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Gothenburg Horse Show 2019

April 3, 2019

Gothenburg, the second largest city in Sweden is all set to host double world cup finals- Gothenburg Horse Show 2019 for the riders from 3rdApril to 7thApril 2019. The show will host the Word Cup Finals in both, jumping & dressage. Other intriguing features of 2019 Edition that are enticing tourists from across the globe are youth classes, Agility & Mounted Games.

Gothenburg Horse Show 2019 is going to be exceptionally larger. Secure your place at this invigorating event by booking your ticket & applying for Sweden Visa. Contact us to get your Sweden Schengen Visa Materialized.

Introduction to Gothenburg Horse Show

Gothenburg Horse Show ranks among one of the world’s renowned & indoor equestrian competitions that is held every year in Scandinavium Arena. This Annual international event is held in association with the Rolex FEI World Cup Jumping.

The Show incorporates the Word Cup Finals in jumping & dressage & offers classes for young horses, junior riders & young riders & exciting elements such as agility & mounted games. During the event, a certain air of magic & sportsmanship descends over the arena as world’s elite contestants & audience fill Scandinavium.

Simultaneously, the Euro Horse Trade Fair is organized at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre.


Insight into the History & Hall of Fame- Gothenburg Horse Show

The Gothenburg Horse Show was forged in year 1977 to host the world’s best horse racing in jumping, however dressage was later added to the show.

In order to pay tribute to lauded profiles of the event, Gothenburg Horse Show 2019 authorities have rolled out the GHS Hall of Fame. Some of the honorary selected for GHS Hall of Fame are:

  1. Jumping: John Whitaker with Ryan’s son finished fifth in history’s first World Cup Final in Jumping in spring 1979. John Whitaker was only 23 years old then.

In year 1996, Rolf Göran Bengtsson with Paradiso became the first Swede in 20 long years of competition to win the Gothenburg Trophy. Rolf Göran won the same class again in year 2005 & became the first Swede to have acquired European Championship gold in 2011.

  1. Dressage: In 1998, Louis Nathhorst with Walk on Top became the first Swedish to win the World Cup Final in dressage. Louis & Walk on Top have together won EM & the World Cup Bronze Teams for Sweden. The Seven-time Swedish Champion, Louis Nathhorst, is a successful coach today.
  2. Profiles: Two key people who made an intriguing contribution in the creation & later development of Gothenburg Horse Show were Liz & Lasse Parmler. Lasse was the first competition leader at GHS, a participant in the international classes & speaker for SVT’s guarding of the competitions.

Details of Gothenburg Horse Show 2019

Gothenburg Horse Show 2019, the 43rd Edition of GHS is set to be held at Scandinavium Arena from 3rd April to 7th April 2019. This real horse party will be hosting some spectacular horse shows for both riders & audience.

The world-class ridings will kick-start on Wednesday, 3rd April 2019, featuring jump classes & characterized by activities for the families both large & small. Sweden’s best five- & six-year old jumping horses will participate for SWB Trophy.

The glorious World-Cup Finals will be held on Sunday, 7th April 2019 wherein the world’s best riders & horses will come together to make up the reputable & esteemed first place in Longines FEI World Cup. The day will kick-start with some international jump classes & terminates with week’s most awaited highlight- world’s largest indoor race 2019. The winner of the World Cup Finals will be awarded with Gothenburg Trophy.

Gear yourself up for an eventful week jam-packed with a plethora of equestrian competitions, family-oriented activities & several new additions to GHS 2019. Apply for Sweden Visa to be part of this enthralling event in Sweden, Gothenburg.