Invitation for Expression of Interest to CSI5* LONGINES Masters of Hong Kong 2019 (15-17 Feb 2019)
The LONGINES Masters of Hong Kong 2019, Asian leg of the Grand Slam of CSI5* Indoor Showjumping, will be held from 15– 17 February, 2019 (Fri – Sun) at AsiaWorld-Expo. In its 7th edition, it continues with the tradition of combining show jumping competitions with world-class entertainment, fashion, arts and gastronomy. The Hong Kong Equestrian Federation (HKEF) is honored to support and co-organize this event with the organizer EEM once again this year.
Now, we are pleased to announce that all Hong Kong riders are invited to express their interest of representing Hong Kong at the event by an email showing your availability, best competition results with the horse(s) and the reserve horse(s) that you intend to bring to Hong Kong for the captioned event on or before 30 November, 2018 (Fri).Please note that the quota (1-2 riders) and final rider selection will be subject to our HKEF Training and Selection Sub-Committee’s (TSSC) decision.
Selection criteria for Hong Kong representatives competing in the LONGINES Masters of Hong Kong 2019 is shown below:
- Overall competition results in 2018
- Current form of rider and horse and/ or reserve horse
- Rider’s past achievements in the discipline of Show Jumping; form indoors will be taken in to account
- Horse’s past achievements in the discipline of Show Jumping; form indoors will be taken in to account
- Discipline, attitude and commitment of the rider(s)
- Long term benefit to the growth of equestrian sport
- Available budget
Being our Hong Kong representative(s), you will be able to upgrade your horsemanship and confidence through indoor competitions with 30 world’s best show jumping riders, as well as a special event unique for Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Race of the Riders, cooperating with Hong Kong’s leading jockeys (http://campaign.hkjc.com/en/hkmaster/ ).
We look forward to receiving your expression of interest to the event!
Hong Kong Equestrian Federation