Photo Gallery: Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Las Vegas

  • Aje Cluny, a 12yo gelding, tucks his toes to give rider Christian Heineking a fantastic, speedy clear round in the jump-off. Even though Cluny had a bit of a bucking moment, the pair were the fastest in the 7-rider jump-off earning the win by just 0.01 second. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Christian Heineking stares at the scoreboard in disbelief after winning the competition with Aje Cluny. "The time was really close and luck was on my side today," said the German rider. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Oh, so close... Enrique Gonzalez, representing Mexico, had to settle for a heartbreaking second-place finish - just 0.01 seconds behind the winner. He and Chacna, a 9yo mare, won the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Del Mar competition last month. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Tina Yates was the top-placed American aboard the 12yo stallion Zelote VDL. "After you jump a clear round and the audience explodes, it’s a type of euphoria. It ups the ante. It makes it fun," she said after her round. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Luebbo has no trouble clearing the jumps for American rider Jamie Barge--the pair took home a fourth place ribbon for their efforts. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • 5th place finisher Hanna Mauritzson, of Sweden, gets some last-minute advice from Eric Navet before her round with Landlyst's Leroy. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Nayel Nassar of Egypt and his Hanoverian stallion Lordan ticked just a single rail in the jump-off to claim the 6th place ribbon. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Germany's Guide Klatte jun. and Qinghai were one of 7 pairs to contest the jump-off - they finished 7th in the competition. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Ljubov Kochetova of Russia missed the jump-off by one time fault aboard her 10yo stallion Balou du Reventon, putting them in 8th overall. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Canadian Keean White took 9th in the competitive event with Corette, fresh off his win earlier in the week with his new mare Hera van de Kouterhoeve. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Andrew Ramsay and Stranger rounded out the top ten. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Hide and seek! Christian Heineking's adorable daughter Ella scopes out her father's course. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Christian gets a high-five from his crew after his win. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • Canadian Christopher Surbey and Chalacorada confidently trot into the ring for their round. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • A horse surveys the scene at the busy night of the most anticipated event at the Las Vegas National Horse Show. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

  • A high five for good luck as Nayel Nassar and Lordan enter the ring. | Photo: Amy K. Dragoo/AIMMEDIA

Calendar of Events

Eastern League
• July 27–31—Bromont
• Sept. 14–18—New York
• Oct. 25–30—Washington
• Nov. 1–6—Lexington
• Nov. 7–12—Toronto
• Feb. 1–5, 2017—Wellington
• March 8–12—Ocala

Western League
• Aug. 24–28—Langley
• Oct. 5–10—Sacramento
• Oct. 19–23—Del Mar
• Oct. 25–29—Calgary
• Nov. 15–20—Las Vegas,
• Jan. 25–28, 2017—Guadalajara
• Feb. 7–12—Thermal

NAL Magazine

Let's Get Social

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram