CSI3* International Show Jumping: time for the off!
Precisely 15 times it will all be about winning or losing from February 1st - 4th 2018 at the international season opening at GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER. With a prize pot of 236,000 euros, Austria’s first international show jumping event of the new season is one of the most highly remunerated of Austria’s 3-star events, with as many as four world-ranking show-jumping tests taking place here.
The starting shot for this top event will ring out at 10am on Thursday (01/02) for the opening show jumping event of all tours. From this moment on, aficionados of equestrian sports will be able to follow thrilling competitions for amateurs, young horses and masters in the heated GHPC event hall, all for free. The absolute highlight of the four days of equestrian sports is the GLOCK’s 3* Grand Prix on Sunday (04/02) which, as the closing highlight, is endowed with a prize pot of 100,000 euros.
As always, participants are top-ranking. Amongst them:
• Martin Fuchs (SUI)
No. 13 in the world
Twice team bronze medal winner at the European Championships (Aachen 2015, Gothenburg 2017)
GLOCK’s 3* Grand Prix winner 2012
GLOCK’s 5* Grand Prix winner 2017
CSI5* Grand Prix Basel 2018 winner
Youth Olympic Games winner
• Gerco Schröder (NED) – GLOCK Rider
Twice silver medal winner at the 2012 London Olympic Games
Twice team world champion and twice team European champion
• Janne-Friederike Meyer-Zimmermann (GER)
Team world champion Lexington 2010
Team European champion Madrid 2011
• Marco Kutscher (GER)
Twice bronze medal winner 2004 Athens Olympic Games
European champion individual (San Patrignano 2005)
Twice team European champion (San Patrignano 2005, Madrid 2011)
Austria is represented by:
• Gerfried Puck (ST) - currently number 147 in the world and No. 3 in Top of Austria
• Christian Rhomberg (V) - currently number 157 in the world and No. 2 in Top of Austria
• Julia Kayser (T) – currently number 255 in the world and No. 4 in Top of Austria
• Roland Englbrecht (OÖ) – currently number 10 in Top of Austria
About the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER
Industrialist Gaston Glock handed his wife Kathrin responsibility for achieving international positioning of the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER in 2010. Today not only world champions, Olympic medal holders and European champions but also international show stars are delighted to attend the tournaments.
GLOCK’s Entertainment in the Riders Lounge
“Horses and Stars” stands for GLOCK-style, high-class entertainment, and guests in the exclusive Riders Lounge can look forward to:
• International top-class show acts
• Gourmet entertainment by and with Alfons Schuhbeck
• Wellness Lounge (manicure, pedicure, massage)
• Styling Lounge with star stylist Eren Bektas and his team
• Kids Lounge with creative carers
• Cinema Lounge for little cinema fans
• Dog Wellness – the very finest dog massage with Manfred Kellenc
Free entry to the Cooking Lounge
German star chef Alfons Schuhbeck wil be delighting all in his Cooking Lounge at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER. The cooking shows take place there on Friday and Saturday at 11am, 2pm and 5pm and on Sunday at 11am and 2pm. All tournament visitors enjoy free entry to the cooking shows.
Free entry to all competitive events
There is free entry to the spectator grandstand in the tournament hall for all visitors. For the little ones there’s a guarantee of fun and entertainment in the Kids Lounge. The dogs aren’t forgotten either: at the Dog Lounge there are plenty of treats and the very finest of massages (by appointment and subject to availability) for our four-legged friends.
You can find all the information about the competitions, daily summaries, many photos and news as well as the live stream of International Show Jumping at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER at www.ghpc.at
What: International Show Jumping
Where: GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER Austria
VIP day tickets: call +43 664 88 73 44 01
Free entry to all competitive events