LONGINES Owner of the Year Award

The LONGINES Owner of the Year Award rewards the owner of the three best horses of the year. The prize giving ceremony, presented by Longines, is usually organized during a major competition.


  • The owner must own, at least, 50% of the horse
  • 3 horses maximum /per owner will count for the Owner of the Year Award calculation
  • The first 5 riders/horses for individual classes and the first 3 teams for Team Competitions 
  • All 5* Grand Prix and Nations Cups classes will count 
  • Nations Cup Final 
  • World Cup Final (overall final)
  • Continental Championships Final (team and individual) 
  • WEG Final (team and individual)
  • Olympic Games Final (Team and individual)  

You will find below the last laureate of the award. The Longines Owner of the Year Award 2023 has been awarded during the Longines CHI Classics Basel (SUI) on January 15th 2023.

Longines Owner of the Year 2023

Bernardo Tribolet (Longines Vice President Marketing), Dominique Mégret (Chairman of the JOC), Georg Kaehny, Longines Owner of the Year 2023, and Henrik Von Eckermann (World n°1). – Credit: © Stefan Lafrentz

Year Owner Country Horse name Infos
2022 Georg Kaehny Switzerland King Edward, Iliana
2021 Stuteri Arch Sweden H&M Indiana, H&M All In & H&M Christian K
2020 No award due to Covid-19
2019 Luigi Baleri Switzerland Clooney 51, Chaplin & The Sinner
2018 Luigi Baleri Switzerland Clooney 51 & Chaplin
2017 Stuteri Arch Sweden H&M Christian K, H&M All In & H&M Cue Channa
2016 Benoît Zimmermann France Chesall Chestnut gelding
2015 HM Mohamed VI MOR Quickly de Kreisker Bay Stallion
2014 Holsteiner Association GER Casall Ask Bay stallion
2013 Jane Clark BEL Cella Warmblood mare
2012 Beverley Widdowson GBR Big Star Bay stallion

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