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Abu Dhabi equestrian endurance cup to award prizes for healthiest horse

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It won't just be the first past the finish line who win this weekend's Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and Sheikh Zayed bin Mohammad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Endurance Cup

Haneen Dajani
November 7 2018

A series of endurance races that are due to start on Thursday will not only award the first past the finish line, but also those with the healthiest horses.

The competition is being held in honour of the Year of Zayed and combines two endurance cups held at Boutheib Endurance Village in Abu Dhabi by the grandsons of Founding President Sheikh Zayed.

The Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan and Sheikh Zayed bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Endurance Cup will award gold, silver and bronze to the first three in an international 120.7 kilometre Two Stars race.

Unusually, the top three healthiest horses will also receive gold, silver and bronze cups in a move that is part of a healthy-horse initiative the event’s organisers are trying to promote...

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https://www.thenational.ae/uae/heritage/abu-dhabi-equestrian-endurance-cup-to-award-prizes-for-healthiest-horse-1.789192

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