August 27 2014
Normandy: Oman's endurance team is participating in the World Cup finals of endurance, being held in the French city of Normandy.
Forty-nine countries are participating in the tournament. While 34 countries will compete in the team category, 15 will compete in the individual category. As many as 348 horses will participate, with five riders for each team.
The Sultanate's participation in the World Cup finals of endurance comes as part of the World Equestrian Games, which will have the participation of 60 countries, competing in eight events.
It is the Sultanate's first participation in the World Equestrian Games.
Sayyid Monther bin Saif bin Hamad Al Busaidi, chairman of Oman Equestrian Federation said that the World Equestrian Games, which began on Wednesday, is a prestigious global event and Oman's team is taking part in the tournament for this reason.
The Omani riders seek to repeat the achievement of the Royal Cavalry in the World Cup 2012 in Britain when they won the third place and the bronze medal.
The FEI Tribunal has issued its Final Decisions in three equine anti-doping cases involving Prohibited Substances
Inside.FEI.org 21 October 2020 The first case involves the horse Caipirina (FEI ID 105RC16/COL), ridden by Major Juan Pablo Garcia Sa...
Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article January 2, 2020 Horsetalk.co.nz The Dutch equestrian body is considering whether it can deny riding perm...
Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article Becky Murray 2 January, 2020 14:30 Calls have been made for the “fullest possible” investigation aft...
November 4 2013 "Our current FEI [endurance] rules are founded on ethical compromise, bias, and the warped sense of reality of powerf...