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Von Eckermann and Chacanno Unbeatable at Al Shira’aa Horse Show

Sweden’s world number eight, Henrik von Eckermann rode to stylish victory in the CSI4* Grand Prix presented by Longines and Al Shira’aa Stables at the Al Shira’aa International Horse Show tonight (Saturday), on his talented bay stallion, Chacanno. The class, which brought the curtain down on the four-day show at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort in Abu Dhabi, consisted ...

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Double-Winning Breen Means Business for Z7 at Al Shira’aa International Horse Show UAE Riders Capture Four Wins on Opening Day

  Irish rider, Shane Breen was in double form on the opening day of the CSI4* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show in Abu Dhabi today (Wednesday) winning both the Young Horse class and the concluding Z7 Presents Grand Prix-qualifying class, with Can Ya Makan. The show, now in its second year, is staged by Al Shira’aa Stables, the company founded ...

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The Sir Winston Churchill Finale kept polo enthusiasts on the edge of their seat as Bangash and UAE Polo went head to head in heated match

After a week of intense polo matches the Sir Winston Churchill Cup concluded with two matches, the Subsidiary Final and the Final. Bangash won the final after defeating UAE Polo by 7 goals to 6 in an exciting match enjoyed by our polo picnic crowd at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club. The Subsidiary final saw Habtoor Polo play ...

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Shifting Sands of Time

Boudheib initiative uae endurance

The Boudheib Initiative (BI), now entering its third year since creation, has gained momentum far exceeding initial expectations. When His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi first introduced the BI rules, he foresaw only changes for the UAE, but the international endurance world have embraced Sheikh Sultan’s unerring efforts with open arms in order to put ...

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The Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club to host grandson of Sir Winston

It is with great pleasure and honor to welcome George John Godolphin Spencer-Churchill, Marquess of Blandford this Friday, 8th of December for the finals of Sir Winston Churchill Cup 2017 at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. Styled as the Earl of Sunderland until 2014, George John Churchill is a polo player. He is the heir apparent to the Dukedom of Marlborough.

  Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club celebrates Sir Winston Churchill’s passion for polo this Friday, December 8th, 2017 alongside our special guests, his grandson, George John Godolphin Spencer Churchill, the Marquess of Blandford and British Ambassador, HE Philipp Parham. Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club is hosting the Sir Winston Churchill Cup, set in our luxury equestrian resort in ...

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Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival

Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi , Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Sharjah Equestrian and racing club is organizing “Sharjah Arabian Horse Festival “UAE Bred”, in cooperation with the Emirates Arabian Horse Society, and is sponsored by Al Qasimi Stables , Al Bidayer Stud , Al Saqran Stud , Ajman Stud, ...

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Season Gets Underway At Boudheib

Boudheib initiative Uae endurance racing

  The 1st event of the season got underway at Boudheib’s International Endurance Village at 6.15 this morning with 101 horses participating in the 120km Open CEI** Al Ain Endurance Cup. We are delighted that the BECA (Boudheib Endurance Challenge Award) has gained in popularity here in the UAE with the majority riding to find a place in the final ...

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Hamdan Suspends Purebred Racing Ties In Australia

For the past 36 years Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, has passionately and tirelessly promoted Purebred Arabian on the global stage. Through his patronage, and with the help of the Dubai International Arabian Racing (DIAR) series that he created, the sport has grown significantly resulting in race meeting being held at ...

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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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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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