The best riders in the world have bought top horsepower with them to the sunny south of France for the Longines Global Champions Tour of Ramatuelle, Saint-Tropez. Already settled in their shady stables the famous faces will be showcasing their talent meters away from the sea for a three-day spectacular.
The beautiful balmy May weather will provide the backdrop to a fierce fight in the glamorous setting of sophisticated Saint-Tropez.
The Swedish legend Peder Fredricson will jump his two top horses H&M All In and his very well known Catch Me Not S while Scott Brash has also brought out the big guns of Hello Mr President and Hello Shelby in the hope of picking up his golden ticket to the LGCT Super Grand Prix at the GC Prague Playoffs this November.
Fresh from his win last week in Madrid, home hero Simon Delestre has his top horse, Hermes Ryan, here along with new girl on the block Tinka’s Hero. Hot on Ludger Beerbaum’s heels for the lead in the overall season championship Gilles Thomas has two of his most consistent horses with him to try and overtake. But will Luna van het Dennehof or Feromas van Beek Z be able to help him get hold of the crucial points on Super Saturday?
Previous LGCT Grand Prix of St Tropez winner Jessica Springsteen is pulling out all the stops with her on form RMF Zecilie and the formidable Volage du Val Henry. One to watch will be Henrick von Eckermann on his power pair of King Edward and Glamour Girl. Brining his Olympic Bronze Medalist, Maikel van der Vleuten rides Beauville Z alongside Elwikke.
Edwina Tops-Alexander has her strongest team yet, her uber consistent Fellow Castlefield and previous LGCT super star Identity Vitseroel. Other big names to feature in the strong horsepower are Christian Ahlmann’s Solid Gold Z, Niels Bruynseels with Delux van T & L and Harrie Smolders onboard Monaco.
The CSI5* action kicks off at 14.30 tomorrow so make sure to tune into GCTV to watch all the world's best horses live. With brand new changes to the event for 2022 including a renewed configuration of our glamorous LAOHS shopping village, a stunning new atmospherical “Piazza,” with its central champagne meeting bar open from sunrise to sunset and a Saint Tropez-style "after-party” each day featuring international DJs and exciting live performances, the show is going to be an unmissable weekend!