Thursday, October 05, 2017

Emirati equestrian endurance rider Fatima Al Harthi making a name for herself in UAE - Article and Video

Emirati rider Fatima Al Harthi is emerging as a force to be reckoned with in the challenging field of equestrian endurance riding in the UAE. Video courtesy of Abu Dhabi Sports Council.

by Sport360 staff
4th October 2017

Fatima Al Harthi is one of the most promising equestrian endurance riders in the United Arab Emirates.

The 27-year-old was inspired by her mother’s love of sport as a child and took up riding as a result.

Despite having a full-time job, the young Emirati dedicates two hours a day to her training as she looks to make an impact in the field of endurance riding.

It’s a challenging sport which can require the riders to spend upto 15 hours in the saddle with races ranging from 80 kilometres to 120 kilometres but her passion for it is unwavering...

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