Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Returns to Coapexpan, Mexico This Week

The third leg of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup begins this Thursday, April 19th in Coapexpan, Mexico. Following a thrilling debut in Ocala with Canada taking home the crown and a shocking victory in Abu Dhabi where the New Zealand team brought home their first ever Nations Cup title for their country, all eyes are on the Mexico stop of the tour to see who will come out on top.

Francois Lamontagne CAN riding Chanel du Calvaire. Photo by FEI/Shannon Brinkman

There are 13 stops on the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup this season with the finale being held in Barcelona, Spain. Over 20 teams will battle it out on the beautiful grounds of the Real Club de Polo show grounds this October to earn the title of champion.

How Does it Work?

Check out this super cute and informational video regarding the rules and regulations for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup format.

Coapexpan, Mexico is only the third stop of this tour. Pencil the remaining competition dates in on your calendar; you are NOT going to want to miss a minute of the action!

The Competition

A whole host of riders are listed on the participant list on the FEI’s website. Representing the United States will be Jennifer Gates, Alex Granato and Ali Wolff. With the home field advantage, Mexico has the largest number of riders competing this weekend, but we will also see competitors from Canada, Denmark, Sweden, Brazil and more.

As for the weekend’s schedule, it offers varying degrees of difficulty for riders of all levels. Check out the schedule below.

You can keep real time tabs on every class thanks to the live stream on FEI TV. And be sure to follow along with Jumper Nation for the latest and greatest show jumping news all year long.

Go Jumping!