Doha, 9 January 2022 - Abdullah Ali al-Ajeil won the Longines Hathab Qatar Equestrian Tour Big Tour title during the seventh round at the outdoor arena of Qatar Equestrian Federation yesterday.
Al-Aljeil guided his 10-year-old grey mare La Corona 10 with authority and finesse finishing fastest in 42.35secs and 45.51secs respectively. Commenting on his performance, Aljeil said, “It was a great competition. It was very tough, with many good riders and horses, but it proved to be my day. My mare jumped really well and I’m happy with the win.”
Hamad Nasser al-Qadi on his bay stud Andreas SPB Z had to endure the runners-up spot with times of 44.28secs and 46.21secs in the two rounds. Khalid Sanad al-Nuaimi on grey stud Goliat ended up third clocking 40.84secs with four faults, and 40.58secs respectively.
Earlier, in the Open Class two riders stood first – Mohamed Jabor al-Maimi with bay stud Bonhomme D’Orval, and Hamad Nasser al-Qadi on his trusted mount Gibria-B. Ghanim Nasser al-Qadi was third.
The Future Riders events saw Mariam Abdulkarim Abed riding Animo’s Boy Van De Dennehoeve won the 90cm class, and Hadi Mansour al-Shahwani, the 80cm class on his horse Kashmir.