The story of Al Shaqab.
Becoming global leaders in preserving, improving and promoting the Arabian horse breed and maintaining accessibility to the community while setting the highest standard in breeding, show, equestrian arts and equine welfare.
This page is exclusively for the Al Shaqab Breeding & Show department of Al Shaqab: Preserving, Promoting and Perpetuating the Pure-Bred Arabian Horse.
The Breeding and Show Department serves as Al Shaqab's cornerstone. In just 20 short years of its existence, it has been a pivotal farm in the preservation and refinement of the Arabian breed.
His Highness, The Emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani founded Al Shaqab in 1992 to preserve and further develop the Arabian horse in Qatar. Al Shaqab is led by H E Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Al Shaqab Breeding and Show Department is headed by Manager, Mohammed Al Sulaiti and advisors Abdullah Al Kuwairi and Ali Abdulla Al Misnad.
The phenomenal rise of Al Shaqab's three World Champion Stallions - Al Adeed Al Shaqab, Gazal Al Shaqab and Marwan Al Shaqab - has brought new chapters to Arabian breeding and show ring success. These stallions have helped preserve the breed type and bring new excitement to the sport. Their achievements define Qatar's heritage of Arabian excellence and have created a legacy for the breed.
Although these three stallions fulfill different roles, they team to provide the future for Al Shaqab. Al Adeed Al Shaqab is acclaimed as the world's leading straight Egyptian sire; Gazal Al Shaqab's is renowned as the sire of Marwan Al Shaqab and multiple world champion offspring; and Marwan Al Shaqab is legendary as the only three-time World Champion and continues to be annually one of the leading sires of champions in the breed. Marwan Al Shaqab was recently named as the Leading Sire for the 4th year in a row at the 2010 World Arabian Horse Show Championships in Paris, France. Also at the show, Al Shaqab was recognized as having the second-highest amount of World Champion title winning horses in the past 30 years.
Al Shaqab was proud to end the 2010 show year with the following show results:
Reserve World Champion Colt - Fadi Al Shaqab
U.S. Reserve National Champion Mare - Negma Al Shaqab
All Nations Cup Silver Medal Champion Colt - Kahil Al Shaqab
U.S. Egyptian Event Supreme Female & Champion Mare - Negma Al Shaqab
U.S. Egyptian Event Supreme Male & Champion Colt - Farhoud Al Shaqab
U.S. Egyptian Event Reserve Champion Filly - Laian Al Shaqab
Austrian International Champion Colt - Amir Al Shaqab
Abu Dhabi International Silver Champion Filly - Shamah Al Shaqab
Egyptian Event Europe Reserve Champion Filly - Dawlah Al Shaqab
Mediterranean & Arab Countries International Champion Colt - Fadi Al Shaqab
Al Khalediah International Champion Colt - Fadi Al Shaqab
In 2004, Al Shaqab proudly became a member of Qatar Foundation. Al Shaqab's mission is to promote the highest standards in the breeding and showing of Arabian horses and serve as a community resource with innovative, educational and competitive opportunities in all of the equestrian arts.
In 2004,Al Shaqab became a member of Qatar Foundation.
980000 Sq.Mtrs of Al Shaqab facilities include :
☞ World Class Equine specific performance arenas
☞ State of the Art Veterinary Clinic
☞ Emir's Facility
☞ Equestrian Club
☞ Visitor's Center and Museum
☞ Equine Exercise Centre
☞ Canter Track and Hacking Trails
☞ Breeding & Show Area
☞ Endurance,Jumping & Dressage Stables
☞ Riding Academy Stables
☞ Historic Ottoman Stables
☞ Competitor Accommodations
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