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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,...

Schedule Sunday 23.10.

Super Sunday 8.00 International Speed Final 140 cm 9.00 WHG International 145 cm Final 10.20 Westerback Jumping Mini Clinic 11.25 Westerback Knock-out Dressage 14.00 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup 160 cm 17.20 Pohjola Gold Grand Prix Top 10 Final Please note that the...

Bryan Balsiger wins again in Helsinki

Bryan Balsiger wins again in Helsinki

Saturday evening’s entertainment came in the form of Ticketmaster International 140 cm – jumping class where the riders rode against the clock trying to collect as many points as possible. Switzerland’s Bryan Balsiger and Urbanus Z dominated on the course, taking...

Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli tops Defender Grand Trophy

Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli tops Defender Grand Trophy

Full arena and a very challenging course - Defender Grand Trophy 160 cm showed the best of five star jumping with a lot of excitement and many almost clear rounds. Four duos made it to the jump-off but only one cleared the course with no faults. Sweden’s Angelica...

Jeanna Högberg and Astoria shine in Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle

Jeanna Högberg and Astoria shine in Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle

The top dressage riders took the centre stage in Helsinki on Saturday morning when it was time for Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle presented by RTV. Yesterday’s Grand Prix winners Jeanna Högberg and Astoria delivered another stunning performance earning 75.355% from the...

Bryan Balsiger jumps to victory in Länsiväylä International 140 cm

Bryan Balsiger jumps to victory in Länsiväylä International 140 cm

Two-time Oslo World Cup winner Bryan Balsiger on Urbanus Z was fastest against the clock in Länsiväylä International 140 cm, taking the win in Friday evening’s last show jumping class. The young Swiss enjoys the crowd in Helsinki and feels at home in the small arena....

Olivier Robert claims the win in Pohjola International 145 cm

Olivier Robert claims the win in Pohjola International 145 cm

Fridays evening’s Pohjola International 145 cm offered a lot of excitement and a tight fight against the clock. The top three all fit within one second but at the end, French Olivier Robert on Vangog du Mas Garnier rode to the victory. They did an amazing round in...

Jeanna Högberg victorious in Helsinki again

Jeanna Högberg victorious in Helsinki again

International Dressage Grand Prix opened the dressage program for this year’s Helsinki Horse Show. After a few years break, Sweden’s Jeanna Högberg on Astoria made a victorious comeback in Helsinki and took the win with the result 70,717%. “It feels great, I really...

Hannes Ahlmann leads the way in Stopteltat International 140 cm

Hannes Ahlmann leads the way in Stopteltat International 140 cm

German Hannes Ahlmann on Diara took the victory in Stopteltat International 140 cm in Helsinki on Friday afternoon. Second place went to Norway and Johan-Sebastian Gulliksen on Ambrosio d’Alcy and third was Robert Whitaker and Vermento. The Englishman won the double...

Eveliina Talvio and New Yorker T first in Pohjola Gold Grand Prix

Eveliina Talvio and New Yorker T first in Pohjola Gold Grand Prix

Pohjola Gold Grand Prix 1. qualifier presented by Horses First Oy kicked off the international program for the 36th Helsinki Horse Show weekend. Finnish Eveliina Talvio on New Yorker T was the fastest on the course and took the win in front of her home crowd. “I felt...

Schedule Friday 21.10.

Morning of the Stars 8.00                 Pohjola Small Grand Prix Top 10 9.00                 Pohjola Bronze Grand Prix Top 10 10.10               Pohjola Gold Grand Prix, national 11.35               Stopteltat International 140 cm   International Opening...

WEG Team rider Jeanna Hoberg with Astoria compete in Helsinki

WEG Team rider Jeanna Hoberg with Astoria compete in Helsinki

The Swedish Team rider Jeanna Hogberg with Astoria is competing in Helsinki Horse Show. They were members in Herning team that became fourth. Also in the Hagen European Championships the year before. Hoberg and Astoria have already won three Grand Prix´s and two Grand...

Super Star Steve Guerdat back in Helsinki

Super Star Steve Guerdat back in Helsinki

Steve Guerdat is one of the top riders participating in Helsinki Horse Show in October. He is one of the most successful riders in recent years and will be a tough competitor in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier.  Guerdat is in top form. He produced a...

The International Riders in CSI5*-W Helsinki

The International Riders in CSI5*-W Helsinki

Helsinki International Horse Show attracts some of the biggest stars of the equestrian world to Helsinki. Jens Fredricson and Steve Guerdat lead the squad of international riders, many of them making a "Helsinki revival" after two pandemic years. Altogether 50 riders...

CSI5*W Helsinki around the corner

CSI5*W Helsinki around the corner

With only six weeks to go, the Helsinki Horse Show is about to make a grandious come-back after two challenging pandemic years. It looks like the fans and horse lovers, as well as partners and media are all very much welcoming the popular event. ”We are often asked...

Heidi Mulari – From The Top Of The World To Finland

Heidi Mulari – From The Top Of The World To Finland

Groom Heidi Mulari has turned a new page in her life. After 20 years abroad, she has returned to Finland. Her last job abroad was a real dream job as a Stable Manager at one of the world’s best riders, Steve Guerdat. Mulari followed young Guerdat from Stall Tops to...

Jens Fredricson to Helsinki

Jens Fredricson to Helsinki

The latest super star of Sweden, Jens Fredricson, has confirmed he will compete in CSI5*-W Helsinki in October. "We are extremely pleased to welcome Jens to Helsinki", Event Director Tom Gordin says. "We always had some of the best Swedes in Helsinki and Jens makes no...

Happy Global Recycling Day!

Happy Global Recycling Day!

Global Recycling Day, celebrated today on March 18, is a recycling initiative that encourages us to look at our trash in a new light. Every year the Earth yields tons of natural resources, and at some point, they will run out. Hobby horses made out of recycled...

Noora Forstén qualified for the Final

Noora Forstén qualified for the Final

Finnish jumping rider Number 1, Noora Forstén, made her way to the Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final. This is the first time a Finn qualifies for this prestigious Final, ever since her husband Mikael did a decade ago. Noora, 41, is for the moment making her ”second...

CSI5*W Helsinki Horse Show – Welcome 2022!

CSI5*W Helsinki Horse Show – Welcome 2022!

The season 2022 has started in full gallop for Helsinki Horse Show.The refreshed new event program has aroused great interest. The new Helsinki Horse Show image is warmly welcomed. The tickets sales started with a big kick in October when HIHS 2022 was launched. It...

CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show with high profile towards 2022

CSI5*-W Helsinki Horse Show with high profile towards 2022

The popular five star mega-event Helsinki Horse Show  2022 was launched today at the legendary Olympic Stadium, the venue of the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. The five-day-event puts up a new and fresh program, expecting to attract over 40.000 visitors at the...

CSI5*-W Helsinki Heading to 2022

CSI5*-W Helsinki Heading to 2022

Helsinki Horse Show has been moved to October 2022. We asked Event Director Tom Gordin where the popular Horse Show ”gallops” right now. How do the plans look for 2022? Right after the July cancellation we rapidly went into a ”2022 mood”. For the moment we up-date the...

CSI5*-W Helsinki Moves to October 2022

CSI5*-W Helsinki Moves to October 2022

The biggest indoor sports event in Finland - Helsinki International Horse Show moves to October 2022. The ongoing pandemic has caused several challenges which ultimately forced the organizer to make the move. ”We have followed thoroughly all year the rather slow move...

Where does Horse Show gallop Volume II?

Where does Horse Show gallop Volume II?

Helsinki Horse Show had a gap year in 2020 and the vast restrcitions caused by the pandemic are still valid in Europe and Finland. Many summer 2021 events have already been cancelled. Event Director Tom Gordin, how does autumn 2021 look like for Horse Show? Nobody...

Where does Horse Show ”gallop” now?

Where does Horse Show ”gallop” now?

Year 2020 has been for Helsinki Horse Show, as for many other event organizers, a most unusual year. We asked Event Director Tom Gordin the latest news and updates. How has Helsinki Horse Show coped with its first gap year ever? Surprisingly well. The biggest...

Helsinki Horse Show signs two new sponsorships

Helsinki Horse Show signs two new sponsorships

Helsinki Horse Show has signed two significant partner agreements. WHG Equine Sport Performance is a newly established veterinary clinic, which will in the future take care of the welfare of the 400 horses competing at Helsinki Horse Show. The health of the horses is...

CSI5*-W HELSINKI HORSE SHOW ”ANNUAL CELEBRATION”

CSI5*-W HELSINKI HORSE SHOW ”ANNUAL CELEBRATION”

Last week should normally have been the 36th five star Helsinki Horse Show. The equestrian community would have been focused on Helsinki, where the second leg of the prestigious Longines FEI World Cup Jumping normally takes place on Sunday. Sergio Alvarez Moya - Jet...

CSI5*-W Helsinki moves to 2021

CSI5*-W Helsinki moves to 2021

The Helsinki International Horse Show, and the Longines FEI World Cup Leg, moves to October 2021. The 36th edition of the biggest annual indoor sports event in Finland is hit by the Covid-19 crisis, and faces too many challenges...

CSI5*-W Helsinki in October – full gallop or half-halt?

CSI5*-W Helsinki in October – full gallop or half-halt?

The Event Director Tom Gordin was asked how the current Corona situation affects the top event. How are the preparations for next autumn´s Horse Show proceeding with this extraordinary situation right now? We focus to proceed as normal as possible, even though the...

Preparations for Helsinki Horse Show continue

Preparations for Helsinki Horse Show continue

Despite the challenging times of spring 2020 Helsinki Horse Show continues its preparations in the normal way.  We feel confident that the equestrian community may gather together in Helsinki in October for a wonderful show....

First ever victory for Geir Gulliksen in Gothenburg!

First ever victory for Geir Gulliksen in Gothenburg!

Age is only a number for Geir Gulliksen who has just turned 60. The colorful and well known rider from Norway took his first Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ victory in Gothenburg as a late birthday present. Gulliksen was riding the small gelding VDL Groep Quatro who...

The program for 2020 released

The program for 2020 released

Something new, something old and a lot of top sport Helsinki Horse Show has been able to keep its popularity during its 35 years. Last autumn the event made a visitor record with over 50 000 spectators. Top sport is the core of...

CSI5*-W HELSINKI 2020 – NEW VISUAL IMAGE RELEASED

CSI5*-W HELSINKI 2020 – NEW VISUAL IMAGE RELEASED

The image of 2020 has been designed by Eveliina Rautio, the AD of the event My background is in event management. Helsinki Horse Show has always interested me professionally and I was very happy to join the Horse Show team. I inherited the grafic design work task from...

CSI5*-W HELSINKI AWARD 2020 WINNER

CSI5*-W HELSINKI AWARD 2020 WINNER

Helsinki International Horse Show, the only 5* equestrian event in Finland, is a double Awards 2020 winner at the annual Sponsorship & Event Awards Gala on February 6th. Together with Fortum HorsePower the event received the ”Best Sports Sponsorship Award” and the...