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Longines Jumping international of France from the 16th to 19th May 2013 - La Baule

Thursday 28 February 2013, by Célia

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The Longines Jumping international de La Baule (CSIO 5*) welcoming the world’s top riders and horses from the 16th to 19th of May 2013 at François André stadium.

Highlights of the event:

CSIO 5* - Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup presented by Longines, Friday, May 17th at 2.05pm

The Longines Jumping international de La Baule 2013 will launch the brand new "Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup", named after its sponsor: the Saudi Equestrian Fund. The eight former FEI Top League events have now become Europe Division 1 qualifying legs for the 2 million euros Intercontinental Final organized at the end of September. This year, 8 teams of 4 riders will be competing at La Baule (List of nations soon to be published)

CSIO 5* - Derby Meeting of Pays de la Loire, Saturday, May 18th at 1.30pm

First of three Derby Meetings (with Hickstead and Hamburg) still held in the world, this spectacular event won in 2012 by Irishman Denis Lynch and Night Train will surely create a fair share of emotions and surprises.

CSIO 5* - Grand Prix Longines of La Baule, Sunday, May 19th at 12.15pm

Last important event of these 4 days, the Grand Prix will be competed in two rounds with a jump-off. Only the top 50 couples will be participating in this breath taking competition promising thrills and excitement!


The show goes on with the amateurs and para-equestrian riders who will compete under the same conditions as the CSIO 5*! Amateurs will be participating in the 6 competitions of the Amateurs CSI while the international para-equestrian riders will take part in 2 special competitions (Friday 17th and Saturday 18th)

Free admission during the 4 days

Accreditation and information: www.labaule-cheval.com

Press contact:

Véronique GAUTHIER / Agence Consulis
Tél : +33 (0) 967 073 729 - Mob : +33 (0) 672 770 600
Email : veronique-gauthier@club-internet.fr

International télévisions contact :

Tél : +33 (0) 146 033 113 - Mob : +33 (0) 614 422 795
Email : bruno.oppenheim@wanadoo.fr