Friday, July 21, 2017

World’s endurance elite flock to €2m feature event in Britain

Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article

July 21, 2017
Horsetalk.co.nz

One of the most significant endurance events in Europe is being planned for Britain next month, with a prize pool of some €2 million.

Already 160 entries have been received from 16 countries, and more than 200 overall are expected for the three-day FEI sanctioned competition, from August 18 to 20 at Euston Park. The aim is to attract competitors from five continents.

New ride categories have been created for the UK Endurance Masters, which is the third leg of His Highness’s Cup, staged under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The other two legs were hosted in Spain and Italy.

The competition will be centered on the FEI Best Condition Award, maintaining the emphasis on horse welfare, and total prize money and participation support will be €2 million (£1.7m)...

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