Fujairah Hosts Inaugural Arabian Horse Show 2016

smFujirahFortBestB24O132814 March 2016, Fujairah, UAE ~ The first edition of the Fujairah Arabian Horse Show 2016 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah was held on Saturday, 12 March with the historic Fujairah Fort providing a spectacular backdrop.smFuhirahshowMHF_2568

The Championship was staged under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs with 271 contenders representing 123 studs.

Gold – Stallion Championship, S.A Al Moshaher from the Mohammed Saif Ali Al Hebsi Stud
Gold – Mare Championship, 102 D Dreem from Dubai Arabian Horse Stud
Gold – Colt Championship, Kulsanne from Al Saqran Arabian Horse Stud
Gold – Filly Championship, DH Heba from Dubai Arabian Horse Stud
Gold – Yearling Colt, Nibras Gharnatah from Khalifa Jamal Mohammed Saleh Al Balooshi Stud
Gold – Yearling Filly Championship, SG Muwadah from Al Nakheel Stud

smFujirahBarryMHF_3068The closing ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Masoud Bin Saud Al Qassimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Central Department of Finance, HH Sheikh Hamdan Bin Suroor Al Sharqi, Esam Abdulla, Chairman of the Emirates Arabian Horse Society and Chairman of the Higher Organizing Committee of the Championship, Ali Musabah Al Kaabi, Championship General Manager, Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairman of the Int’l Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA), Chairman of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR), Mohammed Al Tawhidi, General Manager of Dubai Stud, Abdul Aziz Al Maraziq, CEO and a number of owners, breeders and lovers of the sport who thoroughly enjoyed the show.

The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, with National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Co. LLC as associate sponsors, IPIC as Strategic Partner, The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers, in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare with and sponsored by Ayadii LLC, Global United Veterinary Services LLC, Bloom, Petromal, Rise General Trading Co. LLC, Hayatna, Wathba Stallions, Abu Dhabi Falconers Club, Emirates Falconers Club, Mohamed Bin Zayed Falconry and Desert Physiognomy School, Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Omeir Travels, Dr Nader Saab Switzerland, Laboratories Fadia Karam Cosmetics, YAS Channel, Racing Post, Paris Turf, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2016, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Anantara Eastern Mangroves Spa and Resort.