Highlights CHIO Aachen 2022
He is carrying on writing his family’s story with his name. With great success, one must add. Martin Fuchs is always a dead-cert to win a medal at international championships and always a hot candidate when it comes down to the coveted Major victories of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping. We spoke with the Swiss high-flyer about the importance of this prestigious series for the equestrian sport, about his successful, grey horse, Leone Jei, and of course about the CHIO Aachen.Read more
Partner countries enjoy a long tradition at the World Equestrian Festival. The visitors, athletes and organisers of the CHIO Aachen 2023 are already looking forward to special guests for the nineteenth time.Read more
Outstanding music, a breath-taking show and beautiful horses – that is the ingredients for the “Horse & Symphony” Concert at the CHIO Aachen. This year the popular format that is being staged on June 23rd and 24th, will take on the flair of Great Britain, this year’s partner country. Hence, the two evenings in the Deutsche Bank Stadium are going to be special for one person in particular, namely for the General Music Director of the City of Aachen, Christopher Ward. We interviewed the native Brit.Read more
Back then the first women to top the world ranking list, Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum (GER) has won countless internationals medals. We spoke to the native US American rider about her affinity for Aachen, the standing of the Rolex Grand Slam for the equestrian sport and her daughter Brianne, who is successful in the jumping sport.Read more
The team of the CHIO Aachen is mourning Hans Kauhsen. The long-standing Treasurer of the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e.V. (ALRV) passed away on May 8th, at the age of 85 years.Read more
The well-being of sport horses is the focus of the work of the newly founded “CHIO Aachen Scientist Circle” initiative. The project brings horse experts and leading scientists from Germany, Belgium and Switzerland together.Read more
Seven weeks before the World Equestrian Festival, at their General Meeting the members of the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e.V. (ALRV) were noticeably looking forward to this year’s major event. High-class sport and the partner country Great Britain promise a CHIO Aachen that not only the athletes and visitors love, but also Stefanie Peters, President of the ALRV: “Experiencing top sport, meeting people, shopping, wining and dining – yes, simply having a nice time. That is the unique combination that makes our CHIO Aachen so special.”Read more
When you think of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, you inevitably think of Scott Brash. To date, the Briton is the only show jumper who can call the coveted trophy his own for three consecutive victories. This triumph was denied to his compatriot Nick Skelton, but his name is also forever linked with the Rolex Grand Slam. In 2013, at the CHIO Aachen, he and his Big Star were the first to enter the now illustrious list of winners of the Rolex Grand Slam tournaments. We spoke to the now 65-year-old about Big Star, his affection for Aachen and the significance of the Rolex Grand Slam for equestrian sport.Read more
The Medienhaus Aachen, the Märkte- und Aktionskreis City (MAC), the Aachen-Laurensberger Rennverein e. V., the StädteRegion Aachen and the City of Aachen are inviting businesses to lend their creativity a free rein.Read more
Rolex Grand Slam of Showjumping
The show-jumpers’ Rolex Grand Slam is the beginning of a new era in the field of equestrian sport. The quest to win the most difficult-to-obtain trophies in the world of equestrian sport unites the top riders from all over the globe.
The Major tournaments Aachen, Spruce Meadows, Geneva and ´s-Hertogenbosch – all prestigious names on the international equestrian sport circuit, which are now connected by a spectacular bonus system.