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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 […]