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This weekend was marked by the first leg of the Longines China Tour, which took place for the very first time in an exceptional venue: the Great Wall in Beijing.
Dutch rider Vincent Vermeulen riding Ceylon claimed the victory in the Longines Grand Prix, finishing ahead of Kenneth Cheng on Chaccopia and Jirigala Erdeng on Brikibo vd Bosbeek. In recognition for his exceptional performance, Vermeulen was presented with an elegant timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice president and Head of International Marketing.
In line with its motto “Elegance is an Attit...
On September 16, 2018, the Swiss watch brand Longines timed the victory of Uppercourt Cappucino in the under 5 years old category, Mystic van 'T Hoogeinde in the 6 years old category and Solid Gold Z in the 7 years old category. These three top horses were led by Richard Howley from Ireland, Jeroen de Winter from Belgium and Christian Ahlmann from Germany respectively.
The Official Watch of the event
Longines was proud to highlight a model from the Record collection as the Official Watch of the event. Displaying a white matt dial with 12 painted roman numerals, this model is cert...
The fifteenth leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour gathered this weekend the world’s best riders and horses in the sumptuous arena of the Stadio dei Marmi, ringed by 60 classical marble statues depicting different sports. As the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the series, Longines is proud to have timed the stunning victory of Ben Maher riding Explosion W in the weekend’s highlight trial, the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome. The English rider finished ahead of Henrik von Eckermann on Cantinero and Jos Verlooy on Caracas, who secured the second and third place...
The Hampton Classic Horse Show returned to Bridgehampton, New York, from August 26 to September 2, and once again, Swiss watch brand Longines served as the Official Partner and Timekeeper of the competition. Longines also presented the Official Watch of the event: a model from the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” collection. Together, the Hampton Classic and the Swiss watch brand welcomed a field of the world’s best jumping riders to the Hamptons for a weeklong celebration of tradition, performance, and elegance.
On Sunday, September 2, Longines presented elegant watches to win...
On Sunday 26 August 2018, American rider Uma O’Neill and her mount Clockwise of Greenhill Z, earned first place at the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Vancouver in Langley. She was followed by Conor Swail (IRL) on Rubens LS la Silla and Juan Jose Zendejas Salgado (MEX) on Tino la Chapelle. On this occasion, Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to grant the winner an elegant timepiece as a reward for her great performance.
In addition, Title Partner and Official Timekeeper Longines was delighted to present the Official Watch of the event, a Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” mod...
The ouststanding victory of French rider Mathieur Billot in the Longines Grand Prix of the Région Normandie concluded the second edition of the Longines Deauville Classic, consisting this year of four days of competition. The winning rider finished ahead of Great Britain’s Guy Williams on Rouge de Ravel and his fellow countryman Kevin Staut on Vendome d'Anchat HDC, second and third respectively.
The performance of Mathieu Billot was celebrated by Longines – represented by its Vice president and Head of International Marketing – who presented him with an elegant timepiece.
In the context of the competition, the Longines Deauville Classic hosted last night the famous JustWorld Gala Dinner. The Gala was an opportunity to invite riders, the public and partners for a charity auction, during which two Longines watches were presented. The aim of this event is to help the association develop its support towards disadvantaged children in Cambodge, Guatemala and Honduras.
Earlier on that day, the Longines Deauville Classic organised the second edition of the Longines Race. This year, the format was slightly different as the team consisted of a jockey and a rid...