North American League Heats Up in Guadalajara

A strong Mexican contingent will vie for valuable World Cup points this week in the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Guadalajara

The North American League series returns this week, January 22-26, this time in Guadalajara, Mexico at the stunning Guadalajara Country Club. The Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Guadalajara will be the feature event, as international riders from across the globe will compete for valuable points toward qualifying for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final (April 15-19) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Returning champion Salvador Onate riding Big Red. Photo: Anwar Esquivel

Brazilian course designer Guilherme Jorge, who designed the courses at the 2016 Olympics, will return to the venue to set the tracks throughout the week.

A strong contingent of Mexican riders is slated to compete, including last year’s winner Salvador Onate. Simon Niziri (ISR), who placed third last year, will also be contending for the top podium spot. The feature event, the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Guadalajara will take place Saturday, January 25 at 2:30 p.m. CT, and don’t miss the Audi-Scappino Qualifier Thursday, January 23, at 2:50 p.m. CT.

Keep up with entries, start times and results here.

About the North American League

The Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League, now in its fifth year, consists of 14 venues in three countries – the United States, Mexico and Canada. Each venue hosts qualifiers to determine the North American riders who will compete at the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final (April 15-19) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NAL, which offers $2.4 million in prize money, is one of 16 leagues that form the global FEI Jumping World Cup™ series, which has been in existence since 1978.

Follow the action before, during and after each qualifier with #FEIWorldCup, #Longines and #JumpToGreatness.

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