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Equestrian Sports


Longines’ passion for the equestrian world dates back to 1869, when the brand crafted its first equestrian pocket watch found to date. Not long after, in 1878, Longines developed a famous chronograph movement, fitted in a case engraved with a jockey and his mount. Seen on the American racetracks since the late nineteenth century, this type of timepieces proved extremely popular among jockeys and horse-lovers, as it enabled its user to time performances to the second. Designed in the workshops of the factory of Saint-Imier, these first creations were the founding act of Longines’ involvement in the equestrian world.

The name of Longines thus very quickly became associated with sports timekeeping. While the brand was constantly pushing the boundaries of precision, its involvement in the equestrian world progressively intensified. In 1912, a new step was taken when Longines concluded its first official partnership with a show jumping event in Lisbon, Portugal, marking the beginning of a long and fruitful relationship with the discipline.

Throughout the years, countless equestrian competitions have enjoyed the qualities and reliability of the chronograph calibres and automated instruments that Longines has developed to time sports performances. As a result of its legitimacy and expertise, Longines’ involvement in equestrian sports today includes flat racing, show jumping, dressage and eventing disciplines.

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National Horse Show Lexington

2022-11-01 - 2022-11-06
LEXINGTON, United States
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Jumping Verona

2022-11-03 - 2022-11-06
VERONA, Italy
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The Royal Horse Show Toronto

2022-11-08 - 2022-11-12
TORONTO, Canada
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Stuttgart German Master

2022-11-09 - 2022-11-13
STUTTGART, Germany
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The Las Vegas National Horse Show

2022-11-16 - 2022-11-21
LAS VEGAS, United States
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Global Champions Prague Play-Offs

2022-11-17 - 2022-11-20
PRAHA, Czech Republic
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Longines XTC Extreme Team's Challenge

2022-11-23 - 2022-11-27
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil
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Madrid Horse Week

2022-11-24 - 2022-11-27
MADRID, Spain
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Longines Rankings


As part of its partnerships with the leading authorities for flat racing and show jumping competitions, Longines is glad to present the world rankings for these sports. Those are updated regularly, in accordance with the competition schedule. Annual rankings are published every January.

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