The “winning” rider at Royal Windsor’s CEI2* endurance ride was denied his victory for using his reins as a whip.
Jaafar Merza Abdul Nabi Hassan, riding for Bahrain, was the first across the line in the 120km international on 10 May.
But he was disqualified by the ground jury for using his reins as a whip on his ride, Assad, meaning the win went to Ghanim Said Salim Al Owaisi, of the UAE, on Maison Blanche Vengai.
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Article written by: Lucy Elder