Hariry Al Shaqab and Kashef Al Shaqab will be among the Arabians competing
in the US National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse show
The Breeding and Show Department of Al Shaqab, member of Qatar Foundation, will be participating in the U.S National Arabian & Half-Arabian Championship Horse show in Tulsa, United States, from October 18-26. Considered the most prestigious Arabian horse show in North America., it is a nine-day event featuring nearly 1,800 horses, competing in different disciplines. Three days are devoted for the Arabian horse championship.
Al Shaqab will present four magnificent Arabians at the prestigious show. Among the participants is Hariry Al Shaqab, a progeny of the legendary Marwan Al Shaqab, out of White Silk. The 2010 stallion will compete in the Riding Class on October 25, proudly displaying the native costume. Kashef Al Shaqab, a 2017 bay colt, also sired by Marwan Al Shaqab, out of Psyrella, will be on show on October 23. Zayne Al Shaqab, a 2017 filly, will be in the showring on October 25. Moaid Al Shaqab, a 2015 stallion, is also among the contenders.
The majestic Arabians of Al Shaqab have been enjoying success at various international shows held across Europe and the U.S. this year. Despite a busy show season, they have continued to win awards and notable positions at the shows in which they’ve participated. True to his lineage, Hariry Al Shaqab holds several titles, including: World Champion Stallion - World Arabian Championships, France in 2015. He was crowned US National Champion, twice; Scottsdale Champion, twice; and Las Vegas Champion and Qatar National Champion.
Al Shaqab – A World-Class Facility
Since its establishment in 1992, Al Shaqab’s vision was to build on Qatar’s Arabian
horse heritage and be a leading global center for equine professionals, whileproviding an engaging experience for the community. Global leadership has not onlymeant preserving, improving, and promoting the Arabian horse breed, but alsoencouraging the community in this unique, traditional cultural sport.
Today, Al Shaqab’s impressive facilities, which are distinctivelydesigned in theshape of a horseshoe, cover 980,000 square meters. With a state-of-the-art MainArena comprising both an indoor and outdoor venue capable of holding over 5000spectators, Al Shaqab is part of Qatar’s growing reputation on the world stage thatshowcases its ability to host major international sports event at the highest level.