The magical back-drop of Port d’Hercule and the iconic Prince’s Palace in Monaco was provided a three-day feast of top-class show jumping alongside fantastic entertainment this July. The enchanting Riviera location and luxurious facilities at the Monaco event combine to deliver a stunning experience for families, VIPs, sponsors, owners and riders.
For more than a decade, the Jumping International of Monte-Carlo has brought together the best riders in the world.
The course at the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo is one of the very finest of the season, in the prestigious setting of Port Hercule, at the foot of the Prince’s Palace against a backdrop of luxury yachts. It is also one of the most challenging on the world circuit. Since 2006 and the creation of the Longines Global Champions Tour, the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo has established itself as an iconic meeting on the showjumping calendar, with the biggest names in the sport regularly taking part.
Strewn with obstacles, its main characteristic is its shortness, narrowness and sinuosity. The cramped nature of its courses requires of riders perfect mastery and technique, guaranteeing a unique spectacle.
The Jumping is both a show-jumping competition and a race against the clock, with no less than 15 events on offer to riders and the audience, with amateur categories during the day and top riders in the evening. The champions compete for the Prince of Monaco’s Prize, one of the finest stages of the Longines Global Champions Tour.
Watched over by the super-yachts and nestled in the former Formula 1 pit lane, this event is truly unique in the world of show jumping and draws crowds from all around the world.
The best riders in the world and their horses meet in the Principality every year for a unique sporting spectacle which takes show-jumping to the level of a work of art.