25 September 2023

Next Stop: Riyadh – The Championship Finals

Next Stop: Riyadh – The Championship Finals

As the world of show jumping eagerly anticipates the next thrilling chapter of the Longines Global Champions Tour, all eyes are now fixed on the vibrant city of Riyadh. This truly global city, Saudi Arabia’s capital, showcases the fusion of history and modernity, promising to be an exceptional host for the 2023 Championship Finals. 

Nestled in the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, Riyadh stands as a testament to the seamless blend of tradition and modernity. Known for its striking architecture, rich culture, and warm hospitality, the city is an ideal backdrop for the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL team series. This bustling metropolis opens its arms to equestrian enthusiasts, inviting them to witness the magic unfold against the backdrop of its stunning skyline.

The Riyadh Arena is set to play host to the 2023 Championship Finals, where the individual championship in LGCT, and the team’s championship in GCL collide, with the best horse and rider combinations the world has to offer will be battling it out for the last of crucial Championship points. 

Beyond the arena, Riyadh offers a myriad of experiences waiting to be explored. From the bustling souks filled with the scent of exotic spices to the modern marvels that dot the city's landscape, there is something for everyone. Visitors can immerse themselves in the local culture, enjoying traditional Saudi hospitality while also relishing the cosmopolitan atmosphere that the city exudes.

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    Jan Tops - Founder & President