Van der Vleuten wins Monaco leg of Global Champions Tour

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Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Dutchman Maikel van der Vleuten won the Monaco leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour riding Beauville Z.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Cascais, PortgualSwitzerland’s Martin Fuchs clinched double victory by winning both the Longines Global Champions Tour event and partnering Ben Maher to triumph in the Global Champions League for London Knights on the Portuguese coast.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Britain’s Maher, the defending LGCT overall champion, rode his Explosion W to second in the individual Grand Prix in Cascais.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Stockholm, SwedenPeder Fredricson celebrates after winning the inaugural LGCT in the Olympic Stadium in Stockholm.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

The Swedish capital welcomed the Global Champions Tour for the first time in June 2019.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Cannes, FranceThe “City of Stars” on the French Riviera hosted round seven of the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Belgium’s Niels Bruynseels riding Gancia de Muze edged British Olympic gold medalist Scott Brash to win his first LGCT Grand Prix event.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Hamburg, GermanyHome favorite Daniel Deusser rode Jasmien v. Bisschop to victory in the Hamburg leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Spectators enjoyed lavish hospitality in the German city as the world’s best show jumpers competed just yards from their seats.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Madrid, SpainFuchs rode Chaplin to victory in the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix, as well as partnering Maher to win the Global Champions League title for the London Knights.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

MadridVan der Vleuten on Dana Blue finished a narrow second behind Fuchs in the Spanish capital.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Shanghai, ChinaDanielle Goldstein rode Lizziemary to the Longines Global Champions Tour title in Shanghai in early May.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Israel’s Goldstein beat Irishman Darragh Kenny on Balou du Reventon by just 0.08 seconds in the jump-off.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Miami Beach, USAThe spectacular waterside setting provided a picture-perfect backdrop for the Miami Beach event. Pictured: Georgina Bloomberg riding Chameur 137.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Belgium’s Pieter Devos and his 11-year-old Claire Z triumphed in an eight-rider jump-off for his first GCT win since 2014.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Devos beat Harrie Smolders and Don VHP Z by 0.04 seconds in a nail-biting finish.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Mexico City, MexicoJerome Guery and Quel Homme de Hus celebrated their first LGCT victory in Mexico.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Guery’s stallion was given to him by his best friend two months before the event but they gelled to win a 12-horse jump-off.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

The Campo Marte venue, at more than 2,000 feet above sea level, hosted the equestrian events at the 1968 Olympic Games.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Doha, QatarFrance’s Julien Epaillard and Usual Suspect d’Auge raced to victory in the jump-off in the season opener in Doha.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

The event was held at the state-of-the-art Al Shaqab Equestrian Facility in Doha.

Best images from 2019 Global Champions Tour and GCL

Britain’s Maher came into the 2019 season as overall LGCT defending champion.



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