For the second time now, the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER in Carinthia opens its gates for the CSI5* featuring the world’s best show-jumping riders. International top-athletes from more than 20 countries with around 230 horses will be coming to Treffen, in order to participate in this extraordinary event.
In the context of the CSI5* International Show Jumping, the riders will be competing for victory and rankings exactly 18 times. Beckoning them are not only five world ranking list show jumping tests for the Longines World Ranking but also prize money totalling 600,000 euros. No surprise that numerous Olympic and World Cup winners, world European and US champions have announced their participation.
Kick-off is on Thursday August 27th at 10:30 am with the opening test of all tours. From this moment on, visitors will be able to watch thrilling equestrian sport involving amateurs, young horses and the big mega-starts of show jumping for free. The big highlight will be happening on Sunday. The GLOCK’s CSI5* Grand Prix carries prize money amounting to 400,000 euros, counts as a qualification test for the Olympic Games and also happens to give the winner points for the world ranking list.
The world’s best riders at the GHPC
A good third of the world’s top 100 show-jumping riders will be coming to the CSI5* International Show Jumping at the GHPC. Those who would like to support and indeed get close to stars like olympic champion, double world- and european-champion Jeroen Dubbeldam (NED), world-ranking fourth Daniel Deusser (GER), world-ranking eighth Kent Farrington (USA), GLOCK rider Gerco Schröder, the twice GLOCK’s Grand Prix winner John Whitaker (GBR) and our best Austrian riders such as current number one Max Kühner (T) or grand master Hugo Simon (St), can do so via free entrance to the tournament grounds.
ABOUT THE GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER
Industrialist Gaston Glock built the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER for his wife Kathrin and, in 2010, he handed her responsibility for achieving international positioning for this equestrian sports centre. Today not only world champions, Olympic medal holders and European champions but also international show stars are delighted to attend as guests of the Gaston and Kathrin Glock family.
GLOCK Perfection meets equestrian sport
The exclusivity and very special flair of tournaments held at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER are internationally renowned and bear the personal signature of the CEO, Kathrin Glock. Here, over a period of four days, not only equestrian sport but also a veritable world of enchantment open up to participants and visitors alike. The breathtaking design of the Riders Lounge, exquisite dining and cocktails, captivating live acts by show stars and moving contributions to charities for people and animals in need.
GLOCK’s Entertainment in the Riders Lounge
With the theme “Horses and Stars”, there’s GLOCK-style high-class entertainment awaiting guests in the exclusive Riders Lounge:
> Top-class international show acts
> Styling Lounge with star stylist Eren Bektas and his team
> Kids Lounge with creative supervision
> Cinema Lounge for little cinema fans
> Wellness Lounge (manicure, pedicure, massage)
> Dog Wellness – the very finest dog massage with Manfred Kellenc
Day tickets for Thursday, Friday and Sunday available for 300 euros per person.
Day ticket info: +43 664 88 73 44 01
German star chef Alfons Schuhbeck will gain be delighting all in his Cooking Lounge at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER. Here, all tournament guests enjoy free entry. The cooking shows take place on Friday and Saturday at 11am, 2pm and 5pm and on Sunday at 11am and 2pm.
The tournament arena is accessible to all visitors free of charge. In the Kids Lounge and at the Pony Riding area, fun and entertainment are guaranteed for the youngsters. Dogs have been considered too: in the Dog Lounge there’s plenty of sustenance and the very finest of massages (by appointment and subject to availability) for your faithful pets.
All the information about the competitions, daily summaries, lots of photos and news, along with a live stream and videos of International Show Jumping at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER, are all to be found at www.ghpc.at
What: CSI5* CSI2* CSIYH1* CSIAm-A | International Show Jumping
When: August 27th-30th 2015
Where: GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER Treffen, Villach
VIP day tickets for Thursday, Friday and Sunday: 300 euros per person on +43 664 887 344 01
Free entry to the competition events in the tournament arena