1998 News Story

Crown Prince Abdullah to attend horse show

Crown Prince Abdullah Ibn Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, who is also Chairman of the Equestrian Club, will patronize tomorrow the final ceremony of the second national show of Arabian horses. The show, at the Center for the Arabian Horse at Dirab located about twenty miles west of Riyadh, is being organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Water in cooperation with the Equestrian Club and the Saudi Equestrian and Racing Federation. Participants are expected from Arab and European countries as well as the United States. There are 1,761 Arabian horses registered in the Kingdom, which is an active member of the International Organization for the Arabian Horse.