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The Boudheib Initiative in Shifting Sands

7 December 2017, Abu Dhabi ~ The Boudheib Initiative (BI), the enduring passion of His Highness Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of Abu Dhabi, has gained momentum far exceeding initial expectations. Now entering it’s third year since creation (2015), HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan first introduced the BI rules when he saw…

Morocco Embraces Boudheib Initiative Endurance

7 October 2017, Ifrane, Morocco ~ Morocco was the latest country to take advantage of the inspiration of the International Boudheib Initiative for an FEI endurance event in the Atlas mountains of Morocco. The weekend of 6 -7 October 2017 saw the latest International Boudheib Initiative (BI) -sponsored endurance event take place in the cedar…

Spain’s Robert Diez Noguera wins Florac 160 CEI***

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9 September 2017, Florac, France ~ Florac FEI 160km CEI/CEN*** On 9 September 2017, competitors from 9 countries from as far afield as Australia, Colombia, Belgium, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Oman and the UAE set out to win the coveted prize of a Florac win. It was Spain’s Robert Diez Noguera riding 9-year-old Sunit Du…

South Africa’s Sondela Nature Reserve Holds Boudheib Initiative-based Endurance

Two days of Endurance with views of giraffe and kudu2 June 2017, UK ~ The first in the 2017 series of 7 international Boudheib Initiative endurance events took place in South Africa last weekend, 26 – 28th May, on the beautiful Sondela Nature Reserve in the Limpopo Province. The event, organised by the PwC Sondela…

Boudheib Initiative Update – Driving the Future of Endurance

16 April 2017, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Another endurance season has ended in the UAE as the temperatures are creeping up to 40 degrees. The Boudheib Initiative has been very successful throughout our 2016/17 winter season and is helping the sport to return to its origins whilst the Best Endurance Challenge Award (BECA) is providing…

Boudhieb Endurance Initiative Takes Off in Europe

Melanie Arnold on the Marbach-bred DM Sevinc win the 160km FEI*** 4 August 2016, ~ During the last two weekends of July, The Boudhieb Initiative took introductory steps into Europe. Endurance rides taking place in Germany and France received sponsorship for The Best Endurance Challenge Award (BEC) from His Highness Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al…

Boudhieb Endurance Rules Put Welfare of the Horse First

“Reform or stop, no compromise,” said HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan11 March, 2016, Abu Dhabi ~ The 1st International Boudhieb Endurance Conference was held on 10 March 2016 outside Abu Dhabi at the Boudhieb Endurance Village. Disrupted by extraordinary storms and a deluge of rain, the 1st International Endurance Seminar had to be postponed…