When the world’s best riders and their horses meet in the most beautiful cities in the world, then it’s time for the Longines Global Champions Tour! From 15th to 18th September, the crème de la crème of the equestrian world comes for the fifth time to the cosmopolitan city of Vienna – for the first time on the grounds of the racetrack Vienna – Krieau. In this final stage is fought for the final in Doha to get the most lucrative prize money and valuable points. True to the motto “equestrian meets fashion, music and tradition”, the audience can look forward to even more variety and diversity of programs in this equestrian event around the Longines Global Champions Tour of Vienna presented by LGT Private Banking. As an important partner for top sports Mercedes-Benz Austria is now the second time on board and takes over with the Mercedes-Benz Championship on Saturday (17.09.) the patronage of one of the sporting highlights at s.oliver Vienna Masters.

Since 1886th Mercedes Benz is the first alternative to the most beautiful animal in the world. © Stefano Grasso

One star meets five stars

The Mercedes Benz Championships will be held like last year in the highest category in show jumping, the 5-star class – as well as the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix presented by LGT Private Banking on Saturday and the s.Oliver Vienna Masters (17.09.) and the first time in Vienna discharged Global Champions League stage on Sunday (18.09.). The current top 30 jumpers in the world, Olympic, world and European champions will therefore fight in this 5-star competitions for the prestigious victory. Exciting sport at the highest level is guaranteed.

Since 1886th the first alternative to the most beautiful animal in the world.

The fact that the car with the star is the first alternative to the most beautiful animal in the world since 1886, of which one can convince at s.Oliver Vienna Masters 2016 in many ways. On generous Event Areal current Mercedes-Benz models will be exhibited and also the VIP guests and international leaders enjoy the luxury automobiles. Because the exclusive shuttle service is carried out exclusively with a Mercedes-Benz fleet.

About Mercedes-Benz Austria

Daimler AG designed as inventor of the automobile and a pioneer in the automotive industry today, the future of mobility: The company applies innovative and green technologies to produce safe and superior vehicles which fascinate and delight. Daimler has been investing continually in the development of alternative drive systems with the goal of enabling long-term zero-emission driving. How Daimler willingly accepts the challange to make the grade of meeting its responsibility towards society and the environment. Daimler sells its vehicles and services in nearly all countries of the world and has production facilities on five continents. Mercedes-Benz is a registered trademark of Daimler AG.

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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