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UAE lady riders dazzle at endurance race in Italy

Khaleejtimes.com - Full Article

July 3 2017

Lady riders from the UAE did the country proud when four of their riders finished in the top five in the 120-km Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies CEI Two-star Cup which was part of the three-day Sardinia Endurance Festival that concluded on Sunday in the Horse Country Resort area in Arborea, Sardinia in Italy.

Four rides were part of the Sardinia Endurance Festival and the highlight was the ladies competition in which UAE riders Alyazia Al Romaithi on Holoutaria and Alia Al Saboori on Shamberlain finished hand-in-hand in the 120-km.

Italian rider Isabella Bonetto on Ottello finished third to prevent a podium sweep but the next two were again two UAE riders - Nouf Ali on Aranza and Ayesha Al Romaithi on Oregon - thus making it four in the top five for the UAE.

Alyazia and her horse Holuoutaria, a 10-year-old chest mare, covered the 120-km distance in 6 hours 59 minutes and 30 seconds at an average speed of 17.44 kmph...

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