You are kindly invited to our Shows section where we have published a coverige from The Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival held in Doha on February 19th-26th, an eight day gala in Qatar’s capital city of Doha, by the name of The Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival, under the patronage of the Emir of Qatar, Prince Tamim Bin Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, and encompassing three events – an international ECAHO A-ranked show, an international show for Straight Egyptian horses and a race meeting with the most important stakes for The Emir’s Sword, with a purse of 3 million riyals.
Qatar is one of the few Middle Eastern countries that organizes shows in accordance to ECAHO rules, an organization which it joined in 1994. The supporters of Polish bloodlines could be fully satisfied by the results of the international show, which has a long tradition and was held already for the 24th time. Polish bred mares, competing under the banners of their Middle Eastern owners – Norma (Al Muawd Stud, Saudi Arabia), Pinga (leased by Aljawza Stud, Saudi Arabia) and Piacolla (Athbah Stud, Saudi Arabia) all took the podium. Norma and Piacolla claimed the gold, whereas Pinga the bronze. Orla Turnia (Al Thumama Stud, Qatar) received the title of Top Five, while Perfinka (Al Muawd Stud), the silver champion from last year’s show, won her class with a terrific score of 93,13 pts… read more