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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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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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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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Sheikh Zayed goes swimming with his pony

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There is nothing cuter than the bond between a child and his or her pony.  HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein posted a photo on her Facebook page of her son, Zayed, swimming with his pony. A few weeks ago Princess Haya posted pics of Zayed and his pony. The prince had been recently gifted his Argentinian polo pony from ...

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UAE Horses on Summer Holiday in Europe

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Some of the UAE horses are already enjoying their summer holidays in Europe. The rest of us will just have to turn green with envy while we “enjoy” the UAE summer. From polo ponies to showjumpers, it looks like these horses are enjoying the green pastures.  

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Zayed with his new pony

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HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein posted on Facebook a photo of her son, Zayed with his new Argentinian polo pony, a gift from Ali Bawardi. Don’t Zayed and his new pony make a cute pair? Like father Like Son

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UAE Riders Impress in International Dressage Competition at Emirates Equestrian Center

Cristina Calin-Thompson on Apollo, winner of FEI Prix St-Georges Class, at the 2017 FEI World Dressage Challenge. Dressage is one of the most elegant of Equestrian sports. Image Credit:Courtesy: Martin Dokoupil and EEC

The UAE leg of the 2017 FEI World Dressage Challenge this weekend was highlighted by impressive scores from UAE based riders, at Meydan Group’s Emirates Equestrian Center. One of the most elegant of Equestrian sports, the main aim of this annual event is to nurture local talent and offer local riders the opportunity to compete in an international dressage competition ...

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Bin Drai Polo Wins The Dubai Challenge Cup

Bin Drai champions Dubai Challlenge Cup by Gonzalo Etcheverry/DPGC2017

Bin Drai Polo Team won the Dubai Challenge Cup after defeating Habtoor Polo in the final by 9 goals to 8 in an exciting match enjoyed by a huge crowd at the Al Habtoor Polo Resort. Patron Saeed Bin Drai´s team wins this trophy for the second year in a row to close the fourth tournament of the Dubai Polo ...

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British Polo Day celebrates UK/UAE Year of Creative Collaboration

Bear Grylls throws the ball with Philip Parham (left), Ron Wahid of RJI Capital, and Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan (right). Photo by Sam Churchill

British Polo Day on Saturday returned to Abu Dhabi for the first of its 2017 events. Some 200 guests and VIPs, including Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan, Philip Parham, the British Ambassador, Richard le Poer, Earl of Tyrone, and Bear Grylls, TV adventurer and survivalist, came together to celebrate the best of UAE and British traditions. The ...

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