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  • January 04, 2019

    Endurance

    The Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to present the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup as the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the event. The 160-kilometer race, featuring some of the top names from the world of endurance riding, was claimed by HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. Patrick Aoun, Brand Manager of Longines Middle East, presented His Highness’s winning connections, including Abdulla Ghanim Al Marri (F3 Stables) and Khalifa Ghanim Al Marri (trainer).   The Official Watch of the event was a model of the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” model, which represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. Featuring a blue dial, this model is equipped with an exclusive movement renowned for its high degree of precision for an analog watch (± 5 seconds/year) and its ability to reset its hands after an impact or exposure to a magnetic field. These attractive features are likely responsible for its exceptional movement status, to which a very long battery life and a perpetual calendar must be added.

  • August 18, 2018

    Endurance

    On Saturday 18 August 2018, Shaheen Yayhya Shaheen Khalfan Almazrouei (UAE) and his mount Castlebar Tazzani earned first place at the 120 kilometers course of the fourth ride at Euston Park.  He was followed by compatriots Salim Said Al Owais on Keeshan D’Aillas and Saeed Hamoud Saeed Al Khayari on As Arapey. Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the 2018 Euston Park Endurance rides. This competition includes 80, 120 and 160 kilometers rides and offers the opportunity for top riders and horses from all over the world to compete at the stunning Suffolk venue. On this occasion, the Swiss watchmaking brand Longines was proud to award the winner an elegant Longines timepiece. The Official Watch of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival was a model from the Record collection, which combines classic elegance and excellence aspiring to become the spearheads of the brand.

  • January 11, 2018

    Endurance

    Renowned Swiss watchmaker Longines presented another successful edition of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup, which took place on the 6th of January at the Dubai International Endurance City. The international event featured some of the top names from the world of endurance riding competing over a distance of 160 km. It began at dawn on Saturday and consisted of five stages of decreasing length at the purpose-built Dubai International Endurance City course. The eventual winner, Saif Almazrouei, who won aboard Nopoli Del Ma, was granted an elegant Longines timepiece in recognition of his remarkable performance.   On the occasion of the race day, Longines offered to the public the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, a model from The Longines Master Collection, featuring a sunray blue dial. This fashionable chromatic variation is perfectly in line with the classic and understated spirit of this collection and is complimented by a blue alligator strap.

  • September 07, 2017

    Endurance

    On Saturday 19 August 2017, Salem Hamad Saeed Malhoof Al Kitbi (UAE) finished first at the 160 kilometers course of the fourth ride at Euston Park.  He succeeds to compatriot Mansour Saeed Mohd Al Faresi who won one month ago the third ride.   Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the 2017 Euston Park Endurance rides. This competition includes 80, 120 and 160 kilometers rides and offers the opportunity for top riders and horses from all over the world to compete at the stunning Suffolk venue.%break%In addition, the Emirian rider was rewarded an elegant Longines watch from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing.   The Official Watch of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival, was a model belonging to The Longines Master Collection. This timepiece features a sunray blue dial and perfectly illustrates Longines’ watchmaking expertise.  

  • July 22, 2017

    Endurance

    Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Endurance rides that are taking place at Euston Park. This competition includes 80, 120 and 160 kilometers rides and offers the opportunity for top riders and horses from all over the world to compete at the stunning Suffolk venue. On Saturday 22 July 2017, Mansour Saeed Mohd Al Faresi (UAE) earned first place at the 160 kilometers course of the third ride at Euston Park.  Longines had the honor to award the winner an elegant Longines watch belonging to The Longines Master Collection, which was also the Official Watch of the event. 

  • January 07, 2017

    Endurance

    On Saturday 7 January 2017, furthering its commitment to the equestrian arena, Longines was once again the Presenting Partner and Official Timekeeper of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines, which featured some of the top names from the world of endurance riding competing over a distance of 160 km. The event began at dawn on Saturday and consisted of five stages of decreasing length at the purpose-built Dubai International Endurance City course. The eventual winner, Humaid Matar Rashed Al Mazrooei, was granted an elegant Longines timepiece among other accolades.   As part of the vibrant occasion, Longines also offered attendees the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event; a lady model of the Longines Equestrian Collection, inspired by the rectangular buckle on the show bridle of the only Swiss horse breed, the Franches-Montagnes.  

  • September 18, 2016

    Endurance

    As FEI’s Top Partner, Longines, Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016, presented an elegant watch to the winner of the 160 km race, Jaume Punti Dachs who was riding Twyst Maison Blanche. The pair won over the best endurance riders and horses who had shown up to the Samorin Equestrian Centre to fight for the title of world endurance champion after having gathered qualifying points for the last two years. The competitors started on Saturday at dawn and rod through the five stages of decreasing length.   During the Longines FEI World Endurance Championships 2016, the watch brand presented the Longines Master Collection watch as the Official Watch of the international event. Centuries of watchmaking expertise stand behind The Longines Master Collection. Its timepieces are notable as much for their intrinsic quality as for their style made up of balanced designs. The Longines Master Collection watch features a refined silvered dial with a chronograph and moonphase display, as well as a gold case with a transparent case back that reveals a self-winding mechanical movement.   Longines’ commitment to equestrian sports dates back to more than a century. Today, along with endurance, Longines is an active partner of flat racing, show jumping, eventing and dressage. In these disciplines, Longines is the Official Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch of international institutions, events, races and competitions. Alongside with the brand’s deep involvement in equestrian sports, Longines’ values of Elegance, Performance and Tradition further strengthen the close bounds that the brand has been developing with the equestrian world for more than a century.  

  • June 19, 2016

    Endurance

    Longines has been appointed First Partner and Official Watch of the remainder of a host of new Endurance rides that are taking place at the iconic Euston Park, England this summer.  The rides, which comprise 80, 120 [junior and senior] and 160 km courses, are on June 19, July 16 and August 13 and follow a successful first event on May 28. They offer an unprecedented opportunity for top riders and horses from across the globe to compete at the stunning Suffolk venue, which played host to the 2012 World Endurance Championships.   On Sunday 19 June, the winner of the 160 kilometre course, Saif Ahmed Al Mozroui (UAE), received The Longines Master Collection watch, which was also the Official Watch of the race day.

  • January 09, 2016

    Endurance

    On 9th January 2016, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, wins for the second consecutive time the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines and hosted by the Dubai Equestrian Club at the Dubai International Endurance City. The winner becomes one of four riders to win the event twice. For another consecutive year, Longines marked a successful turn as the Presenting Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch of the event, which was a Longines Master Collection timepiece.