Frequently Asked Questions


The Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park is proud to host the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ USA. This international event combines a weeklong equestrian competition May 10-14th with a 3-day VIP social event May 12-14th.

The Riding Park will be on Friday, May 12 from 7:30 am-7:30 pm, on Saturday, May 13 from 7:30 am-6:00 pm, and on Sunday, May 14 from 7:30 am-4:30 pm. 

View the Competition Schedule. 

Do I need to be an equestrian enthusiast to enjoy?

Absolutely not. The love of the outdoors, horses, and community will do!

What else is there to enjoy at the Park during The Nations Cup Weekend?

The Riding Park welcomes the community to explore Defender Village, located directly to the left of the VIP entrance and featuring Range Rover Defenders, vendor tents, a large screen TV to see the competition during the day, food and refreshments, and a stage for musical performances Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after the competitions conclude. 

View musical performances here. 

How much is admission?

The Defender Village is free to the public and there are locations for spectators to watch for free as well. 

For those who wish to be in the Grandstand Seating, the VIP tents, and/or Cabanas, there is pricing available for your consideration. View Ticket Pricing.

Is there wheelchair access?

Yes! There is access for wheelchairs. However, keep in mind that much of the facility is grass and dirt.

What is the smoking policy?

This is a non-smoking, no vaping, no tailgating, no outside food, drink, coolers, lawn chairs, and no canine companion event.

Is there a dress code?

Dress for a day outdoors. Protect from the sun with hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Comfortable footwear is a must. Surfaces may include wet grass and dirt.

May I take pictures?

You may take pictures and video for your personal use. Please be respectful of the competitors and other spectators. You may not enter the show ring to take photos.

Are there restrooms?

Yes! Restrooms are available.

Is parking available?

Friday & Saturday parking will be limited at our venue. We encourage using a taxi or rideshare service to Rancho Mission Viejo Riding Park for all days.

Additional free parking will be available on Friday, May 12th at Reata Park & Event Center and on Saturday, May 13th at both Reata Park & Event Center and San Juan Hills High School.  Complimentary shuttles will be running throughout the duration of the event on Friday and Saturday.

On Sunday, May 14th, our venue will have available free parking for all spectators.

Is food available for sale?

Yes! Food will be available for purchase in the Defender Village. It is not permitted to bring outside food or drink into the Riding Park. 

What should I not bring?

Please note that outside food and alcohol, smoking, vaping, tailgating, lawn chairs, coolers, glass containers, and canine companions are not allowed in the Riding Park. 

Additional Questions?

Have another question? Call our Guest Services at 949-299-7219 or email
[email protected]