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GCL Teams Ready to Kick Up a Storm in Paris

Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Round eight of the Global Champions League sees home city team Paris Panthers vying for a powerful performance straight out of the starting blocks. In an earlier interview, Panthers rider Jack Hardin Towell said: “I hope we’re going to start strong!” The iconic Eiffel Tower will provide the picture-perfect backdrop as the Championship battle hots up, with a passionate crowd ...

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Super Swedes win Division 1 cliffhanger in Rotterdam

A brilliant double-clear from pathfinders Henrik von Eckermann and Cantinero helped Team Sweden to victory in today's edge-of-the-seat fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 1 League in Rotterdam (NED). (FEI/Christophe Taniere)

In a competition that was most definitely a game of two halves, Team Sweden stood strong to win the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 1 series in Rotterdam (NED) today. With four teams sharing a zero score at the end of the first round, and the remaining four only a single fence behind, it ...

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Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

An A-list line up of show jumping superstars will head to the sparkling destination of Cannes this week as the overall battle for the Championship takes the spotlight.   Just a stone’s throw from the world-famous La Croisette, the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League of Cannes event is a remarkable combination of glamour and top-class sport. Held ...

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Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

In a moment of pure sporting magic, the legendary stallion Casall ASK retired with a phenomenal Grand Prix win at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Hamburg. The curtain came down on the final chapter in Casall ASK’s incredible career in the most extraordinary way, as the 18-year-old bay stallion exited the stage with a true Hollywood-style ending. Tens of ...

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Dream Finish for Ward As He Lifts Longines FEI World Cup

USA's double Olympic gold medallist, McLain Ward lifts the Longines FEI World Cup™ trophy for the first time on the winner's podium with Romain Duguet (SUI) in second and Henrik von Eckermann (SWE) third at the Final 2017 Omaha (USA) today. (Liz Gregg/FEI)

By Louise Parkes McLain Ward (41) couldn’t hold back the emotions when he finally clinched the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping trophy in Omaha (USA) tonight. It’s been a long time coming, and the victory was very, very sweet. “I’ve been doing this for 25 years or more, and I’ve come so close so many times and one way or ...

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Wonderful Werth & Weihegold Take World Cup Dressage

Jubilation on the podium as Isabell Werth celebrates her win watched by her groom Steffi Weigard and her beautiful mare Weihegold at the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final 2017 in Omaha (USA). (Jim Hollander/FEI)

by Louise Parkes When she’s got her game face on, you ain’t messin’ with this lady. But this evening the sometimes seriously scary world no. 1, Germany’s Isabell Werth, really let her hair down during the prizegiving ceremony after clinching her third FEI World Cup™ Dressage title in Omaha (USA). Drenching American runner-up Laura Graves (29) and third-placed British star ...

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Egypt’s Nayel Nassar and Lordan speed to Longines victory in Wellington

Egypt’s Nayel Nassar takes the win and top qualifying points with Lordan in the sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 North American League Eastern Sub-League. (FEI/ Debra Jamroz)

By Esther Hahn Showcasing their six-year partnership, Egypt’s Nayel Nassar and Lordan successfully executed an aggressive track in a ten-horse jump off to win the $216,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Wellington. The USA’s Laura Kraut finished in a close second aboard Zeremonie, while Spain’s Sergio Alvarez Moya and Arrayan slotted into the third position. With the win in Wellington, ...

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Hester wins and Valegro bows out on a night to remember at Olympia

Great Britain’s Carl Hester won the fifth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016/2017 Western European League with Nip Tuck at London Olympia (GBR) tonight. (Jon Stroud Media/FEI)

On an electrifying night at the London International Horse Show, Carl Hester won the fifth leg of the FEI World Cup™ Dressage 2016/2017 Western European League with Nip Tuck. This was a back-to-back double on home ground for the 49-year-old British star and his 12-year-old gelding, but the man who has been largely responsible for placing British dressage firmly on ...

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Ahlmann steers Taloubet to another sweet success in Stuttgart

Tucking up his toes and jumping to perfection, Taloubet Z carried Germany’s Christian Ahlmann to victory in the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League at Stuttgart, Germany today. (Stefan Lafrentz/FEI)

Germany’s Christian Ahlmann and the brilliant Taloubet Z cruised to victory in the fifth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2017/2017 Western European League on home ground in Stuttgart today. Marathon jump-offs have become something of a standard this season as even the world’s best course designers can’t seem to contain the extraordinary talent of the horses and ...

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Ehning and Comme Il Faut give a masterclass in Madrid

Germany’s Marcus Ehning produced a breath-taking jump-off round with the stallion Comme Il Faut to win the sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League in Madrid, Spain today. (Hervé Bonnaud/FEI)

A typically thrilling jump-off ride gave German maestro, Marcus Ehning, maximum points at today’s sixth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League in Madrid, Spain. Partnering the 11-year-old stallion Comme Il Faut, the 42-year-old three-time FEI World Cup™ champion put the result beyond doubt with one of his trademark super-tight turns in the nine-horse jump-off ...

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