Abu Dhabi Welcomes 6th Edition of the FBMA International Show Jumping Cup

David Cooper - Writer 14:54 06/02/2019
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This weekend: Show Jumping in the UAE

The show jumping action is coming to Abu Dhabi once again as the 6thedition of the FBMA International Show Jumping Cup takes place at Al Forsan International Sports Resort from Thursday, to Saturday.

With the support of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation (UAEERF) and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the cup will be held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, Chief Executive Officer of the Family Development Foundation and President of the Higher Council for Motherhood and Childhood ‘Mother of the Nation’.

Riders of different levels will be tackling fences ranging from 110cm – 145cm at the internationally ranked show. The weekend’s classes include CSIL2-star (a two-star competition for ladies only); CSIYH1-star (for young horses that are 6 and 7 years old); CSIJ-A (for riders between the ages of 14 – 18); CSIY-A (for riders between 16 – 21) as well as one class for children aged between 12 – 14 (CSICh-A).

Equestrian-themed games and activations are set up in the Equestrian Village along with pony rides for the kids. There will also be live entertainment including live music, equestrian-themed art displays and numerous food trucks to enjoy.

For more information on the Emirates Longines Show Jumping League or to learn about upcoming shows visit www.emiratesequestrian.com.

What: The EmiratesLongines Show Jumping League
When: Thursday, February 7th from 1:00pm – 7:30pm; Friday, February 8thfrom 8:00am – 9:00pm & Saturday, February 9thfrom 9:00am – 8:30pm
Where: Al Forsan International Sports Resort
Cost: FREE
Parking: Free parking within walking distance to the main arena

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