CSI3* International Show Jumping: time for the off!
Precisely 15 times it will all be about winning or losing from February 2nd till 5th 2017 at the international season opening at GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER. With a prize pot of 239,000 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 2nd of February 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 (February 5th) which, as the closing highlight, is endowed with a prize pot of 100,000 euros.
As always, participants are top-class! Amongst them:
• Gerco Schröder (NED) – GLOCK Rider, two-times Olympic silver medal winner, current World and European champion
• Gianni Govoni (ITA) – winner of Gaston Glock’s Grand Prix Salzburg 2016, participant in the Olympic Games, World and European Championships
Austria is represented by:
• Christian Rhomberg (V) – current number two of Top of Austria
• Gerfried Puck (St) – current number three of Top of Austria
• Julia Kayser (T) – current number four of Top of Austria
• Markus Saurugg (St) – current number five of Top of Austria
• Roland Englbrecht (OÖ) – current number six of Top of Austria
• Stefanie Bistan (NÖ) – current number eight of Top of Austria
• Marianne Schindele (K) – current number 19 of 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 tournaments as guests of the Gaston and Kathrin Glock family.
GLOCK’s Entertainment in the Riders Lounge
The motto “Horses and Stars” stands for GLOCK-style, high-class entertainment, and guests in the exclusive Riders Lounge can look forward to:
• Gourmet entertainment 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
• Live coverage from the tournament hall
• International top-class show acts
Free entry to the Cooking Lounge
Once again, German star chef Alfons Schuhbeck will be delighting all in his Cooking Lounge at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER. All tournament guests enjoy free entry here. The cooking shows take place on Friday and Saturday at 11am, 2pm and 5pm and on Sunday at 11am and 2pm.
Free entry to the tournament hall, public viewing and Dog Lounge
There is free entry to the spectator grandstand in the tournament hall every day. At the Public Lounge, day-guests can enjoy public viewing, exclusive catering and a supervised Kids Corner. The dogs aren’t forgotten either: at the Dog Lounge there are plenty of treats for our faithful 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 +43 664 887 344 01
Free entry to all competitive events at the spectator grandstand in the tournament hall