Star-studded field of riders arrive at Knokke Hippique
On Thursday 27th of June, the world's best riders kick off the CSI5* competitions at Knokke Hippique. Running through to Sunday 30th of June with the € 500.000 Rolex Grand Prix as the main attraction, the second week of Knokke Hippique 2019 offers sport at the highest level.
The biggest names in showjumping will be arriving in Knokke this week. Scott Brash (GBR), historical as the only rider to have won the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping-title back in 2015, will be there as will reigning European Champion Peder Fredricson (SWE) and reigning World Champion Simone Blum (GER) with her DSP Alice. On a winning streak lately, 2014 World Cup Champion Daniel Deusser (GER) will be joining them as will home heroes Niels Bruynseels, Pieter Devos, Nicola and Olivier Philippaerts, Gregory Wathelet, Gudrun Patteet, Zoe Conter, Jérôme Guery and Jos Verlooy.
The full list of horses and riders for the CSI5* competitions, as well as the CSI3* Top Series, CSI2* Super Cup, CSI1* Prestige League and CSIYH1* Future Stars can be found here.
Besides top sport, Knokke Hippique also offers competitors, guest and spectators gastronomic experiences, a lifestyle village, a whole array of entertainment and performances with international artists as well as DJs and after-parties at the Stephex Club.