Showjumping champion Anne-Marie Esslinger takes the main title at the 2018 Nissan Winter Classic

Showjumping champion Anne-Marie Esslinger takes the main title at the 2018 Nissan Winter Classic: It was a high stakes contest with some of the country’s best riding talent competing across an international-level course at Shongweni Club from 12 to 17 June. Anne-Marie Esslinger put on a spectacular show in the main title class riding and Alzu Oregon to win the 1.5m Nissan FEI World Cup Qualifier – her third World Cup Qualifier. “It was such a stunning event and it’s always that much better when you win!” said an elated Esslinger, two-time … [Read more...]

Elite field of showjumpers set to compete in the 2018 Nissan Winter Classic

Elite field of showjumpers set to compete in the 2018 Nissan Winter Classic: The Nissan Winter Classic, which forms the third of five elite events that make up the South African leg of the World Cup Jumping qualifiers, annually attracts international-level showjumping champions. At the 2018 edition, taking place at Shongweni Club from 12 to 17 June, spectators will get to watch incredible skills performed by a number of top riders from across the country. One competitor who will be making the long trek from Port Elizabeth is professional … [Read more...]

Illustrious Nissan Winter Classic returns to Shongweni Club

Illustrious Nissan Winter Classic returns to Shongweni Club: Visitors to this year’s Nissan Winter Classic can expect world-quality showjumping action and non-stop family entertainment at the beautiful Shongweni Club, running from 12 to 17 June. “We are very excited to be involved in this really fantastic festival which provides both the equestrian community and visitors with a chance to witness an elevated level of showjumping performance in a remarkable part of the country,” said Mike Whitfield, Managing Director of Nissan SA. “The Nissan … [Read more...]

Father and daughter go head-to-head in Nissan Winter Classic’s World Cup Qualifier Class on Father’s Day

Father and daughter go head-to-head in Nissan Winter Classic’s World Cup Qualifier Class on Father’s Day: A shared passion for showjumping will see three members of the Triggol family taking to the Durban Shongweni Club showgrounds from 14 to 18 June for the illustrious Nissan Winter Classic, culminating with father and daughter competing for the top position this Father’s Day in the Nissan 1.5m FEI World Cup Qualifier class. Dad, Govett, will be joined by daughter, Cayleigh (18), and son, Thomas (16), to demonstrate their familial horse … [Read more...]