WORLD EQUESTRIAN FESTIVAL
JULY 12th - 21st, 2019
“Yes, of course we all want to compete at the CHIO Aachen one day,” laughed Elisabeth von Wulffen. The young dressage talent had just ridden out of the arena at the “Aachen Dressage Youngstars” after a highly successful ride, so it was quite natural for her to cast her thoughts ahead to the future.Read more
Last year’s premiere was a total success, now the CHIO organisers are staging the “Aachen Dressage Youngstars” for the second time. The best aspiring young dressage riders in three age groups will be competing against each other at the Albert-Vahle Arena from today until Sunday.Read more
Marcus Ehning’s performance today in the Rolex Grand Prix at the CHIO Aachen 2018 wasn’t just the ride to victory. It was a demonstration of wonderful show jumping, fantastic advertising for the equestrian sport and also to an extent due to the support of the “best crowd in the world” as Ehning described the Aachen spectators.Read more
The Dutch four-in-hand driver, Ijsbrand Chardon’s first victory at the CHIO Aachen was 31 years ago, the last victory ten years ago. His time had come again this year.Read more
The spectators clapped in rhythm, the horse owner, Madeleine Winter-Schulze, wiped a stolen tear from her eye and Isabell Werth clenched her fist in triumph. She celebrated an amazing freestyle routine with Emilio in the Grand Finale of the CHIO Aachen 2018 in the Deutsche Bank Prize.Read more
Before the best equestrian sport athletes in the world say “goodbye” during the traditional “Farewell to the Nations” ceremony to the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen, and its unique audience today, celebrities from business and political circles visited the traditional showgrounds again.Read more
The CHIO Aachen is the official equestrian show of the Federal Republic of Germany. This is where all of the Nations’ Cups in the five disciplines dressage, jumping, eventing, driving and vaulting are staged. World-class equestrian sport meets up with a very special atmosphere in Aachen. Every year around 350,000 spectators from all over the globe come to the Aachen Soers to experience the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen.
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.
CHIO Aachen Village
Fashion and lifestyle, everything about horses, catering highlights and much more: Visit the CHIO Aachen Village – the perfect place to shop and enjoy.