Paris, France – December 08, 2020 – In 2021, the world’s best riders and horses will compete at the foot of the Eiffel Tower between 23 – 27 June for an extravaganza of top-class sport and entertainment. Top French and international competitors will battle it out with their equine superstars over 5 days of thrilling competition at the brand new location of the Place Jacques Rueff, Paris, that is even closer to the Eiffel Tower than previous years!
A unique and thrilling program will bring horse lovers together in the heart of Paris, creating a stunning sporting and cultural atmosphere with something for all the family to enjoy at the Parisian leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL circuit.
More than 250 horses will compete in 1* and 5* competitions and the event will also showcase artist exhibitions, animations and shows, accessible to all in an extraordinary setting. In partnership with the City Hall of Paris, the access to the village and the grandstands will be free of charge*. The show will offer a magical atmosphere while also complying with any COVID-19 protocol at the time.
Virginie Coupérie-Eiffel, President of LPEJ, explains that the 7th edition of this spectacular 5* International show jumping event will be a “bubble of happiness” where the equestrian universe, French art-de-vivre and sustainability will all be in the spotlight.
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Source: Press release from LGCT – Longines Global Champions Tour
Photos: © LGCT / Stefano Grasso