The 91 horses boarded two Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 freighter aircraft specially chartered for the occasion for their journey from Belgium.
This is the third consecutive year that Etihad Cargo has handled the equestrian air transport for the world’s most prestigious show jumping event.
Emirates SkyCargo transports first group of horses for the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018.
In the last four months, Emirates SkyCargo has transported over 350 horses through its network of over 155 destinations across six continents.
Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has successfully transported some of the world’s best show jumping horses across three continents in the space of a month.
Emirates SkyCargo has been involved in transporting some of the world's best racehorses to Dubai for the Dubai World Cup, which will take place on March 25 at the Meydan racecourse.
The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted airport last week on an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777F bound for Rio 2016.
The Qatari company’s sports logistics activities has had a very active quarter, handling several major sporting events.