Lalitpur: The Sixth National Equestrian Championship is going to held on January 10 in Tundikhel. The event is organized by Nepal Equestrian Association(NEA).
The organizers informed that a total of 26 riders will participate in three events — Tent Pegging, Show Jump and High Jump.NEA President Mr. Rabi Rajkarnikar said that the top three riders in all three categories will receive Rs. 20,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000 respectively, while the six women riders will be awarded Rs. 5,000 each.
The NEA had signed a sponsorship agreement with the sole authorized distributor of three companies – Jagdamba Motors, TVS Motor Company in Nepal; Leon Motors, Mitsubishi Dealer in Kathmandu; and Qatar Airways. Chairman of the NEA Mr. Rajkarnikar handed over the memorandum of understanding with Sales and Business Development General Manager of Jagadamba Motors Mr. Deepak Prasad Rauniyar, Leon Motors representative Mr. Niwas Singh and Qatar Airways Sales Manager Mr. Sarik Bogati.
TVS Motors and Mitsubishi Motors will provide the NEA with Rs 200,000 while Qatar Airways will give the winners air tickets and also hoping to get support from National Sports Council and the government under Visit Nepal.