Al-Khateri shines at Sharjah Showjumping championship

Sharjah, Bahrain jockey Khalid Helal Al-Khatery finished fifth in the Sharjah Ruler’s International Showjumping Championship.

Eighty-two jockeys took part in the two and five-star championship- two of whom are ranked among the top ten in the world.

In a statement on this occasion he paid tribute to His Majesty the King’s Representative for Charity Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor and Supreme Council for Youth and Sports Affairs (SCYS) Chairman His Highness Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.

He hailed HH Shaikh Nasser’s support to the Bahraini jockeys during their participation in external championships.

He also extended thanks to Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF) President HH Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al-Khalifa, hailing his keenness on developing the sport of showjumping in the Kingdom.

He also paid tribute to Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, hailed his keen interest and follow-up Bahraini jockeys during their external participation which contributed to their achievements.

Source: Bahrain News Agency