Double Delight in Doha for H.E Sheikh Joaan

26 February 2015, Al Rayyan, Doha, Qatar ~ Sheikh Joann bin Hamad Al Thani watched his new Arabian racing star Al aand Qatar’s champion thoroughbred Dubday as they brought the large crowd to their feet by winning the season’s two richest races, the HH the Emir’s Sword and the HH the Emir’s Trophy, both with Group 1 status…

Racing UK will Broadcast Qatar Festival Features

25 February 2015, Doha ~ Qatar’s two most prestigious races for Thoroughbreds and Purebred Arabians will be broadcast in the UK for the first time this week by leading dedicated satellite horseracing  broadcaster, Racing UK. The Group 1 contests which provide the finale to the H.H The Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival will form part of…

Injaaz Stud clinches Gulf Cup in Qatar

24 February 2015, Doha ~ On 24 February during the eight-day HH the Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival, Qatar’s biggest international Arabian fixture of the season saw Al Mujahaz (Hafid Du Bac x Kerjam) with Harry Bentley guiding, take the win in the QR 500,000 Gulf Cup for GC-bred Arabians for top Qatar trainer Jassim…

Equestrian Frequent Flyer Club

24 February 2015, Doha ~ It’s a funny old world! For hundreds of years horses have been regarded as a means of transportation for mankind. However, nowadays horses are being transported in the poshest possible vehicles and some are even ready for an Equestrian Frequent Flyer Club. There are no statistics, but some international sport horses should…

The Competition Alphabet – A Primer

23 February 2015, Doha ~ It is three magic little letters that make all the difference in the prestigious horse world: Take a C and an H and an I and then you have CHI, standing for Concours Hippique International, international equestrian competition. The official horse world still speaks French, not only because it has…