On March 20, Yousuf Ahmad Al Beloushi rewrote another world record on 11-year-old grey gelding Jayhal Shazal according to gulfnews.com.
The pair set the pace for the entire 160 kilometers (100 miles), completing the race in 5:45:44.
Charlandre El Sharif, a horse trained by Al Beloushi, held the previous world record of 6:21:12 with Al Beloushi’s younger brother Sultan Ahmad Al Beloushi.
Yousuf averaged 17 mph during the ride and in the final loop averaged 22 mph. Yousuf also holds the record for 120km.
The top three finishers all came in under six hours.