Bin Yousef Cargo transports horses for Qatar race events

By Rachelle Harry

Bin Yousef Cargo, which has a dedicated equine department, was awarded the contract for handling equine logistics for both the Concours Hippique International (CHI) Al Shaqab and the Longines Global Champions Tour. The contract saw Bin Yousef Cargo manage the travel arrangements for more than 150 horses, which raced in the two events.

CHI Al Shaqab took place from February 27-29 and the Longines Global Champions Tour took place from March 5-7, both in Qatar. 

Bin Yousef Cargo’s director of cargo operations at, Jiju Haneef, commented: “Modern fleets of freighters with controlled temperature zones, comfortable and spacious horse stalls and experienced groomers accompanying these horses [are factors that] motivate horse owners around the world, to send their champions to Qatar.

“The state-of-the-art, on-ground live animal facilities such as air-conditioned holding stalls, a paddock as well as on-site veterinary personnel in Qatar, assures the care, comfort, safety and reliability required for the smooth and stress-free transportation of each equine guest that we handle.”

Celebrating its thirty-fifth year of operation, Bin Yousef Cargo is one of the leading logistics providers in the region, offering air and sea freight forwarding, along with customs clearance, and warehousing and distribution services – all while delivering timely operational support.

Bin Yousef Cargo has also provided logistics services for sporting events such as the World Cycling Championships in Doha and ATP Qatar ExxonMobil Open.

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