This season’s Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ North American League is in full swing and the next stop in the distinguished series is the $225,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup ™ Lexington held at the prestigious National Horse Show, October 25–November 3 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Now in its 136th year, the National Horse Show is an event steeped in tradition and draws riders from across the country and all over the world, many of who are hoping to pick up valuable points to qualify for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final in Las Vegas, April 15–19, 2020. With just seven events each on the East and West Coasts, each of these classes are vital for top riders aiming for the Final.
The $225,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup ™ Lexington will take place on Saturday, November 2 at 7 p.m. and spectators can expect to see some of the best riders in show jumping, including last year’s winner, Beezie Madden. Other top talent vying for World Cup points include Olympian Kent Farrington, World Equestrian Games gold medalists Devin Ryan and Adrienne Sternlicht, Margie Engle, Alex Granato and many more.
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.
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