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Top Shots from LGCT Paris

There’s nothing quite like watching the world’s best compete in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower! Here are a few pics of the weekend’s big winners.

Rio 2016: Hermes Ryan Pulled from Competition, Ending Delestre’s Olympics

World No.2 Show Jumping rider, France’s Simon Delestre, has pulled his horse Hermes Ryan from Olympic competition. The horse has reportedly suffered a micro fracture on his hock, the cause of which remains unknown. Delestre released the following message on… Continue Reading →

Updated Longines World Rankings

French rider Simon Delestre remains on top of the world show jumping rankings. McLain Ward edged Penelope Leprevost out of 4th position while Kevin Staut and Bertram Allen swapped spots 8 & 9. 1. Simon Delestre (FRA) 2. Christian Ahlmann… Continue Reading →

Delestre & Chesall Win Massimo Dutti Trophy CSI5* in Shanghai

The final Massimo Dutti Trophy CSI5* feature class of the day saw World Number 1 Simon Delestre (FRA) showcase his talent with the phenomenal chestnut gelding Chesall Zimequest. Simon took the lion’s share of the $377,000 prize money class after… Continue Reading →

Report from Gothenburg: Day One

French riders proved they’re the ones to beat during day one of the Longines World Cup Final in Gothenburg, Sweden. Penelope Leprevost bested her fellow countryman, Simon Delestre, by 2.5 seconds in a thrilling speed round. Rain didn’t keep a… Continue Reading →

Simon Delestre Dethrones Scott Brash in Longines Rankings

France’s Simon Delestre has climbed to the top of the Longines leaderboard, replacing Scott Brash who held the number 1 spot for 11 months. USA’s McLain Ward made a big move from the 8th position to 4th, swapping places with… Continue Reading →

Kevin Staut Wins at Home in Bordeaux

French riders did the home crowd proud today in Bordeaux. As the Western European League’s Final World Cup qualifier, Bordeaux served as a make-or-break moment for many on the cusp of qualifying for Gothenburg next month. The Uliano Vezzani-designed course… Continue Reading →

Delestre and Hermes Ryan Win a Thriller

In Greek mythology Hermes is known as the fastest of the Gods. He’s adorned in winged sandals and helmet as he acts as messenger between Gods and mortals. But on Sunday is was Hermes Ryan, a liver chesnut Selle Francais… Continue Reading →

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