Golden times for equestrian sport

Despite the global financial downturn, equestrian sport is about to receive an unprecedented investment.

    The governing body for equestrian sports has just signed a multi-million dollar sponsorship agreement with a leading watchmaker. 

    Swiss company Longines have signed a ten-year agreement with the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) which will transform the sport.

    Al Jazeera's Matt Rumsey reports from Zurich.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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