An exhilarating mix of equestrian excellence and fun-filled family entertainment will wow spectators at CHI AL SHAQAB 2019.
Equestrian Excellence and Family Entertainment On Offer At CHI AL SHAQAB 2019
The stage is being set as Al Shaqab prepares to host CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 - a tribute to Qatar’s rich equestrian tradition
Doha, February 7, 2019 – An exhilarating mix of equestrian excellence and fun-filled family entertainment will wow spectators at CHI AL SHAQAB 2019.
The signature event of Al Shaqab, member of Qatar Foundation, CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 takes place from 7-9 March.
First held in 2013, CHI AL SHAQAB is the only equestrian competition of its kind in the Middle East and Asia region to be sanctioned by the International Equestrian Federation, and features Showjumping, Dressage and Para Dressage. The event regularly attracts the best athletes and horses from around the world to Qatar, including Qatar’s Sheikh Ali Bin Khalid Al Thani, Australia’s Edwina Tops-Alexander, Britain’s Scott Brash and Turkey’s Omer Karaevli.
CHI AL SHAQAB 2019, which has Exxon Mobil as the main sponsor, is one of two world-class, back-to-back equestrian competitions scheduled to take place at the spectacular Al Shaqab venue. The opening leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour (LGCT) 2019 series, also a three-day event, is scheduled to take place from February 28-March 2. Between the end of the LGCT competition and the start of CHI AL SHAQAB 2019, the multipurpose venue will continue to keep its doors open to the public, with an exciting Festival Area offering an array of fun and entertainment activities for adults and children alike.
Omar Al-Mannai, Al Shaqab Commercial Manager and CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 Event Director, said: “CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 supports Qatar’s National Vision 2030 and plays a key role in promoting Qatar’s development in the area of equestrian sports. It is also testament to Qatar’s ability to organize major global sports events. Both the CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 and the Longines Global Champions Tour 2019 competitions will showcase Al Shaqab’s standing as a center of excellence with state-of-the-art facilities, while the entertainment on offer both during and between the events will help provide a memorable experience for everyone.”
Tickets for CHI AL SHAQAB 2019 are available Here and for the first leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour 2019 Here, including VIP tables.
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.