Show Jumping

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

Hecart records an unimaginable feat at the Al Shiraa’a GP, while Emirates’ Al Marri takes fourth

A Deline Hecart arrived for the CSI 4-star Al Shiraa’a Showjumping Grand Prix in Abu Dhabi hoping to leave with nothing but experience. Not in her wildest dreams did she envision herself departing from the UAE capital with the gold medal han

Opartmy enters history books

Ales Opartrny became the first winner of the Emirates Airline Dubai Grand Prix FEI World Cup Qualifier from the Czech Republic as he guided Acovaro to win in 43.86s and top the field of 28 competitors on the closing day of competition. Ferenc Szen

Turkish delight in qualifier

The Gulf News Dubai Cup Qualifier headlined the second day of the Dubai Showjumping Championship 2016 CSI***-W as Turkey’s Omer Karaevli secured the win aboard Rabane De Sury in 62.06s. The contest served as the qualifier for closing day&rsq

Will David build on Dubai success?

The Dubai Showjumping Championship CSI*** - W (World Cup Arab League) opened its three days of competition last Thursday with David Will capturing the win in the Emirates Airline Two Phases, the Dh80,000 featured class over a field of 31 internati

Qatar land a treble and Sheikha Latifa has a ‘nuts’ performance at the CSIO5* President’s Cup

IT was a jam-packed weekend of top class showjumping at Ghantoot Racing and Polo club. Thirteen nations came together to compete against some of the best horses and riders in the world at spectacular facilities held on the polo fields of Ghantoot.

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