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Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada CSIO 5* Returns to Thunderbird Show Park

Langley, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada — June 01, 2022 — After a two year hiatus, the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada is set to return to Thunderbird Show Park’s CSIO5* / CSI2* Odlum Brown BC Open, June 1–5, 2022.

The jam-packed, celebratory week of elite show jumping competition will feature both five-star and two-star divisions, as well as CSIO children’s and junior divisions, showcasing some of the sport’s most exciting young talent. 

International competition begins Thursday, June 2, with the first highlight set for Friday, June 3 in the $235,000 Longines Grand Prix CSIO 5*. Saturday, June 4 will put young riders in the spotlight with the CSIOCh/CSIOJ Children’s and Junior Nations Cups between the United States, Canada and Mexico, while the two-star division will conclude with its $37,200 Grand Prix 1.45m.

On Sunday, June 5, tbird will host the only qualifier in the country for October’s Nations Cup Finals in Barcelona, Spain with the $400,000 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada CSIO 5*—one of the venue’s most popular events. The most historic team competition in the sport of show jumping, the Nations Cup will field six international teams: Canada, United States, Mexico, Australia, Ireland and Israel.

Tickets are on sale now at tbird.ca/tickets.

Team Canada celebrated a home win when the event was last held in 2019. This year the Canadian squad will be led by a newly appointed chef d’equipe in Canadian Olympic champion, Eric Lamaze (CAN). His team will consist of Mario Deslauriers (CAN), local favorite Tiffany Foster (CAN), Ali Ramsay (CAN), Jacqueline Steffens (CAN) and the in-form Beth Underhill (CAN).

Catch all the action from the Fort Grand Prix Arena live on tbird TV. The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada will be streamed on FEI TV and, in Canada, on tbird TV.

Featured Classes

Thursday, June 2

  • CSIOCh Children’s Welcome 1.20m
  • CSIOJ Junior Welcome 1.40m
  • CSI2* $1,000 tbird Welcome 1.40m
  • CSIO5* $8,800 Happy Welcome 1.44m
  • CSIO5* $37,200 Nations Welcome 1.50m

Featured Classes

Thursday, June 2

  • CSIOCh Children’s Welcome 1.20m
  • CSIOJ Junior Welcome 1.40m
  • CSI2* $1,000 tbird Welcome 1.40m
  • CSIO5* $8,800 Happy Welcome 1.44m
  • CSIO5* $37,200 Nations Welcome 1.50m

Friday, June 3

  • CSI2* $37,200 Friends of tbird 1.45m
  • CSIO5* $37,200 West Coast Cup 1.45m
  • CSIO5* $235,000 Longines Grand Prix 1.60m

Saturday, June 4

  • CSIOCh Children’s Nations Cup 1.20m
  • CSIOJ Junior Nations Cup 1.40m
  • CSI2* $37,200 Grand Prix 1.45m 
  • CSIO5* $37,200 tbird Cup 1.50m

Sunday, June 5

  • CSIOCh BB Equestrian Children’s Grand Prix 1.20m
  • CSIOJ BB Equestrian Junior Grand Prix 1.40m
  • CSIO5* $400,000 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Canada

Source: Press Release from Thunderbird Show Park

Photo: © Thunderbird Show Park / Cara Grimshaw


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