Tribune News Network
Concluding with a resplendent celebration, the Global Champions Arabians Tour 2024 reached its majestic culmination on Monday. This esteemed event, held with the gracious patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of the State of Qatar, beautifully showcased the regal beauty of Arabian horses from across the globe.
Orchestrated by the Cultural Village Foundation, Katara, in collaboration with the Qatar Equestrian Federation and the Racing and Equestrian Club, the tour unfurled amidst opulent surroundings, casting a spellbinding spectacle of equine magnificence.
The grandeur of the event mirrored the dedication and passion for Arabian horses shared by enthusiasts, breeders, and riders who gathered to witness this breathtaking display.
In a spectacular showcase of equestrian excellence, the Global Champions Arabians Tour 2024 concluded with a triumphant array of winners across various categories. D Nafayes, exhibiting unparalleled grace and skill, clinched the gold in the Yearling Fillies Championship (Classes 1A, 1B, 1C), asserting dominance in a field of top-tier competitors.
The silver in the Yearling Fillies Championship went to Sultana Al Thamer. Teha Al Shaqab showcased exceptional prowess, earning the bronze.
In the Yearling Colts Championship (Classes 4A, 4B), Afreen Al Shaqab emerged as the gold medalist while D Borkan claimed silver, closely followed by Mushwash Al Shaqab with bronze .
The Junior Fillies Championship (Classes 2A, 2B, 3A, 3B) saw Shahalel Al Shaqab seize gold while D Najlah secured silver. Shahbrys HVP claimed the bronze, highlighting the depth of talent in this fiercely contested category.
The Junior Colts Championship (Classes 5A, 5B, 6A, 6B) witnessed Bandar Aljassimya’s triumphant gold win,with BAZ Aljassimya securing silver, and D Shakhar claiming bronze.
In the Mares Championship (Classes 7A, 7B, 8A, 8B, 9), AJ Kayya’s stellar performance earned her the gold. D Shihanah captured the silver, and Emarella earned bronze.
The Stallions Championship (Classes 10A, 10B, 11A, 11B, 12) brought the grand finale, with E.S. Harir clinching the gold, D Seraj securing the silver, and Rhan Al Shahania claiming the bronze. These magnificent stallions showcased power, grace, and a commanding presence, .
As the GCAT’s final day unfolded, resonating with the thundering hooves and graceful movements of the Arabian horses, the event’s success was palpable. The legacy of this tour, held under the auspices of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, will undoubtedly endure, leaving an indelible mark on the global equestrian community and reaffirming the timeless allure of the Arabian horse.