The Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL series host sensational sport across continents with fans guaranteed top-level show jumping all season. The series travels to 17 spectacular events in 2022 and the first showdown of the season kicks off at the Longines Arena, AL SHAQAB.
Doha is the capital and largest city in Qatar, located on a small peninsula extending into the Persian Gulf. Until the mid-19th century, Doha was a small fishing and pearling village but it has grown rapidly and today Doha welcomes you with its ultra-modern buildings, immense towers and superb museums, but above all its magnificent Corniche and crystal clear waters.
The Longines Arena at AL SHAQAB is a stunning world-renowned venue that plays host to the electrifying launchpad to the 2022 Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL season in the modern city of Doha, Qatar. For the fourth year running this stunning equestrian centre hosts the season curtain-raiser and fans across the globe will be treated to a feast of world class show jumping from the best rider and horse combinations in the world.
Qatar continues to build on its reputation as a global sports destination, featuring top-level events like the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL and with this impressive venue hosts superb competition, stabling and hospitality facilities,and chic cafes with fantastic views across the Longines Arena beneath the soaring architecture of AL SHAQAB, a member of Qatar Foundation.