Emirates Arabian Horse Cup ends Saturday in Denmark

COPENHAGEN, 18th June, 2024 (WAM) – The 5th Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup (EAHGC) of the 2024 season concluded Saturday in the Danish National Equestrian Centre in Vilhelmsborg.

The competition was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Presidential Court and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Arabian Horse Society (EAHS), and the follow-up of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad Al Nahyan, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of EAHS.

Several Arabian horses from Denmark and EU countries participated in the 5th EAHGC Show, the second in Europe, and was held in conjunction with the 2024 Vilhelmsborg International Horse Show.

The competitions were witnessed and the winning horses were crowned by Mohamed Ahmed Al Harbi, Director-General of the EAHS. The gold medal in the Junior fillies championship was won by “Amaya MX” of the Meixner Arabians, followed by “Wanella OX” of the Husted Arabians in Silver medal, while “Lady Morgana EA” of Elvelund Arabians came in third and won the bronze medal. The colt “KA Wortex Neymar” of Pavel Kanka won the Junior Colts Championship and won the gold medal, while “Panier” of the Lech Blaszczyk came in second and won the silver medal, while “Mmacabello”  of Marianne Carlsen came in third and won the bronze medal. “Bekanzha WZA” of Mette Levorsen won the gold medal of Senior Mares Championship, “TU Elinora” of Falcon Arabians took the silver medal, while “TA Katrinne” of Tarenas Arabian Stud took the bronze medal. “Amanito” of Turban Stud took the gold medal for Senior Stallions Championship, followed by “AWA Waseem” of Jacqueline Vinkler HV Arabians in second place and the silver medal, while the bronze medal went to “JBS Abu Anaza” of Jesper Broch Rasmussen.

The Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup was launched last September, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and the follow through of Sheikh Zayed bin Hamad Al Nahyan, and consists of 10 championships held in the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Australia, and South and North America, in coordination with the competent authorities in each country, with cash prizes allocated for the first five winners of each show.

The first show of the Emirates Arabian Horse GlobalCup for the 2024 season was held last February in Australia, with the 2024 Australian International Arabian Championship at Willinga Park in the Bawley Point area, while the Kingdom of Bahrain hosted the second show in Manama from 14th to 16thMarch. Scottsdale, Arizona hosted the third show, which was held in conjunction with the ArabianBreeders World Cup last March, and the fourth show was held on the 1st of June in the Equestrian Arena Le Grand Parquet in Fontainebleau, France.

Mohamed Ahmed Al Harbi said that the fifth championship was distinguished by the diverse participation of Arabian horses, whether from Denmark or other European countries, pointing out that the Emirates Arabian Horse Global Cup aims to support owners and breeders and reach them in various countries of the world.

He said that the Cup Championships will return to the Arab region at the end of June through the organisation of the sixth championship hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt during June 27-29, then it will move to South America where the seventh championship will be held in Brazil on July 7, and the Kingdom of Morocco will host the eighth championship during July 20-21, while the ninth edition will be held in the Czech Republic on August 23, before the first edition of the Cup will conclude with the tenth championship held from September 20-21 in Syria.