The Washington, DC region will host the nation’s best horses and riders as they prepare to take on the world at the Land Rover Great Meadow International (GMI) in The Plains, VA on July 8-10, 2016. A prep for the Olympic Games, this competition will define the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team, an equestrian sport known for its spectator friendly atmosphere and enthusiasm. It is the first ever FEI Nations Cup of Eventing to be held outside of Europe!
While the Land Rover GMI brings out the top competitors that this high performance equestrian sport has to offer, spectator entertainment is of the highest priority. General Admission ticket holders will be treated to a bounty of entertainment options,including family friendly programming and extensive shopping. Those attendees seeking a VIP experience are offered a premier experience in the VIP tent area with private dining options.
Featuring a Friday night welcome party and shopping event in the Meadow Market area with a bevy of national and local retail partners. During the Saturday morning dressage phase, spectators can indulge in the elegance of horses dancing. Saturday night will see the exciting pairing of show jumping and a fun-filled dance party with live music once the competition completes. Throughout the weekend VIP's will be treated to hospitality catering by RSVP Catering in an elegant private tent with live entertainment. Sunday will offer multiple options for daytime tailgating during the Cross Country phase situated on the exquisite newly acquired Fleming Hill property that is now a part of Great Meadow.