Stockholm, Sweden – April 11, 2022 – From 17 – 19 June 2022, the Longines Global Champions Tour will land in the heart of Stockholm for the third edition of the three day spectacular!
Today an exciting and full calendar of events throughout the weekend can be revealed with brand new classes and displays to make it the perfect family trip out.
For the first time, children will be able to compete in the historic Olympic Stadium and alongside the best riders in the world with the competitive Agria Pony classes on Friday and Saturday. Super Saturday will once again feature the thrilling GCL round 2 competition where home team Stockholm Hearts will battle it out for a podium place in front of local fans. The €334,000 Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Stockholm will round off the action on Saturday as the top 35 riders from the weekend look to get their hands on a prestigious golden ticket to the LGCT Super Grand Prix in November with a win in Stockholm.
Once again there is a strong focus on developing future talent alongside Stockholm Horse Week, featuring a thrilling festival of equestrian sport in close collaboration with the City of Stockholm to develop a sustainable world-class event in the city. The concept of Stockholm Horse Week has a focus to inspire, broaden and create a celebration with the people around equestrian sport. In 2022 the focus lies on developing young talent, both horses and riders, with the Lövsta Future Challenge U25 and young horse classes.
A highlight of the weekend will be the Hästnet clinic on Friday at 12.15pm a new display featuring some big names so stay tuned for the official announcement coming soon.
Don’t miss the 8th stage of the 2022 season as the tour heads to Stockholm’s historic Olympic Stadium and the only stop in Scandinavia. Tickets are still available for this unmissable family weekend with a range of shops, food outlets and kid’s activities at this link.
Back bigger than ever the event is expected to draw huge crowds and with home and international heroes to cheer for, fans will be able to witness a true battle of the world’s best, with riders and teams competing for the top honours in Sweden.
Source: Press Release from the Longines Global Champions Tour
Photo: © LGCT / Stefano Grasso