The GCL gives younger riders an unrivalled opportunity to ride in a team with some of the most experienced showjumpers in the world. In this edition, we hear from up-and-coming Belgian rider Gilles Thomas as he shares his thoughts on the tour, the under-25 rule, and tells us what it’s like to be on a team with such huge names!
It’s Gilles’ third year on the tour as a member of Valkenswaard United, and this year he’s paired with the likes of Edwina Tops-Alexander, John Whitaker, and Marcus Ehning.
Gilles also tells us why lots of familiar faces from his days on pony and junior teams are the perfect tonic to the nerves that the Longines Global Champions Tour can deliver...
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