Equestrian sport..great interest and global radiance
The late Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, may God have mercy on him, paid great attention to equestrian sports locally and globally, and directed the organization of many events and tournaments inside and outside the country, whether they were purebred Arabian horse races, endurance championships, horse beauty, or show jumping.
It represented the President's Cup races for purebred Arabian horses, the Dubai World Cup, the Racing Festival of His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak International Cup for Women's Endurance;
A milestone in the history of horse racing in the world, as it is the largest in size and value for prizes, in addition to the diversity of its spread in various international tracks and fields, and its establishment on an ongoing basis.
Other notable events include hosting the World Special Olympics in 2019, and hosting the UFC World Martial Arts Championship in several editions from 2010.
The final race of the Formula 1 World Championship has been hosted annually since 2009. Over the past years, the UAE has hosted many world championships in most world sports such as swimming, fencing, karate, physical strength, archery, golf, cricket, and muay thai combat.
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