Emirates SkyCargo Transports Champion Horses Throughout the World
Dubai-based Emirates SkyCargo has recently carried out several transportation projects for leading equines competing in a variety of championship events throughout the world.
The freight division of Emirates Airlines recently transported some of the world’s most highly rated racehorses to Dubai to take part in the Dubai World Cup Championship. Leading horses from around the world such as Talismanic, West Coast and West Coast made their journey to Dubai aboard Emirates SkyCargo’s fleet of freighters.
For the third year in succession, Emirates SkyCargo transported nearly 100 horses across numerous countries and continents to attend events the first three legs of Longines Global Champions Tour, one of the world’s leading show jumping events.
The elite show jumping horses were performing in Mexico City for round one of the tour, they were then transported on two special charter flights to Miami airport. The high profile cargo arrived in Miami on the 31st of March in time for the second round.
Over the last four months, Emirates SkyCargo has transported more than 350 horses across their network of more than 155 destinations around the globe.
The airline uses state of the art infrastructure for the transportation of horses which includes a fleet of the most modern freighter aircraft in the world replete with bespoke designed horse stalls along with other dedicated equine facilities such as the permanent horse ramp at Dubai World Central (DWC) airport.
The air cargo carrier works in conjunction with several leading equine transport businesses including Equitrans and Janah Management to ensure the most comfortable of journeys that are free from stress for the horses.
Each horse that is transported is accompanied by a qualified groom and on certain transport projects, veterinarians are in attendance to assess the well-being of the horse to make certain the horses are in good form when they arrive at their destination.