4th edition of the Katara International Arabian Horse Festival commenced at Katara Corniche
02 Feb 2024News Event
The 4th Katara International Arabian Horse Festival (KIAH) got underway at Katara Corniche yesterday. Along with other authorities, H E Sheikh Thani bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and H E Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Thani, Minister of Sports and Youth, attended the opening.
The Global Champions Arabians Tour (GCAT) from February 1 to 5, the Katara Arabian Horse Auction on February 4, and the Arabian Peninsula Horse Show from February 8 to 11 are just a few of the exciting events scheduled for the festival, which runs until February 11.
This year's GCAT, which has a €17 million prize fund, will visit seven locations in the Middle East and Europe, including Doha, Abu Dhabi, Muscat, Cannes, Valkenswaard, Rome, and Paris.
The festival's equestrian focus is complemented by a number of artistic events, such as a photo exhibition, saddle painting, educational and artistic workshops, live painting, and the opening of three art exhibitions: "The Horse, a Grandiose Elegance" by Andre Guimaraes; "Horses and Colour" by Ali Nadir and Mahacine Al Ahrach; and "Symphony of Originality" by Ali Almimar at Building 47.