Paradigma company spend a weekend at the Show Jumping World Cup competition, one of the brightest horse-riding events of 2016.
The Show Jumping World Cup competition was held at a horse riding center “Otrada” last weekend. Company’s management team, being invited by business partners LANIT Group, participated in this event. Georgy Gens, the president of LANIT Group, is an old friend and eventing sponsor for contests at horse riding center “Otrada”. We attended this tournament by his invitation and enjoyed the beauty and spectacularity of equestrian sport together.
Leading Russian players, members of the national team, players from the CIS, Baltic and Eastern Europe countries participated in the tournament. The Competition has held at horse riding center “Otrada” for the 12th year in a row. The tournament is included in official calendar of Federation of Equestrian Sports (FEI) and conducted under the auspices of Equestrian Federation of Russia. Prize fund is €41 000
There was a wonderful weather, Grand Prix distance with obstacles up to 160 cm height was covered by famous riders, who contended for points in The World Cup ranking. The Word Cup stages season will end up in February, 2017. The best rider of East-Europe league, which includes Russia, will get into the World Cup finals (Omaha, Nebraska, United States). Points earned in a tournament at Otrada, are enlisted in world rankings Longines in addition to the points in the World Cup ranking. It was a tussle loom and a charismatic rider from Lithuania Benas Gutkauskas became a favourite.
We congratulate the winners of the competition. We thank the hosters for the high level of competition and personally Georgy Gens for the invitation to this bright and spectacular event!