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Equita Longines, le Salon du Cheval de Lyon



Daniel Deusser and Tobago Z claimed the Longines Grand Prix at Equita Longines, le Salon du Cheval de Lyon

Longines is proud to be for the first time this year the Title Partner of Equita Longines, le Salon du Cheval de Lyon, of which the brand has been the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch since 2013. During this event, known as the biggest equestrian gathering in Europe, the Swiss watchmaking brand had the pleasure to present the Longines Grand Prix, one of the key show jumping competitions. This trial brought together nearly fifty rider/horse couples, offering the spectators outstanding performance and achievement at the highest level of sport. German rider Daniel Deusser and his mount set themselves apart by successfully claiming this trial. Steve Guerdat (SWI) and Bianca took the second place followed by Olivier Philippaerts (BEL) and H&M Legend of Love. Daniel Deusser, the winner of this world-class competition was granted an elegant Longines timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing.

On the same day, the Swiss watchmaker also had the pleasure to time the performances of the Dressage riders during the leg of the FEI Dressage World CupTM. This competition was claimed by Germany’s Isabell Werth on Emilio ahead of Patrik Kittel (SWE) on Delatio and Antonia Ramel (SWE) on Brother de Jeu.

During Equita Longines, le Salon du Cheval de Lyon, the winged hourglass brand was delighted to present the Conquest V.H.P. GMT Flash Setting as the Official Watch of the event. Sporty and elegant, this watch is a must-have for travel lovers, as it allows them to easily change time zones either manually, following watchmaking tradition, or by using the smart “Flash Setting” system that sets the watch using flash pulses from a smartphone. This model and the various Longines collections can be discovered at the elegant Longines Boutique located at the heart of the event. 

Longines FEI World Cup Western European League; Equita Lyon; Horse Jumping; 2018

Follow the live results of all Longines competitions on Building on its in-house expertise, the Swiss watch brand Longines gradually built a special relationship with the world of sport. It can count now many years of experience as a timekeeper for world championships in sport or as a partner of international sports federations.