Qabil Ambak Mahamad Fathil, born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He is the second child in a family of three. He has an elder brother Quzier Ambak and a younger sister Quzandria Nur whom also rides. He started riding at the age of 10 and represented the country at the age of 15 , Since then he has been representing Malaysia in numrous events around the world. Today he is based in Malaysia and often goes to Europe to train and compete.
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His love for horses started at an early age. At first it was just a weekend hobby but later Qabil got more interested in riding and started riding Dressage on ponies. In 1992 he started competing at several National Dressage competitions and was trained by an Australian trainer, Jenny Brockman. Later he was train by numerous professionals such as Jenny Loriston Clarke (GBR), Joyce Heuitink (NED).
For Showjumping, it all started in 1995 when he competed in several national junior jumping competitions. In the following years he started competing internationally in Spruce Meadows Calgary, Canada and also the States. In the early part of 1997 he moved to Europe train and compete in the European circuit. He has been trained by numerous professionals in this sport names such as Frank Selinger (CAN), Edouard Couperie (FRA), Bruce Goodin (NZL), Jean Marc Nicholas (FRA), Dermott Lennon (IRL), Nelson Pessoa (BRA), Axel Verlooy (BEL), Ben Schroder (NED). Today he is coached by Danish rider Lars Bak Andersen. He has competed in several Grand Prixs in Europe and also the World Cup qualifiers held in South East Asia.
In 2001, Qabil was the winner of the South East Asian World Cup League and was the young rider champion. At the 2001 South East Asian Games, he took four Gold medals for Showjumping and Dressage. By winning the four Gold medals, Qabil was named as the most outstanding male athlete of the 21st SEA Games at the same time was awarded as the Malaysian Olympian of the Year 2001. In 2002, He was the first Malaysian qualified for The World Equestrian Games held in Jerez,Spain. Later that year, He helped the Malaysian showjumping team to win the Bronze Medal at the 14th Asian Games in Korea. By winning the SEA World Cup League for the second time in 2003, Qabil was the first Malaysian to create history competing at The World Cup Finals. Qabil became the first man to consecutively defend his SEA Games showjumping crown when he won the Individual Finals at the SEA Games 2001, 2005 and 2007. At the Doha Asian Games 2006 he helped the country to win the Team Dressage Silver Medal and Individualy took the Bronze Medal. Qabil once again created history by repeating his four Gold haul at the 2007 South East Asian Games in Thailand and at the same time winning the South East Asian World Cup league for the fourth time. At the 2010 Asian Games he won the Team Silver Medal and Individual Bronze Medal in Dressage. His goal is to one day represent Malaysia at the Olympic Games .