Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural Doha Tours this year which takes place in the run-up to the start of the Global Champions season, the Qatar Equestrian Federation is delighted to announce the return of the winter show jumping tour, Doha Tours for the next two years.
Located at the stunning Longines Arena at Al Shaqab in Qatar, where the tour runs before the first Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL event of the year in the same location, has made its mark in the international show jumping calendar this year.
President of the Federation Badr al-Darwish expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "We are thrilled with the overwhelming success of the first-ever Doha Tours. It has exceeded our expectations and showcased the world-class equestrian facilities that Qatar has to offer. We are excited about the future of the tour and its continued growth."
The multiple-week winter tour provides an exceptional opportunity for riders, horses, owners and fans to enjoy the highest level of show jumping in outstanding facilities, set against the stunning backdrop of the Longines Arena at At Shaqab. The inaugural year witnessed participation from top-tier riders from across the globe, solidifying Doha Tours as a premier event on the equestrian calendar and creating the perfect build-up to the 2024 season opener of the Longines Global Champions Tour and GCL.
With impeccable organization and a commitment to excellence, Doha Tours has not only established itself as a prominent fixture in the equestrian community but also as a must-attend event for riders seeking a unique and challenging experience during the winter season ahead of the GC season.
Looking ahead, the Qatar Equestrian Federation has ambitious plans to elevate the tour even further. Anticipate more thrilling competitions, expanded international participation, and enhanced facilities, making Doha Tours a destination of choice for equestrians worldwide.
For riders seeking an unparalleled winter experience and equestrian enthusiasts eager to witness top-tier competitions, mark your calendars for the upcoming editions of the Doha Tours in 2025 & 2026. The journey has just begun, and the best is yet to come.