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Fernando Botero’s Horse 2007

Fernando Botero horse dubai mall

Fernando Botero’s “Horse 2007” statue has been providing tourists and locals the perfect photo backdrop for years. Botero is renowned globally for his horse sculptures which feature in several iconic locations around the world. The bronze sculture weighing 1.5 tonnes and standing over 3 metres tall is positioned outside the Dubai Mall near the fountains with uninterrupted views of the ...

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Short Film: The Horse Whsiperer

Red Earth Studio’s short film about horse whisperer Jean François Pignon is finally ready to watch. Enjoy! The Horse Whisperer is a short film about Jean François Pignon, who was captivated as a teenager by a white horse named Gazelle. Credits Jean François Pignon, Richard Mullane (Living Projects) Director & Editor, Adam Docker Director/DoP, Ces Terranova, Garth Stevenson, Enos Desjardins, Phoebe ...

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FAMILY-FRIENDLY FUN AWAITS EQUESTRIAN ENTHUSIASTS AT DUBAI INTERNATIONAL HORSE FAIR

Dubai internation horse fair

Entertainment and activities lined up for all ages include petting zoo, pony riding, Spanish horse “ballet”, heritage village and equestrian art gallery   Experience the thrill of a horse auction as equine aficionados bid for the finest Arabian thoroughbreds in the world   Dubai, United Arab Emirates An action-packed weekend is in store for horse fans when the 13th Dubai ...

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11 Rider Fitness Tips

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Here are some rules of thumb that will help guide you in your fitness training: 1. Cardio, Cardio, Cardio.  Your cardio intensity should be enough that you are breathing out of your mouth. This is essential if you want oxygen to your brain and muscle stamina at exactly the right moment. 2. Strength Training.  Select strength training that encourages multi-joint ...

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PLAYERS, PONIES AND DUBAI POLICE’S SUPERCARS SHOW REAL ‘HORSE POWER’ AT BEACH POLO CUP DUBAI PARADE

The local and international polo stars of the Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2016 presented by Cadillac took part in the Beach Polo Cup Dubai Parade this morning on The Walk at JBR ahead of the tournament next Friday 1 and Saturday 2 April at Skydive Dubai. Hundreds of Dubai’s beach-going public lined up along the popular seafront stretch to watch to cheer on players and ponies.

The international stars of the Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2016 presented by Cadillac were out in force this morning on The Walk at JBR, ahead of the tournament’s first chukka being played on Friday 1 April in the nearby Skydive Dubai. Dubai’s beach-going public lined up along the popular seafront stretch as a parade of 12 local and international polo ...

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Top studs in the UAE showcase elite Arabian foals, fillies and colts

Top studs in the UAE showcase elite Arabian foals, fillies and colts

Purebred Arabian foals, fillies and colts take centre stage with their mothers at this year’s 13th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship, which is held alongside the 12th Dubai International Horse Fair opens. Described as the “Babies of the Year” segment, young horses under 12 months and their mothers were showcased by some of the biggest horse studs in the UAE. ...

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AN EQUESTRIAN EXTRAVAGANZA! DUBAI INTERNATIONAL HORSE FAIR DRAWS GLOBAL AND REGIONAL COMMUNITY OF HORSE ENTHUSIASTS

Passionate horse breeders, traders, professionals and enthusiasts across the region are saddling up for the 12th Dubai International Horse Fair, held alongside the 13th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship, this month. Held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, the Dubai International Horse Fair takes place from ...

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Upping the Style Stakes: Avoid the Fashion Pitfalls During the Dubai Polo Season

As a former international model with a passion for polo since she was a young girl and as the Event and Tournament Director for Beach Polo Cup Dubai 2016 sponsored by Cadillac, Gabriela Katiela is THE person to help spectators stand out at the polo – for all the right reasons. Ahead of the 2016 tournament activities taking place from ...

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