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.
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
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
More news and full results: http://www.diahc.ae/AboutUs/ShowResults/ShowResults2013_en_gb.aspx