The European Countryside Movement

published the 07/04/2017 | 10h10

The European Countryside Movement


The European Countryside Movement (Mouvement Européen de la Ruralité - M.E.R.) met with his partners on 4 April in Brussels.

On the agenda :

- Public consultation on the future of the CAP and White Paper on the future of Europe.

- Call for a European Rural Agenda and a White paper on rurality (updating of the supports to the call and follow-up, in particular with European parliamentary RUMRA “Rural, mountainous and remote areas” Intergroup, chaired by Mercedes Bresso, European Deputy.

- Conference “Rural post 2020 : more ambition, more transversality !” on 4 May 2017-Reminder of the cooperation between R.E.D. and the NAT Commission of the European Committee of the Regions.

- Civil Society Days – 26-27 June 2017 “The Europe we insist on”.

- Congress « Sustainable rural development through tourism » - Bergamo, Report from the conference of 16-17 February.

- Activities of the partners and interaction with the E.C.M, Equirando from 21 to 23 July 2017 in Bourg-en-Bresse, France, for Equestrian Tourism and FITE, and Nature and Sports Euro’Meet in La Seu de Urgell, Spain, from 27 to 29 September for ENOS.

Moroccan rally


From April 30th to May 4th, 2019, will hold an extraordinary equestrian rally in the desert of Agafay in the heart of the Moroccan High Atlas. This event is open to everyone. To participate in this exceptional meeting linking sport and discovery, contact the Moroccan National Association of Equestrian Tourism:

Entry form

500 riders for the 500 years of Chambord

The FITE is a partner of the 500 riders of Chambord, organised for the anniversary of the Renaissance. French Equestrian that we know today take its origins in this period of history. This event is an opportunity to celebrate the history of Chambord with a hiking and equestrian strolling. See you on June 29th and 30th, 2019!

Equirando 2019

The Equirando returns from August 1st to 4th, 2019 in the Haras de Breviaires in Yvelines. As in previous editions, the FITE is one of the main partners of the event.

The Eurasian

The FITE support the Eurasian project aims to connect in Grenoble to Vietnam. This project promotes soft traveling, develop equestrian routes in many countries, but also bring the need for equestrian cross-border agreements.


Memorandum of Understanding FITE-FEI


FITE - Parc Equestre Fédéral - La Colonie

41600 - Lamotte