Pakistan take bronze at Women’s Tent Pegging Grand Prix in Jordan

LAHORE – For the first time in Pakistan’s history, a three-member women’s equestrian team, backed by Fatima Fertilizer, won a bronze medal for the country in the recent Women’s Tent Stake Grand Prix Championship held in Pakistan. took place in Jordan in the historic city. of Petra from September 22 to 24, 2022.

It was the first major event for the Pakistani Women’s Tent Pegging Team which was selected after the Equestrian Federation of Pakistan (EFP) held open trials to select the best female players. Kinza Farhat, Ayesha Ahmed Khan and Zoya Meer represented the Pakistani team at this international event.

“Fatima Fertilizer, being the leading fertilizer manufacturer in the country, is firmly rooted in the rural community of Pakistan. Our mission is to win the hearts of Pakistani farmers and rural people by supporting their favorite game of tent picketing, which represents our culture and identity. We are working with VET and Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) to discover Pakistan’s exceptional talent in this game and showcase it to the world.

“We remain committed to revitalizing the lost glory of tent anchoring and bringing it back into the limelight. We congratulate the winning team of Pakistani female equestrians on achieving this remarkable achievement and wish them much more success in the future,” said Rabel Sadozai, Marketing and Sales Director at Fatima Fertilizer.

Sahibzada Sultan Muhammad Ali, who recently took over the reins of the Equestrian Federation as president, called it a big moment for sport in Pakistan, especially the recently inducted horsewomen who are an inspiration to all.

Tent staking is a traditional sport of equestrian discipline practiced in Pakistan for many decades. The sport is played internationally in many countries around the world, but is most popular in Commonwealth countries. According to the Equestrian Federation of Pakistan, Pakistan has the distinction of producing more tent-staking champions than any other country in the region. However, for all its history and adventurousness, the sport has yet to garner the attention it deserves. Government and private sector support can help position Pakistan as a great champion of the sport on the world stage.

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