March 29 – April 2, 2017
CenturyLink Center – Omaha, Nebraska
First held in 1986, the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final features the world's best dressage horses and riders. A total of 31 Finals have been held through 2016, and the United States has won the championship twice – in 2003 (Debbie McDonald with Brentina) and 2009 (Steffen Peters with Ravel). The Final has been held in the U.S. in Los Angeles (1995) and Las Vegas (2005, 2007, 2009, 2015).
Started in 1979, the FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final is an annual international showdown among the world's best show jumping horses and riders. In the 38 Finals held through 2016, Germany (10) and the United States (9) have emerged with the most titles. Previous FEI World Cup™ Jumping Finals held in the United States include Baltimore (1980), Tampa (1989), Del Mar, CA (1992) and Las Vegas (2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2015).
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017
Dressage Familiarization at 9:30 a.m.
Jumping Training Session at 2:00 p.m.
All vendor, dining and entertainment areas open Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 30
FEI World Cup™ Dressage Grand Prix at 2:00 p.m.
Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final I (Jumping Speed Class) at 7:00 p.m.
All vendor, dining and entertainment areas open Thursday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31
Dressage Showcase at 3:00 p.m.
Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final II (Grand Prix) at 7:00 p.m.
All vendor, dining and entertainment areas open Friday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1
Dressage Natural Horsemanship Clinic at 9:00 a.m.
FEI World Cup™ Dressage Final (Dressage Freestyle to Music) – the event determining the FEI World Cup™ Final 2017 winner at
Jumping Grand Prix competition at 7:00 p.m.
All vendor, dining and entertainment areas open Saturday 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
SUNDAY, APRIL 2
Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final III (Grand Prix Jumping Final) – event determining the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Final 2017 winner at 2:00 p.m.
All vendor, dining and entertainment areas open Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
*Schedule is tentative and subject to change.
For more information about the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 and to purchase tickets, please go to www.ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the CenturyLink Center Omaha box office.
CenturyLink Center Omaha, a state-of-the-art professional sports and event venue, has been home to the International Omaha Horse Show since 2012. CenturyLink Center is located at 455 N. 10th St, Omaha, NE 68102 within walking distance of the Old Market Entertainment and Shopping district and approximately 3.5 miles from the airport.
For more information visit our hotel page or book directly at: https://mmxreservations.com/Omaha/pc/FEIWorldCup2017
World Cup VIP Seating, Tables and Hospitality Packages offer a unique way to experience the FEI World Cup™ Finals with excellent food and beverage and wonderful views of the action in the ring. Packages and more information available at here or call the VIP Hotline at 402-930-3079.
The FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017 are produced by the Omaha Equestrian Foundation (OEF), a certified 501(c)3 not‐for‐profit foundation. The focus of this foundation is to foster and develop international caliber athletes within equestrian sport and to support and educate the local community in the process. Since 2013, The Omaha Equestrian Foundation has donated tickets to local charities and created field trips for over 6,000 elementary school students, veterans and local military families. The OEF also produces the International Omaha, a world-class equestrian jumping and dressage experience. Their highly successful 2016 event was the prelude to the FEI World Cup™ Finals Omaha 2017. For more information about OEF, visit www.OmahaEquestrian.com.
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