Third French edition after several years in Brazil, the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show is an exceptional show jumping event. This year too, the choice of venue is the famous beach of Pampelonne in Ramatuelle, on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez.
Combining glamour and top-level sport, the world’s best riders will meet in a fantastic setting from 2th to 4th June 2016. The event allows riders from different parts of the world to compete in the CSI5* tests.
65 amateur riders will also have the chance to compete in the CSI2* tests.
ATHINA & DODA
The Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show’s founders
Athina Onassis & Alvaro Affonso de Miranda Neto
Two crossed destinies will unite with their common love for horses and riding. Gone training under the guidance of Nelson Pessoa, the Brazilian rider Alvaro and the Greek rider Anthina have been dating for the first time in Belgium. From that moment, husband and wife each had successful careers. Several Olympic medals and a fourth place by teams at the World Equestrian Games in 2010 for the one who is known to us as Doda. One participation in the European Championship 2013 for the granddaughter of the famous ship-owner, Aristote Onassis. Athina Onassis and Alvaro de Miranda Neto have been organizing for several years the Athina Onassis Horse Show, a renowned competition who continue this year in Ramatuelle, on the peninsula of Saint-Tropez.
LONGINES, THE TITLE PARTNER
Longines is proud to be the Title Partner of the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show. In addition, the Swiss watch brand will present the highlight of the event, the Longines Grand Prix. Longines provides its timekeeping expertise to a competition that perfectly embodies the key values that its slogan distils: “Elegance is an Attitude”.
The Official Watch of the 2016 Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show is a model from the Longines Dolce Vita collection which illustrated contemporary elegance of the Longines watchmaking brand worldwide. Inspired by the "Dolce Vita", it is an homage to the sweetness of life and is worn on the wrists of women who know how to make the most of life's simple pleasures.
Longines has a long history in the equestrian world. Its passion for equestrian sports began in 1878 with the production of a chronograph featuring an engraved jockey and his mount. In 1912 the company had partnered for the first time with an international show jumping competition. Today, along with show jumping, the brand is an active partner in flat racing and endurance competitions.www.longines.com
JULIUS BAER, #LAOHS GOLD PARTNER
Julius Baer is the leading Swiss private banking group with origins dating back to 1890, focusing on the demand of private clients, family offices and external asset managers around the world.
At Julius Baer, the promotion of arts, classical music, culture in general and selected sports has a long-standing tradition. In 1965, the Julius Baer Foundation was set up to make a contribution to the lives of others and society as a whole. Furthermore, the Julius Baer Art Collection specialises in works by contemporary Swiss artists who are at the beginning of their career, thereby pursuing the concept of promoting young talents.
Julius Baer focuses on carefully chosen sponsorships which reflect our own values such as care, passion and excellence. Through these commitments the Bank contributes to making cultural diversity accessible to a wider public. Current partnerships include among others: Art Dubai, British Museum, Lucerne Festival at the Piano, Verbier Festival, Dubai Polo Gold Cup and FIA Formula E Championship.
BENTLEY, #LAOHS PARTNER
Bentley Cannes, your certified Bentley dealership, offers a range of services for purchasing and maintaining the vehicle of your choice. Visit the showroom and after sales service in the heart of Cannes and discover the increasingly prestigious and refined range of models.
Bentley is the favorite brand in the world of luxury. Company headquarters are located in Crewe where all operations, from conception, engineering and production for the four model ranges (Bentayga, Continental, Flying Spur and Mulsanne) are handled. The art of handmade and customization still rule in the factory that is now enhanced with new cutting-edge technology.
A magical universe that never ceases to surprise us.
DOLCE & GABBANA IS PROUD TO BE ONE OF THE PARTNERS OF THE LAOHS 2016
You will discover in the Village an installation of our Prefall Botanical Garden Collection 2016/2017, featuring the Banana Leaf print.
Our sales associates will be delighted to welcome you and will be at your disposal to set a personalized visit to our Boutique to discover the complete selection including our Prefall 2016/2017 and the St. Tropez capsule collection.www.dolcegabbana.com
CHAMPAGNE HENRIOT, PREMIUM PARTNER & OFFICIAL CHAMPAGNE
Since 1808, Champagne Henriot, one of the last independent and family-owned houses in Champagne, has pursued a tradition of excellence – a fragile balance between delicacy, intensity, and purity. For seven generations, the family has selected only the very best vineyards, concentrated on the purity of chardonnay and has upheld the utmost respect for time in order to ensure the cuvee has an opportunity to reach its full expression.
The emotion of style : A unique elegance, a chiseled style
From the first standards established by Apolline Henriot, who founded the house in 1808, Henriot champagnes have been distinguished by their finesse, exceptional elegance, complexity and striking, brilliant richness
MIDWAY LABS, BRONZE SPONSOR
MIDWAY LABS USA is part of the group of companies that forms one of the largest sports nutrition brands in the world, Midway International Labs. With extensive international presence, professionals working in every continent and intensive research and development to back up product quality, Midway Labs is synonymous of quality and trust.
With renowned scientists on the team such as Dr. Raposo who was former president of ANVISA (The health Agency Organization in Brazil), Dr. Turíbio physiologist and highly acclaimed nutritionist and many other performance specialists, Midway Labs has over 24 years of reputable products sold all over the world.
Always supporting sports and the fitness lifestyle, Midway Labs has sponsored over 1,000 events including professional race car competitions, bodybuilding competitions, IFBB competitions, MMA events, volleyball teams, soccer teams and much more. Serious athletes and celebrities have also partnered up with Midway Labs.
PREMIUMARES, BRONZE SPONSOR
In sport horses, when the question of nature versus nurture comes into play, we like to increase our odds of breeding and producing the best possible jumping athletes.
We select mares of supreme origin, genes and background. Mares that come from stallions that have proved themselves both in the sport as well as through their breeding abilities.
We choose to breed these mares only to the best approved stallions currently in the sport so that only fresh semen is used to ensure for better quality horses!
BYBLOS SAINT-TROPEZ, PREMIUM PARTNER & OFFICIAL HOTEL
The Byblos-Palace hotel is a luxury location in the heart of the village of Saint-Tropez, nestled between the Citadel and the “Place des Lices”. The hotel opens from April to October for the greater enjoyment of guests coming from all around the world. The region’s casual and cozy lifestyle is reflected in the 91 rooms and suites of the hotel.
The Tropezian palace offers a Spa by Sisley Cosmetics, the B. restaurant by the pool, a fitness room, an endermology LPG care center, 24-hour “Clefs d’Or” concierge services and the night-club” The Caves du Roy “. At the “Rivea at Byblos” by Alain Ducasse restaurant, dishes are sublimated by local and Italian products.
Charming hotel for exceptional holidays on the French Riviera, the Byblos also organizes customized events, weddings, receptions, incentives or seminars.www.byblos.com
NIKKI BEACH, PARTNER OF LAOHS 2016
Nikki Beach, a legendary club, with an exclusive and cosmopolitan environment, installed on the Plage de Pampelonne, celebrates this year its 15 years!
15 years of parties, concerts, gastronomy... In June, the Club will associate the prestigious Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show. Their common ambition is to offer to their guests a unique experience, mix of glamor and celebration.
The Club will customize a part of the VIP entrance of the LAOHS, and welcome visitors at Nikki Beach Lounge for three unforgettable days...
CHATEAU D’ESCLANS, PARTNER & OFFICIAL WINE
Established by Sacha Alexis Lichine in 2006, Château d’Esclans Domaines Sacha Lichine Whispering Angel has successfully added a new dimension to Rosé and Côtes de Provence. Today Whispering Angel is a world famous lifestyle brand.
The estate bottled Château d’Esclans Rock Angel, Château d’Esclans Les Clans and Château d’Esclans Garrus demonstrate how refined and superb Rosé can be putting these award winning wines in a super-premium class unlike most Rosés whether from Côtes de Provence, the world’s greatest Rosé producing region, or other parts of France and the world where Rosé is produced. Ten years ago it all started with a Whisper now it’s time to Rock!
HÔTEL DE PARIS, OFFICIAL HOTEL
At the centre of the village on the emblematic Place de la Gendarmerie, Hotel de Paris-Saint-Tropez is your invitation to happiness, refinement and luxury. The hotel has been totally redesigned, right through to the layout. With elegant rooms and suites, an open-air swimming pool, two restaurants - "Le PATIONATA" and "Les TOITS" inspired by Provençal, Mediterranean and world cuisines - and the hedonistic Spa by Clarins, your time here can only be unique. All areas of the hotel have been equipped with the ultimate in technology, the very latest invisible venue and room automation solutions and everything you need to keep in touch with the world.
The friendly yet unobtrusive service is simply outstanding, whether you are staying at the hotel or just enjoying a drink, sharing dinner with friends or relaxing at the spa…www.hoteldeparis-sainttropez.com
EQUIPE, #LAOHS PARTNER
An established international name, Equipe is a ‘must have’ brand for riders who are looking for excellence in the equestrian sports. Crafted in prized Italian leather and completely Made in Italy, its saddle collections are well-known for their quality and for innovatively focussing on ergonomics, well-being, lightness and aesthetic.
Precision, technicality and craftsmanship drive the manufacture of all Equipe products resulting in a perfect combination of tradition meets innovation. For Selleria Equipe, the ideas, design and manufacturing of a saddle are continuously evolving, striving towards new solutions in materials and design.
Devised to satisfy the demands of professional riders, and amateur enthusiasts alike, Equipe saddles are a tribute to the elegance across all disciplines, from show jumping, to dressage, to eventing and endurance riding.
CHATEAU DE LA MESSARDIÈRE, PARTNER OF LAOHS 2016
The prestigious St Tropez Hotel is a little piece of heaven located between the famous ‘Place des Lices of Saint-Tropez’, Pampelonne beaches and Ramatuelle vineyards.
Perched atop a hill, like a jewel in the heart of the village, since many years ‘Chateau de la Messardière’ is The rendezvous for lovers of serene and luminous atmosphere that is full of history.
Palace since June 2012, this not-tobe-missed address has 57 suites and 60 rooms, each with a terrace or private garden to allow guests to enjoy beautiful vistas.www.messardiere.com/
EUROSPORT, THE MEDIA SPONSOR
The Eurosport Group is the first multimedia sports platform in Europe. Eurosport, the first channel of pan-European TV that is available in 20 languages, broadcasted in 117 million households and received by 240 million viewers in 59 countries.
The Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show will be broadcasted between Saturday 4th June ! The program is coming soon !
France, Europe, USA, Brazil, Mexico, Middle East, China ... You will have no excuse for missing the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show!
CLASS HORSE TV, MEDIA PARTNER
Don't miss the Longines Grand Prix on Saturday 4th June, from 4:00PM to 7:30PM on Class Horse TV!
The only channel with a live coverage of the most important competition of the entire equestrian world with a media coverage in 36 countries in Europe and Middle-East will bring you inside the magic stage of the Longines Athina Onassis Horse Show.