International Endurance Riding

UAE National Federation Appeals Suspension to FEI Tribunal

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Federation has lodged a formal appeal to the FEI Tribunal against its provisional suspension from the FEI.22 April 2015, Lausanne (SUI) ~ The FEI Bureau provisionally suspended the UAE National Federation on 12 March 2015 for an indeterminate period following an investigation by the FEI into major horse welfare issues and…

FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

As of 12 March 2015, the FEI Bureau has suspended the National Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an indeterminate period following an investigation by the FEI into major horse welfare issues and non-compliance with FEI Rules and Regulations in the discipline of Endurance9 April 2015, Switzerland ~ The Endurance world is looking…

Oman’s Al Wardi wins HH Sheikha Fatima race in Toulouse

Al Mouwaffak wins Sheikh Zayed Cup European Triple Crown opener 18 April 2015, Toulouse, France ~ It took over three years for the Best Jockey winner of the inaugural HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak International Awards – Oman’s Azhar Al Wardi – to taste success in the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global…

Dial Named U.S. Endurance Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor

9 April 2015, Lexington, Kentucky ~ The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Dial as the U.S. Endurance Chef d’Equipe/Technical Advisor. “I am very excited to be able to work with some of the best riders and horses in the USA. In the following few years my expectations…

Tersk Stud – A revival in excellent bloodlines through deep frozen semen

Tersk Stud Spring 2015 – A conversation with Sergey Ivanov, Tersk Stud Director6 April 2015, ~ Horsereporter recently caught up with Tersk Stud Director Sergey Ivanov in Qatar. He was happy to tell us of some of the exciting advances of breeding at Tersk and that the Stud is looking forward to the spring and summer Shows…

Al Faresi Wins in Abu Dhabi Festival Ride

For 20-year-old Emirati endurance rider Mansour Saeed Al Faresi a dream season continues 27 March 2015, Abu Dhabi Festival 120 Km Ride ~ Mansour Saeed Al Faresi recorded his fourth success of the 2014-15 season when he partnered Ramaah to a victory in Friday’s Abu Dhabi Festival 120 Km Endurance Ride at the Emirates International Endurance Village in Al Wathba,…

International Equestrian Organizers Alliance Accepts Endurance as Fifth Discipline

The Alliance of Endurance Organizers (A.End.O.) to join IEOAIn English and French 24 March 2015, Belgium ~ The I.E.O.A. (International Equestrian Organizers Alliance) has accepted Endurance as the latest sport to join its association. Endurance becomes the fifth equestrian discipline to integrate this organization, along with Showjumping, Dressage, Eventing and Driving. The purpose of the I.E.O.A.…

Abu Dhabi Endurance Festival Organized for Local Riders

24 March 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Over 300 riders will compete for 36 cars and cash prizes in three different rides that will be staged as part of the Abu Dhabi Endurance Festival to be run over two days beginning on Thursday, 26 March, at the Emirates International Endurance Village. The rides are being held under the directives of…

Dreaming of Riding the US Tevis Trail?

16 March 2015, California ~ The Western States Trail Foundation, sponsor of the endurance race, Tevis Cup (aka The Western States Trail Ride), has announced an amazing opportunity for one lucky young rider to realize their dreams of riding Tevis. [gview file=”http://www.horsereporter.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/DreamingOfTevis_Release_final.pdf” save=”1″]    

HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup Manal, Dana make it 1-2 for hosts Bahrain

14 March 2015, Manama, Bahrain ~Bahraini rider Manal Majeedriding Godasil Tehankorla set a fierce pace in the final 20-km loop to overtake early leader Dana Ali Ahmed on WH Picos Shazam to win the 90km CEN HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup at the Sakhir Endurance Village in Manama on Saturday, 14 March. The event…

The Swiss Equestrian Federation approves of the latest decisions made by the FEI

12 March 2015, Switzerland ~ English, French, German translations The Swiss Equestrian Federation- Fédération Suisse des Sports Équestres (FSSE) which has committed itself for over two years so that competing in endurance events all over the world are in compliance with not only the welfare of the horse but also sporting fairness has taken note with satisfaction…

Bahrain joins HH Sheikh Mansoor Festival With Ladies Competitions

12 March 2015, Manama, Bahrain ~ The Kingdom of Bahrain is set to become the latest country to host a round of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak World Ladies Championship (IFAHR) when 10 lady jockeys line-up at the starter’s gate at the…

FEI Suspends UAE National Federation

The FEI Bureau has suspended the National Federation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an indeterminate period following an investigation by the FEI into major horse welfare issues and non-compliance with FEI Rules and Regulations in the discipline of Endurance12 March 2015, Switzerland ~ The Bureau, chaired by FEI President Ingmar De Vos, was unanimous…

Eight-member Ladies Team Named for Festival’s Endurance Rides

9 March 2015, Abu Dhabi ~ An 8-member squad of UAE lady riders will represent the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival ladie’s endurance team in all the international endurance rides starting with the 14 March ride in Bahrain. “The team is comprised of: Afra Al Suwaidi, Aya…

Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) formed in Abu Dhabi

The Organizational meeting for the Heritage Arabian Racing Club was held today, 28 February 2015, in Abu Dhabi 28 February 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~  In a meeting today in Abu Dhabi, Arabian breeders and breed representatives from Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Morocco, Poland, Turkey, the UK, the UAE, the USA, and Russia gathered to form…

Double Delight in Doha for H.E Sheikh Joaan

26 February 2015, Al Rayyan, Doha, Qatar ~ Sheikh Joann bin Hamad Al Thani watched his new Arabian racing star Al aand Qatar’s champion thoroughbred Dubday as they brought the large crowd to their feet by winning the season’s two richest races, the HH the Emir’s Sword and the HH the Emir’s Trophy, both with Group 1 status…

Al Mehairi on Mureib storms to CEI 3* HH President’s Cup win

Saeed Mohammed Khalifa Al Mehairi came up with an outstanding effort riding Mureib in the final stage of the race to win the His Highness The President of the United Arab Emirates Endurance Cup, a 160-km event organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival at the…

HH President’s Cup CEI 3*160km Endurance Takes Off on Saturday in Abu Dhabi

180 riders contest for awards including 11 4WD vehicles12 February 2015, Abu Dhabi, UAE  ~ Endurance riders from around the world will battle for top honors in the prestigious His Highness The President of the United Arab Emirates Endurance Cup, a 160-km event organized by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse…