Turkey celebrates their equestrian heritage with the Equist Fair

Press Release – June 11, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey ~ The popularity of horse-riding increases day by day in Turkey, where amateur riders ride horses at clubs that give service as members of Turkish Equestrian Federation or independently. Growing income levels, changing living conditions as well as rise in number of country sides have resulted in…

Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed approves the 2012/2013 UAE racing season

   Dubai, UAE, 13 June , 2012 – His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan has approved the 2012/2013 UAE race fixtures schedule for the seasons at Jebel Ali Racecourse, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club and Meydan Racecourse. This season of racing in the United Arab Emirates will include a total of 46 days spread…

Lady jockey’s vie for Hoppegarten glory

Press Release June 10, 2012, Berlin ~ The fourth round of the Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan (Listed) and the sixth leg of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship (IFAHR) races kick off at the Hoppegarten Racecourse in Berlin on Sunday afternoon. Eleven horses have been declared to battle it out to the wire in…

Global Arabian Flat Racing Conference completes second day

June 8, 2012, Berlin ~ The second day of the 3rd edition of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival began with a select international panel of Veterinarians sharing their knowledge on keeping a race horse healthy, happy and sound. Speakers were: Dr. Robert La Caze from France, Dr.…

Opening Speakers set the tone at the third International Racing Conference

June 7, 2012 Berlin ~ The speakers of the first day of the ongoing World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012 paid tribute to late Sheikh Zayed saying that his initiative to support Arabian races did not only preserve the Arabian horse, but it has mainly brought him to life once again.  “The history of…

Entries up for June 10 Sh Fatima Ladies World Championship at Hoppegarten

The H H Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) €20,000 1600m June 10 Berlin- Hoppegarten Race Course Horse    Pedigree,             Rider            Country               Trainer, Owner                      …

World Arabian Horse Racing Conference opens in Berlin

      June 7, 2012, Berlin ~ The third edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference got underway in the German capital, Berlin, on Thursday morning. The three-day event is held under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs within the…

Third Arabian Horse Racing Conference gets underway in Germany

       June 6, 2012 Berlin ~  The stage is set for the 3rd edition of the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference Germany 2012 scheduled at the Ritz Carlton Hotel here from June 7 to 9, it was confirmed at a June 6 Press Conference at the UAE Embassy in Berlin. The three-day event is…

Iraq continues a history of Arabian racing

Dr. Mohammed Al Nujaifi’s family may not have been the first to breed Arabian horses in Iraq, but they are one of the oldest families still breeding purebred horses, and are considered the largest breeder in the country. “My family owns a large estate 40km to the North of Mosul, and our stud farm is…