Supreme Council for Youth and Sport first deputy chairman, General Sports Authority chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee president Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa hailed the technical progress of showjumping sports.
Shaikh Khalid made the statement on the eve of the Shailh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa Showjumping Championship, which will be held today.
He lauded the support of His Majesty King Hamad’s representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, reiterating keenness on supporting the plans and programmes of Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (Breef) .
He praised the endurance and showjumping strides which, he said, reflect Breef’s successful plans to attain advanced levels, stressing the importance of championships and competitions which revealed new budding talents, who will represent Bahrain in future.
Shaikh Khalid praised the efforts of Breef, led by president Shaikh Isa bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, to promote equestrian sport.