Las Vegas, NV – September 11, 2023 – The Las Vegas National, held in Las Vegas, NV, has been selected as a Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier host venue for the 2024-2025 through 2027-2028 seasons.
A host of a Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifier for more than a decade, the Las Vegas National at the South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa, is one of eight North American League events selected by the Fédération Equestre International to hold Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ qualifiers through 2027/2028. Joining Las Vegas in hosting qualifiers are Traverse City (USA), Washington (USA), Toronto (CAN), Los Angeles (USA), Thermal (USA), Puebla (MEX) and Ocala (USA).
“As the host of the Las Vegas National and more than a dozen rated hunter/jumper events in San Juan Capistrano, CA, Blenheim EquiSports is committed to continuing to bring high-level equestrian sport to the West Coast,” said Robert Ridland, President of Blenheim EquiSports. “Our goal is to elevate the sport by creating high-caliber equestrian events that attract top riders and sponsors and increase the exposure of show jumping to the public, and the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series is the among the highest caliber of competition that there is. We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to continue to hold a qualifier here in Vegas.”
The 2023 $226,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas will take place on Saturday, November 18, during the Las Vegas National CSI4*-W, offering more prize money than ever before! This year’s increased prize money is an initial step leading to the Las Vegas National’s commitment to hosting a CSI5*-W event beginning in 2024.
Going forward, the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas CSI5*-W will continue to be held each November following the Toronto event and just prior to the Los Angeles qualifier, making an ideal two-week tour on the West Coast. With several additional CSI5* events all within easy driving distance of Las Vegas, the coming seasons are shaping up to offer an unprecedented fall tour!
Entries for this year’s $226,000 Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Las Vegas and all classes at the Las Vegas National CSI4*-W, host of the Marshall & Sterling Insurance/ USHJA National Championships, can be completed online here. Riders wishing to participate in the Marshall & Sterling Insurance/ USHJA National Championships must complete an application form, available here, by Tuesday, September 12.
To learn more about the Las Vegas National, visit TheLasVegasNational.com.