Equestrian meets fashion, music and tradition. The s.Oliver Vienna Masters with the penultimate stop of Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League is celebrating from 15th to 18th September 2016 its 5th anniversary with a sensational festival for the whole family. In addition to well-tried this year there are some changes in the program and an emotional farewell.

Big emotions at the Vienna Masters 2015 as Luciana Diniz won the Longines Global Champions Tour. © Vienna Masters/Michael Graf

Greater. More beautiful. Spectacular. The new s.Oliver Vienna Masters

On the site of historic Vienna trotting race track Krieau the event team from s.Oliver Vienna Masters has finally the opportunity to unfold properly. Because space is there in abundance. In addition to show jumping with the best in the world within the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League, there is a specially staged s.Oliver fashion show, a four-day music festival with daily changing musicians and singers, the great children’s horse show and a three-day children’s Festival experience. Priced interesting: the cheap strolling tickets. For the first time there will even be trotting races within international show jumping tournament. Dressage, Working Equitation, the shopping mall or culinary delights promise a lot of sports, fun, games and excitement.

Goodbye, Sense!

On the largest squares in the world, the Zorro T – Grannus descendant The Sixth Sense felt for many years at home. Top placements and a total prize money of 361,637.65 euros alone under the Longines Global Champions Tour speak for themselves. 2006 the Westphalian born in1996 was not only chosen by the World Breeding Association for the best jumper in the world, but also earned the victory in the prestigious Riders Tour. Emotions are thus inevitable when Thomas Frühmann leaves his “Sense” on Saturday, 17.09.  in his well deserved retirement in front of  “his” audience. Dont forget handkerchiefs!

NEW! Sulky or saddle? Trotting sport premiere at the Vienna Masters

What would be an event in the Vienna Krieau on the venerable racetrack with K&K atmosphere without its key players, the “trotters”. The resident of Vienna Krieau trotting club organizes daily from Friday to Sunday Professional and Celebrity Charity Races. This weekend the thrill won‘t come too short, because you can bet on your winner.

NEW! The Vienna Masters Music Festival: Hans Krankl & Co play

For four days, visit the Vienna Masters Music Festival and enjoy sounds for the ears. Every day there is a different theme in the front of Wienerlied & Austro Pop about country music and folk music to rock and roll, boogie and blues. The musical highlight on Thursday (15.09.) is football legend Hans Krankl aka Johann K. with his band Monti Beton live around 20:30! All bands and the varied program you can find here >> Music Festival

NEW! LGT Young Soloists at the Longines Global Champions Tour in the City of Music

If the Longines Global Champions Tour guest appearance in the city of music, and of course classical music should not be missed: The highly talented and award-winning students of LGT Young Soloists Academy promises an extra class ear catcher.

NEW! Kids fun of the Western world about the wildlife to the straw maze world

Where to bring the children while the adults are fevering during sports, rock music before the stage or taste and try in the shopping and restaurant mile? On Thursday there is the first time a children’s horse show in the main arena moderated by ORF star Robert Steiner. From Friday to Sunday Robert Steiner is waiting at the Children’s Festival in the okidoki Children world offering a colorful program including inflatables, animal worlds with Pony Club and the mares and foals of the Spanish Riding School of Vienna, a Western World, a giant straw maze, hay jumping and a Flying Fox for the youngest visitors. The detailed program for the kids is here >> Kids Program

s.Oliver Vienna Masters Program Highlights

Thursday, 15.09.: Kids Horse Show & Opening of international equestrian competitions

Friday, 16.09.: Children’s Festival, Six Bar Jumping, CSI5* Grand Prix of Vienna

Saturday, 17.09.: CSI5* Mercedes-Benz Championship, s.Oliver Fashion Show, Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Vienna presented by LGT Private Banking

Sunday, 18.09.: CSI5* s.Oliver Vienna Masters, Global Champions League

Main Program

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 s.Oliver Vienna Masters will host a leg of the Global Champions League, the world’s first team competition in jumping.

The horse in different disciplines: jumping, dressage, Working Equitation and trotting it will experience in 2016 when s.Oliver Vienna Masters.

Show Program: An exclusive selection of exciting show acts is ready for the audience.

Kids Horse Show on Thursday: Special children’s program in the main stadium with mini Trotting, Pony Working Equitation, Mini-Rodeo, Show Pony and Apply.

Children’s Festival: On all days of the event there is a varied program with Okidoki-Baby Care and Robert Steiner, western world, inflatables, straw world, wildlife, labyrinth, workshop, information events etc.

Framework Program

Shopping street on the fairground: fashion, trends and lifestyle – not only for horse riding enthusiasts.

s.Oliver Vienna Masters Music Festival: daily at s.Oliver Vienna Masters Marquee with changing music mottos. On Thursday you get Viennese songs and Austro Pop served, the highlight at 20:30 is football legend Hans Krankl aka Johann K. with his band Monti Beton. Cool guitar beats and vocals can be enjoyed on Friday, when the stage is played with country music and  linedancers bring the floor to glow. Saturday is proper, because from 11am it starts really rustically to the day with the folk music morning pint. The rocking finale on Sunday: Boogie, Blues and Rock’n Roll!

Get the full s.Oliver Vienna Masters Program here »


Longines Global Champions Tour
15th -18th September 2016 | KRIEAU | VIENNA

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