British Rider Robert Whitaker Wins The Longines Grand Prix In Lausanne

Passionate spectators enjoy the unique atmosphere of the International Longines Horse Show of Lausanne while watching the exciting equestrian events. One of the highlights was the Grand Prix Longines of the City of Lausanne. The result was won by Robert Whitaker and his loved cat ‘Catwalk IV’. Emma O ‘, rider of ‘HHS Figero’ Dwyer finished second, William Funnell riding the ‘Billy Congo’ took third, all three were British riders. The winner was awarded an elegant Longines watch by Longines Swiss brand manager Christophe Jeanneret.

   Swiss watch brand Longines also held the ‘Longines Watch Grand Prix’ (GrandPrixdesTalentsLongines) at the same time as the ‘Longsang International Longines Equestrian Race’ in order to further fulfill the brand’s commitment to discover future equestrian championships. The international race held yesterday was limited to young riders under the age of 25. A total of 30 riders from nine countries participated. The result was won by Swiss rider Morgane Dassio who rode the ‘Horstvande Mispelaere’. The organising committees of Longines and the International Longines Equestrian Race in Lausanne are honoured to be able to provide high-level competition opportunities for the new generation of riders. The result of this game is calculated into the ‘Longines list’ of the global obstacle course.

   The designated watch for the event is a chronograph from the Longines Master Collection. This collection of watches combines classic elegance with exceptional quality, never disappointing those who know how to appreciate outstanding watches.

   The Lausanne International Longines Equestrian Race is one of Longines’ equestrian events supported around the world. Longines and equestrian history go back to 1878. At that time, the brand produced a chronograph pocket watch engraved with the jockey and his foal. As of today, Longines is actively involved in various equestrian sports, including field obstacle races, triathlons, flat races, endurance races, dressages and horse-drawn carriage competitions.