The 2014 season arrives in the diamond city of Antwerp

24th April - The sun has risen on the first day of the 2014 Longines Global Champions Tour. A buzzing atmosphere greeted the international riders as they made there way to the impressive dock-side setting of the first leg of this year's Tour, hosted by Antwerp.

The supreme international field is glittering with show jumping stars, and the glamorous VIP and Prestige Shopping Village are already welcoming excited spectators. A beautiful BMW takes centre stage within the arena, where the BMW Masters will be hotly contested on Friday night.

Saturday will see the world-class feature competition - the Longines Global Champions Tour of Antwerp Grand Prix, beginning at 6.30pm (local time). Champions will take on Champions for the first time this outdoor season in our official series as the race begins for the coveted Global Champions Tour season trophy.