Gulf Friendship Tent-Pegging Cup

 

The Boudheib Academy had another busy and successful weekend, as we organised had hosted the ‘Gulf Friendship Tent-Pegging Cup’ from the 7th-9th December, 2018.  Four teams from the United Arab Emirates – UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – KSA, Oman – OMN and Morocco – MRC battled it out over the three days.

On the first day all the teams competed to be the champions of the lance with 3 rounds completed individually with horse and rider and 3 rounds as a team.  The main aim was to gallop 80m in a time under 6.40 seconds and pick up the peg with the lance for a maximum of 6 points in time.  Each rider completed 3 rounds individually and their scores counting towards the overall team event.  Then the four riders completed 3 sections side by side to pick up the four pegs in a time of 7.00 seconds.  The results from day 1; KSA Gold , OMN Silver and UAE Bronze.

 

The second day was the sword sections.  As per the first day each rider completed 3 sections individually and 3 rounds as a team. Results for the sword sections were:  KSA Gold , UAE Silver and OMN Bronze.  A special thanks to Sheihk Hamdan and Zayad Bin Mohamed Khailfa Al Nahyan for presenting the prizes at the awards ceremony.

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