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Italy: Toscana endurance ride breaks European records

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Festival inspired by Shaikh Mohammad sets new landmarks in entries and rider benefits

Published: 18:27 July 14, 2017 Gulf News
Staff Report

Dubai: The status of the Toscana Endurance Lifestyle continues to grow as the competition sweeps all existing records with respect to unprecedented entries for this week’s endurance event at the San Rossore Estate.
The festival draws its inspiration from the patronage and vision of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

The competition now boasts a record 500 entries from 44 nations, across all continents and a record prize money fund that has increased, from the previously announced Euro 500,000 to approximately double, by the Meydan Group.

Commenting on this very positive development Brigadier Mohammad Essa Al Adhab, General Manager, Dubai Equestrian Club, stated: “Such positive feedback from competitors and officials inspires us to plan for bigger and better events to promote endurance riding.

“The positive vision and blueprint designed by Shaikh Mohammad makes us confident that the best is yet to come in the world of endurance riding competitions supported by the UAE and Dubai all over the world..."

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