The Madrid Camo Club already has everything ready so that this Friday, starting at nine in the morning, and throughout the weekend, a centennial competition will be held on its slopes, the Madrid International Equestrian Jumping Grand Prix , which in recent years has been enhanced by hosting in its program one of the stops (the fourth of the year) of the Longines Global Champions Tour. In addition, it is sure to keep up with the weather on this outdoor date.

Twelve tests in three days, and each day with a five-star contest, the highest jumps that the competition collects and that moves to Madrid apart from the cream of both the riders and some horses spectacular in its sporting heyday in a weekend in which the prizes to be shared among all the tests reach one million euros, a third destined for the Longines Global Champions Tour event.

The stables destined for the competition have installed more than 200 horses of the almost 250 that will jump in Madrid, with riders and riders well positioned in the world ranking, such as Spaniards Sergio Álvarez Moya, who is in his second year with Álamo, winning horse of the World Cup Final in 2019 and now co-owned by the Asturian of Sergio Ramos, PSG footballer, the Madrilenian Eduardo Alvarez Aznar (had a good presence in the Global two weeks ago in Mexico) and the Aragonese rider Pilar Cordon.

French also appear among those registered Oliver Robert, winner of the 2021 test in Madrid, the Germans Katrin Eckerman, winner of the Miami Grand Prix, and Marcus Ehning, the brazilian Marlon Modolo, sixth in the world ranking and winner of the Copa del Rey of 2021, Belgian Pieter Devos, French Simon Delestre, and Swedish rider Malon Baryard.

Total, six tests are scored for the Longines FEI Ranking, in which about 130 riders from 30 different countries. The star competitions on the calendar are the Longines Global Champions Tour Madrid Grand Prix on Saturday -with the 1.60m obstacles- and the Copa del Rey -with heights of 1.50 and 1.60 meters and a prize of 100,000 euros- which will close the program on Sunday.

The Global Champions Leagie is being held for the sixth time in Madrid with 16 private formations. The host team, Madrid in Motion, will be made up of Irish rider Mark McAuley, Swedish rider Angelica Augustsson Zanotelli and Spaniard Eduardo Álvarez Aznar, who is currently second in the national ranking.


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