The top Kuwaiti horse rider and the Kuwait Equestrian Club star Ali Jassem Al-Khorafi continued his dominance in the local championships by winning the title of the 7th Annual Show Jumping Competition in the Memory of Late Raed Faisal Al-Dabbous.
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According to a press release, Al-Khorafi, with the horse “Qualifying”, won the grand prize after successfully completing 140cm grand prix rounds in 74:03 seconds and jumping the barriers without any errors.
He outperformed Yara Al-Hunaidi, Ghazi Al-Jariwi, Nick Channing, Abdullah Al-Roudan, and Khaled Al-Khubaizi. The grand prize was awarded to the winner by the director of the competition Abdul Mohsen Al-Dabbous and Faisal Al-Dabbous.
Al-Khorafi, with the horse “Columbus”, also took first place in the “130cm accumulator with joker” class, ahead of horse riders Khaled Al-Khubaizi, Ahmad Al-Mudahka, Hamad Al-Hajeri, Fatima Al-Sulaiman and Abdullah Al-Gharaballi.
Meanwhile, in the “120cm jump off” category, Abdulrehman Al-Awadhi, with the horse “Loki Doki” came first, followed by Pavel Voronko, Abdullah Al-Awadhi, Reem Al-Qenai, Ahmad Al-Anaz and Khaled Al-Khubaizi.
In the “110cm table A” class, the horse rider Yousef Al-Noaimi, with the horse “Askaban” came first, followed by Fawaz Al-Ghonaiman, Fatma Al-Derees, and Abdulrehman Al-Awadhi.
In the novice categories of “70 cm clear round” and “90cm clear round”, a large number of upcoming horse riders participated, and many among them succeeded in making the jumps without errors.
They were honored by international arbitrator Lama Ahmed Abdel’Al.
It is worth mentioning that Ali Al-Khorafi won the main run on the first day of the “130 cm” category competition to achieve full mark in the championship. The total value of the prizes in the competition hit a record high of KD 20 thousand.
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