Masar Godolphin

Masar Godolphin

Masar Godolphin | The Journey Begins

Masar Godolphin | The Journey Begins

Masar Godolphin | A Deeper Understanding

Masar Godolphin | A Deeper Understanding

Masar Godolphin | Competition Time

Masar Godolphin | Competition Time

Launching Masar Godolphin 2018

Launching Masar Godolphin 2018

Creating an opportunity for young UAE nationals to experience the unique world of international thoroughbred racing and breeding.

Masar Godolphin is an academic and experiential training programme operating under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It provides an opportunity for young equine enthusiasts to visit the home of horse racing (Newmarket, UK) and exposes them to Godolphin’s unrivalled professional training and expertise.

The course offers it’s UAE participants an opportunity to embrace their equestrian heritage with the aim of becoming the business leaders of the future. Eight Emirati men and women aged between 20-30 years of age, with the passion to follow in the footsteps of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will be selected for the course.

The programme will be delivered in Dubai, Newmarket (England) and Kildare (Ireland) from January 2018 through to October 2018. It begins in Dubai with an induction phase, before moving to the United Kingdom for formal study and riding lessons at The British Racing School. The central portion of the course follows, with trainees spending time embedded in Godolphin’s fast-paced UK operation. Once there, trainees will experience an insight into best practice in the breeding and training of thoroughbred horses, and the management systems which support them. Finally, the programme is brought to a close with a graduation ceremony held in Dubai.

In tandem with the development of their equine knowledge and skills, trainees will be given the opportunity to visit some of the UK’s leading sporting and professional organisations in the pursuit of developing their leadership, management and teamwork skills. Attendance to the UK and Ireland’s historic race meetings ensures some busy weekends, but it offers trainees an exclusive opportunity to network with industry leaders.

To apply for this prestigious opportunity, please complete the below fields and upload your CV and a 500 word essay about why you are interested in Masar as a UAE national, and what makes you the best candidate – we’re excited to hear from you.

Upon completion of the course graduates will receive the following:
- Graduation ceremony acknowledged by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
- A Certificate of completion from Godolphin honoring the development of trainee’s skills in the field of thoroughbred racing and breeding.
- Lifetime membership of Club Godolphin.
- An opportunity to apply to work for Godolphin on completion of the course.

Eligibility
1. Candidates must be between 20 and 30 years of age.
2. Hold a Bachelor’s degree (or be studying towards one) - please upload a copy with your CV.
3. Be fluent in English (written and spoken).

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This opportunity is only available to UAE nationals who hold a valid passport
This opportunity is only available to UAE nationals who are fluent in English

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Participants Profiles – Class of 2017

Amna Banihashem
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

A trilingual mechanical engineer and the first female graduate of her program at the American University in Dubai, Amna believes that hard work, excellence, and innovation are the keys to succeess. She is a painter, a philanthropist, and a competitive show jumper aspiring to become an Olympian with hopes to represent the UAE worldwide.
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Hussain Al Marzooqi
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

A graduate of Animal Science and Zoology from Deakin University Geelong in Australia. Hussain has competed in endurance races globally since 1997, winning the Junior World Championship in 2009 in Hungary, before becoming an endurance trainer in 2006. For Hussain equestrianism is not just a hobby to but more a way of life and never ending passion.
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Hasna Ali
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

Hasna has both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from the Canadian University of Dubai. She was also recognised by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as one of the top students who excelled academically in 2014. Having started her career at the young age of 18 in the aviation industry with Emirates Airline, she has progressed to become a specialist in Flight Operations. Hasna’s love and keen interest in equestrianism drew her towards Masar Godolphin and the world of thoroughbred racing.
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Muna Al Mazrouei
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

Muna Al Mazrouei holds a Master of Science in Chemical Engineering from the American University of Sharjah. Prior to joining Masar Godolphin, Muna worked as a Process Efficiency Engineer at Emirate Global Aluminium (EGA) in the Energy department.
In her spare time Muna likes to participate in equine charity initiatives such as the Pink Caravan Ride, she also volunteers at stables which specialise in equine therapy.
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Sultan Al Ameri
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

A graduate of SAE Dubai in Audio Engineering, Sultan comes from a family with a rich history in equestrianism. From a very young age he has taken part in live horse events across the UAE. Prior to joining Masar Godolphin, Sultan worked on his families yard Rahal Ranch in Abu Dhabi.
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Ayesha Al Fugaee
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

Ayesha is a graduate of Zayed University, where she founded both the Equestrian Club and the Poetry Club. A keen and talented equestrian, in her spare time Ayesha writes poetry and is an active member of the Dubai Volunteering Program.
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Abdulaziz Al Suwaidi
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

A graduate of International Relations from the American University of the Emirates in Dubai. Abdulaziz worked for the Dubai Land Department in the property transaction section prior to joining Masar Godolphin. Having been involved with horses and equestrianism all his life, Abdulaziz has competed in equestrian events globally, including at the highest level in endurance racing with His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Ibrahim Aqil
Masar Godolphin - Class of 2017

A graduate of Business Administration from the American University in Dubai, Ibrahim is hoping that Masar Godolphin will be his gateway to a professional career in the thoroughbred industry. As a child, Ibrahim was always fascinated with the equestrian lifestyle, inspired by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Throughout his youth, Ibrahim took horseback riding classes, eventually attaining a high-level in equestrian show jumping.
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