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Horse Show Key Personnel at Summer Gathering

Horse Show Key Personnel at Summer Gathering

The key personnel of the Helsinki Horse Show met at a traditional summer gathering at the Helsinki Ice Hall. The collective spirit was lifted by the charismatic and inspiring explorer and motivational speaker Patrick "Pata" Degerman. Pata has led several expeditions,...

Sweden’s von Eckermann and the King do it all over again

Sweden’s von Eckermann and the King do it all over again

FEI News 20 April 2024 Author Louise Parkes For the second year in a row Sweden’s Henrik von Eckermann and the extraordinary King Edward reigned supreme at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final 2024 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia tonight. In Wednesday’s opening...

Jens Fredricson to Helsinki Horse Show

Jens Fredricson to Helsinki Horse Show

We have great news for our fans! Swedish top rider Jens Fredricson will compete in Helsinki Horse Show this October. Additionally he will judge young horses on Thursday along with Noora Pentti and conduct the Jumping Clinic on Sunday. More about Jens in the interview...

World Cup Jumping Leagues Wrapped Up Around the Globe

World Cup Jumping Leagues Wrapped Up Around the Globe

At the end of another busy season, the final standings are confirmed in all 12 FEI Jumping World Cup™ 2023/2024 Leagues around the globe. A total of 719 athletes from 64 countries competed across six continents, and 525 collected points on their respective League...

Happy International Recycling Day!

Happy International Recycling Day!

Today, March 18, we focus on recycling and its significance for our environment. Recyclable materials should be seen as a continuously renewable resource available for reuse. Helsinki Horse Show's Jumps Green environmental program specifically addressed waste...

CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show Program Launched

CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show Program Launched

We are proud to present the complete program of the 2024 Helsinki Horse Show! Five exciting days, 8 sessions, 8 international competitions, numerous national competitions, interesting Mini Clinics and entertainement - All this is the spectacular mix that attracts...

Helsinki Horse Show 2024 Program Announced February 1

Helsinki Horse Show 2024 Program Announced February 1

The Helsinki Horse Show program for 2024 will be announced, when ticket sales starts. Besides the most important class, Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ leg, the show offers many other interesting classes, clinics and show program. Every horse lover will find plenty of...

Horse Show Ticket Sales Starts February 1

Horse Show Ticket Sales Starts February 1

Are you ready for big emotions? Show jumping, dressage, show program, mini clinics, shopping, food, great company and super atmosphere. Top Sport and international show jumping stars in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ leg. Don't miss it! Buy your ticket starting...

Another Magnificant Helsinki Horse Show!

Another Magnificant Helsinki Horse Show!

The 2023 Edition of Five Star Helsinki Horse Show turned out to fill all expectations. The ultimate Top Riders chose once again Helsinki in their challenging tour program. World Number One, Henrik von Eckermann, lead an amazing squad, including Steve Guerdat, Peder...

Howley makes it two-in-a-row in Helsinki

Howley makes it two-in-a-row in Helsinki

Text FEI / Louise Parkers Ireland’s Richard Howley made it a magical double of back-to-back victories when, just a week after coming out on top at the opening leg in Oslo (NOR) last Sunday, he did it all again today at the second leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World...

Richard Howley scores a brilliant win in Helsinki

Richard Howley scores a brilliant win in Helsinki

For the second time this season, 20 qualifying points for Riyadh finals 2024 were up for grabs when Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier 160 cm took place in Helsinki. The competition offered the best of five star jumping and we saw eight clear rounds in the...

Renek Rosenberg takes the Pohjola Diamond Open

Renek Rosenberg takes the Pohjola Diamond Open

Pohjola Diamond Open Nordic-Baltic Grand Prix 145 cm Final concluded the 2023 Helsinki Horse Show. Estonian Renek Rosenberg on Ciorana TT rode to the victory ahead of Aleksandrs Sakurovs of Latvia and Fillmore DB. Finland’s Faris Al-Dhahi aboard Urioso de Laume placed...

Martin Fuchs claims the win in International 150 cm

Martin Fuchs claims the win in International 150 cm

Many clear rounds and a lot of excitement – Saturday evening’s last show jumping class had 31 riders fighting for the top spot. At the end, the winning performance came from Switzerland when Martin Fuchs on Viper Z was fastest against the clock and topped...

Julien Anquetin scores hat trick in Helsinki

Julien Anquetin scores hat trick in Helsinki

On Saturday evening the top show jumpers rode against the clock trying to collect as many points as possible in Ticketmaster International 140 cm, Accumulator. Yesterday’s double winner Julien Anquetin stole the show once again with his fast and precise round and rode...

Kevin Staut takes the glory in Helsinki Grand Trophy

Kevin Staut takes the glory in Helsinki Grand Trophy

The excitement in the arena was palpable ahead of Helsinki Grand Trophy 160 cm. Challenging and technical course offered twists and surprises and only four riders made it to the jump-off. French Kevin Staut on Beau de Laubry Z was the first to clear the course, and...

Anna Tallberg unbeatable again

Anna Tallberg unbeatable again

Helsinki International Horse Show saw another double winner on Saturday morning when the top dressage riders took the stage. Anna Tallberg and Grevens Zorro shone in Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle presented by RTV, delivering a beautiful program that earned them...

Double win for Julien Anquetin in Helsinki

Double win for Julien Anquetin in Helsinki

Julien Anquetin and Farah Tame dominated on the course and claimed the win in International Speed presented by Länsiväylä. This was the second win for the French who also topped the International Welcome class in Helsinki earlier on Friday. Anquetin left a clear...

Shane Breen jumps to victory in Pohjola International 145 cm

Shane Breen jumps to victory in Pohjola International 145 cm

Ireland’s Shane Breen aboard Scarteen delivered an amazing, fast round in 55,64 seconds and took the win in Friday evening’s Pohjola International 145 cm. The top three fit within one second but Breen managed to beat the reigning World Cup winner and World Champion...

Anna Tallberg dances to Dressage Grand Prix win

Anna Tallberg dances to Dressage Grand Prix win

Finnish Anna Tallberg and Grevens Zorro were victorious in Helsinki, taking the win in Dressage Grand Prix and thrilling the home crowd. The duo scored 68,782% in their first competition since the Europeans and Tallberg was satisfied with their performance. “I’m very...

“This year we have gratifyingly many competitors”

“This year we have gratifyingly many competitors”

Helsinki International Horse Show started on Wednesday with full force. National combinations have qualified during the whole season for the culmination of the year, Helsinki Horse Show. It was an emotional day for the 180 riders and horses, as the five-star...

The Horses´ Great Friend – Footing Expert Oliver Hoberg

The Horses´ Great Friend – Footing Expert Oliver Hoberg

Well-known footing expert, Oliver Hoberg, has been in charge of the CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show footing since 2007. Here´s his reflexions on the Helsinki event - right from home in Kuala Lumpur.   1. You´ve been involved with the CSI5*-W Helsinki footing over 15...

Olympic Course Designer Guilherme Jorge on Helsinki courses

Olympic Course Designer Guilherme Jorge on Helsinki courses

Guilherme Jorge is one of the leading International Course Designers worldwide. He has also been a regular CD of the CSI5*-W Helsinki. We managed to have some short comments from Jorge in front of the Helsinki event:   What plans do you have in mind for Helsinki...

Five reasons why the Top riders choose Helsinki

Five reasons why the Top riders choose Helsinki

CSI5*W Helsinki Horse Show attracts top riders every year to the Event in the Helsinki Ice Hall. This year, the up-coming five star Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Leg is proud to present probably the strongest squad of international riders ever. Here some speculations...

European Champion Steve Guerdat joins the Top Riders for Helsinki

European Champion Steve Guerdat joins the Top Riders for Helsinki

CSI5*W Helsinki is around the corner. The latest big news is that the recent European Champion from Milan - Super Star Steve Guerdat has confirmed his participation in Helsinki! Guerdat joins the magnificant squad of Top Riders already confirmed for Helsinki. "Never...

Great Champion Peder Fredricson to Helsinki!

Great Champion Peder Fredricson to Helsinki!

Multiple Champion rider, Peder Fredricson from Sweden, is the third top rider to join Helsinki Longines World Cup in October. Having been one of the ultimate super riders over the last years, Peder recovered from a severe fall in Stockholm in June. "Due to my injury...

50 Days to CSI5*-W Helsinki

50 Days to CSI5*-W Helsinki

With only 50 days more to go, 5 star Helsinki International Horse Show gallops towards the biggest annual indoor sports event in Finland on October 18-22. We asked Tom Gordin, Event Director of the Helsinki Show "3 shorties" How are the preparations running? We had an...

Top 10 rider Martin Fuchs aims at Helsinki!

Top 10 rider Martin Fuchs aims at Helsinki!

Swiss rider Martin Fuchs has announced his plans to return to CSI5*-W Helsinki in October. That´s great news for the Helsinki crowd who loves Martin, after his several successful visits to Helsinki Horse Show. The popular rider competed last time in Helsinki in 2019....

King Henrik to Helsinki!

King Henrik to Helsinki!

World´s Number 1 Henrik von Eckermann has confirmed his participation in CSI5*-W Helsinki on October 18-22nd. The popular Swede runs his 13th month at the Longines Ranking Top and shows no signs of giving up this position. Von Eckermann has grown into a real Super...

70 Days to CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show

70 Days to CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show

With exactly 70 days more to go, the annual mega-event in Finland - the five-star Helsinki Horse Show is more than prepared. After an overwhelming come-back in 2022, after the devastating 3-year-closed-down due to the pandemic, the year has been kind of a "business as...

Summer Kick-Off

Summer Kick-Off

A Kick-Off meeting was held in June for Helsinki Horse Shows’ key people. The gathering was held in beautiful Uunisaari Island, right of the coast of Helsinki center. Forty volunteer Team Leaders and other key people give their precious time, experience and enthusiasm...

Helsinki favourites to the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final

Helsinki favourites to the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final

Several riders, well-known to the Helsinki fans, have qualified to the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final. The Western European League Final took place in Göteborg at the end of February. The whole Western European tour consisted of 14 legs and altogether 159...

Helsinki Horse Show Ticket Sales Starts on February 1st

Helsinki Horse Show Ticket Sales Starts on February 1st

The new program of Helsinki Horse Show 2023 will be launched very soon, on February 1st. The ticket sales starts at the same time. This is a good moment to book best places in the tribune. Welcome to Helsinki Horse Show in October. Check out the new program soon here

CSI5*-W Helsinki Great Come-back

CSI5*-W Helsinki Great Come-back

  The 36th Edition of the popular Helsinki International Horse Show turned out to be a great success. After three pandemic years - two cancelled events - the Horse Show returned, probably more successfully than ever. Close to 52.000 visitors turned up over the...

Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli unstoppable in Helsinki

Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli unstoppable in Helsinki

On Sunday afternoon it was time for the weekend’s most expected competition when FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier, second for this season, took place in Helsinki. Everyone was keen to see who would be going home with 20 qualifying points for Omaha finals in 2023. This...

Hat trick of Jeanna Högberg

Hat trick of Jeanna Högberg

Wonderful accessories, great performances and a fun atmosphere – Westerback Knock-Out Dressage offered it all. Sweden’s Jeanna Högberg and Astoria knocked the opponents out of the park with their show and took the win, their third victory for the weekend. Pilvi...

Hannes Ahlmann scores another win in Helsinki

Hannes Ahlmann scores another win in Helsinki

Hannes Ahlmann and Diara shone on the course in WHG International 145 cm Final, topping the leaderboard for the second time this weekend. With an amazing clear round in 52.94 seconds, the German duo left the home favourites, Eveliina Talvio and Glamour on the second...

Paul-Richard Argus flies to win in International Speed 140 cm

Paul-Richard Argus flies to win in International Speed 140 cm

It was bright and early in Helsinki when show jumpers took the stage for Sunday’s first action. Double winners from the Helsinki International Horse Show 2019, Paul-Richard Argus of Estonia and Jay-Z Bee were fastest on the course clearing the round in time 51.35....

Susanna Granroth takes Pohjola Gold Grand Prix 2. qualifier

Susanna Granroth takes Pohjola Gold Grand Prix 2. qualifier

Saturday evening ended with Pohjola Gold Grand Prix 2. qualifier Presented by Hevosurheilulehti. Finland’s Susanna Granroth on Black Friday continued their good weekend and rode to the victory. Eveliina Talvio and New Yorker T, who topped the 1. qualifier on Friday,...