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Endurance Team

Home of the Qatari National Team, the Endurance Center at Al Shaqab prepares Qatari competitors for national, regional and international endurance events, including the European Championships, the Asian Games, and the FEI World Equestrian Games.

The current team, headed by HE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Thani, is comprised of a dedicated group of Qatari officials and riders. They have achieved international success highlighted by a Silver Medal finish in the 2008 World Endurance Championship held in Terengganu, Malaysia.

Team Captain

shiekMohammedHE Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Thani represented the Qatar equestrian spirit with his breathtaking ride as the torchbearer who lit the cauldron in the dramatic opening ceremonies of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.The gallop up the steep slope to the top of the arena would have been daunting for any horse and rider, but rain made the task even more challenging. Yet challenges are nothing new to HE Sheikh Mohammed, who began competing in endurance events at the age of 15 and placed third in his very first ride.

As a seasoned competitor in endurance racing, HE Sheikh Mohammed understands the dedication and teamwork required for success in this sport. As Chairman of the Board for Al Shaqab, he possesses a distinct vision for the Endurance program and all the organization's diverse equestrian and equine units. He is devoted to developing new generations of equestrian enthusiasts and continuing the tradition of excellence in horsemanship that is integral to the heritage of Qatar.

Riders

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Abdul Rahman Saad Al Sulaiteen
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Atta Mohammed Beer
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Faleh Nasser Abughenaim
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Hassan Tahous Al Nuaimi
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Jassim Mohammed Al Maadhadi
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Mohammed Tahous Al Nuaimi
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Saad Mohammed S Al Dawsari
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Saad Senan Al Kaabi

Stallions

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    Fadi Al Shaqab

    (Besson Carol x Abha Myra)
    2008 Bay Stallion
    International Program

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    Al Adeed Al Shaqab

    (Ansata Halim Shah x Sundar Alisayyah)
    1995 Grey Stallion
    Straight Egyptian Program

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    Farhoud Al Shaqab

    (Al Adeed Al Shaqab x Johara Al Shaqab)
    2008 Grey Stallion
    Straight Egyptian Program

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    WN Star of Antigua

    (Monogramm x WN Antigua)
    2000 Grey Stallion
    International Program

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    Hadban Al Shaqab

    (Ashhal Al Rayyan x Sundar Alisayyah)
    2001 Grey Stallion
    International Program

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    Marwan Al Shaqab

    (Gazal Al Shaqab x Little Liza Fame)
    2000 Bay Stallion
    International Program

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    Amir Al Shaqab

    (Gazal Al Shaqab x Amira Madrona)
    2007 Grey Stallion
    International Program

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    Gazal Al Shaqab

    (Anaza El Farid x Kajora)
    1995 Bay Stallion
    International Program

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    Faraa Al Shaqab

    (Marwan Al Shaqab x GW Natorious Star)
    2007 Bay Stallion
    International Program

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    Kahil Al Shaqab

    (Marwan Al Shaqab x OFW Mishaahl)
    2008 Bay Stallion
    International Program