Longines Global Champions Tour: The world's best showjumpers

Updated 1119 GMT (1919 HKT) January 11, 2017
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The Longines Global Champions Tour -- an elite, eight-month long showjumping competition -- is now in its 12th year. The competition visits locations all over the world, including the beaches of Miami (pictured). Stefano Grasso/LGCT
Spectators look on from the water's edge. Joe Raedle/Getty Images North America/Getty Images
Last year's champion Rolf-Goran Bengtsson takes on a water jump in the 2012 edition. Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Bongarts/Getty Images
The Tour visited Rome in September 2016 where Netherlands' Harrie Smolders was victorious. Paolo Lanzi
Bertram Allen of Ireland won the Paris leg of the GCT on Romanov in 2015. GCL
London will return as a host city when the Tour visits the Royal Hospital Chelsea. LGCT
In 2013, the GCT was held in the shadow of London's Olympic Park. Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The Global Champions League was launched in 2016, the Tour's team equivalent. Here, the Rome Gladiators jump their way to victory in Madrid. Stefano Grasso/GCL
Scott Brash of Miami Glory rides Hello Forever in the Global Champions League. Stefano Grasso/LGCT