Oman scores Toulouse win with Sylvine Al Maury

31 October 2014, Toulouse, France ~ French trainer Jean-Francois Bernard wrapped up the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup series in Europe with a superb win in Toulouse, France, on Wednesday 29 October. The Royal Stables of Oman-owned Sylvine Al Maury…

Racing Returns to the UAE

30 October 2014, UAE ~ Racing returns to the UAE on Friday, 31 October, with a competitive six-race Thoroughbred card at Jebel Ali. HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum sponsors the 1000m sprint handicap through Shadwell with prize money of 120,000 AED ($33,000). HH Sheikh Hamdan’s stables have 4 runners entered in the race. 1 November marks…

USEF Bans Use of Helmet Cameras

29 October 2014, Kentucky ~ Just out from the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF). Effective immediately and until further notice, the use of helmet cameras is prohibited at all USEF licensed and/or endorsed competitions pending the completion of an independent expert report on the safety of helmet cameras. ~end  

The Arabian Racing Cup Breeders Award Winners

The Arabian Racing Cup is pleased to announce the Breeders Reward checks have been issued to each breeder of record for the horses finishing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in the Arabian Racing Cup Stallion Stakes (G3) at Lone Star Park in Dallas, Texas on October 18, 2014. Congratulations to the recipients of the inaugural ARC…

Strong field for Group 3 Turf contest in Toulouse, France

28 October 2014, Toulouse, France ~ A strong field of 11 horses have lined up for the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) French Arabian Breeders Challenge Classic which will be run on Tuesday, October 29 at the Toulouse…

La Hoor again on Track at Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

23 October 2014 ~ In the second week of the season at the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, Hassan Al Matwi’s La Hoor (Burning Sand – Pettra), confidently ridden by jockey Marco Monteriso, made a fluent victory in the Ushrayiq Cup. The Local Bred Pure Arabian Conditions race was the highlight of the sand track races at the…

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…