Show Jumping

Al Sharbatly’s jumping success marks a good week for Saudis in the UAE

The domination of Saudis at equestrian events across the UAE last week was seen even within the confines of the show jumping arena where Abdullah Al Sharbatly turned up the big winner of the feature CSI 2* Sustainable City Grand Prix. Looking to b

Al Muhairi does the Cha Cha Cha to win in Sharjah and seal World Cup spot

At Sharjah last week, UAE national team show jumper Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi hit a double target with the one arrow he was given. Muhairi knew the CSI5*W HH Ruler of Sharjah Cup presented by Longines, which served as an Arab League qualifier for

Weishaupt up for HH Sharjah Ruler Cup with success in preview event

Riding with Teutonic perfection, Philipp Weishaupt produced a flawless effort to win the €50,200 CSI 3* Sharjah Grand Prix presented by Longines during the first weekend of competition at Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club. That success wou

Girls rule on final day of Dubai Show Jumping Championship with Sprunger taking top prize

SAVING HER BEST for last Switzerland national team rider Janika Sprunger turned in a mighty performance aboard Bacardi VDL to win the feature event of the Dubai Show Jumping Championship at Emirates Equestrian Centre last week. The pair were in fi

SERC ready to roll out red carpet as Rulers Cup festivities begin

The Sharjah Equestrian & Racing Club (SERC) and the Emirates Equestrian Federation have joined forces to organise the 2019 Sharjah Ruler Cup International Show Jumping Championship at the prestigious SERC. The event is being held under the dir

Al Marzooqi leaps to a historic silver at Youth Olympic Games in Argentina

YOUNG RIDER Omar Abdulaziz Al Marzooqi made equestrian history for the UAE by becoming the first Emirati to win a medal at the Youth Olympic Games. His name will go down in national showjumping folklore after he scalped silver in the showjumping c

Al Muhairi targeting gold at world meet in US after leaping to bronze in Sharjah

HAVING LEAPT to a bronze in the HH Ruler of Sharjah Cup presented by Longines, Emirati show jumper Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi will now train his sights on turning in a performance worthy of gold at this year’s World Equestrian Games in North

Al Muhairi targeting gold at world meet in US after leaping to bronze in Sharjah

HAVING LEAPT to a bronze in the HH Ruler of Sharjah Cup presented by Longines, Emirati show jumper Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi will now train his sights on turning in a performance worthy of gold at this year’s World Equestrian Games in North

Good news for UAE jumpers as FEI increases regional qualifying spots at major events

SHOW JUMPERS from the Emirates have good news after Ingmar De Vos, the President of the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), revealed the official governing body for the sport had decided to increase the number of qualifying spots available f

SERC to make history with first-ever indoor 5-star jumping event this week

The oldest equestrian club in the UAE, the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club (SERC), has been handed an upgrade in terms of class and will go down in regional jumping folklore this week as the first venue to host an indoor five star event when it

Schneider can hardly believe her luck after leaping to biggest career trophy

She could hardly believe what she had just achieved, but Miriam Schneider left the Emirates Equestrian Centre last Saturday with the top prize of the Dubai Show Jumping Championship firmly lodged in her arms. Riding Cartagena 17, Germany’s l

Dubai Show Jumping Championship leaps to a five-star status

When one considers the damage done to the world of cycling and athletics by performance enhancing drugs, perhaps we should count our blessings that horse racing is no more besmirched than it has been. Let us be frank: our sport involves asking ani

Risk pays off in the form of top prize for Von Eckermann, Emiratis also find success at Al Shira’aa

FORTUNE FAVOURS the brave and Henrik von Eckermann put maxim into action as he bid to land the CSI 4* Grand Prix at the Al Shira’aa International Horse Show with Chacanno. It paid off with the pair winning the top prize at the four day event

Showjumping stars set to battle each other for World Games spots in Abu Dhabi

QUALIFYING SPOTS for this year’s FEI World Equestrian Games in North Carolina, United States, will be on offer at the four-day CSI4* Al Shira’aa International Horse Show in Abu Dhabi this weekend. A number of leading international and

Sheikh Ali and Al Marri leap to success keeping top honours at home

Emirati rider Sheikh Ali Abdulla Al Qassimi admitted he nearly had to pinch himself to realise he had landed the showpiece Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier at the Dubai Show Jumping Championship on Saturday afternoon, whic

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