Equestrian activities at STF from Tuesday

SALALAH: Oman Equestrian Federation (OEF) will organise equestrian events as part of Salalah Tourism Festival 2017 from August 8 to 16 in cooperation with Dhofar Municipality.
The equestrian events this year come in a new shape and a tangible development that will keep pace with the advanced level of equestrian sport in the Sultanate. The events will include a range of tournaments and competitions this year, including the 2018 World Tent Pegging Cup qualifying tournament with the participation of six countries: the Sultanate, Qatar, Yemen, Jordan, Syria, Britain, as well as local Bin Hail Endurance Race for the distance of 80 km with open participation to all Omanis.
The activities will also include Salalah Tourism Festival Tent Pegging Championship, with the participation of units of government cavalry: the Royal Cavalry, the ROP Cavalry Unit, the Royal Cavalry Household, the Royal Guard of Oman Cavalry, a team from the village of Bo Theeb, United Arab Emirates, a horse rider from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, in addition to the horse riders from the Governorate of Dhofar, as well as the traditional horse sports locally known as “Al Ardha Race” with the participation of horse riders from the Sultanate. — ONA