Heritage Authority organizes an archaeological horse exhibition in the "Saudi Cup"


The Heritage Authority is organizing an exhibition on horse culture in the Kingdom as part of its participation in the second edition of the "Saudi Cup" for horse races, whose competitions will start on Friday, February 19 and will last for two consecutive days at King Abdulaziz Equestrian Square in Janadriyah.The exhibition titled "Horses in the Kingdom ... Authentic Identity and Culture - Evidence from History" Scientific evidence based on the archaeological discoveries that confirm that the lands of the Kingdom were the first place for horse domestication in history 9 thousand years ago at the headquarters site in the center of the Kingdom.The exhibition will take its visitors on a journey through a set of pictures of rock drawings about horses in the regions of the Kingdom, which prove the position of horses in the Arab man since time immemorial. The participation also includes a miniature exhibition in which a number of craftsmen participate. In addition to awarding a knitted piece of Sadu to the horse that wins the main race.The participation of the Heritage Authority comes within the framework of joint cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and a number of its bodies with the Horse Racing Club, which includes preparing a diverse cultural program to be held at the headquarters of the "Saudi Cup" races, which is one of the most expensive horse races in the world, and witnesses the participation of the most prominent and famous international horses and riders. .

February 19, 2021 - 12:00