber spoke in Andalucia, as one of the leading proponents and sponsors of this Raid and acknowleging the magnificent views of the event. The presentation closed with the Secretary General for Sport of the Junta de Andalucia, reminding all of the passion that unites him with Jose Manuel in the Raid, because since the first Al-Andalus, he is supporting the sport, which provides information to Andalucia by worldwide.

At the close of this presentation, they gave us all the cheer with glasses of beer, accompanied by rich viands prepared by Gambrinus school students with a good ham from our friend Maximilian.

If you love nature and are passionate about horses, you must try the tough and exciting Kaliber 'Andalucia' endurance trial. it is a unique event, crossing the wonderful landscape of a region which is full of beauty and history. Get to know Andalusia from the saddle of your horse and fell at one with its mountains, its golden beaches, its white villages, and its green countryside.
This horse event started in 2006 and is becoming a world reference in horse endurance.
Eight incredible stages which cover 500 kms of paths and tracks through nature parks, flats, marshlands, and rugged mountains. Discover the diversity of the marvellous and fascinating land and the warmth and hospitality of its people.
Take the opportunity to get to know people from all over the world, horse lovers who share your love for these demanding events, friends with whom you will share a truly unforgettable experience.
If the horse is your passion and nature your dream, do not hesitate to join us, you will be enrolled in the most wonderful experience that a rider can have!

Jose Manuel Soto

Fri Apr09: Dos Hermanas Etapa prologo Prologue
Sat Apr10: Sevilla a El Rocio Map
Sun Apr11: El Rocio a Sanlucar de Barrameda Map
Mon Apr12: Sanlucar de Barrameda a Jerez de la Frontera Map
Tue Apr13: Arcos a Ronda Map
Wed Apr14: Ronda a Antequera Map
TduApr15: Loja a Granada Map
Fri Apr16: Descanso Granada Descanso!
Sat Apr17: Granada a Guadix Map
Sun Apr18: Pozo Alcon a Cazorla Map
More information at www.tierrasdeal-andalus.com

Steph Teeter will be traveling to Spain to follow the 5th running of the Tierras de Al Andalus. Stay tuned for photos and stories and some short videos! This is an amazing event - combining challenging, changing, and beautiful trails with snapshots of Andalusia's historic villages and cities... and a sampling of fine wines and authentic spanish dishes.