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Trade Fair Horse Exhibition in Moscow

Moscow - The participation of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation at the Trade Fair Horse Exhibition in Moscow has been enthusiastically welcomed by visitors and international figures involved in the industry.

The move comes under the directives of His Highness the President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan and the support of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and Lt. General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Committee and the follow up and supervision of Shaikh Dr. Sultan bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, Chairman of the UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation to promote the Arabian horse which marks of the heritage of fathers and grandfathers.

In line with this objective, the Russian capital Moscow will host the third leg of the His Highness the President Trophy-Hydra Cup for Purebred Arabians (Gr-1) with the cream of the Arabian horses based in Europe in the fray.

The six-race card has attracted top contenders and highlighted by the feature race of the afternoon, the PA Derby Hydra for the President Trophy and Russia Cup sponsored by Hydra.

Sultan Al Marzouqi, secretary-general of the UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation praised the unlimited support provided by the wise leadership of the country to the Arabian horse.

"We would like to present our gratitude for His Highness the President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, God preserves him, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Lt. General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Shaikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan for all what they have done for the sport at the local and international levels.

"The record line up for the President Trophy and Russia Cup sponsored by Hydra Properties is the best evidence that we are in the right track. The keenness of the Purebred Arabian horses owners and breeders to take part in the event underlines we have achieved our target in promoting and propagating the importance of this noble creature," he said.

"I would like also to avail myself this opportunity to than our partners Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Authority and Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club for their great effort in promoting the emirate of Abu Dhabi," he said.

Meanwhile, Dr. Sulieman Al Fahim, CEO, Hydra Properties, praised the backing and encouragement provided by His Highness the President Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, God preserves him, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Lt. General Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Shaikh Sultan bin Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan without which this success would not have been possible.

"The role of Hydra Properties is to support sports in general and equestrian in particular. We are truly proud to sponsor the series of the President Trophy after having reached the whole world in collaboration with the UAE Equestrian & Racing Federation, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition, Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Authority and Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club," he said.

According to Lara Sawaya, managing director of Tasweeq, the marketing company of races in Abu Dhabi and the UAEERF, said the exhibition was a great success.

"The exhibition has attracted plenty of visitors who were motivated to know more about the UAE Pavilion which has displayed the latest technologies in architecture, construction and design by leading UAE government and private companies thanks to the participation of Hydra Properties in the exhibition. The visitors have also been briefed about the progress and economic development in all sectors and life aspects of the UAE," she said.


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