Get ready for a thrilling comeback and an exhilarating newcomer as test riders for the SWB Equestrian Weeks with Breeders Trophy at Flyinge this autumn, both shining with undeniable star power. For the dressage week from September 27th to October 1st, we proudly present the German top rider, Benjamin Wrendl. And returning for the show jumping week from October 4th to 8th, we have the crowd favorite and world number one, Henrik von Eckermann, fresh off his victory at the World Cup in Omaha, USA earlier this spring.
The aim of SWB Equestrian Weeks with Breeders Trophy is to promote the basic training of young horses, and having sought-after and skilled test riders is an integral part of our long-term goal.
”Benjamin is truly a remarkable rider, having secured a team bronze medal and an individual fourth place at the 2022 World Championships in Herning. He represents the classical German training method but always prioritizes the well-being of the horse as an individual, which resonates with us,” says Tomas Torgersen, Senior Advisor for SWB Equestrian Weeks.
Having previously served as a test rider for Dansk Varmblod in Herning 2017 and SWB in 2022, Henrik von Eckermann returns as a test rider for the 5-year-old show jumping horses at SWB during the Breeders Trophy.
”We are incredibly delighted to have a test rider of Henrik von Eckermann’s caliber joining us,” continues Tomas Torgersen. ”It’s fantastic to offer such a talented test rider to our promising young five-year-old show jumping horses. Swedish show jumping truly showcases world-class talent!”
The test riding events during SWB Equestrian Weeks attract a large audience and are widely broadcasted. The event will be livestreamed on Equisport for those residing in Sweden and on ClipMyHorse.TV for the rest of the world.
SWB Equestrian Weeks: September 27th – October 8th, Flyinge
Tickets for SWB Equestrian Weeks will be available from week 22 through TicketCo. SWB PLUS members are eligible for discounted tickets to the event.
The dressage final, featuring Benjamin Wrendl as the test rider, will take place on Saturday, September 30th, during SWB Equestrian Weeks at Flyinge.
The show jumping final, featuring Henrik von Eckermann, will take place on Saturday, October 7th, during SWB Equestrian Weeks at Flyinge.
- Wednesday, September 27th – Free entrance
- Thursday, September 28th – Free entrance
- Friday, September 29th – SEK 250
- Saturday, September 30th – SEK 395
- Sunday, October 1st – SEK 175
Show Jumping Week:
- Wednesday, October 4th – Free entrance
- Thursday, October 5th – Free entrance
- Friday, October 6th – SEK 250
- Saturday, October 7th – SEK 395
- Sunday, October 8th – SEK 175