Doha, 8 October 2020 - The Cultural Village Foundation Katara has signed a cooperation agreement with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) to host the Qatar International Arabian Horse Championship, as one of many events of the Katara International Horse Festival, which will be held in February 2021.
“Katara intends to launch the first edition of the International Arabian Horse Festival, in which the Qatar International Arabian Horse Championship will be its most distinguished event,” HE Dr Khalid bin Ibrahim al-Sulaiti, General Manager of the Cultural Village Katara, said.
He added: “The hosting of this tournament in Katara reflects our endeavour to be present with our public on all forums. We hope that the Qatar International Arabian Horse Championship will be a global event that attracts all those interested in the horse and equestrian world.”
The tournament will held be on Katara Beach, which has hosted many large sports tournaments and competitions in the world. Katara has always organised and presented major international festivals and exhibitions that symbolise the originality of our heritage.
For his part, QREC Chairman HE Issa bin Mohamed al-Mohannadi said, “We are happy to be present in Katara to sign this agreement that resulted in hosting the Qatar International Arabian Horse Championship. We strongly hope that this agreement will lead to the development and progress of sports in general and the championship.”
The Katara International Arabian Horse Festival will be held in February 2021 at Katara Beach, and will include various events, such as the Qatar International Arabian Horse Championships.