01 Apr '11, 11am

Equestrian National Equestrian Park officially opens in Singapore

Equestrian National Equestrian Park officially opens in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) World Dressage Challenge is one of the biggest events in the sport's calendar and, for the first time, it will be on show in Singapore this year. The National Equestrian Park (NEP), located on a six-hectare site at Jalan Mashhor off Thomson Road, was officially opened by President S.R. Nathan on Thursday, and it will be put to the test during two prestigious meets at the end of the year - November's FEI World Dressage Challenge and the Concours de Saut d'Obstacles Internationale (CSI) Young Riders in December. Equestrian's new home in Singapore costs around S$6 million and features a competition site, 40 stables and seating arenas. By the end of the year, it will also include international and Olympic-standard competition facilities, an on-site academy, a quarantine and rehabilitation centre, a hospital, 120 stables, ...

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