Al Shaqab to host equestrian events to promote the Qatar World Cup 2022
20 Sep 2022News
Al Shaqab's Commercial Manager and Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Omar Al Mannai, confirmed that Qatari equestrian events will take place during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar to promote the first football showpiece to be hosted in the Middle East. and the Arab world.
Al Mannai told Qatar News Agency (QNA) that horse riding is a sport linked to the customs and traditions of many countries around the world and an aspect of tourism in the country, and Qatari horse riding will have a strong presence. World Cup by organizing various events.
He pointed out that the excellent international facilities at Al Shaqab, a member of the Qatar Foundation, will be open to visitors during the World Cup, especially as the Al Shaqab World Cup is located near the Educational City Stadium.
Al Shaqab is a leading global center for the equine world and is committed to preserving the Qatari heritage by promoting the Arabian horse and reaching the highest levels of equine welfare, production, equestrian education, research and development, Al Mannai said.
The state-of-the-art facilities at Al Shaqab make the country an aspect of tourism that will play an important role in the World Cup, he stressed.
Speaking on the Qatar Equestrian Tour Longines Hattab jointly organized by the Qatar Equestrian Federation and Al Shaqab, Al Mannai said it is clear from the participation of riders that the championship is in continuous development and is witnessing an increase in the level of technical riders. The first two rounds of this season's championship.
Many of the riders were quite ready to participate in the tournament through external camps along with buying new horses, which had a clear impact on the development and rise of the technical level and the intense competition to get on the podiums. He highlighted the medium and small tours that witnessed huge participation.