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Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club hosted its first national dressage competition for 2017

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Under the Patronage of Mr. Khalaf Ahmed Al Habtoor the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club hosted its first national dressage competition for the season with a signup of over 20 entries. The EEF affiliated dressage competition, at the Riding School at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club attracted competitors from all over UAE, being the largest dressage competition ...

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TEAM UAE SPRING A BIG SURPRISE WITH VICTORY IN LONGINES CHALLENGE CUP

Team UAE enjoy their victory gallop after winning tonight's Longines Challenge Cup at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final in Barcelona (ESP). (FEI/Libby Law)

It was history in the making when the United Arab Emirates crushed their considerably more experienced opponents to win the Challenge Cup at the Longines FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping Final under the lights of the Real Club de Polo in Barcelona (ESP) tonight. They finished second-last of the 15 participating nations in yesterday’s first qualifier when collecting a total of ...

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Godolphin launch recruitment drive for 2018 Masar cohort

godolphin recruitment drive

Godolphin, the global thoroughbred breeding and horseracing stable founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, today launched a campaign to find eight outstanding and ambitious Emirati men and women to become part of the 2018 Masar cohort. Masar Godolphin is an academic and ...

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UAE’s Muhairi wins World Championship Endurance for Young Riders

UAE's Muhairi wins World Championship Endurance for Young Riders

UAE’s teenage sensation Saeed Al Muhairi astride 8-year-old Rabdan, was crowned world champion at The FEI Meydan World Endurance Championship for Young Riders and juniors 2017, a 120 km ride held at the scenic Parco Giardino Sigurtà in Verona, Italy. The 14-year-old was the standout performer in a field of 93 runners, from 15 teams representing 32 countries, with a ...

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Boudheib Initiative – Florac 2017 Update

Florac endurance winner 2017

  When one thinks of world class endurance, there are only 3 venues which spring to mind, Tevis, Quilty & Florac. So it was a huge privilege to combine the philosophy of the Boudheib Initiative (BI) with this year’s Florac CEI/CEN*** 160km. Event organiser, Jean-Paul Boudon’s vision to invite Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nayhan’s BI protocol strengthening the focus ...

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International Equestrian Federation Technical Committee discusses amendments to qualification requirements for World Cup

The Technical Committee of the 7th Group of the International Equestrian Federation recently discussed, during its meeting at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club, the new amendments to the qualification requirements of the Arab League for the World Cup, as well as ways to develop and cooperate with other organising committees, and how to overcome the obstacles facing equestrians and ...

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UAE dominates Sheikha Fatima’s Ladies’ Cup in Italy

UAE dominates Sheikha Fatima's Ladies' Cup in Italy

Lady riders from the UAE did the country proud when four of their riders finished in the top five in the 120-km H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies CEI Two-star Cup which was part of the three-day Sardinia Endurance Festival that concluded on Sunday at the Horse Country Resort area in Arborea, Sardinia, in Italy. Four rides were part of ...

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GCL Teams Ready to Kick Up a Storm in Paris

Photo: GCL / Stefano Grasso

Round eight of the Global Champions League sees home city team Paris Panthers vying for a powerful performance straight out of the starting blocks. In an earlier interview, Panthers rider Jack Hardin Towell said: “I hope we’re going to start strong!” The iconic Eiffel Tower will provide the picture-perfect backdrop as the Championship battle hots up, with a passionate crowd ...

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Super Swedes win Division 1 cliffhanger in Rotterdam

A brilliant double-clear from pathfinders Henrik von Eckermann and Cantinero helped Team Sweden to victory in today's edge-of-the-seat fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 1 League in Rotterdam (NED). (FEI/Christophe Taniere)

In a competition that was most definitely a game of two halves, Team Sweden stood strong to win the fifth leg of the FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2017 Europe Division 1 series in Rotterdam (NED) today. With four teams sharing a zero score at the end of the first round, and the remaining four only a single fence behind, it ...

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Sixth Godolphin Royal Ascot 2017 success provided by Rare Rhythm

Sixth Godolphin Royal Ascot 2017 success provided by Rare Rhythm

Rare Rhythm gained the third victory of his six-race career when running on strongly to capture the 12-furlong Duke Of Edinburgh Handicap at Royal Ascot on Friday, June 23. The five-year-old son of Dubawi, trained by Charlie Appleby, had not raced since taking part in the same race 12 months ago. William Buick always had Rare Rhythm prominent and raced ...

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