Sports world of equestrianism on 29th of August was found in a shock when the first lady of this sport called her retirement from it. Princess Haya has been handling the federation of this sport and has led the game to its peak. She was successful in making this game go commercial and during her tenure she made sure that the game earned a good reputation in the commercial field. During her tenure the game earned a one fifty million which took equestrianism to a greater heights. Princess Haya of Jordan was the president of International Equestrian Federation (FEI) since 2006. Her journey as the chief of this sport has been a good one but for the past two years it has been a tough ride for the first lady. She was named in for the controversies of doping and as well as for not taking care of the horses in this demanding race environments.
Last week Haya declared that she won’t be leading the sport for the expected third tenure and would be retiring this year. She declared this in a press conference. She also stated that her life at the top of the game was not an easy one and it did have some toll on her. While talking to the press she came out speaking that she was proud of the way she led the game and is really happy to bring the sport to the pinnacle. The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in Normandy will be her last game that she will be overseeing it. This game is considered to be as important as the Olympics. Princess Haya herself claimed that this was the game which is of great importance and is considered as the Olympics of the game. This year it will be the game when it will be bid goodbye to the most successful president ever.