The 160km Sheikh Mohammed Endurance Cup ride on Friday will be the highlight of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup Festival of endurance riding
Meydan Group has a long-term affiliation with equestrianism, particularly endurance riding
, and is dedicated to growing endurance riding
through ongoing initiatives around the world.
80 km endurance riding
competition took place at the racetrack of the Baktuu-Dolonotu village in the Issyk-Kul region on September 4.
He said the main objective of the initiative was to raise awareness on horse endurance riding
as well as helping disadvantaged members of the society.
Harwood was the first organised ride Paul has been to in little under a year due to a bad riding accident year enjoying years of competitive endurance riding
alongside wife, Jackie.
The festival is an annual tribute to the impact HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has had on the sport of endurance riding
, and equestrian sports worldwide.
This summer, Suzanne took on the ultimate endurance riding
distance, the 160km Diamond Award.
For us this has been a landmark occasion, linking our long tradition of endurance riding
with not only the largest equine event in the UK but with one of the most prestigious such events in the world, and, most happily, in its 70th anniversary year.
requires the rider and horse to work in perfect harmony as a team and we are all thrilled to be here in Dubai for this major challenge," said Hassan on this occasion.
The supergran will represent Britain when the Longines World Endurance Riding
Championships, one of the toughest for horses and riders, takes place in Suffolk later this month.
Long distance and endurance riding
is set for a major boost later this year when the BHS opens the new 300-mile Great Dragon Ride, which run from Talacre beach in North Wales to Margam Park in the south.