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
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