Images from Longines Global Champions Tour in London - part three
Tuesday, 19 August 2014
In the heart of London - at the Horse Guards Parade - horses and riders were present for the Longines Global Champions Tour. Photos by Lulu Kyriacou.
Beat Mändli kicked off the show by winning Thursday's biggest class on Antares F.
Conor Swail and Landsdowne made a last outing before the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games.
Almost a walk in the park.
Henrik von Eckermann with Gotha FRH. The Swedish rider is in second position on the overall ranking.
The magnificent backdrop.
Katie Dinan and Nougat du Vallet produced two clear rounds in the Grand Prix, but unfortunately parted ways in the jump-off to eventually finish fourth.
McLain Ward and Rotchild - ready for the American team for Normandy - were clear in the first round of the Grand Prix, and had four faults in the second. The pair was also second in Friday's big class.
Daniel Deusser's First Class van Eeckelghem continues to impress and jumped a clear first round in the Grand Prix, and had four faults in the second.
The London Eye could be viewed from the ring.
All smiles from Harrie Smolders who won Friday's biggest class on Regina Z.
A view of the stables.
Beezie Madden and Simon - clear in the first round of the Grand Prix, and with eight faults in the second.
Roger Yves Bost in action.
A view of the ring.
World no. one Scott Brash was in top form on home soil, and won the Grand Prix on Hello Sanctos. The British rider send out a little warning earlier in the day when he and Hello Annie ended second in the first five star class.
Close-up on Kevin Staut.
One of the most stylish riders in the world; Penelope Leprevost.
Tour leader Rolf-Göran Bengtsson - here on Clarimo Ask.
The riders from Qatar always come strong in force for the Globals.