The Bird’s Nest was the host of the 2017 edition of the Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters and thus gathered the best Chinese and international riders for three intense days of competition. As the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the event, Longines was proud to time the exceptional performance of Swedish rider Henrik von Eckermann on Cincitty who claimed the Longines Grand Prix, which rounded off the weekend. The podium was completed by Lauren Houghand on Leonidas and Christian Ahlmann on Cinetto. Taiwanese model and Longines Ambassador of Elegance Chi Ling Li who joined the brand in Beijing as a special guest, presented Henrik von Eckermann with an elegant Longines timepiece.As the Official Watch of the Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters, Longines was highlighting a lady model from the Longines Equestrian Collection, a line created as an allegory to the equestrian world. This timepiece, featuring a checkerboard pattern dial, repeats the lines of the rectangular buckle found on the show bridle of the only Swiss horse breed, the Franches-Montagnes. The elegance of this model is elevated by a ribbon of diamonds that enhances the harmonious curves of the case.