Summary Horse Aware Nr12


Can athletes be happy?
Journal N°12

Why should a working horse – wether mounted, driven or schooled in hand- be a victim? Certain “extremists” consider any form of equitation to be ethically unacceptable. But let’s not go that far. Horses ca be "broken in" gently and with patientce, some riders do have soft, symapthetic hands, a, riding school horses and ponies are not necessarily slaves…

Nicolás Haro: images for animal welfare
Journal N°12

With an ongoing commitment to animal rights, Horse Aware is not confined solely to the protection of the horse, and regularly deals in the columns of the protection of other species - including dogs, typical companions of riders.

Looking back to CHI Al Shaqab 2014
Journal N°12

With the third CHI Al Shaqab on the horizon, it is time to look back to last year when spectators watched top class riders battling it out in the large arena of Al Shaqab – the host, organizer and soul behind the success of this top class event, always with ExxonMobil on their side as the main sponsor of the event.

Ingmar De Vos (Belgium) elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale
Journal N°12

Ingmar De Vos (BEL) was elected as President of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) by an overwhelming majority in the first round of voting, earning 98 votes out of a possible 131.

Debut of the first Hong Kong Polo Team
Journal N°12

Debut of the first Hong Kong Polo team has been officially announced on December 5th, in Hong Kong. Asia World Polo is thrilled to be re-igniting this sport of kings to Hong Kong, firstly by establishing the polo team.

Personal Tour Enlightens Kevin Staut and Marina Hands at JustWorld's Guatemala Project Los Patojos
Journal N°12

Only a month after his Team Silver medal at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy, French rider Kevin Staut headed to Guatemala along with actress Marina Hands to raise funds for the humanitarian non-profit organization JustWorld International, and to see Los Patojos, The Little Ones, up close.

CHI Al Shaqab: the elite equestrians gather in Doha
Journal N°12

The Al Shaqab CHI will take place in Doha from Monday 2 to Saturday 7 March and will gather the world’s show jumping elite, as well as dressage and vaulting stars – and a para-dressage premiere…

The Saut Hermès : an outstanding compétition in Paris !
Journal N°12

The Saut Hermès will take place in the outstanding Grand Palais in Paris on 10-11 and 12 April 2015. An awesome show jumping competition where all the very best riders in the world will gather, as winning at the Grand Palais has become one of the season's key objectives for them.