Sartejano and Adrie de Vries win Araber-Rennin at Hoppegarten

Araber-Rennen in Berlin-Hoppegarten am 8. April 2012 The  Qatar Near Al Khwar Cup – 1800 m  saw the star duo of Adrie de Vries and Sartejano win the first Arabian race of the 2012 season at Berlin-Hoppegarten. A crowd of  6,800 watched the races on Easter Sunday which started with the Arabian race with a field of…

Award to Sheikh Hamdan for best Arabian Race Horse in the World

 In December 2011 the first ever world ranking of Arabian Race horses was presented by the International Arabian Horse Racing Federation – IFAHR.  Topping the list was No Risk Al Maury – owned by HH Sheik Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum who received his award on Dubai World Cup night on March 31 in Dubai.…

AllTech FEI World Equestrian Games 2014 names Nicolas Wahlen as endurance discipline manager

 Caen, 5 April 2012     French translation below Team spirit to the power of eight : the discipline managers join the sports management department. With 871 days to go, the Organizing Committee for the Alltech World Equestrian Games 2014 to be held in Normandy, France, has named Nicolas Wahlen as endurance event organiser.  Wahlen, a…

Berlin-Hoppegarten welcomes first Arabian race of the season

 April 3, 2012, Berlin~ The first Arabian race of the 2012 season will be off  Sunday, April 8th, at race course Berlin-Hoppegarten, the first of others to come. Fresh off his win on Fred Texas at the Dubai Kahayala Classic, Adrie de Vries will be on Sartejano, looking to reprise his effort. It is a…

Action Hero, UK Trainer Bill Smith

At the Darley Awards  Bill Smith was in Houston for the 2012 Darley Awards where he served as co-host. Smith has been a constant in the 25 years that the Darley Racing Cup Awards have been honoring Arabian racing heroes. “I’ve hardly missed one Darley Awards, from Victoria Secret’s day, back in 1993 when they…

USEF Names Long List for the 2012 FEI World Endurance Championship

      Lexington, KY – Endurance competition heated up this weekend at the Priefert Ranch in Mt. Pleasant, TX as 45 of the nation’s top horses and riders contested the 160km Selection Trial for a spot on the Long List for the 2012 FEI World Endurance Championship. In a close race to the finish…