The countdown to the Longines Global Champions Tour of Stockholm is on as the 2023 dates are confirmed for 16 - 18 June 2023.
Tickets for the event at Stockholm’s historic Olympic Stadium will go on sale soon! The world’s elite riders and horses will be in Sweden's capital city to compete in the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL team competitions, which feature U25 riders in teams as the city joins the circuit’s global calendar for the fourth edition.
This year fans were treated to a home win from Stockholm Hearts powered by H&M We Love Horses as Peder Fredricson and Malin Baryard Johnsson praised the local spectators saying they were one of the best.
It was an exceptional lineup for the LGCT Grand Prix of Stockholm podium with the biggest names in the sport stood next to each other as Christian Ahlmann took top honours next to Henrik von Eckermann and Marcus Ehning. Ahlmann claimed: "The atmosphere in Stockholm is unbelievable, all the people here you can tell are horse people and know the sport, they are behind every rider and it feels great."
While Bertram Allen said: "All the riders have been talking about it all week, how the atmosphere in Stockholm is literally one of the best shows all year for that."
It will be an equestrian-themed weekend featuring the highest calibre of show jumping as well as an expansive program and shops for all the family to enjoy. Fans will be able to watch local heroes competing in an arena with a strong heritage in equestrian sport dating back over 100 years including the Olympic Games in 1912 and 1956 and the World Equestrian Games in the summer of 1990.
Back bigger than ever, make sure to stay tuned for an exciting announcement of the full schedule for 2023. The event is expected to draw huge crowds and with home and international heroes to cheer for, fans will be able to witness a true battle of the world’s best, with riders and teams competing for the top honours in Sweden and for a place in the GC Prague Playoffs.