By Roberta Milani / ABCCH
Photography: Anna Paula Carvalho, Emersom Emerim
ABCCH (Associação Brasileira de Criadores do Cavalo de Hipismo/Brazilian Association of Sport Horse Breeders) will be under new administration for the 2021-2024 period, after Gabriel Khoury was elected president.
In November 2020, the Brazilian Association went through an election process to define its new managers. The ‘BH Strong-Breed’ slate received more than 100 votes and is now in charge of the Association for the next quadrennial period, counting on Gabriel Khoury as its executive president.
Forty-three-year-old Khoury has a degree in Business Management and has been in charge of the Federação Paulista de Hipismo – the equestrian federation representing São Paulo state, which is the largest in the country – for the past four years. During this period he introduced innovative achievements on the Federation’s behalf, such as hosting a three-week state championship ‘Paulistão’ for all age-group competition categories.
In his candidate proposal, Khoury suggested new initiatives as well as updates to ongoing projects, focusing on the three pillars of promotion that support the Brazilian Sport Horse (BH) breed, as well as professional and sports management.
Among the national and international goals planned for the Association, one highlight is Khoury’s long-term, audacious objective of globalizing the Brazilian Sport Horse and opening new markets such as the USA, Mexico, and Latin America in general.
In the short term, the new president has clear intentions to introduce modern tools to qualify and simplify customer service to the association’s members. In terms of technology, the challenge is to make the Association’s website and systems more modern and easy to access, and also to create its own App... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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