Three teams chasing points at opening leg of Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ at Al Ain 

16 Feb 2016

The first qualifier of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2016 season will take place in Al Ain (UAE) on Thursday 18 February, attracting a field of 11 teams.  

The starting order, which was determined by a draw held in Al Ain today, will be as follows:


1.      UAE
2.      Qatar
3.      Ukraine
4.      Italy
5.      Egypt
6.      Switzerland
7.      France
8.      Great Britain
9.      Syria
10.     Saudi Arabia
11.     Ireland 


Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE will be eligible for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping points in the Middle East League.  


Thursday’s competition will begin at 14.00 local time and will be broadcast live on FEI TV, the FEI’s official online video platform.


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"Furusiyya" (Arabic: فروسيه) this single Arabic word conveys so much, embracing the idea of horsemanship, chivalry, and equestrian knowledge in general. The term is a derivation of faris, or horseman and faras, a horse.


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