Antwerp, the heart of the famous diamond city and top-level show jumping is taking place this weekend. Thousands of guests are expected to descend upon the great city to see top level showjumping, Olympic and World Champions in action.
The new venue of Cockerill Quay alongside the vast River Schelde. Longines Global Champions Tour will add further dazzle to this City of fine art, fashion, culture and, of course, those diamonds.
Spectators and guests will be in for a real treat with an amazing show of the world famous War Horse before the start of the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix on Saturday. This sensational and unique production of the British National Theatre is based on the novel War Horse by Michael Morpurgo and was adapted for the theatre production by Nick Stafford in association with the internationally renowned Handspring Puppet Company. The actors are working with the magnificent, life-sized puppets will lead the public on a gripping journey through history.
Irish riders competing and expected to make a big impact are as follows:
CSI 5* GCT: Bertram Allen with Quiet Easy 4 and Romanov; Darragh Kenny with Belle Rock (ISH) and Sans Soucis Z
CSI 2*: Eoin Butler with Miss Cocktail; Enda Carroll with Valetto JX; Ivan Dalton with Miss Independence BC and Talbot Cece
BEST OF LUCK!