The Longines Masters Makes Its New York Debut This Month

Hannah Selleck at the Longines Masters
Hannah Selleck at the Longines Masters

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The Longines Masters, an internationally recognized show-jumping competition with events in Los Angeles, Hong Kong and Paris, is making its New York debut later this month with the help of luxury brands like Sam Edelman, Mark Cross and Lamborghini.

Chloe Reid competes at the Riders Masters Cup at the Longines Masters of Paris
Chloe Reid competes at the Riders Masters Cup at the Longines Masters

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From April 26-29, 2018 a line-up of first-class sport, live music, one-of-a-kind artwork and delectable cuisine will descend upon the newly renovated NYCB LIVE, Home of the Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum in the form of the 60,000 square foot Prestige Village, where attendees can patronize meet-and-greet sessions and watch the best riders in the world prepare to enter the ring.

Atmosphere at the Longines Masters
Atmosphere at the Longines Masters

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Meanwhile, guests an walk along the halls that once rang with the music of the legendary Billy Joel and Bruce Springsteen (whose daughter, Jessica, frequently competes at the Longines Masters events) and peruse the luxury goods on site, such a custom-made handbag that Ariana Rockefeller created specifically for the premiere event, as well as items from the likes of Longines and Hermes Sellier. Discover the official watch of the Longines Masters of New York, the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision”, as well as the Longines Grand Prix Trophy at the Longines boutique located in the heart of the Prestige Village. Get your heart racing and step into the new Automobili Lamborghini Urus, the latest super sport utility vehicle model produced by the Italian powerhouse and draw out your competitive spirit at the Mark Cross booth, where the historic Riders Masters Cup trophy will be available for fans to take pictures and #waveyourflag before being awarded to the winner of the second stage of transatlantic duel between the Team USA and Team Europe.

 Jessica Springsteen poses with parents Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa at the Longines Masters
Jessica Springsteen poses with parents Bruce Springsteen and Patti Scialfa at the
Longines Masters

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Riders, both professional and amateur such as Eve Jobs, Hannah Selleck, Kaley Cuoco and Georgina Bloomberg, can try the latest in equestrian fashion with items from Kingsland, Equis, Romitelli Boots, and LA Saddlery as well as newcomers, like recently launched Vestrum Italy and New York-based Free Reign. Saddle makers CWD and Voltaire will feature their top of the line product and Tagalo will share their newest technology. Steps from the same arena floor where the historic New York Islanders raised their four Stanley Cups, Beck & Heun, the official makers of the jumps for Season III of the Longines Masters Series, will showcase their jumps and create an interactive children’s course for young riders to hop over and dream of their days in the big arena. For our equestrian friends, Partner Footing First, provider of all the footing for the Longines Masters of New York, is on hand to consult for all your footing needs.

Competitors Eve Jobs, Hannah Margaret Selleck, Georgina Bloomberg and Jessica Springsteen attend the Longines Masters Gala
Competitors Eve Jobs, Hannah Margaret Selleck, Georgina Bloomberg and Jessica Springsteen attend the
Longines Masters Gala

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Artists making their debut at the Prestige Village are Helmholz Fine Art Gallery, Jen Brandon Art and Donna B. Artist Rita Dee, will showcase, amongst others, her sculpture, “Trailguide” a life-size sculpture made of driftwood commemorative of 1956 Olympic cavalry mount, while Lisa Cueman and Donna B will each show their exquisite artistic range in photography and paint, while and Jen Brandon showcases her Custom Horse & Pet Portraits. International Graffiti Artist, El Nino, will affix his personal touch to the space, bringing the underground venue to life in true New York Fashion.

Prestige Village at the Longines Masters Series
Prestige Village at the Longines Masters Series

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When the sun goes down, the party will get started. Devialet will keep the energy high with their rocking Phantom speakers where guests can experience their Mobile Immersive Room. Celebrate with returning sponsor, Sam Edelman and a bevy of tastemakers for an evening filled with live music, excitement and elegance when the lifestyle brand hosts the Sam Edelman Saturday Night After Party in the Prestige Village. The Longines Masters of New York debut will mark the end of Season III for the International Series.

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