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LONGINES FEI JUMPING NATIONS CUP OF UAE DRAW HAS TAKEN PLACE

by: PSG
Feb 14 2018


Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of UAE and The President of the UAE showjumping Cup presented by Longines, is taking place from 14th to the 17th February at the state of the art Al Forsan International Sports Resort. The event will once again showcase a truly world-class field, with competitors spanning the width of the international equestrian circuit.

Today, during the first day of the event, the official draw took place to establish the order that teams will take on the course during the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of UAE on Saturday 17th February at 3pm. Adjudicated by Joachim Geilfus, President Ground Jury, and Stephan Ellenbruch, Foreign Judge, it was confirmed that the teams will compete in the following order:

  1. New Zealand
  2. Egypt
  3. Switzerland
  4. Syria
  5. Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  6. UAE
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy

H.E. Major General Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Raisi commented, “We are privileged to host the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup ™ of UAE and The President of the UAE Showjumping Cup of UAE presented by Longines. This CSIO 5* event attracts the world’s best riders and is also a chance for Team UAE to compete at the top level on home soil following their success in Barcelona last year. We wish all riders taking part good luck and hope they enjoy the event.”

In addition to top quality showjumping, families and adults alike will also be able to enjoy the array of activations taking place in the event village from pony rides, food trucks, bouncy castles and live music making it a truly unforgettable day out.
For more information, please contact Chelsea Crossan on chelsea@profsports.com or +971 (0) 5 4447 3109