World No1 Scott Brash (GBR) and World No4 Kent Farrington (USA) will be joined by a glittering collection of five-star show jumpers from around the globe for the very first Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach from 2-4 April. The golden sands of Florida’s beautiful coastline will host some of the greatest names in the sport as the highly-anticipated 10th Anniversary season gets underway.
The Championship’s Miami Beach event will proudly welcome USA’s double Olympic Gold medallists McLain Ward and Beezie Madden, and World Silver medallist Margie Goldstein-Engle; 2012 Olympic Champion Steve Guerdat (SUI) and 2008 Olympic Champion Eric Lamaze (CAN); 2012 Olympic Silver and 2014 World Gold medallist Gerco Schroder (NED); France’s 2014 World Silver medallists Kevin Staut and Simon Delestre; 2010 World Gold medallist Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (GER) and 2012 Olympic Gold medallist Ben Maher (GBR).
Over the three days of intense competition, young talent will also be out in force, including Jessica Springsteen, Katie Dinan, Constant van Paesschen and Paige Johnson. The world’s most exciting riders and horses will be competing for top honours in the prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach Grand Prix and the historic American Invitational.
Source: Longines Global Champions Tour