Thursday, May. 23, 2024

WEF Will Host Finale Of New Rolex Series



Rolex announced today, May 23, a new show jumping series during the CSIO Rome Piazza di Siena (Italy), which will be the opening competition of the six-event series. The Rolex Series will include six international show, moving from Rome to the International de La Baule (France), the CSI Jumping International de Dinard (France), the Dublin Horse Show (Ireland), the Brussels Stephex Masters (Belgium) and the Winter Equestrian Festival (Florida), which will host the series finale in March 2025. 

Christian Kukuk and Checker 47 won the $500,000 Rolex CSI5* Grand Prix during the 2024 Winter Equestrian Festival at Wellington International (Fla.). Cassidy Klein/Wellington International Photo

“The six shows that are part of the Rolex Series are some of the best shows in the world and the ones that we all, as riders, mark in our schedule every year,” said Swiss show jumper Steve Guerdat, who attended the launch. “They are some of the most prestigious and historically significant competitions on our calendar, and by bringing this amazing group of shows together as part of the Rolex Series, the prestige and desire to win is only going to increase.”


The final event of the inaugural year will be hosted by Wellington International during the 2025 Winter Equestrian Festival, in the Rolex Grand Prix, to be held March 29, 2025, during the Rolex Finale Week.

“Rolex’s contribution to excellence in equestrianism is based on almost 70 years of support, encouraging innovation while respecting the traditions of the sport,” said Rolex Global Communications Director Arnaud Boetsch. “After the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping, renowned as the pinnacle of the sport, the Rolex Series will build upon the legacy that the brand has cultivated over this time. The six shows within the Rolex Series are united in their qualities, each celebrated for their world-class competition, leading facilities and notable histories, and being part of the Rolex Series will provide a mark of distinction above and beyond other five-star shows.”


2024/2025 Rolex Series Dates:

  • CSIO Roma Piazza di Siena (Italy): May 23–26
  • CSIO Jumping International de La Baule (France): June 6–9
  • CSI Jumping International de Dinard (France): July 18–21
  • Dublin Horse Show (Ireland): Aug. 14–18
  • Brussels Stephex Masters (Belgium): Aug. 28–Sept. 1
  • Winter Equestrian Festival (Florida): March 25–30, 2025





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