Show Jumping

Beyond Fellow Dancing K and Lund nail CSI2* Grand Prix honours at Dubai Sustainable City

DANISH VETERAN Tina Lund only just managed to edge her way to the top honours in the CSI2* Grand Prix at the Dubai Sustainable City after she and Emirati counterpart Salim Ahmed Al Suwaidi turned out to be the only two riders to have gone through

Bruce and Backatorps Danny V put in a Good performance to win Ruler of Sharjah Cup

NEW ZEALANDER Bruce Goodin produced the ride of a lifetime aboard his longtime riding companion Backatorps Danny V to win the feature CSI5*-W HH Ruler of Sharjah Cup presented by Longines on Saturday. Goodin, a long shot in the event, struck from

Whitaker rolls back the years to leap to glory in Sharjah

GREAT BRITAIN jumping veteran Michael Whitaker rolled back the years to win the CSI 3* Sharjah Grand Prix presented by Longines at the recently concluded Sharjah International Show Jumping Championships. The event, which attracted more than 200 ri

Al Muhairi Cha Cha Chas in style to win big in Saudi

EMIRATI RIDER Abdullah Humaid Al Muhairi set a new record en route to winning the CSI4*-W class in the Big Tour Final in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The event from 12-14 December at Al Duhami Farm was part of the Diriyah Equestrian Festival that is curr

Fourth edition of Retrained Racehorse Day at Deauville a great success

DEAUVILLE RACECOURSE in France recently hosted the fourth edition of Au-Dela Des Pistes’ Retrained Racehorse Day. The event was organised in partnership with France Galop and opened with the Parade of Champions where some of the world’

Espresso shot helps Al Suwaidi win feature in Emirates Championship

Experience matters and Salim Khamis Al Suwaidi didn’t have to look too far back to draw inspiration as he rode to victory aboard Espresso in the 21st Emirates Championship at the Emirates Equestrian Championship. Riding Espresso, Al Suwaidi

UAE team chemistry lands them a spot Nations Cup Finals in Barcelona

The UAE jumping team last week shot down one of its main targets for 2019 by qualifying for the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Finals in Barcelona in October. The Emirates team comprising Olympian Sheikha Latifa Al Maktoum, Abdulla Humaid Al Muh

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

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