Riders and horses for LGCT Miami Beach: A spectacle of sport and glamour with top riders

Riders and horses for LGCT Miami Beach: A spectacle of sport and glamour with top riders

The stage is set for an epic clash of show jumping titans as the Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach 2024 announces its stellar lineup of riders for this year's edition. Get ready for an unparalleled fusion of world-class sport and A-list glamour as LGCT Miami Beach prepares to dazzle spectators against the breathtaking backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. 

Among the headlining narratives is the potential history-making bid by Katrin Eckermann and her formidable mount Cala Mandia to secure an unprecedented third consecutive victory in the LGCT Grand Prix of Miami Beach. Eckermann's quest for a three-peat promises to be a captivating storyline, as she faces stiff competition from a field of elite riders, including two-time LGCT Grand Prix of Miami Beach winner, Edwina Tops-Alexander. Tops-Alexander, a force to be reckoned with in the world of show jumping, aims to kick-start her Championship campaign and secure crucial points in this prestigious event.

Adding to the excitement are powerhouse riders from across the globe, including Daniel Deusser, Christian Ahlmann, last year’s LGCT Championship runner up Maikel van der Vleuten, Simon Delestre, Christian Kukuk, Denis Lynch, Malin Baryard-Johnsson, and Nicola Philippaerts. Their presence ensures a thrilling showdown on the sun-soaked sands of Miami Beach.

But it's not just international stars vying for glory; American female firepower will be out in full force, led by fan favourites Natalie Dean and Margie Goldstein-Engle, alongside equestrian luminaries such as Laura Kraut and Jessica Springsteen. Their participation adds an extra layer of excitement as they aim to claim victory on home turf. Joining them are esteemed American riders Mimi Gochman, Aaron Vale, Kent Farrington, and Kristen Vanderveen, adding depth and competitiveness to the field.

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Source: Press Release