The Palio di Siena July 2 and Agust 16, 2010

The Palio di Siena is is one of the equestrian jousts, medieval origins, the most famous in Italy,
held twice each year on July 2 and August 16 in Siena. The Palio held on July 2 is named Palio di Provenzano, in honour of Madonna di Provenzano. The Palio held on August 16 is named Palio dell'Assunta, in honour of Assumption of Mary.

Palio di Provenzano 2010, Piazza del Campo – Siena

June 28
5:00 to 7:30 testing of training

June 29 7:00 presentation horses
9:00 "Treat" choice horses
12.00/13.00 draw horses and allocation
19:45 1th round

June 30 9:00 2th round
19:45 3rd test

July 1 9:00 4th test
19:45 general test
20:30 Dinner of general test

July 2 7:45 "Mass of Jockey"
9:00 Provaccia
15:30 Blessing of horse and jockey
16:30 Historical Walk
19:30 start the Palio!

Palio dell’Assunta 2010, Piazza del Campo - Siena

August 12
5:30 to 8:00trials of training

August 13
7:00 presentation of horses
9:00 "Treat 'choice of horses
12.00/13.00 lottery allocation of horses
19:15 1th round

August 14 9:00 2th test
19:15 3th test

15 agosto 9.00 4th test
19.15 general test
20.30 dinner of general test

16 agosto 7.45 “Mass of Jockey”
9.00 provaccia
15.00 Blessing of horse and jockey
15.50 Historical Walk
19.00 start the Palio!

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