Kuwait’s Al-Hunaidi wins Kuwait Amir Horse Jumping Cup grand prize

The final ceremony of Kuwait Amir Horse Jumping Cup 2019

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.

A group photo of jockeys competing at Kuwait Amir Horse Jumping Cup 2019