International Arabian Horse Championship is a competition for Purebred
Arabian horses, showcasing their beauty, agility & heritage. It is run
over 3 days culminating in the Championship classes for the most exquisite
Opening ceremony started with the Dubai Police horse
riders march past followed by the fantastic laser show. It was attended by
His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and
Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, HH Shaikh Hamdanbin Rashid
Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance and Industry as
well as Sauid Prince Khalid bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and a number
of VIP's and top officials.
Prize money raised to $4
Under the directives of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad bin
Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler
of Dubai, the prize money of Dubai International Arabian Horse
Championship has been raised to $4 million for the next year's edition,
making it the world's richest competition of its kind.