Jumping Indoor Maastricht 2023

This year Jumping Indoor Maastricht will be organised from 10 till 13 November. JIM offers top sport with, among others, the FEI Driving World Cup and the Grand Prix of Maastricht combined with the Limburg hospitality. An event for the whole family!


Maikel rules supreme in Longines Trophy
A full house saw Maikel van der Vleuten win the Longines Trophy/Grand Prix of Maastricht in an unparalleled way. He repeated his win in the same manner as last year with an almost impossible turn. Maikel said afterwards,

Second win for Timothy Hendrix
This afternoon Timothy Hendrix won his second, the MECC Prize, an accumulator with joker (1.40m) . He won the opening class on Friday with Cedrick and this time he saddled the 12-year-old KWPN gelding Very Nice (by Cantos x Candillo) to finish in 38.24 seconds with 44 points to take first prize.

Audi Prize: Schuttert does it again
Only a few hours after his win in the Chapeau Prize, Frank Schuttert again was the fastest in the Audi Prize, a Table A, 1.50m jumping competition. This time he saddled the nine-year-old KWPN geldig with the applicable name Arc de Triomphe (by Triomphe De Muze x Calvados). He stopped the clock at 35.52 seconds.

Derin Demirsoy wins Hair Science Institute Prize
Derin Demirsoy from Turkey can call himself the winner of the Hair Science Institute Prize, a speed class 1.40m. Derin Demirsoy was the fastest in 65.35 seconds with the 12-year-old KWPN gelding Vancouver (Calvados x Goodwill). Derin rides for Turkey but lives in Liege, Belgium, at Henk Nooren’s stables.

Frank Schuttert races to victory in Chapeau Prijs
Frank Schuttert rode in high speed to victory in the Chapea Prize on Saturday afternoon in the MECC. The Dutch, who rides for the stables of Jos Lansink crossed the finish line in 59.84 seconds with the eight-year-old BWP gelding Go Easy de Muze (by Vigo d’Arsouilles).

Marlies van Baalen also wins Kür
Today Marlies van Baalen also won the Intermediaire I Kür to Music after she won yesterday’s Prix St Georges. The judges unamiously put Marlies and her 10-year-old stallion Zinidi (by Gribaldi x Wisconsin) in first place. The pair was awarded 75.792% for their performance for the JIM Prize.

Houwen and Krause win morning classes
On Saturday morning Fieke Houwen from Venray, the Netherlands won the Euregio dressage competition Z2-level, the Marli Hommel Art Prize with her six-year-old gelding Spielbergs Cartier (Spielberg x Jazz). Fieke scored 70.625% with her Freestyle.

World Champion Dubbeldam convincing in VDL Groep Prize
World Champion Jeroen Dubbeldam showed how a jump-off should be ridden and had the public cheering during the main class on Friday evening, the VDL Groep Prize. He performed a controlled and fast round in 41.72 seconds with his champion horse Zenith SFN (KWPN, by Rash R). Nine riders qualified for the jump-off of which only three managed to stay clear. Germany’s Philipp Weishaupt was one of them. He also clocked a fast time with Casilius (HOLST, by Casall), 42.19 seconds, but at the end it proved not fast enough and they finished runners-up. Third place went to Holland’s Bart Bles and Wolisco Ddh (KWPN, by Nolisco).

Timothy Hendrix wins De Limburger Prijs
Victory in the opening class for international jumping riders, a two phases competition, went to local rider Timothy Hendrix with Cedrick, his 10-year-old Oldenburger mare (by Couleur Rubin). A great clear round in 26,89 seconds by the 29-year-old son of Emile Hendrix in the “De Limburger Prize”. Timothy runs the Hendrix Stables in Baarlo together with his father in daily life.

Marlies van Baalen wins Prix St Georges
The first dressage competition on Friday morning, the Prix St Georges, was won by Dutch Marlies van Baalen with her darkbay 10-year-old KWPN stallion Zinidi (by Gribaldi). The combination received a score of 70,000 per cent from the judges Ulrike Nivelle from Germany, Jacques Van Daele from Belgium en Dutch international judge Ghislain Fouarge.

Olympic and World Champions at JIM
World Cup winners, Olympic and World Champions will start this weekend at Jumping Indoor Maastricht. A competitor field to be proud of and that will guarantee exciting and great sport in the MECC arena.

Golden Dutch jumping team in Maastricht
The golden Dutch WEG jumping team of Jeroen Dubbeldam, Maikel van der Vleuten, Gerco Schröder and Jur Vrieling,will start in the Grand Prix of Maastricht, the Longines Trophy, during Jumping Indoor Maastricht.