Equestrian: Longines Xtreme Teams’ Challenge 2022
In 2019, a new competition model arrived in Brazil with team competitions where amateur and professional athletes compete together. Longines XTC came to Brazil to promote the sport and to evaluate top riders, riders and horses. The new show jumping competition model is conducted through team events, but with a difference: amateurs and professional athletes compete together.
The Longines XTC was created and organized by Olympic knight Alvaro Affonso de Miranda Neto, known as Doda, by CEO André Beck, marketing director Denise Severo de Miranda and Julian Benatti, Doda’s partners in the competition.
The competition provides an important space for new talent to compete side by side with the great stars of Brazilian equestrianism.
This year, the Longines XTC prize pool, which values consistency in the training and care of animals throughout the year, is notable for its fierce disputes with high-level athletes and animals.
A competition between the most prestigious and titled teams in the national equestrian sport, which mixes the experience of riders and riders of different categories, such as the best seniors, seniors, young riders, juniors, amateurs and even children, created by Olympic medalist Doda Miranda. , farins. XTC 2022 will be held in seven stages at the main equestrian centers of the country.
With teams that can have up to 13 riders but always use seven on each stage, and with a wildcard right now, this will be the third season of the Longines XTC.
A competition between the teams with the most prestige and awards in the national equestrian sport, which mixes experience between riders and riders of different categories, such as the best seniors, seniors, young riders, juniors, amateurs and even children, created by Olympic medalist Doda Miranda, Longines. XTC 2022 will be held in seven stages in the main equestrian centers of the country. The last is a fantastic play-off that will take place in a Christmas and year-end atmosphere at the Doda training center in Itatiba from December 13th to 18th.
Equestrian sport requires the teamwork of rider and horse. Horses must go through an acclimatization process each time they arrive at a new location. Horses participating in international competitions can compete for up to 40 weeks of the 52 that are in a year. This representation entails a series of constant movements, changes and adaptations, which for the animal is constant wear and tear. These stars travel with a team of specialists to provide optimal care; veterinarian, physiotherapist, dentist, blacksmith and knights.
A few days before the competition, the horses are examined by the official course veterinarians, they are given special diets and massages to relieve stress, they are also given hot and cold gels, bandages, TENS and relaxing walks, it is important to keep them in the training of real sports stars.