Muscat – H H Sayyid Theyazin bin Haitham al Said, Minister of Culture, Sports and Youth, will preside over the Oman Equestrian Festival on December 7.
The event, jointly organised by Oman Equestrian Federation and Royal Cavalry, will take place at Al Rahba Farm’s racecourse in Barka.
The race and festival reflect H H Sayyid Theyazin’s interest in equestrian sports and his keenness to develop it in the sultanate.
The festival consists of various competitions and activities, including horseracing, show-jumping, endurance race and other equestrian sports peculiar to Omani heritage.
Details of the event were unveiled during a press conference held on Wednesday by Sayyid Munthir Saif al Busaidi, Chairman of the Board of Oman Equestrian Federation, and Dr Sarhan Salim al Zaidi, Director General of Royal Cavalry, at the Olympic Committee HQ.