Qatar’s Dahor De Brugere wins Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville

PRIX KESBEROY GR.1PA August 08, 2012, Deauville, France ~ Sporting the colours of HE Sheikh Joaan Bin Hamad Al Thani, Dahor De Brugère clinched the Al Rayyan Cup at Deauville racecourse in France on Tuesday. The Dahess progeny, Dahor De Brugere came with a spirited run in the final furlong to overhaul Mushrae in the shadow…

Great Britain readies competition team for World Endurance Championship 2012

August 9, 2012 ~Following a final performance trial at Wolverhampton racecourse on the 21st July, Endurance GB has announced the team of horses and riders that will represent Great Britain for the Longines FEI CEI 4* World Endurance Championships 2012. The riders in alphabetical order are: • Alice Beet  from Surrey riding Adara Sauveterre •…

Italy readies nominated riders for World Endurance Championship

 August 7, 2012, Italy ~ The Italian Federation has announced the nominated riders that will take part in the World Endurance Championship, (Championnat Mondiale Senior) to be held August 25 at Euston Park, outside of London. Congratulations and best to these riders: Nominated List for Italy:     Bertoni Elena – El Jamila Di Battista…

Arapahoe Park Arabian races for August weekend

August 5, 2012, Arapahoe Park, Colorado ~ The Allowance race over 6 F for 3 yrs and up, mares and fillies, purse $8,500 gave the win to TM Suspicious Minds (Burning Sand x Kinzi Kong – Kong) with Travis Wales up in a time of 1:20:14.   Owned by Running B  Stables, the Brent Beeman trained filly…

Garrett Ford and The Fury take first place finish at 57th Tevis Cup Ride

    August 5, 2012, Auburn, California ~The 57th Tevis Cup Ride, sponsored by the Western States Trail Foundation, started 204 riders from Robie Park, near Truckee, California, at 5:15 a.m. on August 4, 2012. Of those starters, 98 finished in Auburn, California — 100 miles later — within 24 hours. The winner of this…

Verdora tops field of 13 at Newbury in Wathba Stud Farm Cup

  August 5, 2012 Newbury Race Course UK ~Newbury Wathba Stud Farm Cup Premier Handicap Stakes for Purebred Arabians hit the seventh round in the UK on Sunday August 5. Details: 10F on Turf 3 yrs old and up 2000m €6,000 prize money and bonus for the winning breeder of the first horse past the post registered…

Kador NU tops field in Santa Rosa Wathba Stud Farm Cup

      August 4, 2012, Santa Rosa, California ~The Wathba Stud Farm Cup for three yr-olds and up raced today in Santa Rosa over six furlongs for a purse of $7,000 added by the Wathba Stud Farm Cup. First in the money was Kador N U who finished in a time of 1:23:79 over…

Second Annual Horse & Camel and Heritage Exhibition scheduled for January

  August 3, 2012 ~  The Sultanate of Oman is preparing for the second edition of their annual Horse & Cameland Heritge Exposition January  14-16, 2013 to be held at the Oman International Exhibition Center in Muscat. See Oman’s Horse & Camel Expo 2012 The 2013 HCH Expo will feature beauty shows for horses and…

Belgian European Junior and Young Rider Championship news

August 2, 2012 from Belgium ~Upon the decision of the FEI, the European Championships Juniors and Young Riders set for Saturday 8, September (CEIYRJ4 * 120 kms) is not open. This Championship will be the first with this restriction and  finalizes the decision that the European Endurance Championship will be from now on reserved only…