saudi equestrian

Much-loved stallion Presley Boy sadley euthanized… 0

The 17-year-old KWPN-sire Presley Boy has been euthanized, after years of struggling with laminitis and issues with colic. Since his unfortunate exit from competition in 2012, Presley Boy had been enjoying his retirement in Belgium. Acquired by Saudi Equestrian in August 2010, for well-regarded Saudi rider Khaled Abdulaziz Al Eid. In 2011, Al Eid and(…)

Photo of the Day… 0

Location: Furusiyya Nations Cup Finals, Barcelona, Spain Subject: Team France attempt to hoist the heavy Furusiyya Nations Cup trophy as victors of the first-ever Furusiyya Nations Cup Finale winners. Seen here from the left; Penelope Leprevost, Aymeric de Ponnat, Philippe Guerdat (Chef d’Equipe), Simon Delestre, Patrice Delaveau and Eugenie Angot (out of picture)

Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup unveiled today in Switzerland… 0

The Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping trophy was unveiled at today’s FEI Sports Forum in Lausanne (SUI) Photo caption: (right to left): Sami Al Duhami, Saudi Equestrian Team Director, formally presented the new perpetual trophy for the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final to FEI Secretary General Ingmar De Vos during today’s FEI Sports Forum(…)

Walking the Doha CSI5* Grand Prix at the amazing Al Shaqab… 0

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Kamal Bahamdan qualifies for 2014 World Equestrian Games in Normandy aboard Delphi… 0

Olympic Bronze medalist Kamal Bahamdan has qualified for the World Equestrian Games in Normandy next year. The well-known Saudi jockey rode two great rounds in Abu Dhabi yesterday for the first inaugural Nations Cup event of the 2013 season. Riding his lovely New Zealand-bred mare Delphi, the pair accumulated but a mere 4 faults in(…)

Saudi Arabia and Qatar both qualify for the Nations Cup Final in September… 0

Kamal Bahamdan, Ramzy al Duhami, HH Prince Abdullah Al Saud and Abdullah Sharbatly have all qualified with Team Saudi Arabia for the first Nations Cup event of the 2013 Furusiyya Nations Cup season, held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) yesterday. Kamal Bahamdan rode his New Zealand-bred mare Delphi with great results; only accumulating 4 faults in(…)

Dutch Victory in Abu Dhabi for first Nations Cup of the season… 0

The first leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup Jumping series lived up to expectations today when, in a real roller-coaster of a competition, The Netherlands won through and both Saudi Arabia and Qatar qualified for the series final. There were three teams from the Middle East Region vying for the two qualifying spots on(…)

Saudi Arabia’s Olympic Bronze Medal Team compete in first FEI Nations Cup of the year… 0

  Kamal Bahamdan, Ramzy al Duhami, HH Prince Abdullah Al Saud and Abdullah Sharbatly will all be competing in the first Nations Cup event of the 2013 Furusiyya Nations Cup season, held in Abu Dhabi (UAE) today. Kamal Bahamdan will be riding his New Zealand-bred mare Delphi and Abdullah Sharbatly will be riding his 12(…)

Ramzy Al Duhami and Bassem Hassan Mohammed (KSA) biggest movers in the top 200… 0

Congratulations to Ramzy Al Duhami who made the big leap within the top 200, jumping from 229th position to 167th in the world. The Saudi jockey, who represented his country last summer in London for the 2012 Olympic Games, has been enjoying great results in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai. The Olympic Bronze-medalist, who returned(…)

Happy retirement for Jalla de Gaverie… 0

Saudi Equestrian announces its decision to retire Jalla de Gaverie (Jalla). The French-bred Jalla de Gaverie, a veteran of the Swiss National Team, was acquired by Saudi Equestrian on 24 August 2010. She was first teamed with Khaled Al Eid, where she was instrumental in helping him qualify for the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.(…)

Behind the Scenes at Greenwich…. 0

Here are some great pictures from Behind the Scenes at Greenwich Park, courtesy of the always-lovely Sara Baban; photographer extraordinaire Click on the photos to make them bigger…

Kamal Bahamdan choose Noblesse des Tess over Delphi for London 2012……. 0

Kamal has chosen Noblesse Des Tess over Delphi for the Olympic Games. Kamal was going to leave it until yesterday to decide who would be his mount for the Games and it seems Noblesse has earned that special spot. It was up to whoever jumped best on the warm up day and it seems Tess(…)

News Update: No Olympic Games for Khaled El Aid and Presley Boy 0

Presley boy will not be attending the Olympic Games next month. The 15 year old stallion, who has been under veterinary supervision since Friday with a severe case of Colic, will not be fit enough to compete Team Saudi has elected to replace Khaled El Aid with Kamal Bahamdan. Kamal already had a spot on(…)