The 14th qualifier of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping 2013 - the Mercedes-Benz Prize, part of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping - will take place at the Aachen CSIO 5* in Germany this Thursday 27 June attracting a field of eight teams.
The starting order, which was determined by a draw held at Aachen today, will be as follows:
3. Great Britain
6. Saudi Arabia
7. The Netherlands
Four teams – France, Germany, Ireland, and The Netherlands – will be eligible for Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping points in Europe Division 1. The standings at the half-way stage in that division are available here.
The Mercedes-Benz Prize, part of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping, will begin at 19.30 CEST (local time in Germany, GMT+2 hours) and will be broadcast live on FEI TV, FEI’s official online video platform.
The FEI is providing a wide range of online information resources in connection with the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping.
Our dedicated webpage gives you access to useful information, including the calendar, latest results, updated standings, rules and news from the series.
Our signature Twitter hashtags are: #Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ #Jumping
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Online Press Kits
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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.