Taking place in the famous François André Stadium in La Baule and welcoming leading names in the showjumping world, this event sees horses and riders keep an enormous audience on the edge of their seats.
On Thursday, riders will start scoring points for the Longines Rankings. Friday will see the first highlight of the weekend with the Grand Prix Longines-La Baule at 2pm, involving 50 riders. There’s no time for rest, as on Saturday it’s the Pays de la Loire regional Derby at 12 noon – a spectacular event, combining the likes of cross-country and showjumping with banks and rivers as well as jumps.
The famous team competition now named the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of France will take place on Sunday at 1pm, acting as the Grand Finale and eventually crowning the best of the eight teams involved. One other event is also put on for the public: a CSI 1* made up of eight classes, reserved for advanced riders.