Muscat, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and

Oman Equestrian Federation signed a cooperation program that aims

to coordinate efforts between the Federation and the University towards

spreading sports awareness of horse riding and equestrian sport.

The program was signed by Ali bin Saud Al Bimani, SQU Vice

Chancellor and Munther bin Saif Al Busaidi, Chairman of the Oman

Equestrian Federation.

The program includes the cooperation between SQU and Oman

Equestrian Federation in the promotion awareness on equestrian

sports among students, provision of logistic support to the pegging

team of SQU Cavalry and promotion of students to participate in

equestrian sports competitions organized by the Federation.

In addition, the federation will organize training courses for SQU

staff and students to update them on various concepts on equestrian

activities, and to encourage visits between academics, university

students and the Federation’s specialists in a bid to benefit from

researches conducted by the College of Agriculture & Marine Sciences

in related fields.

Source: Oman News Agency