Everything You Need to Know About This Weekend’s Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala

Riders have one last chance to qualify for the World Cup this Sunday at Live Oak International.

This Sunday’s Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala is the final competition in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League and the last chance for riders vying for points for a spot at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final, April 3–7, 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

The Live Oak International is the only international level combined driving and show jumping tournament in the U.S. and takes place March 7-10 at Live Oak Stud in Ocala, Florida. Show jumping competition takes place Friday through Sunday, and culminates with the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Ocala on Sunday, March 10 at 1:30 p.m.

Wilhelm Genn and Bugatti, who won the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Sacramento and placed second at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Las Vegas, will be competing in Ocala on Sunday. Photo FEI/Amy McCool

Spectators can also check out world class driving competition. This year, Live Oak International is hosting the USEF Combined Driving National Championships for the Advanced Four-in-Hand Horse and Advanced Pair Horse. Driving begins with Dressage on Thursday and Friday, continues with the Marathon on Saturday, and concludes with the Cones phase on Sunday, March 10.

Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Wellington third-place finishers Beat Mändli (SUI) and Dsarie will make an appearance on Sunday. Photo by FEI/Kathy Russell Photography

Several North American League heavy hitters are on the entry list including riders who have already won a qualifier this season (Alex Granato and Wilhem Genn). Also on the entry list are World Equestrian Games team gold medalists Devin Ryan and Eddie Blue, World No.3-ranked rider Harrie Smolders (NED) and a host of other international competitors—Georgina Bloomberg, Charlie Jacobs, Beat Mandlï, Katie Dinan and Sloane Coles, to name a few.

How to Watch

You can watch most events that take place at the Live Oak International here

Sunday’s $100,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Ocala will be broadcast live on the subscription-based FEI TV.

Event Schedule 


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