World Equestrian Events

Declarations Up for Chelmsford City Racecourse

Arabian races on Sunday, 19 August17 August 2018, Chelmsford City, UK ~ The card of seven races has held up well following excellent entries for this popular track as declarations have landed. ARO will be welcoming Sponsors, Wathba Stallions and the Royal Cavalry of Oman for a day of competitive Arabian racing. The Wathba Stallions…

Follow the USA Endurance Team on the Road to the WEG

Mark Dial at the World Equestrian Championships in Slovakia

7 August 2018, USA ~ Horsereporter interviewed US Endurance Chef d’Equipe, Mark Dial, with added comments by the US Equestrian Marketing on members of the USA Endurance Squad and their qualifications. We also learned some details on how to watch the Endurance Venue on 12 September 2018.         Can you share with…

Hondier wins HH Sheikha Lateefa race in Deauville, France

Setting the bar for future racers6 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Jad Hondier on Small and Mighty won the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race held at the Deauville race course in France on Sunday,…

HH Sheikha Lateefa Pony Race in Deauville, France

Pony race series continues for young riders on Sunday, 5 August4 August 2018, Deauville, France ~ Eleven young riders will be vying for honors in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Lateefa Bint Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan International Pony championship race to be held…

German Team Wins Five Gold Medals at ECAHO European Championships Sports Arabians 2018 Austria

Haifi el Sorrento

4 August 2018, Austria ~ The ECAHO European Championships Sports Arabians held from 26-29 July 2018, at Wiener Neustadt, Austria, was a quality and quantity success. The four-day competition showed the best of purebred Arabians from 8 ECAHO member countries from Austria, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland Switzerland and Sweden. Classes included three International Championships…

Top Racing for Dubai International Arabian Races Sunday at Newbury

His Excellency Mirza Al Sayegh and members of the DIAR committee

Sunday 29 July, Racing and Entertainment in Store26 July 2018, UK ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races promises spectacular entertainment both on and off the track when the world’s most prestigious day’s racing dedicated to Purebred Arabians returns to Newbury Racecourse under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler…

Italian Endurance Festival in Azizi Begins 27 July

Meydan Endurance

Festival includes a CEI2* 120 km ride and a CEI1* 81 km ride24 July 2018, Italy ~ The His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Italy Endurance Festival will take place as part of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2018, supported and sponsored by Meydan, at San Rossore Racecourse in Pisa, Italy, on 27 July…

British Equestrian Federation Announces WEG Endurance Team Selection

Endurance Nominated Entries for 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games 17 July 2018, UK ~ The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) confirmed the nominated combinations selected by EnduranceGB, which have been submitted to the FEI, for this year’s World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina (USA), 11-23 September 2018.     The nominated combinations are (in alphabetical…

First Racing, First Wathba Stallions Cup in Ploiesti, Romania

The first international gallop event for Pure Bred Arabian horses in the history of racing in Romania15 July 2018, Romania ~ Incredible success for the first international race-meeting in Romania. After a timid demonstration race of pure Arabians last fall, I convinced Lara Sawaya, director of the HH Sh Mansoor Festival, to support racing in…

Al Ryma Monlau Wins DIAR at La Teste de Buch

The flagship event is on 29 July at Newbury race course4 July 2018, France ~ The Dubai International Arabian Races (DIAR) sponsored three of the nine races at the La Teste de Buch race course in France on 3 July 2018. Al Ryma Monlau faced off in the first race of the day to win…

Sand Victor Opens With Win at Pleasanton

Sand Victor wins in Pleasanton 2016

18 June 2018, Pleasanton, California ~ As Arabians once again take center stage in California racing, Sand Victor showed his talent by winning the first Arabian race of the season at Oak Tree at Pleasanton, California on Sunday, 17 June, 2018. In a race for 3 yr-olds and up of five furlongs, Sand Victor (Burning…

Delaware Park Welcomes Second ARC Breeder Bonus Winners

Burn Em Joey winning at Delaware Park on 6/11/18 Photo: Hoofprints, INC

Trainer Torrez Gets 1,2,3 June 2018, Delaware Park, USA ~ Trainer Erenesto Torrez had the 1,2, 3 for the Arabian Maiden Special, also an Arabian Racing Cup Breeder’s Bonus race, on 13 June, 2018, at Delaware Park, USA. Burn Em Joey (Burning Sand x Triumphs Silkie) under Carol Cedeno broke well and took the lead…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Race Day at Wolverhampton

ARO Race Entries

Fresh entries for ARO’s trip to the midlands on Sunday, 10 June, 20181 June 2018, UK ~ Wolverhampton fields are ready for the 10 June 2018 race, with uniquely named races among the seven and some top runners in the fourth full-Arabian fixture, kindly sponsored by the Royal Cavalry of Oman.   In a touching…

Cre Run Arabians Winning Ways

4 June 2018, USA ~ The start of racing at Delaware Park at the end of May brought two quick wins for Cre Run Farm. FiftyShadess of Bay 2013 (Dahess x DonnatellAA by Genuine Monarch) with Keiber Coa in the saddle finished a length ahead of Miss Paradise under Robert Paz followed by third in…

Zells Zenyatta wins Wathba Stallions Cup in Brazil

Zells Zenyatta

4 June 2018, Sao Paulo, Brazil ~ Zells Zenyatta stayed true to the favorite’s tag in winning the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Grande Premio Wathba Stallions (Group 3) in the Year of Zayed race in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The imported Zells Zenyatta, trained by AGS Correa…

Deryan Wins Maiden in Toulouse, France

Deryam winning in Toulouse

2 June, Toulouse, France ~ Toulouse, France again had top racing on Friday, 1 June 2018, where Deryan in the able hands of Alexandre Gavilan, tasted success in the Prix Norniz, a 1600 metre race for maidens. Deryan, a three-year-old colt by Mahabb out of Haboob, made it a sweet victory for HH Sheikh Mansoor’s…

Arabian Stallion *Empress+ Now a Breyer Model

Arabians can excel in many disciplines31 May 2018, Canada ~ *Empres++++// has been immortalized as a Breyer Model released this month, and he’s been invited as a guest horse to BreyerFest in July, 2018. A HARC nominated stallion, Empress was born in 1995 at Michalow State Stud in Poland. After racing in Poland as a…

Haras de Thouars – a Breeding Farm of Distinction

Pastured mares and babies

The farm was pulsing with activity28 May 2018, Haras De Thouars, France ~ Recently we had the opportunity to visit one of the premier Arabian stud farms in France, the Haras de Thouars. Located north of Agen, about 115 kilometers north from Toulouse in the south of France, the Haras claims 130 hectares (321+ acres)…

Royal Cavalry of Oman Supports Arabian Racing at Chepstow

ARO

Arabian Racing at Chepstow Racecourse on Sunday 27th May 201825 May 2018, UK ~ Entries look good for the first full meeting to be hosted by the Royal Cavalry, the Sultanate of Oman at Chepstow Racecourse on Sunday, 27 May 2018, run under the UK’s Arabian Racing Organisation (ARO) banner. Declared runners: [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/ChepstowEntries-2105.pdf”] Racehorse…