2016 International Bromont Unveils List of Top Riders

Todd Minikus, Leslie Howard and Peter Leone are just a handful of the top show jumping riders who are slated to compete in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Bromont this week.
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Todd Minikus, Leslie Howard and Peter Leone are just a handful of the top show jumping riders who are slated to compete in the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Bromont this week.

Bromont, Quebec - July 27, 2016 - The International Bromont unveils the list of the riders registered in the Longines FEI World Cup TM Jumping Bromont held during the competition of July 27 to 31.

Lucy Deslauriers and Hester won the Québec Orignial Grand Prix on Sunday, July 24, during the first week of the International Bromont | Photo credit: Tom von kap Herr

Lucy Deslauriers and Hester won the Québec Orignial Grand Prix on Sunday, July 24, during the first week of the International Bromont | Photo credit: Tom von kap Herr

The International Bromont is part of the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping North American League. Now in its second year, the league consists of seven East and seven West Coast venues in three countries - the United States, Mexico and Canada. Each venue will host qualifiers to determine the North American riders who will compete in the 2017 Longines World Cup™ Jumping Final in Omaha, Nebraska, March 27–April 4, 2017.

A minimum of $2.4 million in prize money is up for grabs across the North American League series. Follow the action before, during and after each qualifier with #FEIWorldCupNAL.

Canada Will be Well Represented

Seven Canadian riders have declared themselves for the FEI events this week, including veteran rider Mac Cone, who received the silver medal for Team Canada at the 2008 Olympic Games. Canada will also count on Mélissandre Lincourt who, in 2015, had the best performance for a Canadian athlete at the qualifying event for the World Cup CSI3*. Riders Laurie Bucci, Susan Horn, Keean White and Muhammad Itani will also participate in this week's events. 

U.S. Delegation is One to Watch

American riders will also need to be watched this week, as experienced and young talented riders will be here. Leslie Howard, Todd Minikus, Peter Leone, Charlie Jacobs, Christine McCrea and Jonathan McCrea will join Andrew Ramsay, Alison Robitaille, Lauren Tisbo, Andrew Welles, Callan Solem, Ali Wolff, Andrew Kocher and Lucy Deslauriers, who won the Québec Orignial Grand Prix on Sunday, July 24, during the first week of the International Bromont. 

Four Other Countries Represented

Colombia, Mexico, Ireland and Russia will also be amongst the participating countries, with riders Juan Manuel Gallego (COL), Carlos Ramirez (COL), Claudia Ballesteros (MEX), Fernando Martinez Sommer (MEX), Richie Moloney (IRL) and Liubov Kochetova (RUS). 

Events Start Wednesday

The second week of the International Bromont will start on Wednesday July 27th, where the first leg of the East Coast Longines FEI World Cup Jumping North American League will take place. 

About International Bromont

The International Bromont presents its 41st edition in the picturesque setting of the Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park, in the heart of the beautiful Eastern Townships region. For more information on the programming, please visit our Web site at www.internationalbromont.org.

2016 INTERNATIONAL BROMONT FAST FACTS

What:

$110,000 CAD International Bromont CSI 2*
$84 085 CAD International Bromont I GOLD

$170,000 USD International Bromont CSI 3*-W Longines FEI World Cup™
$79 585 CAD International Bromont II GOLD

When:

July 20 to 24, 2016
July 27 to 31, 2016


Where:

Bromont Olympic Equestrian Park, 450 chemin de Gaspé, Bromont, Québec, J2L 2P4


Highlights:

Friday July 22, 2016 - $35,000 CAD Open Welcome Class CSI 2* Table A with a jump-off

Saturday July 23, 2016 - $15,000 CAD Modified Grand Prix Table A with a jump-off

Saturday July 23, 2016 - $7,500 CAD Gambler's Choice. Art. 270.11

Saturday July 23, 2016 - $5,000 CAD Hunter Derby

Sunday July 24 - $5,000 CAD Royal Canin Challenge

Sunday July 24 - $75,000 CAD Bromont Grand Prix CSI 2*, Table A with a jump-off

Thursday, July 28 - $35,000 USD Open Welcome CSI 3* Table A with a jump-off

Friday, July 29 - $35,000 USD FEI Classic CSI 3* Table A with a jump-off

Friday, July 29 - $15,000 CAD Modified Grand Prix, Table A with a jump-off

Friday, July 29 - $10,000 CAD Team Cup

Sunday July 31 - $5,000 CAD Royal Canine Challenge

Sunday July 31 - $100,000 USD Longines FEI World CupTM Jumping Bromont


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