Saturday, September 27, 2014

Afra Al Suwaidi sets sights on FEI title in Bratislava

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Preview: Emirati rider seeks to bolster her fine season with an eye on Samorin championships

By Leslie Wilson Jr., Racing & Special Features Writer
Published: 02:56 September 27, 2014

Bratislava, Slovakia: Female Emirati horse rider Afra Khalifa Al Suwaidi hopes to bolster what has been a fine season by giving a good account of herself in the FEI World Endurance Championship for Young Horses 2014 at Samorin, Slovakia on Saturday.
The event is sponsored by the HH Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, in keeping with the strategy to promote equestrian events around the world.

Italian success

Al Suwaidi led the UAE ladies endurance team to a double gold medal winning success in the Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Endurance Cup in Verona, Italy in July and is now targeting the 120km CEI 4* star ride to help establish her credentials...

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