General Information

Organiser: Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival
Address: P.O. Box 69428, Riyadh 11547, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Phone: + 966 11 465 9422 x 415
Fax: + 966 11 293 2526
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Venue: Al Khalediah Farm, Tebrak, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia


This show is governed by the ECAHO Rules for Conduct of Shows 2016. It is an ECAHO-Affiliated Show (Affiliation Number 005-2017/KSA), and is organised under the rules and supervision of the King Abdulaziz Arabian Horse Centre at Dirab, the Government Department for Arabian horses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Decision 429-MB, 26th May 2007).

Program & Timing

Timing: 11:00am – 8.30pm (to be confirmed once entries are finalised)
Depending on prayer times and number of participants in the classes

Program: Wednesday 25th January 2017 Qualifying Classes
  Thursday 26th January 2017 Qualifying Classes + Desert Bred Championships
  Friday 27th January 2017 ECAHO Championships

Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival Officials

Board of Directors

HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan, Chairman
HRH Prince Faisal bin Sultan
HH Prince Turki bin Khaled Bin Faisal
HH Prince Mohammed bin Faisal Bin Abdallah
HRH Prince Faisal bin Khaled bin Sultan
HRH Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Sultan
HRH Prince Naif bin Sultan
HRH Prince Ahmad bin Sultan
HRH Prince Mansour bin Sultan
HRH Prince Fahad bin Khaled bin Sultan


Show Officials

Festival Manager: Mr. Salah Al Ali
Festival Administrator: Mr. Hakim Subhan
KAAHC Officials: Dr. Abdul Ganiy Y.M Al Fadhl, Director General
Judging Committee: Mrs. Renata Schibler - Switzerland
Mr. Mark Ismer - Germany
Mrs. Marie Wabbes - Belgium
Dr, Abderrazak Hmidani - Morocco
Mr. Regis Huet - France
  Mrs. Annette Dixon - United Kingdom
  Mrs. Michaela Weidner - Germany
Disciplinary Committee: Mrs. Vivian Van Eerten-Netherlands
  Mr. Mohammed Hammad-Egypt
  Mr. Turki Mohammed Al Mugbel - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  Mr. Saad bin Abdullah Al Qassim-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  Dr. Gianpaolo Theobaldelli-Italy
Ring Master: Mr. Philip Jenkins (United Kingdom)
  Mr.Walid Al Haddadi (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Announcers: Mr. Mohammed Dosery
  Ms. Nabilah Al Ali
Official Scorer: Mr. Michael Steurs
Official Photographer: Mr. Mohammed Abu Haimad
  Mr. Nawaf Naser
Website Photographer: Mr. Jan Kan
Media Mr. Motieb bin Zaid Al Shammari
Veterinary Consultant: Dr. Gregory Verhoeven
Quarantine Manager: Dr. Ali Hashim
Show Farrier: Provided by Al Khalediah Equine Hospital