An exceptional end to this sixth edition of the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show, the 17th  leg of the prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour and the Global Champions League! A stone's throw from the mythical Pampelonne Beach, in front of a thrilled crowd, America’s Jessica Springsteen won her first LGCT 5* Grand Prix in an exceptional jump-off. Earlier in the day, the provisional ranking of the Global Champions League, the team circuit, underwent some major changes.

It is truly a special year for Ann Fonck: she crossed the NRHA Million Dollar Mark at the NRHA European Affiliate Championship held in Denmark becoming the second lady professional to join the elite group.

The World Champions Rodeo Alliance (WCRA) today announced the most athlete-friendly incentive in the history of rodeo: the WCRA Triple Crown of Rodeo (TCR). The TCR is an annual bonus that will pay $1,000,000 to any one athlete or collection of athletes whom win first place in any three consecutive WCRA $1,000,000 Major Rodeos. Two of the $1,000,000 WCRA Major Rodeos next year will be coupled with a Professional Bull Riders (PBR) elite series event in a major U.S. market while three TCR events in 2020 will be broadcast on CBS Sports.

The first go round of the $16,500-added BO Ranch Non Pro division of the Maturity, open to horses 6-years-old and up, lit the beautiful BO Ranch arena. With 38 horses entered (31 in the Level (L)1; 26 in the L2; 16 in the L3; 9 in the L4), all vying for a place in the finals, competition was tough today!

BO Ranch, Europe’s newest and most exclusive facility dedicated to showing and breeding reining horses, officially opened its doors to international competition welcoming over 130 horses taking part in the inaugural $55,000-added BO Ranch Maturity.

The Palm Beach Masters Series® is excited to announce the newest event to its 2020 lineup. The Palm Beach Open returns to the Series as a brand new CSI5*/CSI2* event, March 10-15, 2020.

It took a qualifier and a final to bring home top honors in the NRHA Open with the highest added offered in Europe: the 2019 AMERICANA €40.000-added Open Bronze Trophy. NRHA Million Dollar Rider Ann Fonck went ahead and won with Diego and Laura Dalla Gassa’s Gunners Specialolena, a 5-year-old double registered AQHA/APHA mare by NRHA’s Three Million Dollar Sire Gunners Special Nite out of Dolly Jac Olena.

Following the qualifier, 11 horse-rider-combinations made it to the final of the €6,000-added AMERICANA NCHA European Non Pro Championship. Taking the win with a 150 score was Italian Maurizio Battista Sandei with his Iminent Cat between the reins.

The Palm Beach Masters Series®, home of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Wellington since 2016, will continue to host the event through at least 2023.

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