Show Jumping

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

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

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