The best of equestrian showcased at International Horse Show

14 A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping
A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping

The International Horse Show, which was held over three day from September 26 to September 28 at the STC Equestrian and Sports Centre in Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur provided a great opportunity for visitors to get glimpse into the world of horses.

The event, which has been running for 20 consecutive years saw some 50,000 people experiencing the major discipline of equestrian competitions from dressage, endurance riding, show jumping to para-equestrianism.

13 A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping (3)
A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping

“The centre is committed towards the development of equestrian sports in the country and will hold prestigious events such as the International Horse Show in its quest to develop the sports and participate in International events like the SEA Games,” said STC Equestrian and Sports Centre chairperson Richard Cham Hak Lim.

Richard also added that the various events at the show would help raise awareness of the sports to a wide spectrum of audience.

11 A  rider taking part in the  Show Jumping Team Event
A rider taking part in the Show Jumping team event

This year show also made more exciting, when the organisers added a new event in this year, whereby participants showcase their excellence combining equestrian skills and archery.

The show this year was held in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014.

12 A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping (2)
A young rider taking part in the Junior Category of Show Jumping

 

10 A  rider taking part in the  Show Jumping Team Event (2) copy
A rider taking part in the Show Jumping Team Event

 

09 A  rider taking part in the  Show Jumping  Event
A rider taking part in the Show Jumping Event

 

01 A Clown provides entertainment for visitors at the entrance to the Show
A Clown provides entertainment for visitors at the entrance to the Show

 

02 A Clown on stilts provides entertainment for visitors at the entrance to the Show (2) copy
A Clown on stilts provides entertainment for visitors at the entrance to the Show

 

03 Boboiboy, a character from Malaysian animated series copy
Boboiboy, a character from Malaysian animated series copy

 

04 Visitors to the Show gladly posing for a family shot with the clown (2)
Visitors to the Show gladly posing for a family shot with the mascots.

 

05 Visitors to the Show gladly posing for a family shot with the clown
Visitors to the Show gladly posing for a family shot with the clown

 

08 Pony rides and carriages rides are a favourite aongst the young children copy
Pony rides and carriages rides are a favourite aongst the young children

 

07 Colourful horse sculptures painted by primary and secondary school students
Colourful horse sculptures painted by primary and secondary school students

 

06 Colourful horse sculptures painted by primary and secondary school students (2)
Colourful horse sculptures painted by primary and secondary school students (