WAHO 14 Conference Speakers Announced

Under the patronage of H. H. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Khalifa Al Thani, special advisor to H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar, a team of internationally renowned experts with specialist knowledge in a wide range of subjects including equine welfare and behavioral studies, and genetics and cultural heritage, will assemble…

Jaime Gelabert Bautista Wins on Favourite Hurra at Duindigt

19 October 2014, Duindigt The Netherlands ~ A family passion resulted in success in the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) race held at the Duindigt racecourse in The Netherlands on Sunday, 19 October. Eighteen-year-old Jaime Gelabert Bautista scored a fantastic…

Jamie Link to be new Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director

14 October, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The Kentucky Horse Park Commission announced that it has selected Jamie Link as the new executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park. “I look forward to working with Jamie as we strive to make the Kentucky Horse Park an even better attraction for visitors to Kentucky,” Gov. Steve Beshear said.…

International Impact as the Arabian Finish Line and www.horsereporter.com join forces

The collaboration of the prestigious US Arabian horse magazine, Arabian Finish Line, which has served the global market for 27 years, and the international website, www.Horsereporter.com, will multiply the accessibility of information for horse lovers around the world. In addition, the combined entities of the print and online magazines will reach a broader segment of…

FEI Young Riders Receive Warm Welcome in Chile

13 October 4, Santo Domingo, Chile ~Two Young Riders recently represented the US at the 120km CEIYJ2** endurance ride held in Santo Domingo, Chile on 4 October. The riders were hosted by Pedro Pablo Gomez and were mounted on horses from his stable, Establos El Shaalan. Chef d’Equipe for USA Endurance Emmett Ross has this report. Technical Course…

Results of the Australian Tom Quilty Endurance Ride

13 October, 2014, Shire of Wagin, Australia ~ On 3 October the Western Australian Endurance Riders Association (WAERA) and the Shire of Wagin put on a fantastic weekend for all those who dream of riding in the Tom Quilty Gold Cup event. With 100 miles of the most beautiful countryside in the Great Southern of *Western Australia (WA)…

UAE’s Al Subose wins in Tarbes, France

13 October 2014, Tarbes, France ~ It was worth the effort for UAE Apprentice jockey Ahmed Al Subose, who finished third in a race in York, UK,  on Saturday and then travelled to the south of France for the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s race at the…

FEI Judge and Technical Delegate, Dereck Lienbenberg, Remembered

10 October 2014, Lausanne ~ Derek Liebenberg (RSA), FEI 4-star Judge and Technical Delegate, Chief Steward and Course Director, passed away on 8 October after losing his battle with cancer. He was 54 years old. Affectionately known as Zulu, he was appointed as the FEI’s Regional Development Officer for Africa in 1998 and worked tirelessly to…

In Honor of Zulu Liebenberg

9 October 2014, South Africa ~ We celebrate the life of Derek (Zulu) Liebenberg, (1960-2014), Naval Officer, South African National Equestrian Schools Association (SANESA), Endurance Ride Association of South Africa (ERASA), FEI Endurance Development Officer, Namibia and Botswana, husband and father. The man the world knew as Zulu was born in Impangeni Zululand in KwaZulu Natal Provence on 28…

IFAHR International Agreement Created to Align Arabian racing

7 October 2014 Paris ~ The 17th General Assembly meeting of the International Federation  of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR), held at the Le Meridien Hotel in Paris on Monday, 6 October, gave an additional responsibility to Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat…

One World, 5 Continents Will Unfold in Abu Dhabi

6 October 2014, Paris ~ Over 800 members of the Purebred Arabian Racing fraternity representing 56 countries will descend on Abu Dhabi, the world capital of Purebred Arabian racing to celebrate ‘One World, 5 Continents’ between November 5 and 9, 2014 to mark the end of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global…