From 12 to 17 July 2016 on the esplanade of the famous resort’s Palais des Sports in Megève.
For the 6th year running Megève is host to the International Show Jumping of Megève-Edmond de Rothschild. Over six days of competitions and festivities, the entire village will be stirred by the enthusiasm and competitive spirit of the unique horse show in the French Alps.
A prestigious event, accessible to all.
With about twenty nations participating, 350 amateur and professional riders and over 500 horses, this top-level sports event is today a much awaited rendezvous attracting around 25,000 visitors each year. Located in the heart of the village, on the Sports Centre
Esplanade, admission to the event is entirely free of charge, thus popularising and making show jumping more accessible,
and attracting a public of both amateurs and experts, which creates a festive ambiance greatly appreciated by both French
and International riders.
Prestigious competitions and riders
The event includes 10 CSI*** competitions, of which four count in World rankings, a CSI* and two days of Amateur and Club
competitions. Over the years the event has attracted some of the greatest names in show jumping, such as the French riders Michel
Robert, Alexandra Paillot, reigning French Champion and Simon Delestre, number 1 in the World today, but also the Colombian Carlos Lopez, American Laura Kraut and Italian Emilio Bicocchi, winner of the CSI*** Megève - Edmond de Rothschild Grand Prix in 2015. The organising association “Megève en Selle” places great importance in assuring that this stylish and mass appeal event
retains its place among the major events of the summer. The Megève - Edmond de Rothschild International Show jumping undeniably resonates well beyond our borders, unifying lovers of equestrian sports and summer visitors seeking vivid memories.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE 6TH EDITION
- Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July Amateur-Club competitions
- Friday 15th July : Domaine du Mont d'Arbois Price
- On Saturday 16th July, WHITE ‘N SOUL will be on stage at Bear’s. This duet will be making the trip to perform in the village during Megève’s Jumping International.
- Sunday 17th July at 2pm : The Megève - Edmond de Rothschild CSI*** Grand Prix
New! Major new feature this year, the CSI*** Megève- Edmond de Rothschild Grand Prix prize money has been increased,
placing the competition among the top in its category.