KARACHI: Pakistan’s ace equestrian Usman Khan got back in the saddle in the circuit nearly 12 months subsequent to meeting a mishap to affirm Pakistan’s compartment in Asian Games.
As indicated by a message got by this journalist from Usman Khan, Pakistan has gotten twelfth spot in the FEI CIC 2-Star long arrangement occasion, Haras De Jardy, which occurred in Paris, France. Following that, Pakistan has now equipped for Asian Games 2022-23.
Usman had met an awful mishap last year, which kept him in recovery for about 150 days. His pony “Kasher” had additionally died in that mishap because of the fall.
This time, Khan, 41, has cooperated with another pony Eden Du Veret, a seven-year-old French pony.
The Pakistani competitor had got that horse just a short time before his occasion and didn’t get sufficient opportunity to prepare enough with him.
Nonetheless, he’s confident of winning awards with Eden Du Veret.
Usman let Geo News know that he might have been on the platform in Jardy also.
“Pakistan was set eleventh after dressage in a huge European field, we had stayed under the radar in the number one spot up, so there was no strain. We accomplished a public record score in the dressage stage and went clear crosscountry with six time punishments and one rail in showjumping,” he said about the occasion.
“On the off chance that we didn’t bring about time punishments, we would have been at the platform. The exhibition tells Pakistan has a decoration opportunity,” he said.
The top equestrian from Pakistan added that it was great to be back on the field after a hole and to see Pakistan’s banner flying during the European circuit was something exceptionally unique for him.