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Arizona hosts successful Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup

Arizona hosts successful Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup
2 Apr 2024 00:00

Arizona (Aletihad)

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Arabian Horse Society (EAHS), the third round of the Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup took place in Scottsdale, Arizona, in conjunction with the 2024 Arabian Breeders World Cup.

The Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup was launched September last year under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and close follow-up of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the EAHS.

There are 10 rounds in tournament and which are held in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Australia, South and North America, in co-ordination with the competent authorities in each country, with valuable cash prizes allocated for the first five winners of each round.

The Scottsdale Championship, held in cooperation between EAHGC and ABWC, offered breeders from the Americas an opportunity to compete and win worthy prizes, and its worth noting that Arabian Horse Shows in Scottsdale are quite prestigious and have been held since 1995.

The filly "Al Noor Miralena" by Al Noor Stud won the gold title in the filly championship, with "Vision of Love ENB" for Synergy Project Development in second and "Eleganzia A" in third for Alexandra Hodsman.



"Rhaphael SBA" from the Estella Bella Stud farm topped the colts' championship, followed in by "Synatra" for Joseph Polo, and "RD Bacaro" by Murray and Shirley Popplewell.

"OFW Luxxury" by Thereza Lungwitz took the gold title in the mares category, while "Natalia PCF" got the silver for Popplewells, and "Justina ENB" by Synergy for Project Development.Felix Cantu's "Aria Valiant" won the gold title among the stallions, with "Elle Tullum" by Green Pastures Arabians taking the runners-up on the two-place podium.

The Breeders' World Cup witnessed the participation of 117 horses, while 47 horses from North America, belonging to 34 owners from the United States, Canada, and Mexico, participated in the Emirates Global Cup for Arabian Horses.

The first round of the season was held in Australia at Willinga Park in February, while the Kingdom of Bahrain witnessed the second event in Manama from March 14-16.

The championship was witnessed and the winning horses were crowned by His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Harbi, Director General of EAHS, who praised the wide response to the success of the third round. Al Harbi added that the EAH Global Cup events were distributed to important capitals around the world, where owners and breeders need support to preserve Arabian horses by providing such tournaments.

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