Founded in 2010 by the Italian Lucas Panerai, whose idea it was, the Class Horse TV channel is devoted entirely to the world of horse riding, and so is essential viewing for all those with a passion for equestrianism. This passion drove the channel’s founder to create this TV service that is the only one of its kind in Italy, and to broadcast the major riding competitions of not only Italy, but also of the international equestrian scene. Its popularity has grown throughout the channel’s existence.
Broadcasting programmes from 8 am until midnight, this channel has come to be regarded as the leading TV specialist in the equestrian world. Throughout the day, it broadcasts interviews conducted directly with show-jumping riders and personalities from the world of dressage, and it also retransmits polo matches or horse shows such as the REEM ACRA FEI WORLD CUP. The popularity of Class Horse TV in the horse riding enthusiast community is such that after 5 years of its presence on the air, during which the channel has been a partner of the largest and most prestigious equestrian events, Lucas Panerai now organises the Global Awards in recognition of the world’s best riders.
Its ability to broadcast live large-scale events, as well as profiles and in-depth interviews makes Class Horse TV a specialised sports channel of considerable interest and acclaim. Following the successful template of Class Horse TV, in 2014 its Director launched the GlobalHorse TV channel for international distribution. This, too, transmits a considerable passion for horses.