The Longines Global Champions Tour event runs every year in Cannes, France like clockwork. The event, which draws some of the most passionate fans of show jumping to the area of La Crossiete. This year was unseasonably wet, but the weather failed to keep the fans away from watching the Grand Prix event of Cannes on Saturday night.

Positioned a stones throw from the Mediterranean Port of Cannes with dozens upon dozens of super-yachts in the bay, the eighth round of the Global Tour is a very special horse show for French fans. Each year, riders such as Penelope Leprevost, Kevin Staut and Guillaume Canet are hounded by young fans at the international arena’s entrance for photos and autographs.

Photos by Lucio Landa