Al Wathba, The Gulf Observer: His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister, and Chairman of the Presidential Court, graced the 25th UAE President’s Endurance Cup race with his esteemed presence at the Emirates International Endurance village in Al Wathba.
Commencing at 06:30, the highly anticipated race saw the participation of 159 elite male and female horsemen from various stables across the country. Additionally, distinguished horsemen from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, as well as several Arab nations and local residents, added a diverse and competitive edge to the event.
Prior to the commencement of the race, His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan meticulously inspected the state-of-the-art facilities at the Emirates International Endurance village. He took the time to review the intricate technical, organizational, and logistical preparations that had been meticulously arranged to host the landmark 25th UAE President’s Endurance Cup.
The race, a testament to the enduring spirit of horsemanship in the UAE, showcased the nation’s commitment to preserving its rich equestrian heritage. It brought together top riders and their equine companions to compete in a challenging and prestigious event, fostering a sense of camaraderie and sportsmanship within the equestrian community.
As His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan graced the event, his presence underscored the significance of the race in the cultural and sporting tapestry of the United Arab Emirates. The 25th UAE President’s Endurance Cup not only celebrated the spirit of endurance and horsemanship but also served as a platform to strengthen the bonds of unity and shared passion among participants and spectators alike.