FAISALABAD: The week-long International Tent Pegging Championship and National Horse Show at University of Agriculture Faisalabad will start on Sunday (today).

All arrangements have been finalised and formal inauguration would be held on Monday at University Race Course Ground Jail Road. In the Tent Pegging, 7 teams from Australia, United Kingdom, United States, Germany, India, South Africa and Pakistan are participating whereas, hundreds of horse riders from across the country will compete in the National Horse Show 2014.–Staff Reporter

It is happening first time in Pakistan that 6 countries are taking part in the Tent Pegging Championship. Last year, teams from UK and South Africa took part in the championship. A large number of spectators are expected from Faisalabad and adjacent areas are expected to watch thrilling matches of Champion’s Trophy 2014.