During three intense days, the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona was setting the best international equestrian competition. The 107th edition of CSIO Barcelona, Spain’s oldest international sport event, end up last Sunday after a week full of emotions and entertainment.
From October 5th to 7th, the 35.000 visitors of CSIO Barcelona enjoyed the best of gastronomy, lifestyle, concerts… And above all, a lot of sport. A treat for all the senses. But the event best appeal was without any doubt was the participation in the competition of 6 riders from the world’s top 10.
For the sixth year in a row the RCPB welcomed the most important equestrian team competition of the world: the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final. After the qualificative round, 8 nations were in competition for the leadership. At the end it was Belgium which, after a thrilling final, seized the trophy whereas Germany could not let the Longines Challenge Cup- the consolation competition- go.
The great winner of the individual competition was the American rider Jessica Springsteen, daughter of “The Boss”, who won the Queen’s Cup-Segura Viudas Trophy. Not a doubt: success is flowing through her veins.
Besides of the first level Equestrian competition, the assistants who visited the RCPB’s facilities could enjoy the 20. 000m2 of the new PoloPark, the shows from the trainer Santi Serra, and the big final concert of Bob Sinclar.