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 2015. It is an ECAHO-Affiliated Show (Affiliation Number 002-2016/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 27th January 2016 Qualifying Classes
  Thursday 28th January 2016 Qualifying Classes + Desert Bred Championships
  Friday 29th January 2016 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

General Supervisor: Gen. Ayed Al Jeaid
Festival Manager: Mr. Salah Al Ali
Festival Operations Manager: Mrs. Janet Court
Festival Administrator: Mr. Hakim Subhan
KAAHC Officials: Eng. Sami Al-Nohait, Director General
Eng. Abdulaziz Al Ghamlas, Asst. Director General
Judging Committee: Mrs. Marianne Tengstedt- Denmark
Mr. Urs Aeschbacher- Switzerland
Mr. Benny Freme- Sweden
Dr. Marek Trela- Poland
Dr. Manfred Neubacher- Austria
Dr. Gianmarco Aragno- Italy
  Mrs. Silvia Garde Ehlert- Germany
  Dr. Mohammed Oussidhoum- Morocco
Disciplinary Committee: Dr. Nils Ismer-Germany
  Dr. Malak Benamar-Morocco
  Mrs. Vivian Reisel Van Eerten-Netherlands
  Mr. Turki Mohammed Al Mugbel - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  Mr. Saad bin Abdullah Al Qassim-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Ring Master: Mr. Philip Jenkins (United Kingdom)
Ring Master Assistance: 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
  Mrs. Marilyn Sweet
Website Photographer: Mr. Jan Kan
Marketing, Sponsorships, PR: Mr. Joe Haddad
Media Mr. Motieb bin Zaid Al Shammari
Veterinary Consultant: Dr. Bernard Turek
Quarantine Manager: Dr. Ali Hashim
Show Farrier: Provided by Al Khalediah Equine Hospital