Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Abu Dhabi: Busy weekend for equestrian sport

Gulfnews.com - Full Article

By M. Satya Narayan
January 21, 2009

Abu Dhabi: The Emirates International Endurance Village (EIEV) in Al Wathba will stage two endurance rides on Saturday, and in the process, making it three rides in two days over the weekend.

After announcing Friday's Ladies ride on Tuesday, Adnan Sultan, the Director-General of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club said the 120km Al Wathba Cup and the 100km Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Endurance Cup for Privately-owned horses would be held at the EIEV on Saturday.

"The breeding stables of Shaikh Mansour based in Normandy, France along with Sorouh Real Estate PJSC and China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC) are sponsoring the two rides," he said.

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