For the second consecutive year, Mane ‘n Tail is a proud sponsor of the New York Empire team in the prestigious Global Champions League. The GCL is the world’s leading show jumping series. Top show jumpers from around the world form teams to compete for hundreds of thousands of dollars. The league brings riders to 17 different locations, with the final location at the GCL Super Cup in Prague, Czech Republic.
Last year, Mane ‘n Tail was along for the ride with GCL team, New York Empire. Catch up on the success of New York Empire in 2019 before we kick off on March 5th-7th in Doha, Qatar!
Team leader Georgina Bloomberg has once again put together a team of talented riders, including herself, to go face to face with 15 other teams. We see familiar faces on Georgina Bloomberg’s team. We welcome back Scott Brash (British Olympic team gold medalist), Daniel Bluman (riding for his home country, Israel), Denis Lynch (Irish veteran of the Olympic, WEG and FEI World Cup Finals), and Spencer Smith (U-25 rider and gold medalist in LGCT Valkenswaard).
There is a new face on the New York Empire team! Irish show jumper, Shane Breen has represented Ireland in European Championships and a World Championships. He now joins the Global Champions League riding as a key member on the New York Empire team. We are looking forward to supporting new and returning riders!
Doha, Qatar is the launchpad for the 2020 GCL Tour. The event will attract people from all over in the Longines Arena at AL-SHAQAB. A world-class facility that continues to build its reputation as a major venue for international sporting events.
The audience will be enthralled by the superior facility. Also, they will enjoy a front seat view of the best riders in the world. Our New York Empire riders will kick off the 2020 season on March 5th in round 1 of the CSI 5* GCL of Doha. On March 7th, round 2 will take place under the lights to capture the electrifying performance.
Check out the full schedule our riders will be traveling to! Our blue running horses will be galloping alongside the New York Empire team at each location!
Catch the live action on the Global Champions website, tune into expert commentary and listen to exclusive rider interviews. Follow Mane ‘n Tail’s Instagram and Facebook for exclusive interviews and facts about the rider’s on the New York Empire team!