Al Shaqab will host top riders and teams from around the world in the upcoming international equestrian competition, CHI AL SHAQAB 2013, taking place from 27 to 30 March 2013 at Al Shaqab’s facilities in Qatar Foundation. Throughout the four-day festival, a 17,000 square metre spectator plaza will be open to all members of the public.
The family-friendly plaza will inlcude a fashion exhibition and trade market, a food court, a dedicated ‘kid’s zone’ which includes pony rides and horse shows, and an array of cultural presentations.
Fahad Saad Al Qahtani, Al Shaqab Director and CHI AL SHAQAB President said:
‘The festivities we are organising will highlight Qatar’s long history of equestrian excellence and ensure that Arabian horses continue to remain central to the country’s present-day heritage.’
Al Shaqab will host competitions in three equestrian disciplines spread over four days: Show Jumping CSI 5 and CSI 3, Dressage CDI 4 and Endurance CEI2.
CHI (Concours Hippique International – International Equestrian Competition) is the official title given by the FEI (International Equestrian Federation) only to international equestrian competitions with three or more equine disciplines.
For more information, visit Al Shaqab’s website!