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Shaikh Mohammed attends Festival Mondial d’Endurance in France

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Filed on May 25, 2014

Shaikh Mohammed and Shaikh Hamdan witnessed the achievement made by UAE riders at the 2014 edition of Festival Mondial d’Endurance in France.

His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, accompanied by Shaikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has witnessed the achievement made by UAE riders at the 2014 edition of Festival Mondial d’Endurance in Compiegne, France, sponsored by the Shaikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival.

UAE rider Saif Ahmed Al Mazrouie, on Nopoli Del Ma, won the Compiegne endurance mondial (CEI-O Three Star ride) when he finished first in 7:35:33, followed in the second place by Marine Saignie of France, on Qhashmyr D’hazel, who finished the race in 7:37:47, and in the third place by UAE rider Ali Ghanem Obaid, on Jq Safi Safra, in 7:50:37.

Charge d’Affaire of UAE Embassy in Paris, Hamad Al Za’abi; Head of Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club Adnan Sultan Al Amimi; Director of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and Chairperson of Ladies Racing at the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR), Lara Sawaya; Head of Dubai Equestrian Club, Ali Mouda Al Khamiri; and others presented the winners of the mondial with trophies.

Sixteen UAE riders, led by Shaikh Rashid Dalmook Al Maktoum, Shaikh Hamed bin Dalmook Al Maktoum and Shaikh Hasher bin Mohammad Thani Al Maktoum, took part in the 160-km CEI-O Three Star ride on Friday.

More than 100 riders from 32 countries vied for top honours in the 2014 edition of the festival.


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