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  • 11/10/2019

    Jumping

    Frank Schuttert on Queensland E won the Longines Trophy Grand Prix of Maastricht

    From 8-10 November, Longines was proud to take part in the 2019 Jumping Indoor Maastricht, held in the eponymous Dutch city, as the main Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of this much-awaited equestrian rendezvous. On Saturday, Longines was delighted to be the Presenting Partner of the spectacular FEI Driving World CupTM. claimed by Boyd Exell, from the Netherlands. On Sunday, the event was rounded off with the victory of Frank Schuttert on Queensland E in the Longines Trophy Grand Prix of Maastricht. The Dutch rider was followed by Leopold van Asten (NL) on VDL Groep Miss Untouchable  and Maikel van der Vleuten (NL) on Beauville Z.   The 2019 Jumping Indoor Maastricht was a perfect opportunity for Longines to highlight the Official Watch of the event, a blue model from the HydroConquest collection. Highly technical and innovative ceramic has been added to the bezel of the new HydroConquest watches. Available in grey, black or blue, this scratch-resistant insert matches the colour of the dial, ties together the fully modernized design and sporty silhouette of this collection.

  • 11/03/2019

    Jumping

    LONGINES EQUITA LYON - Concours Hippique International

    Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was glad to take part in Longines Equita Lyon, Concours Hippique International as its Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. This world-class event reached climax today with the third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM Western European League, won by Martin Fuchs (CH) on Clooney 51. The podium was completed by American rider Jessica Springsteen on RMF Zecilie, who earned second place and Pieter Devos (BEL) on Claire Z who secured third place. This qualifying leg allows its talented participants to accumulate points for the much-awaited Final taking place in Las Vegas, in April 2020.   On Friday 1st of November, the brand timed the second Jumping highlight trial of the event, the Longines Grand Prix, which was claimed by Kevin Staut on Urhelia Lutterbach on their home soil. Compatriot Alexis Deroubaix and his mount Timon d’Aure finished second ahead of Martin Fuchs (CH) on Silver Shine. The winners of both trials were presented with elegant timepieces from the hands of Matthieu Baumgartner, Longines Vice President Marketing.   Known as Europe’s biggest annual equestrian gathering, Longines Equita Lyon, CHI offered five days of national and international competitions for riders at all levels in the disciplines of Jumping, Driving and Dressage to spectators.   During the 2019 edition of Longines Equita Lyon, CHI, the Swiss watchmaking brand was proud to present the new face of its emblematic line, The Longines Master Collection, as the Official Watch of the event. This timepiece, featuring a moon phase indicator, perfectly embodies the values of excellence and elegance that have contributed to building the brand’s reputation across the world.  

  • 10/28/2019

    Jumping

    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Western European League - Helsinki Horse Show

    On Sunday 27 October 2019, Robert Whitaker (GB) and Catwalk IV claimed the second leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM during the Helsinki International Horse Show. Sergio Alvarez Moya (ESP) and Jet Run arrived second followed by Germany’s Celine Schoonbroodt- de Azevedo on Cheppetta. As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series, Longines was proud to grant the winning rider with an elegant Longines watch as a reward of his great performance. Besides, this world-class competition was also the perfect opportunity for the spectators to discover the Official Watch of the event, a new ladies model of the Conquest Classic collection. Elegant and sleek, these latest creations are both resolutely feminine and boldly contemporary.

  • 10/21/2019

    Jumping

    Longines extends its Partnership with the Jumping Indoor Maastricht

    Longines and the Jumping Indoor Maastricht are delighted to extend their association from this year forward. The Swiss watch brand has been a valued major partner since the relaunch of the show in 2013. Longines is especially proud to renew its collaboration as the Title Partner of the prestigious Longines Trophy-Grand Prix of Maastricht, as the Presenting Partner of the FEI Driving World Cup, as well as the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the event.   “We are very happy that Longines has decided to extend their support and that we can continue this pleasant and successful co-operation,” said the Jumping Indoor Maastricht’s Director, Frank Kemperman. “This partnership has been and will again be a great support for our future developments and innovations.”%break%Longines Vice President Marketing, Matthieu Baumgartner commented: "We are especially proud to renew our fruitful collaboration with the Jumping Indoor Maastricht, along with the FEI Driving World CupTM. This exciting partnership reinforces our long-lasting involvement in equestrian sports, including show jumping, driving, dressage, eventing and flat racing.”   The Jumping Indoor Maastricht will be held from Friday 8 until Sunday 10 November in the MECC in Maastricht (NL). Absolute highlights will be the FEI Driving World Cup presented by Longines competitions, and the Longines Trophy-Grand Prix of Maastricht on Sunday afternoon.

  • 10/21/2019

    Jumping

    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Western European League - Oslo Horse Show

    The first leg of the 2019 / 2020 season of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western European League was marked by the victory of Switzerland’s Bryan Balsiger on Clouzot de Lassus. Luciana Diniz (POR) on Vertigo du Desert took second place followed by Norway’s Geir Gulliksen on VDL Groep Quatro. Longines was glad to reward Bryan Balsiger with an elegant timepiece to celebrate his great performance. Longines is delighted to be associated as the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series (Western European League, North American League and China League), at which riders compete for the qualifying points for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final in Las Vegas in April 2020.

  • 10/21/2019

    Jumping

    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup North American League - Del Mar

    On Saturday 19 October 2019, Israeli rider Ashlee Bond and her mount Donatello claimed victory in the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League in Del Mar, California. Nikolaj Hein Ruus (DEN) on Cadillac arrived second, while USA’s Keri Potter on Ariell la Sirene completed the podium.   As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League series, Longines was delighted to grant the winner, Ashlee Bond, with an elegant Longines timepiece.   Besides, the Swiss watchmaker was proud to present the Official Watch of the event, a new model its HydroConquest collection, combining technical excellence and a sporty look.  

  • 10/13/2019

    Jumping

    Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters

    From 11 to 13 October, the Chinese capital hosted the 2019 edition of the Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters, gathering the best national and international riders in the famous Bird’s Nest. As the Title Partner and the Official Timekeeper of this spectacular event, Longines was delighted to time the remarkable performance of Penelope Leprevost (FR) on Cenai who claimed the Longines Grand Prix, which rounded off the weekend. Daniel Deusser (GER) on Leonidas and Zhang Bin (CN) on Fetti Cash completed the podium. Chinese actress and Longines Ambassador of Elegance, Zhao Liying, who joined the event as a special guest, presented the winner with a Longines timepiece to acknowledge her great victory. The 2019 Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters were a unique opportunity for the brand to highlight the Official Watch of the event, a new model from one of its most emblematic lines, The Longines Master Collection. Powered by a new self-winding movement developed exclusively for Longines, this timepiece is characterized by a moon phase indicator and a refined aesthetic, creating a balance between technical excellence and classic elegance.

  • 10/06/2019

    Jumping

    Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final - CSIO Barcelona

    As the FEI's Top Partner, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to participate in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final, which offered four days of breathtaking competitions held at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona. In Its quality of Official Timekeeper, Longines timed the great victory of Team Ireland comprised of Peter Moloney on Chianti's Champion, Paul O’Shea on Skara Glen's Machu Picchu, Darragh Kenny on Balou du Reventon and Cian O’Connor on PSD Final. Belgium’s representatives took the second place followed by Team Sweden. This competition marked the end of an exciting 2019 season made up of fourteen legs across Europe, USA, Canada and UAE, during which the teams earned the qualifying points to get their tickets for the grand Final.   On the occasion of this world-class event, Longines was delighted to welcome a very special guest, its Ambassador of Elegance Simon Baker who took part in a show jumping event for the very first time.  He witnessed the sports achievements of Team Spain made up Alberto Marquez Galobardes on Ucello Massuere, Eduardo Alvarez Aznar on Rokfeller de Pleville Bois Margot, Santiago Nunez Riva on Valentino de Hus Z and Sergio Alvarez Moya on Jet Run, who jumped to victory in front of an euphoric crowd in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations CupTM Final - Challenge Cup. Team Netherlands secured second place ahead of the Brazilian representatives.   Over the weekend, the spectators had the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, a model from the iconic HydroConquest collection. This line combines classic elegance and watchmaking excellence, both distinguishing hallmarks of the winged hourglass brand. Drawing inspiration from the fascinating world of water sports, the pieces from this collection display a bezel enhanced by a ceramic coloured insert, which matches the colour of the dial and brings them a modernized design and sporty silhouette.

  • 10/06/2019

    Jumping

    Longines FEI Jumping World Cup North American League - Rancho Murieta

    On Saturday 5 October 2019, American rider Cook Karl riding Caillou finished first at the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League in Sacramento, California.  Swail Conor (IRL) on Koss van Heiste finished second ahead of Thomas Guy (NZL) on Jonkheer Z. On Sunday 6 October 2019, American rider Alex Granato riding Carlchen W finished first at the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League in Columbus, Ohio. Compatriots Margie Goldstein-Engle on Dicas finished second ahead pf Nicole Simpson on Akuna Mattata. As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League series, Longines was proud to grand elegant Longines timpieces to Cook Karl and Alex Granato as a reward of their great performances.

  • 09/29/2019

    Jumping

    Longines Global Champions Tour of New York

    Gathering the best international riders and horses in the world’s most beautiful cities for nineteen legs, the Longines Global Champions Tour ended, for the very first time, in a blaze of glory in the vibrant city New York. On Saturday, Ben Maher on Explosion W shined in the weekend’s highlight competition, the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of New York. In recognition of his great performance, the winner received an elegant timepiece from the hands of Charles Villoz, Longines Vice President Sales and Andre Agassi, Ambassador of Elegance for the brand. In addition, as New York marked the end of the season, the results obtained by the riders enabled the establishment of the final 2019 overall Longines Global Champions Tour ranking. He was also officially crowned winner of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour, while Pieter Devos (BEL) and Daniel Deusser (GER) secured second and third place respectively. In order to honour their outstanding achievements during this year, all three were granted elegant Longines timepieces from the hands of Charles Villoz, Longines Vice President Sales together with Andre Agassi, Longines Ambassador of Elegance and Pascal Savoy, Longines Brand President US. Furthermore, Longines is looking forward to the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix, which will be staged in the magical Czech capital Prague from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 November, and of which Longines is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. During this unique equestrian rendezvous, the winners of each Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix will be invited to compete in this thrilling format to decide who will come out on top of the world’s best athletes as the champion of the champions. Last but not least, this new leg is a unique opportunity for the brand to highlight the Official Watch of the event, a new model from one of its most emblematic lines, The Longines Master Collection. Powered by a new self-winding movement developed exclusively for Longines, this watch is characterized by a moon phase indicator and a refined aesthetic, creating a balance between technical excellence and classic elegance.