The Bordeaux Show Jumping Contest is an equestrian event that horse-riding lovers won't want to miss. Since 1973, this top-level competition has brought together the world's best riders for a whole weekend of prestigious events in February. The main attraction is the World Show Jumping Cup, a keenly awaited event featuring eleven challenges. Booking well in advance is recommended.
Other international events take place during the three-day competition, like the World Cup Driving and the Devoucoux Indoor Derby, a series of cross-country obstacles in an indoor ring. Excitement guaranteed!
As well as the competition is the "Jumping l'Expo", a free horse-themed show with a hundred or so exhibitors. This friendly gathering is eagerly awaited by professionals and horse-lovers.
Organised by the Bordeaux Convention Bureau, the Bordeaux International Show Jumping Contest draws bigger crowds each year. Each year, 50,000 spectators enjoy the free entertainment and sports competitions.