How to watch the 2017 European Showjumping Championships on TV

If you haven’t been lucky enough to make it in person to the Longines FEI European Showjumping Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden this week (23-27 August), then make sure you don’t miss a thing by keeping in touch with it online and on TV.

Here’s all of the information you need in order to keep up to date with the action.

H&H website

Stay tuned to the Horse & Hound website where we will post reports on the action and a daily British individual round-up, including video interviews.

Find all our European Championships online coverage here.


26 August
BBC Sport website and via internet enabled televisions: 1.30-5.10pm

27 August
Red Button: 1-4.55pm
BBC 2: 4-6pm — European showjumping and dressage

NB: Please check listings as times are likely to change nearer to the event


FEI TV will broadcast all dressage competition live from the European Dressage Championships, available to watch in any country (subscription fee applies).

H&C TV highlights shows

  • Team jumping: 29 August; 9pm
  • Individual jumping: 1 September; 9pm
  • Round-up show: 4 September; 8.30pm

The timetable of competition is as follows:

  • Wednesday, 23 August — 8.45am: first round
  • Thursday, 24 August — 1.30pm & 8.45pm: first round team competition
  • Friday, 25 August — 8.30pm: second team round and medals
  • Sunday, 27 August — 2pm: individual and medals

There will be no British showjumping team at the 2017 European Championships, as the team focus is instead on the Nations Cup series.

Instead William Whitaker is representing Britain as an individual on Ludwig Criel’s Utamaro D’Ecaussines. Michael Whitaker was also set to compete for Britain as an individual on his wife Melissa’s, Viking, but was forced to withdraw after the horse was “not quite right” before he was due to jump in the opening competition.

The showjumping competition is taking place in the Ullevi Stadium, which is also the venue for the dressage championships.

Keep up-to-date with all of the news and reports from the championships on the Horse & Hound website