In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits Dubai Horse Fair

The 13th edition of DIHF finest equestrian business event in the Middle East
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His Highness Sheikh Mohamed visited the exhibition area where some 200 exhibitors representing 21 countries are showcasing products and solutions related to equestrian industry, including paddock fencing, riding accessories, equestrian apparel and much more. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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He expressed his great interest in equestrian supplies while praising the significant international participation in the event, which he described as a "horses, originality, beauty and heritage festival". He highlighted the Arabian\nhorse competition whose awards amount up to US$4 million. (Image: sheikhmohammed.ae)
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Sheikh Mohammed also watched a part of the competition during which the Arabian horses from the UAE, GCC states and other foreign countries participated in. (Image: Twitter/Dubai Horse Fair)
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Enjoy a spellbinding Spanish equestrian dressage performance featuring beautiful Spanish horses. (Image: Twitter/Dubai Horse Fair)
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See purebred Arabian horses, showcasing their beauty, agility & heritage at the Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship at Dubai International Horse Fair. (Image: Twitter/Dubai Horse Fair)
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An Arabian Class 7 Mare, 10 years, is paraded during the Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship in the Gulf emirate on March 18, 2017. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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The championship is a competition for purebred Arabian horses which parade during the three-day event to showcase their beauty and talents. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Arabian Class 9 Mare, yarling colts section, is paraded during the Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship in the Gulf emirate on March 18, 2017. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
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The championship is a competition for purebred Arabian horses which parade during the three-day event to showcase their beauty and talents. (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)
Sun 19 Mar 2017 12:14 PM