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Show Jumping World Cup

December 18, 2016

Brash Scores Big In Front Of Hometown Crowd In Olympia

London, England—Dec. 18  

Scott Brash became the 15th British rider to come out on top in his home leg of the FEI World Cup™ Jumping series when galloping to victory with Hello M’Lady in the Longines qualifier at Olympia in London.

This was the eighth round of the 2016/2017 Western European League, and the result leaves the 31-year-old rider only a few points short of a qualifying spot for the eagerly-anticipated Longines Final in Omaha, Neb., next March.

November 20, 2016

AJE Cluny Comes Into His Own In Las Vegas World Cup Qualifier

All the right decisions, and perhaps a good dose of Las Vegas luck, led Germany’s Christian Heineking to victory in the $100,000 Longines FEI Las Vegas World Cup qualifier.

“It was a great course that was challenging enough,” Heineking said. “I’m very happy. The time was really close and luck was on my side today." Heineking's win came aboard AJE Cluny, a 12-year-old Oldenburg.

November 13, 2016

Wild Card Wonder, Egypt’s Abdel Said, Scorches To Victory In Verona

Verona, Italy—Nov. 12 

In the most thrilling jump-off of the season so far, wild card rider Abdel Said from Egypt left many of the sport’s greatest stars in his wake when winning the fourth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping 2016/2017 Western European League at Verona, Italy.

November 10, 2016

HH Azur Tops A Star-Studded Field In The Royal's Longines FEI World Cup Qualifier

Toronto, Ontario—Nov. 9  

McLain Ward has won the World Cup qualifier at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Horse Show in Toronto so many times that the place—the bright lights, the full crowds, the tricky courses, the smell of popcorn in the halls—feels like home for him.

Ward's win in the $130,270 Longines FEI Toronto World Cup qualifier earned him the Hickstead Trophy in honor of Eric Lamaze’s Olympic gold-medal mount. 

October 30, 2016

McAllister Makes It Happen In $132,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Royal West

Calgary, Alberta—Oct. 29   

It appeared to be ladies’ night in the fourth leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League Western Sub-League when six of the seven riders to advance to the jump-off were female competitors.

Over the deciding short course, Jenni McAllister and 10-year-old gelding Legis Touch The Sun ultimately proved that a big, scopey horse can excel in a small indoor arena, as they went on to capture the win in the $132,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Royal West.

October 9, 2016

Coulter Comes Home To Earn First World Cup Qualifier Win In Sacramento

In the first indoor competition of the 2016/17 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League season, an international and bicoastal field of 28 contested under the lights at the Sacramento International Horse Show CSI3*-W.

Out of a jump-off of eight horse-and-rider pairs, U.S. rider Audrey Coulter and Capital Colnardo rose to the occasion to claim victory in the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Sacramento.

August 29, 2016

Cook Kicks Off World Cup Season With A Win In Thunderbird

Karl Cook got the qualifying season for next spring’s Longines FEI World Cup Final (Neb.) off to a good start when he guided Tembla to a thrilling win in the $135,600 Longines FEI World Cup™ Qualifier, presented by Noel Asmar, at the Langley CSI3*-W. Thunderbird Show Park hosted the first leg of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League West Coast sub-league.

August 1, 2016

Special Lux Speeds To The Top Of Bromont World Cup Qualifier

“With Special Lux, if you make a jump-off, going slow is not an option,” said Jonathan McCrea.

So, when he joined six other riders for the jump-off of the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Bromont CSI3*-W, McCrea went with Special Lux’s top gear and they ended up winning.

Jonathan McCrea on Special Lux as they jumped to the top of the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Bromont CSI3*-W. Photo by FEI/Debby Jamroz

March 25, 2016

A Wide-Open Field: What You Need To Know About The Longines FEI World Cup Final

Gothenburg, Sweden—March 25  

Today the Longines FEI World Cup Show Jumping Final kicks off in Sweden, and we’ve compiled all that you could need to know before the first horse jumps.

Who’s here? And who’s not?

Just as in the dressage side of the competition, there are some headliner riders who qualified for the Final but declined to compete. It’s an Olympic year, and some riders are choosing to focus on their preparation for the Rio Olympic Games.

March 24, 2016

One To Watch: Setback After Setback Didn't Stop VDL Wizard And Callan Solem From Getting To Gothenburg

VDL Wizard’s road to the top of the sport has been anything but straightforward. But rider Callan Solem has never doubted that he had the heart to go all the way, and he’ll prove her right when the two make their debut together at the Longines FEI World Cup Final.

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