In partnership with US Equestrian and the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), Blenheim EquiSports has been named the host of a Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ series qualifier, held May 10-14, 2023, at Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park in San Juan Capistrano, CA.
The Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park is home to Blenheim EquiSports, an equestrian event management company that hosts up to 11 world-class horse shows per year in San Juan Capistrano.
In 2000, Blenheim EquiSports won the bid to host the United States Olympic Trials at the Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park. This was the first time the Trials were held on the West Coast. In 2004, they brought the Olympic Trials for a second time to the Riding Park, making them the first to hold two consecutive qualifying Olympic Equestrian Trials at the same location, putting San Juan Capistrano on the map internationally.
Blenheim EquiSports continues to be a leader in the world of equestrian competitive sports:
- Managed more Championship events than any other equestrian company in the U.S
- Hosted the Las Vegas FEI World Cup™ Finals – 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 & 2015
- FEI Children’s Jumper Finals – 2004, 2005 & 2006
- First U.S. Olympic Equestrian Team Trial held on the West Coast – 2000
- First FEI outdoor CSI-A International in the U.S. – 2001
- U.S. Olympic Team Trials in both show jumping & dressage – 2004
- U.S. Olympic Team Trials in dressage – 2008
- Currently hosts more regional and national championship finals than any other equestrian management company in the U.S.
“We love this place. We love Blenheim. This is what happens when a horseman puts on a horse show. It is fantastic for the horses. You got the grass, you got great courses, you got everything right here in California. We love it!”