Many of the world’s top show jumping horses have arrived by air in Miami Beach, Florida, for the first round of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2015 (2-4 April).
Despite having travelled thousands of miles, the five-star equine athletes will be treated to the same top quality feed they are accustomed to, as Irish owned Global Horse Feed Manufacturer
Connolly’s RED MILLS are the “Official Horse Feed Supplier” of LGCT Miami, which features over 200 horses competing at the special Global Champions Tour 10th Anniversary Season launch event.
One of the most highly-anticipated events of the season, LGCT Miami takes place at a spectacular Miami Beach venue on the stunning sands of Florida’s southern coast. Opposite Miami Beach’s Collins Park, 220 horses, 10 tonnes of hay, 1900 bales of wood shavings, 8 tonnes of Connolly’s RED MILLS horse feed and 1000 tonnes of competition arena surface will take up residence ahead of this show jumping extravaganza. There will also be seating for 1400 spectators and VIP hospitality for around 500 guests per day!
Along with being the official feed supplier to LGCT Miami, Connolly’s RED MILLS will also be represented at the event by three of its Ambassadors. Ireland’s Denis Lynch, Australian born double LGCT Champion Edwina-Tops Alexander and world number-one Britain’s Scott Brash, whose entire string of horses have had a tailored nutritional plan designed for their individual performance requirements by RED MILLS nutritionists.
Connolly’s RED MILLS extensive distribution network and unique NFMSTM packaging technology, allows these World-class competitors to keep their horses on a consistent diet regardless of country or climate.
The Tour will launch its landmark 10th Anniversary season in Miami Beach, Florida this Thursday April 2nd, with three days of world-class showjumping featuring the coveted Longines Global Champions Tour of Miami Beach Grand Prix and prestigious American Invitational on the beautiful sands of Miami Beach, just metres from sparkling ocean waves.
Horses and riders will compete for for $879,000 in prizes across five 5* classes and the whole event will be broadcast live on www.globalchampionstour.com via GCT TV. The Longines GCT Grand Prix will also be shown on Eurosport and beIN Sports, with NBC Sports Network showing highlights from the American Invitational on Saturday 4th April at from 2pm – 3pm (East Coast Time) and highlights from the prestigious Longines GCT Grand Prix, round one of the exciting 2015 Championship, on Sunday, 5 April 3.30pm – 4.30pm (East Coast Time).
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