Al Jaber Group sponsors Endurance Cup for Ladies

2009-03-18

Al Jaber Group announced today that it will sponsor The Endurance Cup for Ladies; in a joint press conference, the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club (ADEC) stated that it will host the Al Jaber Endurance Cup for Ladies at the Emirates International Endurance Village, Al Wathba, on Friday, March 20, 2009.

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The event is being held under the patronage of Shaikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Presidential Affairs and the chairman of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. The Endurance Ride will be of 92km and is a UAE CEN category event. The Ride will have four loops with stages of 32km, 24km, 20km and 16km. There will be a Best Conditioned Horse competition as well.

“The Al Jaber Group Endurance Cup for Ladies is of particular importance as this sport represents the UAE’s heritage and culture. We take great pride in being part of this endeavor and in supporting a wide range of community related activities”, commented H.E. Obaid Khaleefa Jaber Al Murri, Chairman of Al Jaber Group.

“The UAE riders are already well-known all over the world and have won every major international championship. We hope that this Al Jaber Group Endurance Cup for Ladies will help encourage more riders to join the sport and throw up more champions”, added Al Jaber.

“I would like to take this opportunity to convey on behalf of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, our sincere thanks and appreciation to the Al Jaber Group, the official sponsor of the event, for the support to equestrian activities in general and endurance races in particular. It is a true support which has motivated us to continue in this integrated partnership between the economic and sports sectors to support the continuation of this noble sport,” said Adnan Sultan Saif Al Nuaimi, director general of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.

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