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Watch Now: Countdown To 2017 Final is On!

The countdown to the 15th and final event of the 2017 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League is on, with less than two weeks before the world’s top horses and riders compete in the thrilling showdown at AL SHAQAB, Qatar from 9th-11th November. After a season which has seen more twists and turns than a Formula 1 circuit, ...

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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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Horses Make Facial Expressions Just Like Humans

Let’s face it: When it comes to expressions, a horse is no one-trick pony. Recent findings have revealed that our equine friends use 17 discrete facial movements to communicate. That’s 10 fewer than humans—but one more than dogs and four more than chimpanzees. Researchers at the University of Sussex discovered this by dissecting a horse head and identifying the musculature ...

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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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Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

Stars out in force for glittering LGCT Cannes

An A-list line up of show jumping superstars will head to the sparkling destination of Cannes this week as the overall battle for the Championship takes the spotlight.   Just a stone’s throw from the world-famous La Croisette, the Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League of Cannes event is a remarkable combination of glamour and top-class sport. Held ...

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Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

Hollywood ending as Casall bows out with dream LGCT Grand Prix win

In a moment of pure sporting magic, the legendary stallion Casall ASK retired with a phenomenal Grand Prix win at the Longines Global Champions Tour in Hamburg. The curtain came down on the final chapter in Casall ASK’s incredible career in the most extraordinary way, as the 18-year-old bay stallion exited the stage with a true Hollywood-style ending. Tens of ...

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High & Dry : Introducing the new riding hat liner drybrow ™

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drybrowTM is a brand new, super-absorbent, disposable riding hat liner, recently launched by horse-riding enthusiast Charlotte Barrow. Retailing online for 40AED per pack of 10, drybrow hat liners attach firmly and discreetly to riding hats and other sports head gear, keeping wearers’ brows sweat free and preventing skin irritation. Riders benefit from drybrow’s high absorbency that keeps skin dry even ...

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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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Arrogate And Smith On The Top Of The World

Arrogate (USA) (Bob Baffert – Mike Smith) wins the Dubai World Sponsored by Emirates Airline at the DWC at Meydan on March 25th 2017 Dubai Racing Club and Andrew Watkins

After missing the start and falling far behind, American champion Arrogate (USA) unleashed one of the most spectacular performances in the 22-year history of the Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates Airline – and perhaps in all of racing worldwide – as he powered home to a two-and-a-quarter-length victory in front of a madly cheering crowd. “It goes to show ...

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Sheikh Mohammed attends finale of Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship

VP attends finale of Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended the closing event of Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship on Saturday. H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, a number of Sheikhs, princes as well as local, global and regional equine industry players including ...

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