The city of El Jadida in the Kingdom of Morocco is set to host the 14th edition of the El Jadida Horse Show (Salon du Cheval d'El Jadida) from 17th until 22nd October 2023, under the patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Morocco. The event, which is one of the most famous horse fairs in the world, will feature various activities related to the horse, such as national and international competitions, exhibitions, conferences, shows, and children's areas.
The theme of this year's edition is "The horse and sustainable development", which aims to highlight the role of the horse in preserving the environment, promoting social cohesion, and enhancing economic development. The organizers hope to raise awareness among the public and the stakeholders of the equine sector about the importance of adopting sustainable practices and respecting the welfare of the horses.
Some of the highlights of the event include:
The International Barb Horse Championship, showcases the beauty and performance of this native Moroccan breed that has influenced many other breeds around the world.
The International Arabian Horse Show "A", attracts some of the finest specimens of this noble and elegant breed that is highly valued for its endurance and intelligence.
The Grand Prix of His Majesty King Mohammed VI of Jumping is a four-star category competition that qualifies for the World Cup and features some of the best riders and horses in the world.
The Equestrian Nights, are spectacular shows that combine music, light, and artistry to celebrate the rich cultural heritage linked to the horse in Morocco and beyond.
The El Jadida Horse Show is expected to attract more than 220,000 visitors from different countries, as well as more than 600 national and international media representatives. The event will also provide an opportunity for exhibitors and professionals to exchange ideas, showcase their products and services, and establish partnerships,