The Supreme Council of the World Cup confirms the completion of preparations to host the event
Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al Raisi, President of the Emirates Equestrian Federation and Chairman of the Supreme Committee of the Endurance World Cup, affirmed that the UAE, with the vision of its wise leadership, consolidates its prestigious position and global leadership in organizing and hosting international sporting events with the best standards and practices.
He explained that the International Equestrian Federation has great confidence in hosting and succeeding the upcoming global event in Abu Dhabi, the home of world championships, at the highest level and best image.
He explained that the meeting held at the Dusit Thani Hotel in Abu Dhabi yesterday reviewed the work of the various committees during the past period, with the countdown approaching for the start of the tournament on February 25, through the preparations of the Tourism Authority for the opening and closing ceremonies, the media, the municipalities and the security plan, and health arrangements and efforts to preserve On the health of knights, horses and owners.
The Organizing Committee indicated that 129 male and female riders and 143 horses from 37 countries participated in the World Endurance Championship for a distance of 160 km, which is considered “environmentally friendly”, as it witnesses the “green race” for the first time in the world and at the level of endurance championships, and an introductory table will also be prepared. Boudheeb village and its infrastructure that enhances its organizational capabilities in hosting international events.
The championship has 6 tracks, with a distance of the first stage 33 km, the second 30 km, the third 29 km, the fourth 28 km, the fifth 20 km, and the sixth 20 km, in addition to providing special tracks for support vehicles according to international law to keep cars away from horses and reduce emissions. carbon.
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