By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: Chairman of Kuwait Equestrian Federation (KEF) Masoud Jouhar Hayat congratulated the Endurance riders for their outstanding performance at the World Endurance Championship that was held in Buthaib village in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Rider Heba Al-Yaeesh ended in tenth position, while rider Khalid Al-Emran was able to complete the race.
Hayat said “the achievements did not stop here as rider Ali Jassim Al-Kharafi was able to win the Grand Prix title in the two star Show Jumping Category at the Shaqb range in Qatar, while Kuwait’s team won the Amir of Qatar Sword 2023 competition for Endurance.
Rider Mohammad Torqi Al-Mutairi took the third place; Essa Al-Shatiri (fifth) and Essa Al-Shilahi grabbed the seventh position. Meanwhile, Hayat refuted statements, about the federation’s lack of support for the Equestrian Sport and riders. He said KEF is always keen on following payments that were approved by the Public Authority for Sport.