Longines Hathab Tour: Haydan wins Medium, Small Tour titles

Longines Hathab Tour

DOHA: Mohammed Saeed Haidan shone on Friday in the ninth round of Qatar Equestrian Tour Longines Hathab by winning the Medium and Small Tour at the Al Rayyan Racecourse.

In the Medium category, Haidan rode MISS CHILI to win the honour while in the Small category, he rode QUICK STEP.
ExxonMobil won the team title in the competition.

The annual Qatar Equestrian Tour, which takes place over 12 series of competitions, is organized and hosted jointly by Qatar Equestrian Federation and Al Shaqab.

The competition is supported by The Social and Sport Contribution Fund. 
Hathab, meaning “canter” in Arabic, is an initiative of Qatar Olympic Committee President HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad Al Thani.

The aim of the tournament is to improve the standard of horse riding among Qatari youth while encouraging the involvement of private stables and individual horse owners to spread awareness of horsemanship as part of Qatar’s history and tradition.

The winners were crowned by  Ali Al Rumaihi, Event Director and Organizing Committee Member, Hamad bin Rashid Al Athba, Director of the First Team Jumping, and Captain Khalid bin Hamad Al Attiyah, Deputy Commander of the Equestrian Wing of the Military Sports Federation.
The open round competitions will continue on Saturday.

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