The Fatima Bint Mubarak Academy Show Jumping Cup brings together the best local and international talents
The eighth edition of the Fatima Bint Mubarak International Academy of Show Jumping Cup was the best opportunity for show jumping horses and riders alike, to place the UAE at the forefront of sporting and entertainment destinations for the whole world, as the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club hosted the best local and international talents in equestrian sport, and 131 contestants competed from 26 different countries over the course of three days, and the tournament featured show jumping talents and beginners from among 12 different classes spread over these days.
To compete for prizes totaling 525,000 dirhams.
The Cup was held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women's Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, "Mother of the Nation".
And under the direction of Sheikha Fatima bint Hazaa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chair of the Board of Directors of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy and Chair of the Abu Dhabi Club and Al Ain Ladies Club.
A press release said: “The annual trophy has achieved its primary goals of encouraging youth and Emirati citizens to participate in sports, and equestrian sports in particular, as they are a legacy from our ancestors that they left for generations. The turnout of local and international riders and knights translates this success into numbers and sends a message of hope from Abu Dhabi to Sports World".
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