Royal Endurance team ready for vet exam ahead of Windsor Championship | THE DAILY TRIBUNE
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Led by His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, His Majesty the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth, the Royal Endurance team will take part in the veterinary examination today before taking part in the Windsor Equestrian Championship , which will feature a large group of elite runners, to be held in the suburbs of London, Great Britain.
The Royal Endurance team will take part in the Veterinary Examination of the races taking place within the Championship, where the team jockeys will be with the horses in the Championship village to carry out the necessary tests for the 160km races and 120 km for the public, in addition to the 120 km for the juniors and the 100 km contest.
The Royal Endurance team riders will also take part in the championship technical meeting, which will be held after the conclusion of the veterinary examination and the weighing process of the jockeys.
Royal Guard cavalry preparations
On the directives of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Dr. Khalid Ahmed Hassan, Director of the Royal Endurance Team, was briefed on the preparations for the ceremonies and the Cavalry of the Royal Guard, who will participate in the horse shows that will have place organized within the framework of the equestrian championship of Windsor.
Dr. Khalid Ahmed Hassan met with Colonel Shaikh Ahmed bin Saqr Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Guard Ceremonial and Cavalry Group to discuss the Royal Guard Cavalry Programme.
Meanwhile, the riders of the Royal Endurance team continued their preparation for the Championship. The team trained yesterday in their designated area in the presence of Dr. Khalid Ahmed Hassan.
His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa, a member of the Royal Endurance team, confirmed that the support and backing the team receives from H.H. Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa has contributed to the development of endurance sport.
His Highness indicated that the participation in the Windsor Equestrian Championship is the result of the support and follow-up of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa during the last period. He said the Royal Endurance team will be led by HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and that will be a key element in their bid to clinch the top spots.