HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan Chairs Opening Ceremony of 13th Salon du Cheval in El Jadida
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan on Monday chaired the opening ceremony of the 13th Salon du Cheval (horse show) in El Jadida, which is being held from October 18 to 23 under the High Patronage of HM King Mohammed VI.
Upon his arrival at the Mohammed VI Exhibition Park, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan was welcomed by Moulay Abdallah Alaoui, President of the Royal Moroccan Federation of Equestrian Sports (FRMSE).
After reviewing a section of the Royal Guard that was performing the honors, HRH the Crown Prince was greeted by the Minister of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests, the Wali of Casablanca-Settat, the president of the regional council the acting governor of the province of El Jadida, the president of the provincial council, the president of the municipality of Haouzia, members of the board of directors of the association of the horse show and executives of the Ministry of Agriculture, Maritime Fishing, Rural Development and Water and Forests.
At the entrance of the exhibition park Mohammed VI, HRH the Crown Prince was greeted by H.E. Mr. Bayero Aminu Ado, Emir of the State of Kano of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr. Bayero Ahmed Ado, son of the Emir of the State of Kano, General Salim Al Barak, Director of Cabinet of Prince Abdelaziz Ben Ahmed Ben Abdelaziz President of the Arab Organization of the Arab horse, Mr. Mohamed Ahmad Al Harbi, Director General of the Arabian Horse Association of the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Imad Al Hatouchi, President of the Arabian Horse Association of Libya, Mr. Abdelrazik Ahmad Adil, member of the Arabian Horse Organization.
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan then toured through the various exhibition stands of the show, dedicated in particular to the village of sponsors, the House of the craftsman, the village of institutions, the international village, the regions, the village of breeders, the commercial village, the village of art and culture, the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), the Royal Gendarmerie, the Royal Guard, the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN) and the auxiliary forces
HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan then attended the main arena to equestrian shows performed by troops and riders Moroccan and foreign including the Royal Armed Forces (FAR), the Royal Guard and the Directorate General of National Security (DGSN).
This show also saw the participation of the Academy of Arts and Equestrian Marrakech, the Cavalcade Troupe of Mario Luraschi and Santi Serra Camps before closing on the performance of the riders of the Royal Gendarmerie.
Thereafter, HRH Crown Prince Moulay El Hassan moved to the space of Tbourida where he followed the performances of fantasia animated by 18 Sorbas representing the different regions of the Kingdom before posing for a souvenir photo with the Moqadems.
Organized under the theme "The Horse Factor of Territorial Development", the Horse Show of El Jadida aims to contribute to the development of the equine sector, which has been able in a few editions to establish itself as a place of annual meeting and essential professionals.
A rich and diversified program will be set up. It includes highlights such as the Tbourida competition where the best Sorbas representing each region of the Kingdom will compete in the Grand Prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, or the Grand Prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Jumping, final event of the Morocco Royal Tour.
Other national and international competitions will be scheduled, namely the International Arabian Thoroughbred Show A, the Moroccan Arabian Horse Breeders' Cup, the Arabian-Barber Horse Championship, the Arabian-Barber Champions' Cup, the National Championship of Modern Farriery, the Equi-Play Tour events or the International Jumping Competition CSI 4* W/CSI 1* of the Morocco Royal Tour.
In addition to these high-level competitions and exhibitions, there will be recreational, artistic and sporting equestrian activities, as well as a complete program based on the promotion of the trades and know-how related to the horse world. All these events will bring together professionals and the general public for great moments of sport and emotion. And as is tradition, the horse will once again be at the center of many cultural and scientific conferences.
MAP 17 October 2022