Show jumping event to kick start in Doha from today

Show jumping event to kick start in Doha from today

By kadija latibu

If you’re looking high and low for something “out of the box” to do this weekend, then you’ve come to the right place.

Doha, amidst all the other fun filled events that it’s hosting, has turned out to be the final venue of “The Longines Global Champions Tour”.

Now for those of us who have no idea what this whole thing is about, here’s a quick look on the event-

Being the world’s premier five star jumping event, the Longines Global Champions Tour brings together top 30 horse riders and jockeys in the world to put up a spectacular series of shows. It will without doubt be the best show jumping you’d ever see.

This year, the finals of the 2015 tour will take place in our own Doha at the world class equestrian facility in the country, Al-Shaqab Equestrian Center.

Interested? Now, although the event will take place from the 12th to the 14th of November, here’s what you should know about the tickets and the timings-

Entrance will be absolutely free for the public on the 12th and 13th of November (that’s today and tomorrow). However, you’ll need a ticket for the 14th of November.

The timings of the show are-

12th of November- 11.15 AM - 9.30 PM

13th of November-   2.30 PM – 9.30 PM

14th of November- 10.30 AM – 9.30 PM

Tickets priced at 15QR for kids and 35QR for adults can be purchased at Virgin Landmark, Virgin SPN and Virgin Villagio.

Will you be going for the Longines Global Champions Tour?

 

 

 

 

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