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The start of ticket sales has been launched by EEM for the Longines Masters of Hong Kong, the Asian leg of the intercontinental Longines Masters Series Paris – Hong-Kong – New York. From February 9th to February 11th 2018, aficionados and amateurs alike will converge at AsiaWorld-Expo, for a riveting experience of the best in equestrian sports and art de vivre.

An international high-level competition unfolding in a unique, prestigious setting, the Longines Masters series brings together the best riders and horses on the planet for breath-taking events that wed excellence with the desire to share. Eager to introduce and bring equestrian sports to the widest possible audience, EEM – the company that founded, owns and organizes the series – will offer once again this year, with the support of its Title Partner Longines, an exceptional show, combining equestrian performance, glamour and entertainment.

Programme highlights:

 

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

 

Friday Feb. 9th,

6pm, dinner

 

The HKJC Race of the Riders

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Trophy

 

Masters Powers Saturday Feb. 10th,

11:30am-6pm, lunch

Power and agility in a competition of high jumping that defies gravity

 

Longines Speed Challenge Saturday Feb. 10th,

6pm, dinner

The fastest riders compete in a race against the clock

 

Longines Grand Prix Sunday Feb. 11th,

12pm, lunch

World’s best riders and horses compete in an emblematic event of the Grand Slam, to claim the trophy of the Longines Masters of Hong Kong

 

 

Beside the competitions, visitors are in for a behind-the-scene experience at the Prestige Village, watching true masters of show jumping warmup in the paddock. Riders will meet & greet the crowd and sign autographs, making sure visitors will leave with memorable souvenirs.

 

Asia Horse Week: a unique networking platform for the equestrian community

The 2018 Longines Masters of Hong Kong brings new excitement, inaugurating the first edition of the equestrian forum: the Asia Horse Week. With a focus on the development of the equestrian community, the ambition of Christophe Ameeuw - CEO of EEM and Founder of the Longines Masters Series Paris – Hong Kong – New York - and his team is to create a unique networking platform to share knowledge, expertise and craft business opportunities between growing markets in Asia and the rest of the world. Major European and Asian equestrian federations as well as equestrian experts will deliver talks on the most sought-after topics of our industry, paving way to establish Hong Kong as the equestrian capital of Asia, sharing our community’s passion to new audiences.

 

Tickets are on sale at: http://event.cityline.com/utsvInternet/enrollment/action/index.do?activityCode=LMHK

 

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