First horse dressage contest on January 15

BARKA: The first horse dressage competitions, organised by the Oman Equestrian Federation (OEF) for the 2016-2017 season, will kick off on January 15, Sunday at Al Rahbah Racecourse in the Wilayat of Barka.
Adel bin Issa al Balushi, Supervisor of Dressage Competitions, said that the first competition of the season will witness the participation of a group of horses, amounting to 21 horses of various government cavalry units and private stables.
He said in a press statement that “the competition includes the first three categories: general category with the participation of two horses, second category is medium category with the participation of six horses and third category, junior category with the participation of 16 horses.
He pointed out that this season includes four competitions for horse’s dressage, including the grand prize, as well as the final competition, which will be held on April 9.
— ONA