UAE National Arabian Horse Championship to begin tomorrow in Abu Dhabi


Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Emirates Arabian Horse Society (EAHS), the EAHS will host the UAE National Arabian Horse Championship tomorrow on Tuesday.

The event will start at 10:00 at the Grand Hall of the Boudheib Equestrian Academy in Al Khatm, Abu Dhabi, with the participation of 199 pure-bred Arabian horses.

The activities of the event’s first day will begin with competitions for yearling fillies divided into sections ‘A’ and ‘B,’ followed by two and three-year-old fillies.

Afterwards, mares aged four to six years will compete, followed by mares aged seven years and above, and then by male horses in the yearling colts category divided into sections ‘A’ and ‘B.’

The final day of the championship, scheduled for Wednesday, will feature two-year-old colts, three-year-old colts, and stallions aged four to six years. The qualifying competiti
ons will conclude with stallions aged seven years and above.

The judging criteria for the championship will rely on five fundamental and objective evaluation systems, encompassing Arabian identity, head and neck, body, legs, and movement.

Horses securing the first and second positions in all age categories will qualify to compete for awards for yearling fillies and colts, two and three-year-old fillies and colts, mares, and stallions, contending for the titles of gold, silver, and bronze champions.

Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM)