FEI Driving World Cup™
Be prepared for an intense competition with the best drivers in the world.
The FEI Driving World Cup™ was launched in 2001, and Bordeaux was one of the events on that inaugural series!
The FEI Driving World Cup™ four-in-hand circuit is a 100% European affair, with 7 qualifying rounds open to the world’s top ten drivers.
The drivers select their competitions in groups of 5.
Each driver may only take part in four competitions, and only their best three results are counted.
Competitors who pick up points in each competition, and the top six on the overall leader board, will qualify for the final.
World champions :
1st place ▶︎ Boyd Exell
2nd place ▶︎Koos de Ronde
3rd place ▶︎ Ijsbrand Chardon
CAIW FINAL n°2 - FEI DRIVING WORLD CUP™ FINAL – Remise des Prix - ©Christophebricot
2 finals in Bordeaux for the 2019 and 2020 editions
In 2020 an 2019, the Jumping International de Bordeaux hosted the final of the Driving World Cup.
This thrilling and sorely underrated discipline has a strong following in Bordeaux.
Driving is one of the most fascinating disciplines of equestrian sport, and certainly one of the most spectacular. The world’s best drivers have made the trip to Bordeaux an annual pilgrimage, and never fail to put on a show! It takes an incredible amount of skill to steer four horses galloping at full pace, around a course littered with various obstacles. Speed and agility are the name of the game.
These world's best driver sincerely appreciate the atmosphere in the arena of the Jumping International de Bordeaux, considered one of the finest locations in the world for competitive driving, and there is always competition for places even when Bordeaux is simply one of the qualifying events.
- 2020 : Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2019. Bram Chardon (NED)
- 2018. Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2017. Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2016. Ijsbrand Chardon (NED)
- 2015. Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2014. Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2013. Koos De Ronde (HOL)
- 2012. Boyd Exell (AUS)
- 2011. Ijsbrand Chardon (NED)
- 2010. Thibault Coudry (FRA)