Dubai International Arabian Horse Championships loves Baanderos

March 28, 2013, Dubai ~ The Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship (DIAHC) celebrated it 10th Anniversary from 21-23 March.

Horses from 24 countries competed for prizes totaling $4 million USD (Dh14.7 million). Classes began with Racing and Endurance Championships, and Senior Championship’s were decided on Saturday. Riding classes were held on Friday. Among the former world champions looking to cement titles were: Ghanadir Al Zobir, FT Shaella, Emandoria, Layan Al Khalediah, Banderos, MA Shadon El Sher and Escape Ibn Navarrone-D.

After taking the top prize at the Qatar International Equestrian Festival, Baanderos was awarded Gold  Senior Male Champion.


Baanderos in Qatar Feb 13
Pamela Burton file photo

Gold: Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea); Breeder, Tylor Hickman Arabians, USA ; Owner: HRHP, Khaled bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, KSA

Silver:  Revolution, owned by Al Muawd Stud, KSA 

Bronze: IM Bayard Cathare (Padons Immage x Shamlah Bagheera) , owned by the Royal Cavalry of Oman



Ima Bayard Cathare

Ima Bayard Cathare

Senior Female Championship 

Gold: Emandoria, Ajman Stud

Silver: F.M. Floriaa

Bronze: FT Shaella

Junior Champions Fillies

AJ Asyad, Ajman Stud








Class 13 Racing Championships Female/Geldings 

Gold: Al Haroon W’Rsan owned by HH Sh Sultan bin Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan

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