The Amir Sword Equestrian Festival at QEF from Thursday
February 17 2021 08:51 PM
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Over 100 riders be in action at His Highness The Amir Sword Equestrian Festival at Qatar Equestrian Federation’s outdoor arena.

By Sports Reporter/Doha

The stage is set for His Highness The Amir Sword Equestrian Festival, with the Future Riders’ action to kick off the events from Thursday at Qatar Equestrian Federation’s (QEF) outdoor arena.

The opening day of the three-day Festival (Feb 18-20) will have the mandatory veterinary checks and familiarization session from 3pm onwards on Thursday. The Dressage, and Small, Medium and the feature Big Tours showjumping competition where over 100 riders be in action will be held on Friday and Saturday.

The total prize money on offer is QR500,000. The winner of the Amir Sword will also be awarded a brand new car. The top three riders in the Amir Sword competition will be honoured at the Qatar and Equestrian Racing Club.

The three-day event will be held in accordance with the rules and regulations of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI). Strict Covid-19 prevention protocols will be followed with only 10 percent of fan attendance being allowed at the venue


 

The Schedule

 

Thursday (Feb 18)

VET Check: 3pm

Familiarization Session: 4-6pm

Future Riders: Table A, Two Phases (70/85cm): 5.45pm

Future Riders: Table A, Two Phases (85/100cm): 6pm

 

Friday (Feb 19)

Small Tour: Table A, One round against the clock (100/120cm): 2pm

Medium Tour: Table A, One round against the clock (120/135cm): 5.45pm

Big Tour: Table A, One round against the clock (135/145cm): 7.30pm

 

Saturday (Feb 20)

Dressage: Level 1, Medium: 9am

Dressage: Level 2, Premium: 10.15am

Big Tour: Table A, Two rounds (135/145cm): 2pm

Small Tour: Table A, Two rounds (100/120cm): 4pm

Medium Tour: Table A, Two Rounds (120/135cm): 7pm.



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