World Equestrian Events

Equine MediRecord Advances ARO With Electronic Records

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Irish company partners with Arabian Racing Organisation to help them become a global leader in equine welfare.21 December 2019, UK ~ Irish technology company Equine MediRecord (EMR), recent winner of the Irish Midlands Best Startup in 2019, has partnered with the Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) in the United Kingdom to bring about the highest standards…

AF Motaghetres Heads to Sharjah Prestige Handicap

20 December 2019, Sharjah, UAE ~ Sharjah Longines Racecourse stages its third and by far best meeting of the season so far on Saturday, 21 December 2019, highlighted by two AED100,000 Prestige handicaps, with the 1700m HE Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Cup being contested for the second time. The inaugural edition last…

International Horse Sports Confederation Elects New President

Ingmar De Vos, President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) was elected President of the IHSC20 December 2019, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The International Horse Sports Confederation (IHSC) held its General Assembly on 7 December 2019 at the Hong Kong Jockey Club where the group elected a new President and received a number of important updates…

A Chance to Visit Russia’s Famous Tersk Stud

Tersk Stud is one of the places that every Arabian horse lover dreams to visit at least once. Situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by five Caucasian mountains, the Stud was founded 130 years ago by Count Sergei Stroganov. Tersk Stud keeps up the old traditions of Arabian breeding preserving precious straight Russian bloodlines and…

AL Asayl Wins Both Abu Dhabi Fillies and Colts Classic

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15, December 2019, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Racing at Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 15 December 2019 had five Arabian races and one Thoroughbred competition with Al Asayl taking the honors in both the Fillies and Colts Classic. Fillies Classic The maximum field allowed of 14 may have gone to post for the 1400m Abu Dhabi…

AL SHAMOOS Will Defend Her Title in Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown

23 November 2019 Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The Purebred Arabians undoubtedly take centre stage in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 24 November 2019 with the highly anticipated AED 5,000,000 (approximately $1.36 million) Group 1 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Jewel Crown. Topping the quality field of 14 are last years’s winner, Al Shamoos, who takes…

Newly Elected to the Board, Jean-Pierre Deroubaix Outlines IFAHR Objectives

A Broader ViewThis article reprinted from The French Purebred Arabian published by AFAC (Association Francaise de Cheval Arabe de Course) with permission. Jean-Pierre Deroubaix: “Our wish is for an international calendar which mirrors that of its English thoroughbred racing counterpart.” Paris hosted the 22nd General Assembly of IFHAR (The International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing…

Four Champions Crowned at Inaugural USEF Endurance National Championship

Broxton Bridge Plantation was the venue20 November 2019, Ehrhardt, South Carolina, USA. ~ The Broxton Bridge Plantation in Ehrhardt, S.C., played host to the inaugural USEF Endurance National Championships from 14-16 November as part of the 2019 North American Endurance Championships. An unofficial FEI team competition was integrated into the competition at the CEI2*/CEIYJ2* and…

WELL-BRED RICH AND FAMOUS TOPS THURSDAY AL AIN FEATURE

13 November 2019, UAE ~ The last of the five UAE racecourses to host a fixture this season, Al Ain will stage the first of its 12 2019-20 meetings on Thursday, 14 November with a seven-race card, including just one Thoroughbred contest Six Arabian Races Six races are for the Purebred Arabians, with the best…

2019 Arabian Racing Awards by ARO

ARABIAN RACING ACHIEVEMENTS RECOGNISED AT HWPA DERBY AWARDS 12 November 2019, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) was delighted to announce James Owen as the recipient of the Arabian Racing Achievement Award which will be presented as part of the Horserace Writers and Photographers Association (HWPA) Annual Derby Awards Luncheon on Monday, 2 December…

Lone Star Features Arabian Juvenile Stakes

Arabian Juvenile Stakes With Two Races24 October 2019, GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas, USA ~ Featured races on the 12-race card begin with race 2, the $20,000 colt & gelding division of the Texas Arabian Lone Star Juvenile Stakes for 3-yr-olds going six furlongs. Rosebrook Farm’s RB DOUBLE DOWN broke his maiden here last month, winning by…

Purebred Arabians To Race Again at Ascot in 2020

Sponsored by Shadwell Stud, Arabian Racing Heads to Ascot22 October 2019, UK ~ The Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO), the Purebred Arabian Racing Authority in the UK, announces an Arabian race at the famous Ascot racecourse approved by the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) Pattern Committee. The £15,000 Listed PA race will be…

Arabian Sales Up at Arqana Saint Cloud Auction

135 horses were represented in the sale3 October 2019, Paris, France ~ Under the watchful eyes of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Arqana Arabian Sale was held at Saint-Cloud on Thursday, 3 October 2019. The annual auction is considered the first of…