Another spectacular new destination joins the Global Champions League circuit in 2017 with a prestigious event at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in the heart of London, United Kingdom. The high calibre event will see teams battling it out for the first time in history at the beautiful and historic grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, who will host the event from 4th - 6th August.
The unique new venue of the Royal Hospital Chelsea is the location for the world famous Chelsea Flower Show each year. World class show jumping will take place on the South Grounds which lead down to the River Thames with the breathtaking backdrop of the heritage buildings designed by Sir Christopher Wren. Founded by King Charles II over 300 years ago, it has provided care and comradeship for veterans, known the world over as the Chelsea Pensioners.
The UK has a strong equestrian community with millions of people riding and following the top British show jumpers as they compete around the world. The new London event on the Global Champions League calendar will be the 12th event on the 15-event circuit, coming at a key stage in the 2017 season when the ranking battle will be at full throttle.