Arabian horse `beauty pageant’ to be held in UAE

February 9th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS  

Abu Dhabi, Feb 9 (IANS) A “beauty pageant” of Arabian horses would be held Feb 12-13 in the United Arab Emirates capital, WAM news agency reported Monday.

The international Arabian horse beauty pageant is being organised by the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.

Khadeem Abdullah Al Daraei, head of the organising committee of the event, said at a press conference Sunday that the contest was “in line with the instructions of our leadership to implant principles of the Arab traditional sports”.

He added that Arabian horse sports and beauty pageants have been receiving much attention in the country.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Posted in World |