The CHIO Aachen is the official equestrian show of the Federal Republic of Germany. This is where all of the Nations’ Cups in the five disciplines dressage, jumping, eventing, driving and vaulting are staged.

World-class equestrian sport meets up with a very special atmosphere in Aachen. Every year around 350,000 spectators from all over the globe come to the Aachen Soers to experience the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen.

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The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team for CHIO Aachen, taking place July 12-17, 2016. Robert Ridland will serve as Chef d'Equipe for the Hermès U.S. Show Jumping Team. Read More
International Grand Prix dressage rider and trainer Katherine Bateson-Chandler has been named to The Dutta Corp. U.S. Dressage Team with Jane F. Clark’s Alcazar to compete in the FEI Nations Cup competition at the World Equestrian Festival CHIO Aachen in Aachen, Germany. Bateson-Chandler and... Read More
The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) has named the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team and Alternate for the Aachen CICO3*, July 14-16, 2016, in Aachen, Germany. Congratulations to all of the combinations. GO TEAM USA! Read More
Taking the perfect equestrian sport photo is often a little more difficult than in the case of other sports. After all horses are fast, in some cases very fast and their movements are not always predictable. So photographers have to have a good understand of the sport, have to be able to... Read More
When the international music stars are stood on the stage tomorrow evening during the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, ABBA will as usual be a topic of conversation again. The Swedish “Fab Four” won the competition in 1974 with “Waterloo” – the start of a breath-taking career. Now the... Read More
There has never been such a show at the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen, before. “Forget everything you know about the CHIO Opening Ceremonies to-date,” the Show Director, Frank Kemperman, stated. During a press conference the organisers presented the Opening Ceremony 2016. More than 160... Read More
“The Soers is my second home,” says Hans Günter Winkler. The five-time Olympic gold medallist, two-time World Champion and three-time winner of the Rolex Grand Prix will be celebrating his 90th birthday in July. Reason enough to honour the most successful show-jumper of all time at the World... Read More
Sweden and the Swedish Equestrian Federation are the partners of the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen 2016. Her Royal Highness Silvia of Sweden will visit the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 as patron of the Swedish delegation.“We are delighted to be the official partner... Read More
There are 147 days to go until the World Equestrian Festival, CHIO Aachen 2016 (July 8th-17th), but you can wonderfully bridge the gap until then per mouse click. Because the virtual camera flight over the showgrounds brings the show to life today already – at least on the computer screen.... Read More
In 2016, “Horse & Symphony is being organised for the 12th time. It has long since advanced from being an insider tip to the absolute crowd-puller. That is due to the extremely special atmosphere,” the Show Director, Frank Kemperman said convinced. A floodlit Deutsche Bank Stadium combined... Read More


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