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Super Saturday in Qatar

The culmination of the CSI3* competition at CHI Al Shaqab, in Doha, Qatar, featured a completely Qatari field in the 40,000€ grand prix, save for two Jordanian riders. From the 19 starters, just five went clear to force a jump-off. The first four all had rails, and in a thrilling finish it was the final […]
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Dancing in the Desert

Saturday afternoon’s finale, the 100,000€ Grand Prix Freestyle, wrapped up an exciting two days of dressage at CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar. While Nathalie zu Sayn Wittgenstein of Denmark was the odds-on favourite to take the class as she did last year aboard Digby, fellow countrywoman Lone Bang Larsen did not go down without […]

Digby Rules Dressage in Doha

The CDI5* dressage competition got underway at the CHI Al Shaqab in Doha, Qatar, on Friday, March 14th. This is the second year a CDI has been held here; in 2013 it was a 3*, but was upgraded and bolstered with huge prize money, offering a 40,000-euro Grand Prix, a 60,000-euro Special and a 100,000-euro […]
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ExxonMobil to Sponsor International Equestrian Festival in Quatar

On March 27-30, an international equestrian festival including show jumping, dressage and endurance events will be held in Qatar, the first of its kind in the Middle East and Asia. The inaugural CHI AL SHAQAB will be hosted by Al Shaqab, a member organization of the Qatar Foundation, and sponsored by ExxonMobil Qatar Inc., the […]