Morocco develop the breed Barb horse for equestrian tourism

published the 12/12/2018 | 9h09

Morocco develop the breed Barb horse for equestrian tourism

Droits ANMTE

On the 8th and 9th, December took place the National Days of Barb horse. 

These two days were organised by the National Association of Barb Horses, chaired by Mr. Younes JARI, in partnership with the Royal Society of Horse Encouragement, chaired by Mr. Omar SKALI and the Moroccan National Association of Equestrian Tourism, chaired by Mr. Mohammed EL YASSINI. 

They were held at Bouznika National Stud, managed by DR. Malak BEN AMAR in the presence of Mr. Samir YAZIdI, Governor and Mr. Omar KHATIB, Vice-President of the Moroccan Royal Federation of Equestrian Sports. 

At this initiative were invited : 

- Professor Abdelhak BEN YOUNES, General Director of the National Foundation for the Improvement of Horse Breed in Tunisia

- Didier RIVIERE, breeder and trainer of endurance horses in France

- Thierry MAUROUARD, coach of TREC French teams and FITE Technical Delegate 

- Professor Youssef HARTI, a specialist in equine nutrition. 

The theme of the first day of the meeting was the diversification of uses of barb horse. The roundtables and various exchanges were focused on Endurance, TREC and Equestrian tourism also nutrition and other breeding topics. 

About 50 breeders, veterinarians, and stud directors were presents. 

On Sunday, the ANMTE organised a rally reserved for Barb horses. The POR allowed for 25 riders in 8 teams to discover TREC bases. 

In the afternoon, a course of 10 difficulties was made in place to introduce the PTV. 
Most of the riders practice Fantasia.

At the end of the day and under a bright sun, all participants awarded prices to end these two convivial days, rich in experience sharing and exchange of advice between passionate people of Barb horses. 

Centaure 2019

The legendary three days, three nights Raid Centaure POR will take place this year in Llagostera, Spain, from February 8th to 10th. All information at links below.




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The TREC EuroWorld Championships took place on the 30 August to the 1st September 2018 in Bracciano, Italy.

This event gathered 90 riders from 18 nations. Two countries were represented off competition, China and Russia.

Details results of Seniors European championship can be found here.

Details results of Young riders World championship can be found here. 



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Four nations were represented in seniors and young riders levels for a total close to 40 riders in competition. 

All results can be found here. 


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Find all complete sheet here


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