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[HD videos below] The eagerly anticipated Longines Hong Kong
Masters, organized by EEM Asia with the collaboration of
the Hong Kong Equestrian Federation, gets underway tomorrow (Thursday, 28 February 2013).
Taking place at AsiaWorld-Expo between 28
February and 2 March 2013, the Longines Hong Kong Masters is
recognized as an ‘M’ Mark event by the Major Sports Events
It will be Hong Kong’s first time since the 2008
Beijing Olympics to welcome the world’s top 25 riders and select
top notch Asian riders and horses, to compete in a 5-Star
International Show Jumping competition.
Participating riders include the current world
No. 1 Christian Ahlmann from Germany, London Olympic Gold medalist
Ben Maher from the UK, the world’s No. 1 female rider Edwina Tops
Alexander from Australia and former European Champion Kevin Staut
Top-notch Asian riders, including Hong Kong riders
Kenneth Cheng and Raena Leung and Japanese rider Eiken Sato, are
also set to compete alongside with some of the world’s best in a
total of six different classes over the three days of
A series of
educational, yet fun, activities have been arranged at the paddock
area to give the public a better understanding about the sport, and offer
opportunities for the guests to get up close to the
A special performance from the world-renowned
equestrian artist and performer Clémence Faivre has also been
arranged for every evening, where she will perform her famous
freedom work with horses and in Haute Ecole, while two-star Michelin Chef Yves Mattagne will
be creating culinary treats for the VIP guests.
expect up to 25,000 visitors over the three days, of which 2,000 will be local VIPs from
Hong Kong and around the world.
Exclusive HD video interview with Matthieu Gheysen VP Events
Clemence Faivre @ Longines Hong Kong
Masters 2013 - HD Video Interview
Longines Hong Kong
Masters Press Conference - 27 February 2013
Next year , the Longines Hong Kong Masters will
be held 21-23 February 2014.