From 30 June to 2 July, all eyes will be on Port Hercule as it hosts the 16th edition of the Longines Global Champions Tour de Monaco. Just a few weeks after the Formula 1 GP, the Principality, which regularly welcomes the world's most prestigious sporting events, is now set to play host to the planet's finest horse riders. From Thursday 30 June to Saturday 2 July 2022, Port of Monaco
THE ELITE OF WORLD SHOWJUMPING RETURN TO THE PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO
The course of the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo is one of the finest on the equestrian circuit. Taking place at Port Hercule, at the foot of the Prince's Palace and against the backdrop of luxury yachts, its is also one of the most challenging on the world circuit. Since the Longines Global Champions Tour was created in 2006, the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo has established itself as an essential date on the calendar, attended by the biggest names in the sport.
Featuring a series of obstacles, the course has a reputation for being short, narrow, and winding. The tight space requires the riders to demonstrate perfect control and technique, ensuring a superlative spectacle.
The Jumping is both a showjumping competition and also a race against the clock. There are no fewer than 15 events for the riders and spectators to savour, with amateur categories during the day and the elite-level competition in the evening. The champions compete in the Prix du Prince de Monaco, one of the finest stages on the Longines Global Champions Tour. Between events, spectators at the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo will also have the chance to explore the exhibitors' village, where they will find numerous equestrian craftspeople and dealers.
The finest riders and horses in the world come to the Principality every year, guaranteeing an exceptional sporting show that raises showjumping to an art form.