The magical city of Rome will host the elite of the world of show jumping in Italy for the Longines Global Champions Tour championship battle this September. Beautiful, inspirational Rome has been attracting visitors for over two millennia and continues to be one of the most exhilarating destinations in the world, with the unique Circus Maximus an exceptional setting for top show jumping.
One of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe, Rome’s historic heart contains iconic monuments and artistic masterpieces from the magnificent Colosseum and the Pantheon to the Sistine Chapel and the ruins of the Roman Forum. Visitors can take in Renaissance palazzos and Baroque fountains or simply stroll through beautiful piazzas and soak up the vibrancy of the city of La Dolce Vita. Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome will be staged at the impressive Circus Maximus for the first time!
Ancient Rome's Circus Maximus to host horses for the first time in over 2,000 years as the new location for Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome. Every year spectators fill every space available to catch a glimpse of the world's show jumping heroes in action. Italian riders will be competing in front of a passionate local and international crowd as the battle for the series championship reaches a crucial stage with competitors locked in a gladiatorial battle for the honours.