Gaithersburg, MD, September 17, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- The Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping North American League is heading to Las Vegas this November. One of the new league’s qualifying events will be held in Las Vegas and you can win a trip for two to be part of it in person, thanks to Longines and Practical Horseman Magazine.
The Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Las Vegas is hosted by the Las Vegas National CSI3*-W, and organized by Blenheim EquiSports, at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa (minutes from the famous Las Vegas strip). In addition to the $100,000 Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Las Vegas competition on November 14, the competition features two additional $35,000 Longines Rankings Competition as well as many national competitions to enjoy the West Coast Equestrian Junior/Amateur Medal Finals.
One lucky winner will be randomly selected by Practical Horseman to win a trip for two to Las Vegas from November 12-15 as part of a package that includes round-trip airfare; three nights at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa; and a VIP table at the Las Vegas National.
“The North American League highlights the best jumper riders in North America,” says Practical Horseman Editor Sandra Oliynyk. “We’re excited to give someone the chance to see one of these great qualifying events in person amid the glitz, glamor and fun of Las Vegas. In addition, the winner will get to watch all of the other great classes at the Las Vegas National. It’s a horseperson’s dream getaway.”
The contest can be entered at PracticalHorsemanMag.com/NALTravelSweeps through October 9. It is open to those ages 18 and older as of September 1 and only one entry is allowed per person.
If you don’t want to chance missing out on any of the exclusive coverage of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League, be sure to follow all of the action at PracticalHorsemanMag.com/fei-world-cup-nal, brought to you by Practical Horseman.
Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League
The new North American league was launched by Beezie Madden, the most decorated US female equestrian athlete of all time, American Gold Cup winner and FEI Solidarity Ambassador Jessica Springsteen, and Hannah Selleck, team and individual gold medalist at young rider level and one of the sport’s up-and-coming stars. The full launch release is available here: https://goo.gl/kCIsyW
The North American League boasts a minimum of US $2.4 million prize money across the series, and offers the best Jumping athletes from North America and around the world the chance to qualify for the jackpot of more than US $1.4 million (€1.3 million) on offer annually at the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final.
Longines, the FEI's Top Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the FEI, has a long equestrian sports tradition www.fei.org/hub/longines/longines-equestrian-sports.
About Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) www.fei.org
The FEI is the world governing body for horse sport recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and was founded in 1921. The FEI is the sole controlling authority for all international events in the Olympic sports of Jumping, Dressage and Eventing, as well as Driving, Endurance, Vaulting and Reining. The FEI became one of the first international sports governing bodies to govern and regulate global para sport alongside its seven able-bodied disciplines when Para-Equestrian Dressage joined its ranks in 2006. The FEI governs all international competitions for Para-Equestrian Dressage and Para-Driving.
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