Yara Al-Hunaidi, of Kuwait, won the grand prize of His Highness the Amir Horse Jumping Cup, at the end of the threeday championship in Kuwait on Saturday.
Kuwait’s Nora Al-Qaood came second in the same competition while Kuwaiti Rakan AlHasawi came third. The Grand Prize was held for hurdles 145cm high.
Kuwaiti Ali AlKharafi won the minigrand prize for the 135cmhigh hurdle competition. Fahad Al-Masoud won the 115cm hurdles event, Ali Al-Saqer won the 105cm hurdle competition and Misk Al-Rashood won the U16 race.
Sheikha Hessa Fahad Al-Sabah, chairperson of the organizing committee and president of the Equestrian Club, attributed success of the Cup to the patronage of His Highness the Amir.
Director General of the Public Authority for Sport (PAS) Humoud Fulaiteh said the authority was paying a great attention to equestrian, and commended the competitions among the jockeys.