Rabah De Carrere Opens UAE account with Wathba Stud Farm Cup Win

    January 22, 2012, Abu Dhabi ~ The number 13 seemed to prove lucky for Gillian Duffield’s Rabah De Carrere as the 7-year-old chestnut finally managed to get past the post first in his 13th attempt here in the UAE. Rabah De Carrere last won a race in July 2009 at Kempton Park before coming to…

Racing Terms You Want to Know

Apprentice Jockey A jockey who has not yet fully qualified by riding a set number of winners or reaching a certain age. Apprentices, often after a period of initial training, usually work for a trainer from whom they receive instruction, advice and support. They are also frequently referred to as ‘claimers’, as horses ridden by…

Lindsay Graham Juggles International Endurance Competition and Career as Veterinarian

 January 15, 2012, Napa Valley, USA~ Lindsay Graham from Napa Valley, California, is looking forward to her first visit to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. She is one of two invited riders from the US to compete at the annual  CEI 3*  HH President of the UAE Endurance Ride, this year slated for…

2012 Dubai Calendar of Equestrian Events

2012 – Dates to be added or changed as necessary Racing will return to Meydan for the 2011- 2012 season with a total of 21 meetings scheduled from November 10, 2011- March 31 Endurance – January 14-The HH Sheikh Mohammed bid Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup CEI*** Horse Show – March 15-17 Dubai International Horse…

2012 United States Championship, FEI and International Calendar

December 17, 2011 – Goethe, FL- Goethe Benefit Challenge 2012  — Dates To be Added or Changed  January 27-28 – Indiantown, FL- Dupis Piney Pig – CEI& CEIJY 80-120k, Jan 28, 80/120/160K February 29 -March 4 – Williston, FL, Fun In the Sun (FITS) – CEI/CEIJY March 3 160K March 31 – World Championship Selection…

Abdulla Ghanim Al Marri Becomes Youngest Winner of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup

January 14, 2012, Dubai, UAE ~ The UAE’s Abdulla Ghanim Al Marri of Nad Al Sheba Stables proved a master of pace as the 17-year-old guided his mount Cronus to a :27 (second) victory over Bahrain’s Ahmed Abdulla Al Hazza to become the youngest winner of the prestigious HH Sheikh Mohammed bid Rashid Al Maktoum…