This “famed show jumper” began riding at the age of three and competed at the 2010 World Championships aged just 19. He was fourth in the 2011 Pan Arab Games team event with Valentino Balia and hosted the British Polo Day in Abu Dhabi in March 2014. Sheikh Shakhboot aims to represent his nation at the Olympics and believes: “The world is getting smaller and sport is getting bigger all the time. You can get many nationalities in a sport and it is all peaceful. Not so with politics”.