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Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition

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The event showcases the importance that the outdoors and traditional hunting has played, and continues to play, in Emirati society
Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) showcases and celebrates traditional Emirati hunting and equestrian practices, the desert and outdoors, and customs and traditions related to hunting and the desert.

Organised by the Emirates Falconers Club, the annual exhibition is one of the largest shows in the region covering the equipment, clothing and practices of falconry, horse riding, firearms, fishing, archery, camping and desert driving. 

Some of the most popular side events held during the exhibition include a camel auction, an Arabian Saluki (a type of Greyhound breed used in hunting) beauty contest, horse and falcon shows, and equestrian competitions.

The exhibition also incorporates traditional Emirati cultural performances, handicrafts and heritage weapons such as spears and swords.

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Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition is the only event of its kind in the Arabian Gulf region and attracts more than 100,000 visitors annually.

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