In Dzierzążna, near to Łódź, a new Breeding-Equestrian Center has been established, dealing mainly with long distance endurance rides and show horses training. Its owner is Beata Dzikowska, a renowned endurance rider and trainer, representing the Champion Riding Club %alttext% from Łódź. The Dzierzążna Sports Center is planned as a form of broadening of the club activities. It has not been officially opened yet, but we know for sure that in the coming spring a regional endurance competition is to be held there. For the last weekend of June 2008 an Arabian Horse Show is planned. An International Endurance Competition (CEI) is also announced together with Junior and Young Riders Endurance Championships of Poland (July 11-13, distances 80 and 120 km).