LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris

LGCT Heavyweight Horsepower Heads to Paris Big expectations have been set ahead of this week’s Longines Global Champions Tour – Longines Paris Eiffel Jumping, as the 9th round of the Championship race gets underway and Christian Ahlmann and Ben Maher go head to head in the magical city. A whole host of horsepower will be present in Paris for what…

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GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win

GCL: Stockholm Hearts Take GCL Lead With Mega Home Win The iconic Stockholm Hears duo, Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard-Johnsson, defeated the rest of the field, not making a single mistake all weekend in a dramatic battle to crown the team powered by H&M We Love Horses winners of their home leg. In a sell-out Saturday, spectators were packed to the…

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Ahlmann Tops Legendary Jump-off In Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Stockholm presented by Fabege

Ahlmann Tops Legendary Jump-off In Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Stockholm presented by Fabege Christian Ahlmann and Dominator 2000 Z won their second Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of the season after the most legendary jump-off in the Olympic Stadium of Stockholm. Home hero Henrik von Eckermann had to settle for second place in the LGCT Grand…

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Ireland cruises in Canada

Ireland cruises in Canada Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022,

Ireland cruises in Canada Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022, written by Catie Staszak As the rain began to fall on course for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada, the Irish felt right at home. Langley, British Columbia’s Thunderbird Show Park hosted six teams for the final leg of the North and Central America and Caribbean division of the…

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GCL: Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes

Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes

GCL: Roaring result for Prague Lions as they convert pole position to win in GCL Cannes Prague Lions’ Pieter Devos and Niels Bruynseels pulled out an oscar-winning performance in Friday’s GCL Cannes, converting their pole position into a second win of the season and catapulting up to second in the overall championship race on the French Riviera. GCL Cannes presented…

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LGCT: Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm

LGCT Sweden, Stockholm

Home heroes lead the charge to Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm Halfway through the thrilling LGCT 2022 season, the Tour leaves the French Riviera and heads to the capital of Sweden, Stockholm. With the Championship race now in full swing, all eyes will be on the world-famous riders who head to the Swedish capital city to take on the…

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Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings

Martin Fuchs takes back top spot on the Longines Rankings Two and a half years after reaching the top of the Longines Rankings for the first time in his career, Martin Fuchs (SUI) is once again number one, replacing five time Olympian Peder Fredricson (SWE) who has held the spot since October 2021. The 29-year-old Swiss, who has consistently achieved…

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Team Germany triumphs in Sopot

Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Team Germany triumphs in Sopot, written by Louise Parkes Bolstered by two of the four double-clear performances posted on the day, Team Germany won through in the second Europe Division 1 qualifier of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 series in Sopot, Poland on Sunday where France finished second and Switzerland slotted into third place.…

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Epaillard ecstatic in home win at Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes

Epaillard ecstatic in home win at Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes In the perfect prelude to Saturday’s GCL and Longines Global Champions Tour of Cannes, a high-octane race to the finish saw Julien Epaillard take another breathtaking win with his 9-year-old home bred Donatello d’Auge in the 1.50m Prix de JW Marriott Cannes jump-off class. As the floodlights came…

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Day of Five Star Showjumping at Royal Windsor

Day of Five Star Showjumping at Royal Windsor Words by Amy Powell. In the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee year, showjumping’s elite lit up the arena once more at Royal Windsor Horse Show. Saturday hosted no less than two 5* classes delighting the packed crowds with a truly international list of competitors. Kicking off proceedings was a 27-strong field contesting the CSI5*…

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Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022

Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022. Photo: Longines Global Champions Tour

Sizzling Saint Tropez set for dramatic 5th leg of Longines Global Champions Tour 2022 For the eighth year the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show, the 5th leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour, is returning to Ramatuelle’s renowned Pampelonne Beach, from 19 to 21 May 2022, where glamour and very high-level sport will go hand in hand. Athletes are preparing…

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Katrin Eckermann triumphs in Miami Beach

It was a fairytale ending for the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach in Florida as last to go Katrin Eckermann stopped

Katrin Eckermann triumphs in Miami Beach while Ludger Beerbaum holds on to LGCT Ranking lead It was a fairytale ending for the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach in Florida as last to go Katrin Eckermann stopped the clock a second faster than Shane Sweetnam to triumph in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Miami Beach. Riding…

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High-octane jumping and history-making Qatari dressage

Winners of the CSI5 160 class Brazil’s Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, astride Like a Diamond van het Schaeck. Image credit CHI AL SHAQAB

High-octane jumping and history-making Qatari dressage rider light up day 2 of Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented By Longines A world-class lineup of riders and horses continued to entertain and enthral the crowds on day two of the Commercial Bank CHI AL SHAQAB Presented by Longines 2022, the premier international equestrian being held at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab.…

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Abu Dhabi season-opener launches Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series

The winning Dutch team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final 2021 in Barcelona, Spain - (L to R back) Willem Greve, Kevin Jochems, Harrie Smolders and Maikel van der Vleuten, (L to R front) Sanne Thijssen and Chef d’Equipe Rob Ehrens. (FEI/Lukasz Kowalski)

Abu Dhabi season-opener launches Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates will host the first leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2022 series next Sunday and, 113 years after it all began, this historic and evergreen tournament is all set for yet another super season. The appeal of the Nations Cup…

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Conor Swail continues dominance in Longines FEI Jumping World Cup

Conor Swail (IRL) riding Count Me In - winners of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021/2022 North American League - Fort Worth TX (FEI/Josh Winslow)

Conor Swail continues dominance in Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Written by Catie Staszak Conor Swail (IRL) proved his Longines FEI Jumping World Cup North American League dominance Saturday night before a packed crowd in Fort Worth, Texas (USA), securing his third victory of the NAL season by way of an eight-horse jump-off. Tiffany Foster (CAN) and Figor finished second,…

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Hermes Ryan, the little French lion, wins Verona qualifier for Delestre

The brilliant 16-year-old geldings Hermes Ryan galloped to victory for French rider Simon Delestre at the third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League in Verona, Italy today. (FEI/Massimo Argenziano)

Hermes Ryan, the little French lion, wins Verona qualifier for Delestre Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021/2022 Western European League – Written by Louise Parkes The brilliant little Hermes Ryan showed horses half his age how it should be done when galloping to victory for Simon Delestre in the third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup 2021/2022 Western…

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Conor Swail secures second straight Longines victory in Sacramento

Conor Swail (IRL) and Vital Chance de la Roque winners of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Sacramento (USA) on Saturday, 9 October 2021. (FEI/Julia B Photography)

Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021/2022 North American League Conor Swail (IRL) and Vital Chance de la Roque establish commanding North American lead Written by Catie Staszak Conor Swail (IRL) and his mount Vital Chance de la Roque are beginning to develop a winning reputation. After opening the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League season with a victory in…

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FEI launch Time to Beat campaign to recognise riders for their hard work

FEI Longines Time to Beat Campaign image

FEI launch Time to Beat campaign to recognise riders for their hard work The FEI have launched their Time To Beat campaign which is designed to highlight the hard work, dedication and perseverance of equestrian athletes who dedicate their lives to reaching World level sporting success. Launched at the start of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2021-2022 season, the cross-media…

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Future Stars Shine on World Class Stage at Longines Global Future Champions

Longines Global Future Champions

Future Stars Shine on World Class Stage at Longines Global Future Champions The Longines Global Future Champions competition kicked off at Tops International Arena, Valkenswaard today and it was packed full of action, with 11 exciting classes showcasing young rider talent at the world-class facility. The competition takes place over three days and gives U25 riders, young riders, juniors, children…

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Brilliant Bengtsson seals Swedish victory at St Gallen

1st place for team Sweden at the LONGINES FEI JUMPING NATIONS CUP in St Gallen - Switzerland on 6 June 2021. Copyright © FEI/Richard Juillart

Brilliant Bengtsson seals Swedish victory at St Gallen Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2021 Written by Louise Parkes   Sweden pipped Germany in a third-round showdown against the clock to win the opening leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2021 Division 1 series at St Gallen in Switzerland on Sunday. On a dramatic day of top sport in…

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St Gallen Opens Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2021 Series

Showjumper Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2021

  St Gallen Opens Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup 2021 Series Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2021 Written by Louise Parkes With the equestrian sports calendar suddenly bursting into action again after the many complications imposed by the pandemic over the last year, this week all eyes are on St Gallen in Switzerland where the much-anticipated Longines FEI Jumping Nations…

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Horse & Country to live stream major jumping classes from Longines International Jumping La Baule

Horse and Rider Jumping La Baule

Horse & Country to live stream major jumping classes from Longines International Jumping La Baule Horse & Country (H&C) has announced that it will offer extensive and exclusive live coverage from the forthcoming Longines International Jumping La Baule on its streaming service H&C+. The stream will be available worldwide, excluding France. Taking place from 10th – 13th June, viewers will be……...

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Qatar Foundation’s Al Shaqab Gears Up To Host Two World-Class Equestrian Events

Al Shaqab, a member of Qatar Foundation, is gearing up for a feast of breathtaking equestrian sport, with two world-class international events taking place on consecutive weekends at the iconic Longines Arena at Al Shaqab.

Qatar Foundation’s Al Shaqab Gears Up To Host Two World-Class Equestrian Events Al Shaqab, a member of Qatar Foundation, is gearing up for a feast of breathtaking equestrian sport, with two world-class international events taking place on consecutive weekends at the iconic Longines Arena at Al Shaqab. The first will run from February 25-27, and is Al Shaqab’s signature equestrian…

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Longines Equita Lyon Cancellation Confirmed

Martin FUCHS (SUI) riding CLOONEY 51 at LONGINES FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2019/20 at Equita Lyon 2019 (FRA). Fuchs finished in first place. Photograph - © FEI / Eric KNOLL

Longines Equita Lyon Cancellation Confirmed Organisers of the Longines Equita Lyon, Concours Hippique International have announced the cancellation of Octobers (24 – 1st Nov) event. The decision to cancel came after the recent announcements made by the French President, Emmanuel Macron, on 14 October 2020. The impact from the implementation of a curfew in all of the communes of Greater…

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2020 Longines Global Champions Tour: AL SHAQAB, Doha Preview

AL SHAQAB Dohaarena Longines Global Champions Tour 2020

2020 Longines Global Champions Tour: AL SHAQAB, Doha Preview Show Jumping News :: Everything Horse :: Longines Global Champions Tour The 2020 Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL will kick off at the magnificent Longines Arena at AL SHAQAB in Doha, Qatar, this week. The official rider list is revealed today, with show jumping’s top riders and horses named for…

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