His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance today opened the 12th Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship and the 11th Dubai International Horse Fair, which are taking place at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) until 21 March 2015.
“We thank His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, for their continued patronage and support of the Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship and Dubai International Horse Fair,” said Ziad Abdullah Galadari, Chairman, Higher Organising Committee of Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship.
“Dubai, and the Middle East, is rapidly growing in stature as a global destination for a range of equine events that appeal to industry stalwarts, experts, horse enthusiasts and the general public. These events are also unrivalled platforms to demonstrate the beauty, agility and impressive lineage of thoroughbred Arabian breeds,” continued Galadari.
Dubai International Horse Fair offers a variety of international equine products, services, equipment and technology for horse owners, breeders and equine professionals in the Middle East. Companies and brands exhibiting a range of products and services to the expanding equine industry in the Middle East include: Ajman Stud, Al Hawajer Stud, Dubai Arabian Stud, Dubai Equine Hospital, Equivance, Jebel Ali Racecourse, Royal Cavalry and Shadwell Stud among others.