Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian & Horseracing Club (REHC)
His Highness Shaikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa assumed the Chairmanship of the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s High Committee in February 2011, following a Royal Decree to succeed His Highness the late Shaikh Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa. His Highness Shaikh Abdullah was Deputy Chairman of the High Committee for many years and had assumed Presidency of the Club’s Appeal Committee for several years.
Moreover, His Highness Shaikh Abdullah has been involved in horseracing since the establishment of the Rashid Club, and owns and oversees “Al Muzdahir" farm and stables, well-known for its quality of local horse production. His Highness Shaikh Abdullah also sponsors and supports several horse races which hold his name in the season’s final race.
Deputy Chairman of the REHC
His Highness Shaikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s High Committee following a Royal Decree in April 2014.The appointment of His Highness Shaikh Isa in this position brings impetus to the horseracing sport in the Kingdom, due to His Highness’ efficiency, ambitions and ability to actualise ideas, objectives and proposals, which contribute to the development of this sport.
His Highness Shaikh Isa has sponsored and supported an annual race for several years, in addition to his interest and supervision of Arabian horses in recent years. His Highness Shaikh Isa is also the owner of a number of imported horses which participate in races.
President of the Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation & Member of the REHC
His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club’s High Committee in February 2011 and served in office for three years.His Highness’ connection to horses originates from his late father, His Highness Shaikh Rashid bin Isa Al Khalifa, previous Chairman of the Rashid Equestrian and Horseracing Club High Committee since its establishment until 2010. His Highness Shaikh Rashid’s interest in equestrian sport and horseracing continues through his sponsorship and support of the annual opening race, in addition to his appointment as a member of the High Committee, and his Presidency of the Bahrain Royal Equestrian and Endurance Federation (BREEF).
The Royal Decree appointing Shaikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa as Chairman of the High Committee and His Highness Shaikh Faisal bin Rashid Al Khalifa’s appointment as Deputy Chairman of the High Committee speaks to the confidence in both of their the efficiencies and their investment in the sport, which will contribute to the development of the club and horseracing in the coming stage.