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Raqee Wins Al Shaqab Cup in Doha

Hassan Ali Hassan Al Matwi’s RAQEE (Mared Al Sahra x Cath) had finished behind the Jassim Mohammed Ghazali Jahromi-trained RASSAN (Amer x Sandytiki) in the C&D Doha Cup in November. On Wednesday, 9 January 2019 at the Al Rayyan Park’s dirt track, the 5yo edged out the Harry Bentley-helmed Rassan by half a length, under…

Inside UAE Arabian Racing

18 December 2018, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ The UAE racing comes under the Northern Hemisphere jurisdiction, which can be a disadvantage for locally bred horses. As youngsters they have had to live through the long hot and humid summer season when exercise is difficult and generally they do not race until the season starts in…

FEI Addresses Endurance with Temporary Committee meeting

FEI PRESS RELEASE17 December 2018, Lausanne (SUI)  The Temporary Committee, established by the FEI Board in October to urgently review the Endurance rules in order to address the issues currently affecting the discipline, held its first in-person meeting at FEI Headquarters in Lausanne (SUI). Dr Sarah Coombs (GBR), chair of the Temporary Committee, said after…

Gary Capewell Receives Qatar Racing and Equestrian Award

Commentator Capewell takes Qatar Racing and Equestrian Arabian Award at the 2018 Horserace Writers & Photographers Derby Awards Generously sponsored by the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club

Capewell has now called over 1,000 Arabian racesThe Arabian Racing Organisation (UK) announced an award for race commentator, Gary Capewell, who has been presented with the coveted Qatar Racing and Equestrian Award at the 2018 Horserace Writers & Photographers Derby Awards at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel on Monday 3 December 2018. Following a unanimous decision,…

Epic Equestrian Storytelling at 2018 EQUUS International Film Festival

Save the Date30 November 2018, Missoula, Montana, USA ~ The short list for the EQUUS INTERNATIONAL Film Festival® Awards, March 14-17 in Missoula, Montana, promises epic equestrian storytelling alongside its theme of Healing, Hope & the Promise of the Horse/Human Bond.’ Meet 9 year-old Mongolian horseman, Janibek, in Boy Nomad: A Coming of Age Story…

FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tops Discussion at FEI General Assembly

FEI General Assembly 2018

Multiple issues contributed to the problems with the Endurance venue19 November 2018, Manama, Bahrain ~ The FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 and the future of the Games were the subject of a well-attended session at the FEI General Assembly in Manama (BRN) today, 19 November 2018. The independent Equestrian Community Integrity Unit (ECIU), which…