Profiles

  • Sheikh Shakhboot Bin Nahyan Al Nahyan
  • Competing for: United Arab Emirates
  • From: Abu Dhabi
  • Age: 27

Sheikh Shakhboot bin Nahyan Al Nahyan started riding at the age of three and began show jumping in his early-teens. Sheikh Shakhboot has praised the Longines Global Champions Tour for helping him progress from CSI2* competitions to the CSI5* classes.

His aim is to represent his nation at a future Olympic Games. He rode for the UAE at the 2010 World Championship in Kentucky on Muscaris D'Ariel and took part in the 2011 Pan Arab Games. He is passionate about equestrian sport which is part of the ancient culture and tradition of the Arab world.

Fast Facts

4th 2011 Pan Arab Games Team Event with Valentino Balia

3rd 2010 Valkenswaard Derby with Linotte de Groom

Competed at the 2010 World Championships aged 19