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The Longines Masters series starts its journey across continents in Los Angeles from 29th September to 2nd October 2016 with the American leg of the Grand Slam Indoor of Show Jumping.
This year’s competition will take place for the first time at the Long Beach Convention Center. Long Beach is one giant playground located in the South of Los Angeles. Here you can experience the Longines Masters right on the bay, and why not enjoy a historic journey aboard the famous Queen Mary, or even more discover the fabulous worlds of Hollywood Studios.
Recognized by both the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) and the U.S. Equestrian Federation (USEF) as a CSI 5* event, the American leg of the Longines Masters established Los Angeles as a prominent location for the international equestrian scene, a first since the 1984 LA Olympic Games. Rated since its inception in 2014 as « Number one indoor show jumping competition » according to the North American Riders Group, the Longines Masters of Los Angeles will take place this year on the heels of the 2016 Olympic Games, as one of the premiere 5* events in the US.
BE APART OF A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
During the four days of the event, you will have the chance to experience exceptional, and exhilarating, world-class and innovative show jumping competitions while also enjoying various social events, a true feast for the senses through art, food, culture, cinema and entertainment, that celebrate the glamorous Los Angeles lifestyle.
Each leg of the Longines Masters is a gateway to the world, punctuated not only with cultural but also human encounters, since in Los Angeles, Paris and Hong Kong alike, you'll be able to discover competitions and activities designed to offer support to local and international charities.
From young to old, equestrian expert and neophyte alike, everyone is welcome at the Longines Masters. Perfect for outings with family or friends, there’s plenty of enjoyment to be had in the Prestige Village, grandstands and VIP areas… and to initiate the younger generation, there’s even a Kid’s Corner with educational and fun activities for discovering the world of show jumping!
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