Wednesday, 03 January 2018 CSI3* CSIAm-A CSIAm-B CSIYH1*

Winter Wonderland! Season opening, GLOCK-style

It’s the international season opening in Austria and one of the most exceptional show jumping tournaments in equestrian sport worldwide. Olympic, World and European champions and their famous horses are ready to converge on the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER Austria. For a full four days from February 1st – 4th 2018 in that unique GLOCK ambiance, the spotlight will be on international show jumping competition combined with incomparable flair and top-class show acts.

GLOCK perfection meets equestrian sport
The exclusivity of the event is reflected not only in the top-ranking cohort of starters. The particular flair of tournaments held at the GHPC Austria is internationally renowned and carries the personal signature of managing director Kathrin Glock. Awaiting participants and visitors alike are not only top-class equestrian sport but also a truly magical world with breathtaking design, exquisite catering, inspiring live acts and touching charity initiatives for people and animals in need all under the spotlight.

International equestrian sport stars at GHPC Austria
For four days the riders and their horses focus on contesting victory and placings. The total prize money awaiting athletes at GHPC Austria amounts to 236,000 euros. The GLOCK’s 3* Grand Prix alone carries 100,000 euros of prize money. The youngster competitions and the possibility of coaching their own students in the international amateur competitions make the season opening especially attractive for the stars of the equestrian sports world. Also tempting are the total of four FEI Longines world ranking list show jumping events.

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
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
  • 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 supervision
  • 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 will gain be delighting all at the GLOCK HORSE PERFORMANCE CENTER and in his Cooking Lounge. The cooking shows take place on Friday and Saturday at 11am, 2pm and 5pm and on Sunday at 11am and 2pm. All visitors to the tournament enjoy free entry to the cooking shows.

Free entry to all competitive events
For all visitors there’s free entry to the spectator grandstand in the tournament hall. In the Kids Lounge there’s a guarantee of fun and entertainment for the little ones. The dogs aren’t forgotten either: at the Dog Lounge there are plenty of treats and the finest of massages (by appointment and subject to availability) for our faithful friends.

Fully informed
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

International Show Jumping
When: 01–04/02/2018
VIP day tickets: call +43 664 88 73 44 01
Free entry to all competitive events

World and European champion Gerco Schröder will be there! This exceptional Dutch athlete rides for Team GLOCK and returns to the starting line at GHPC Austria every year with the GLOCK horses. © Michael Rzepa