Qatar’s premier international equestrian competition, CHI Al Shaqab Presented by Longines will take place at the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab from February 27-29.
Adults - 35QR, Children - 15QR
Al Shaqab Equestrian Arena, Rayyan , Qatar
27 February 2020, 10:00 AM
29 February 2020, 09:00 PM
The magnificent Longines Arena at Al Shaqab will come alive on 27th February with a big action marking the start of Commercial Bank CHI Al Shaqab Presented by Longines event.
The world-class international equestrian competition, which Al Shaqab is organizing for the seventh time, will see riders compete in the Olympic disciplines of showjumping, dressage, and para dressage. A total of 88 riders from 23 countries have arrived and fans can expect a thrilling weekend of equestrian.
Daniel Deusser, currently third on the Longines global rankings, tops the impressive list of entries. Other showjumpers competing include Sweden’s Peder Fredrickon (ranked number five), Belgium’s Pieter Devos (No. 6 and winner of last year’s CSI5* Grand Prix in Doha), Olympians Edwina Tops-Alexander (Australia), and Scott Brash (Great Britain).
Qatari riders taking part are Bassem Mohamed, who competed in the 2016 Rio Olympics and won the 2017 LGCT Doha leg Grand Prix at Al Shaqab, Faleh Suwead al-Ajami, and Rashid Towaim Ali al-Marri.
Besides the competition there will be family activities and entertainment for all ages. The activity corner includes magic and puppet shows, Qatari cultural activities such as henna painting and falcon handling, art & craft, face painting and much more.
For the convenience of spectators, Al Shaqab is providing a shuttle service from the Al Shaqab metro station on the Green Line to the Longines Arena at Al Shaqab, to facilitate easier access. The service will run at 10-minute intervals over all three days of the event.
Schedule (Feb 27-29)
12noon-3.45pm: Para Dressage (CPED13*): Indoor Arena
1.30pm-2.15pm: Al Shaqab Internations Camp: Outdoor Arena
3pm-5pm: Showjumping Two Phases 1.45m (CSI5*): Outdoor Arena
5.45pm-8pm: Showjumping Against the Clock 1.55m: Outdoor Arena
6pm-8.40pm: Longines Hathab Dressage Level 1 & Level 2: Indoor Arena
9am-11am: Longines Hathab Small Tour 1-1.15m: Outdoor Arena
9.45am-12.45pmcTypeface:> Para Dressage Individual Test (CPED13*): Indoor Arena
1pm-3pm: Longines Hathab Medium Tour 1.20-1.30m: Outdoor Arena
3pm-6pm: Dressage Grand Prix Test (CDI5*): Indoor Arena
3.45pm-5.15pm: Showjumping Against the Clock 1.50m (CSI5*): Outdoor Arena
6pm-6.45pn: Al Shaqab Competition for Children 1.00m: Outdoor Arena
7.30pm-9.30pm: Showjumping with Jump-Off (CSI5*) 1.60m: Outdoor Arena
8.30am-9.15am: Dressage Grand Prix Special Test (CDI5*): Indoor Arena
10.25am-12.15am: Longines Hathab Open Class 1.15/1.25m: Outdoor Arena
10am-1.30pm: Para Dressage Freestyle Test (CPED13*): Indoor Arena
1.30pm-2.45pm: Longines Hathab Big Tour 1.30/1.45m: Outdoor Arena
2.15pm-4.45pm: Dressage CB CHI Al Shaqab Freestyle Presented by Longines: Indoor Arena
3.30pm-4.30pm: Showjumping Table C 1.45m (CSI5*): Outdoor Arena
5.10pm-5.25pm: Arabian Horse Show: Outdoor Arena
5.30-8pm: CB CHI Al Shaqab Grand Prix presented by Longines 1.60m: Outdoor Arena