- I recently attended the Longines Global Champions Tour as a VIP guest of Longines .
- The horse-jumping event was rumored to be attended by the likes of Michael Bloomberg and Bruce Springsteen , both of whom have professional equestrian daughters who were competing in the event.
- I spent five hours at the event, which more or less entailed sampling the extensive food offerings, watching horses trotting and jumping in the ring, and oh yes, of course: interviewing tennis legend Andre Agassi.
- Here's what it was like to attend as a VIP .
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Recently, I was invited to attend thefinale of the 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) .
The event, which took place on Governors Island on September 28, was the equestrian event's debut in New York. The LGCT is a globe-spanning competition, gathering the most accomplished riders and horses from around the world. This year, they competed at 19 events in cities around the world before finally ending the competition in New York City.
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The likes of Michael Bloomberg and Bruce Springsteen were also rumored to be at the event though I didn't see them myself, other reporters in attendance told me they'd seen the two. Bloomberg and Springsteen each have a daughter who is a professional equestrian. Georgina Bloomberg and Jessica Springsteen both competed, as did the former's team, New York Empire.
Here's a look at what the VIP experience was like at this equestrian event.
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