Sohar Equestrian Festival 2024 kicks off

135 participants in the Sohar Equestrian Festival 2024

Sohar: The Sohar Equestrian Festival for the year 2024 was launched today at the Sohar Equestrian Field in the North Al Batinah Governorate, under the patronage of His Excellency Abdul Salam bin Mohammed Al Morshedi, Chairman of the Oman Investment Authority, and with the participation of 135 horsemen and horse owners from the North Al Batinah Governorate.

His Excellency Khalid bin Sultan Al Jabri, member of the Shura Council and Chairman of the Sohar Equestrian Committee, explained that the committee’s organization of this festival reflects the interest and development witnessed by various horse sports, and helped to supplement these sports with multiple ways to learn equestrian and horse breeding and encourage other citizens and residents to engage in the field of equestrianism.

The festival initially witnessed a demonstration of the arts of “Humbal al-Khail” accompanying the horse show, “Horse Tahurib” and the accompanying chanting of poetic verses on this occasion.

Then, the first round of the festival began, which was the traditional North Al Batinah Challenge and Excitement Round, in which 11 of the riders participated.

The second half was the traditional Ukio Challenge and Excitement Round, with the participation of/10 riders.

In addition to the horse show. A number of horse skills were also demonstrated during the festival, including the skills of picking up pegs, bow and arrow skills, in addition to the horse show, a demonstration of the knights standing on the back of the horse, and other performances accompanying the horse arts.

In conclusion, His Excellency the sponsor of the occasion honored the first-place winners in the two halves of the festival, in addition to honoring the supporting committees and institutions.

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