More than 20 local riders, including Anastasia Nielsen, to star at Jumping de Monte-Carlo

More than 20 Monaco-based riders are confirmed for the upcoming Jumping International de Monte-Carlo, the Principality leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour, which will take place in Port Hercule between 4th and 6th July.

The biggest names in show jumping are about to converge on the Principality for one of the most thrilling and anticipated events of the year: Jumping International de Monte-Carlo. 

The event is a highlight of the prestigious Longines Global Champions Tour, an equestrian competition that attracts the world’s top riders. It offers a notoriously challenging arena in an unparalleled location, between the sea and mountains on the quays of Monaco’s Port Hercule, and is a fan favourite, proving eternally popular with spectators and members of the extended Grimaldi family. Charlotte Casiraghi, an alumna of the Longines Tour herself, as well as her mother, Princess Caroline of Hanover, also a keen rider, are regular attendees.  

This year, the Jumping International de Monte-Carlo will running from 4th to 6th July, with €1.5 million in prize money at stake – the biggest sum of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2024 season. 

At least 21 Monaco-based riders, such as Ilaria Sutera, Audrey Venturi, Inigo Lopez De La Osa Franco, Alexandra Degoumois, Eileen Thomel, Valentine Platini and Kristina Klebanova, are confirmed to be taking part. Numerous internationally-known riders have also registered, including Ludo Philippaerts, Kévin Staut, Scott Brash, Shane Breen, Maikel van der Vleuten, Darragh Kenny, Max Kühner and Julien Épaillard.  

Monaco’s own Anastasia Nielsen, who was crowned European Junior Champion in 2023, will be performing on her home turf in her third CSI 5* event, which is also her first in the Principality.  

The circuit will be arriving in the Principality following stops in Saint Tropez-Ramatuelle, Cannes, Paris and Stockholm.  


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