Longines Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider & Horse Awards
The Manufactory and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) present two new awards honoring Jumping stars.
Longines and the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) announce the creation of two new awards, the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider and the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Horse, recognising achievement and outstanding performance in Jumping across the globe.
Accumulating points throughout the whole calendar year, the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Horse will be determined from the horse’s 10 best results of the year in the Longines Rankings, whereas The Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider will be the leading rider in the Longines Rankings at the end of the year. Points for the Longines Rankings are accumulated in Grands Prix, the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping, including the Finals, as well as the World and European Senior Championships. Double points are awarded at Finals and Championships.
Ingmar de Vos (FEI President) et Juan-Carlos Capelli (Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing) © Longines
As part of Longines’ partnership with the FEI, the watch brand lends its name to the FEI world ranking for riders: the Longines Rankings. The Swiss watch brand is the Official Partner of the three main series (Western European, North American and China Leagues) and the Final of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping, as well as the series and the Final of the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping. Moreover, Longines participates in the FEI Awards and presents The Longines Rising Star Award to athletes between ages of 14 and 21 who demonstrate outstanding sporting talent.
The winners’ of these two new awards will be presented with a Longines watch and trophy during the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final held in Paris in April 2018.
Based in St. Imier since 1832, Longines has a long tradition in watchmaking, characterised by the elegance of its watches. Using expertise gained as the company has evolved, Longines has gradually forged ties with the world of sport, where it demonstrates its excellence in precision timekeeping. Today, Longines is the oldest brand still in business, unchanged, in the international registers held by the World Intellectual Property Organization...Find out more >
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