Monday 7 September 2015

Rome welcomes the Longines Global Champions Tour

“Italy is a great horse nation and if you want to be in Italy, where better than Rome. Rome is a beautiful, historic and vibrant place that everyone recognizes.” (Longines Global Champions Tour Founder and President Jan Tops)

Happy monday horse lovers! Get ready to jumpstart your autumn with a unique new Rome stage of the 2015 Longines Global Champions Tour marking the 10th anniversary of the world’s premier show jumping series ;-)

For the first time ever, the city of La Dolce Vita plays host to the 13th leg of the championship circuit from 11th to 13th September at the historic venue of the Marmi Stadium ‘Pietro Mennea’ in the Foro Italico sports area… and here ye, here ye… tickets for the landmark event will be free to the public, with a close up view of the warm up arena and covered seats to the world class action.

An amazing opportunity to witness the very best show jumping combinations in the world battling out for a crucial stage of the prestigious international calendar. Among them, the ranking leader and world number 1 Scott Brash (GBR), the four-time Olympic Gold medalist Ludger Beerbaum (GER), the former European Champion Rolf-Göran Bengtsson (SWE), the two-time LGCT Champion Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) and the english veteran John Whitaker (GBR). 

You can follow the competitions over the three day event live via GCT TV. While for further ticket information and the show schedule you can click here.

Well… the countdown is on!

Stay tuned :-)

Photo credits to Stefano Grasso, on the Global Champions Tour web site

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