The Longines Global Champions Tour is a spectacular showjumping event that attracts the top horses and riders in the world...
What to expect at the Longines Global Champions Tour
The high calibre showjumping event features the sport’s Olympic and World Champions including last year’s LGCT Grand Prix of London winner Scott Brash and London 2012 Olympic Games gold medal team rider Ben Maher. World class show jumping will take place on the South Grounds at the Royal Hospital Chelsea which lead down to the River Thames with the breathtaking backdrop of the heritage buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren.
The top horses and riders in the world will be in action on Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the event, with the first round taking place on Friday.
The world’s best showjumpers will be seen at this event, along with plenty of other famous faces from the equestrian world. The series has strong links with many luxury brands and also attracts spectators from the world’s of fashion and television. It has become a top event on the social calendar.
Event hotspots and hospitality
This tour provides unique opportunities to dine al fresco in some of the world’s most iconic and spectacular destinations while watching the pinnacle of international show jumping. Enjoy top-level equestrian sport from your dedicated hospitality table among some of the world’s most exclusive guests. Each fixture has dedicated tables for hospitality guests that can sit from four to eight people at a time. Afternoon tea, dinner, fine wine and champagne are available.
Did you know
The London event on the Longines Global Champions Tour calendar is the 13th event on the circuit, coming at a key stage in the 2018 season when the ranking battle will be at full throttle.
So far this season 12 riders have qualified for the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix – a prestigious competition which will take place at the all new GC Prague Playoffs.
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We strongly recommend public transport is used to get to Royal Hospital Chelsea. London Victoria is the nearest main station, while Sloane Square (District and Circle lines) tube is the nearest underground station, and is an 8 minute walk (0.4miles) to the venue. Bus numbers 11, 137, 211, 360, 170, 44 and 452 stop closest to the showground, while bus numbers 19, 22, 319 and C1 stop at Sloane Square.