Chantilly, France – July 09, 2019 – The Longines Global Champions Tour will make the short trip from Paris to the elegant town of Chantilly from the 12th – 14th July. Famous for its impressive, beautiful château, it’s premier racetrack and, of course, Chantilly cream, it is Chantilly’s reputation as France’s ‘Capital of the Horse’ which makes it the perfect venue for the 12th round of action.
Top class sport is played out against the exquisite backdrop of the Château de Chantilly and the beautiful Grand Stables, which are surrounded by parkland, gardens and the Forêt de Chantilly. Between the elite level show jumping competitions, visitors can enjoy the Musée Vivant du Cheval (Living Horse Museum), created by Yves Bienaimé in 1982, where the equestrian world of the past and present is brought to life in visually stunning equestrian shows and dressage demonstrations.
Welcoming crowds from around the world, and with an electric atmosphere around the stunning grass arena, the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Chantilly CSI 5* is one you won’t want to miss. Previous winners include the legendary Ludger Beerbaum (GER), and Belgium’s Gregory Wathelet (BEL and Nicola Philippaerts (BEL) – and with the crowd on the edge of their seats, it’s set to be a showdown for top honours, in the shadow of the beautiful Château de Chantilly.
Source: News release from LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour
Photos: © LGCT / Stefano Grasso