Showjumping events to be rescheduled amid coronavirus concerns
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, has had an impact on yet another competition, this time, it is showjumping’s premier series - the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League Organizers have rescheduled three upcoming events to dates later in the year as the world grapples to control the pandemic.
The Mexico City, Miami Beach and Shanghai legs of the new season - scheduled between March and May - are those locations affected.
However, it is not yet known when they will be held.
So far, several sporting events around the world have been canceled.
Organizers say they were working with the Alliance of Jumping Organisers (AJO) and the FEI (International Equestrian Federation) to find consensus about new dates.
"The health and wellbeing of our fans, stakeholders and staff are of the utmost importance in these unprecedented times, which are impacting events worldwide," stated a recent press release from the tour organizers.