Helsinki International Horse Show is proud to present the stars of the up-coming October event. The Longines ranking top riders Steve Guerdat, Martin Fuchs and Peder Fredricson, are all present at the 35th event. These riders took the podium also in the Longines FEI Jumping Final last spring. Fuchs is also the current European Champion. The Swedes show up with their top team including Henrik von Eckermann, Stephanie Holmen, Evelina Tovek and Jens Fredricson.
They will have a strong opponent of riders like the Pan-Am double gold medalist Marlon Modolo Zanotelli, olympic team gold medalist Kevin Staut, the Swiss Pius Schwizer and Austrian Max Kühner. The Helsinki spectators will also be excited to welcome the top eventer and horseman Michael Jung into the legendary Helsinki Ice Hall arena.
The event puts up 420 000 euros in price money of which all-time record 203 000 euros in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup on Sunday. On Saturday the Land Rover Grand Prix is the other highlight of the five day event. The Rio olympic Course Designer Guilherme Jorge is known for his rhythmical and fluent courses in the tight Ice Hall indoor arena.
Helsinki Horse Show also presents CDI3* international dressage, interesting Mini Clinics, a Children’s Matine with a lot of pony games, the popular Horse Expo, young horses classes and national and amateur classes. A total of 400 horses compete in the five day event. The show expects some 45 000 visitors during the event.