The Abu Dhabi International Arabian Horse Championships is taking place in the capital of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, between now and Sunday 13 February. Below is a selection of photographs from day one of the show by Lisa Abraham, who is covering the show for ArabHorse.com and The Arabian Magazine. More will follow after the Championships have taken place, but for now enjoy our daily coverage. Thank you Lisa!
Yearling Filly Class A winner – AJ Mwary (Shanghai EA x AJ Mouna), bred and owned by Ajman Stud, 91.2 points (won by movement)
Yearling Filly Class A second place – ES Sharjah (ES Sarab x ES Rasheeda), bred and owned by Emirates Stud, 91.2 points
The flying yearling filly Vegas RM (AJ Azzam x Brianz Desiree), bred and owned by Reginaldo José Martins
Yearling Filly Class B Winner – D Rama (FA el Rasheem x D Ajayeb), bred and owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, 92.1 points
Two-year old Filly Class A winner AJ Ghazalah (Shanghai EA x Ghadeer AM), bred and owned by Ajman Stud, 91.4 points
Two-year old Filly Class B third place AJ Noor (AJ Kafu x AJ Norah), bred by Ajman Stud and owned by Khaled Ghanem Mubarak Alomairi, 90.6 points
The flying three-year old filly Al Aryam Borooq (AJ Marzan x RS Banafsaj), bred by Al Aryam Arabians and owned by Sheikh Hazza bin Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahayyan
The mark of her sire – the young mare Karimah al Aalya (Ekstern x Karbala), bred by Sami ben Saad and owned by Al Bateen Arabian Horse Stud
And… a treat for you. Live painting at the show by @saggaf_a
|The Abu Dhabi International Arabian Horse Championships|
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