Experience the world’s best riders with their outstanding horses on the most spectacular places in the world – is exactly at the center of the 5-Star-jumping series Longines Global Champions Tour doped with several million euro. From 15th to 18th September 2016 the “formula one” of the international equestrian sport takes place in Vienna for the fifth time under the star-studded Vienna Masters, the first time in the historical Krieau and comes up with a completely revamped program for the whole family!
Viennese tradition meets international equestrian Stars
In the Austrian capital the horse also has historically a high priority and especially the Krieau is for many Viennese people and visitors the green heart of the city, “where horses have always belonged in Vienna”. Vienna Masters combines this tradition and brings the big show jumping this year on the grounds of the racetrack and creates a 4-day event for the whole family.
Where else the fast trotter encountered on the racetrack, at the Vienna Masters Olympic, world and European champions will compete as well as many national and international stars in show jumping. The sounding Society names that are every year at the Longines Global Champions Tour belong to Athina Onassis Roussel, the daughter of music legend Bruce Springsteen – Jessica Springsteen, Princess Charlotte of Monaco and even Microsoft founder subsidiary Jennifer Gates. In addition, this year people can also look forward to the Working Equitation World and European champions and their modern performances of traditional work riding manners after a successful premiere in 2015. For the first time at the Vienna Masters there are international dressage sport of the world’s best juniors and trotters. They get their big show in exciting professional and charity race. The nearby Wiener Prater celebrates its 250th anniversary in 2016.
Horses, fun and games for the whole family
Children dream, hobby or the really big sports fan: the Vienna Masters invites all horse lovers to a unique experience in the Vienna Krieau. Especially the Familyday targeted at families and children includes a children horse event on Thursday is a highlight in itself. Whether mini Trotting, Pony Working Equitation, ambitious Pony Kids in jumping course or Mini-Rodeo – everyone rooting for!
There is also the okidoki Baby Care Program with ORF Star Robert Steiner for four days. Young guests can let off steam in the bouncy castles and the straw world and the low-cost stroll tickets fit for any family budget.
Professional sports: The best riders and horses in the world compete in tests of the highest five-star category as well as in CSI2 * exams, international Junior Dressage and Working Equitation.
Team Challenge: The Vienna Masters will host a stage of the Global Champions League, the world’s first team competition in jumping.
The horse in different disciplines: jumping, dressage, Working Equitation and trotting will be experienced at the Vienna Masters in 2016.
Show Program: An exclusive selection of exciting show acts is ready for the audience.
Children’s party on Thursday in the okidoki children world with mini-trotting races, pony Working Equitation, Mini-Rodeo, Show and Pony competitions. On all days of the event there is a varied program with ORF star Robert Steiner, riding performances, bouncy castels and straw world, show acts and much more.
Shopping mile on the fairgrounds: fashion, trends and lifestyle – not only for horse riding enthusiasts.
Vienna Masters Music Festival: daily at the Vienna Masters Marquee with changing music mottos – from folk music Frühshoppen to Austro-Pop and from Wienerlied to Boogie and Rock’n’Roll, and more!
Tickets for the Vienna Masters are already available!
VIENNA MASTERS | LONGINES GLOBAL CHAMPIONS TOUR
15th-18th September 2016 | VIENNA | KRIEAU