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Images | A tour around the impressive Al Shaqab

Wednesday, 09 November 2016
CSI5* LGCT Doha 2016

The impressive and huge arena Al Shaqab in Doha hosts the Longines Global Champions Tour Final, and will do so for at least the following three years. WoSJ took a tour around this incredible place. All photos (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
The main ring is in the middle of the arena, and is under the open air. On both sides there are two big indoors; one was now used as a warm-up arena and the other for some smaller competitions.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
One of the indoor arenas.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
The place goes on for as far as you can see, with race tracks, outdoor arenas, as well as fields and stables for the Arabian horses.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Al Shaqab is famous for its breeding of Arabian horses.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Some of their famous horses were shown for the audience on Friday evening.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Don't disturb the horses.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Everything was very organized and clean.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Some of the paddocks.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Enjoying the shadow.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Beautiful fences.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
One of the breeding mares.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
One of the race tracks.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Some of the many volunteers.

Photo (c) Jenny Abrahamsson.
Waiting for the show to begin.

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