Showjumping: World Cup drawcard event

2010-05-26 00:00

FANS of showjumping can look forward to some top-class action during the Royal Show on May 30 when an FEI (Fédération Equestre Internationale) World Cup qualifying competition takes place in the main arena from 10 am.

Active on a global scale through a system of continental leagues, the World Cup series tests the determination and skill of the best riders in the world, culminating in a final to crown the top rider of the season.

Mike Moncur, who heads the equestrian sections of the Royal, said the horses competing in the World Cup qualifier will be piped in by members of the Pietermaritzburg Caledonian Pipe Band.


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