The Beauty and Elegance of Show Jumping Competitions
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From March 15 to 17, the Grand Palais Éphémère and a part of the Champs de Mars lawn will host the 14th edition of the Saut Hermès. This competition brings together the world's best riders, just a few months before the Olympic Games. Don't miss this event during your stay at Hotel des Mines.
The Pinnacle of the Discipline
The Saut Hermès features competitions classified as CSI5*, which is the highest level of show jumping competition. Some of these events are reserved for riders under 25 to allow them to gain experience with the excellence of the discipline. Thus, for three days, in the heart of Paris and under the protective silhouette of the Eiffel Tower, you can admire the performances of the cream of the athletes. For them, this stage is particularly important as it takes place a few months before the start of the Olympic Games. A true rehearsal under real conditions, so to speak!
All the Emotions of Saut Hermès
Sportingly exceptional, the Saut Hermès is also an event of rare elegance. Under the sponsorship of its sponsor, the famous luxury leather goods brand Hermès, the entire event offers refinement and grace. In addition to the competitive engagements, you can admire the beauty and aesthetics of working with horses during the equestrian show "L’Allure d’une aventure" and the demonstrations "Trot and Roll" and "La Folie des tâches." Regardless of the day you attend, you will get a comprehensive glimpse of the emotions aroused by the world of horses in general and show jumping in particular.
Just a twenty-minute metro ride from Hotel des Mines, the Grand Palais Éphémère takes you on a weekend discovery of show jumping and top-level equestrianism.
Photo: Vladimir Polikarpov
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