Emirates News Agency – ADIHEX 2022 to feature ‘Arabian Horse Auction’

ABU DHABI, 24th July, 2022 (WAM) — The Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian (ADIHEX) has announced that it will present the ADIHEX 2022 Arabian Horses Auction – Speed ​​Races as a new feature of its upcoming edition, ADIHEX 2022.

ADIHEX 2022 will see the participation of a wide range of regional companies specializing in the manufacture of riding supplies, trailers, horse boxes, horseshoes, saddles, horse bridles, supplements and nutritional feed , clothing and shoes for riding, as well as equestrian trade schools. . This is in addition to special features that appeal to horse lovers of all ages.

The Emirates Arabian Horse Society (EAHS) attends ADIHEX every year and is seen as a key and active partner in the characteristics and activities of this important sector. In cooperation with the Emirates Falconers Club, EAHS will this year participate in the organization of Arabian Horses Auction – Speed ​​​​Races, where approximately 20 to 30 horses will be auctioned by breeders and owners of Arabian horses in more of those wishing to acquire elite flat racehorses.

During the show, EAHS will organize several educational conferences on the equestrian industry platform around EAHS registration services, horse feeding system, Arabian horse registration conditions and horse characteristics. desert Arabs.

The EAHS pavilion at ADIHEX will present the timeline of its history and origins, the first electronic studbook of Arabian horses in the Middle East, EAHS services, a small museum of its most important collection, statistics about breeders, owners and stables of Arabian horses. registered in the United Arab Emirates, a photo gallery of the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, a chronological photo gallery of purebred Arabian horse beauty contests and rare heritage items on Arabian horses, in addition to a display displays of the Purebred Arabian Horse competitions organized and supported by EAHS in recent seasons, small platforms to display horse saddles and a corner for live Arabian horse drawing sessions.

The next edition of ADIHEX will see wide regional and international participation in the equestrian sector. As thousands of equestrian enthusiasts wait for companies and brands to showcase the latest products, the best apparel and equipment that help develop their skills and teach their children to practice this heritage sport, as well as their eagerness to participate specialized workshops and attend live shows.

For decades, the people of the Emirates have been known for their interest in horses as one of the most important elements of connection with Arab values. Over the ages, this interest has developed to be linked to national identity and authenticity of belonging by knowing the ancient races which, in their lineage, have returned to Arab origins.

The late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan wanted to acquire the best breeds of purebred Arabian horses. Based on his extensive experience and knowledge, he believed it to be a cause of kindness, optimism, and serenity of soul.

He encouraged the holding and organization of horse races in the Emirates and other countries around the world. To this day, French horse owners still have to thank Sheikh Zayed for bringing purebred Arabian horses to French tracks since 1994, especially the town of “Chantilly”, and from there he moved to other racetracks across Europe.

Helen L. Cuellar