Longines And The Fina Announce Longines Fia World’s Best Obstacle Rider And Horse Awards

‘Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Horse’ accumulates points throughout the year and ranks the ten best horses in this year’s Longines list. The results are calculated to select the best obstacle course horse, and the Longines FEI World’s Best Jumping Rider is the Longines Rankings at the end of the year. ) Top rider.

   The world’s top obstacle course riders and horses competed on the international horse all year long, making the audience hold their breath and wondering who could win these two new awards. The prize winners will be awarded Longines watches and trophies during the Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Final in Paris in April 2018.
   Scores from the Longines list are accumulated from the Grands Prix *, the Longines FEI World Cup ™ Jumping, and the Longines FEI Nations Cup ™ Jumping), including the finals and the World and European Advanced Championships. Points scored in finals and tournaments are doubled.
   Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and International Marketing Director of Longines, said, ‘We and our partner, the International Horse Federation, have decided to establish the Longines International Horse Federation’s World’s Best Obstacle Rider and Horse Awards, in order to increase the popularity of the equestrian obstacle course worldwide. We hope that these two awards will encourage more people to pay attention to the results of the leading riders and horses on the Longines rankings throughout the year, so that more people will recognize the many different races and the connection between these races; for example, they must be in three Longines’ FIFA World Cup Obstacle League competitions earn points for each stage of the competition in order to enter the final. We are convinced that bringing top obstacle riders and horses to the international level is expected to increase the international visibility of the obstacle course and the overall equestrian sport. ‘

   Ingmar de Vos, Fima President, said: ‘We are pleased to announce these two new awards together with Longines, which will give the sport an extra reputation for excellence and highest achievement. These awards will make the highly competitive monthly Longines The tighter rankings also allow viewers to be more engaged when they follow our top athletes and horses throughout the year. ‘
   Swiss watch brand Longines, as a partner with the FINA, the FIA ​​rider world rankings will be named Longines: Longines list. The Swiss watch brand Longines is the official partner of the three major leagues (Western European League, Chinese League and North American League), the Longines International Horse Federation World Cup Obstacle Finals, the Longines International Horse Federation National Cup Obstacle League and Finals. In addition, Longines also participates in the Equestrian Awards of the International Horse Federation and sponsors the Longines Rising Star Award, which is awarded to athletes with outstanding performance in the sports industry, aged 14 to 21 years.
   In addition to Longines’ main partner, it is also the official partner and designated watch of the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations (IFHA). The two sides have worked together to develop the horse racing sport and created a series of awards in recognition of the industry elite: ‘Longines and International ‘Longines and IFHA International Award of Merit’, ‘Longines World’s Best Racehorse’, ‘Longines World’s Best Jockey’ and ‘ Longines World’s Best Horse Race. ‘ In addition, Longines is proud to present the Longines Ladies Awards in recognition of the women who continue to achieve the highest achievements in the equestrian world; their efforts have made a significant contribution to the equestrian world.