Menton : Arabian Horse World Championships, 2018

Menton : Arabian  Horse World Championships, 2018

The 27th edition of the Arabian Horse World Championships of the Mediterranean and Arab Countries will take place on 23 and 24 June 2018 at the Rondelli Stadium, just a few minutes from the Hotel Méditerranée in Menton. During this event, the best horses in the world will be judged by an international jury on specific criteria such as the type, the style and the pace.

A Show for the whole family

At the Arabian Horse World Championships in Menton, you will live an unforgettable and unique experience and admire the world's most beautiful Arab thoroughbred horses coming from Northern Europe, the United States, the United Arab Emirates ... Throughout the event, the charisma, the poise and the ardour of the horses are spectacularly put forward.

Do not forget to come on 23 and 24 June, 2018 to meet the greatest ranchers from all around the world as well as the competitors and the exhibitors,  in a forum for exchange between enthusiasts and spectators. On the spot, culinary dishes are proposed and various entertainments are held to make you fully enjoy this exceptional competition. It is a renowned quality show, since the candidates of Menton compete to win a world title thereafter!          

The magic of Arabian horses

The Arab thoroughbred horse is the quintessential mythical horse and is considered to be the oldest pure race. Having an unusual feature, this horse possesses 17 dorsal and 5 lumbar vertebrae instead of the usual 18 and 6. Being a true passion in Arab countries, race horses are fast, enduring and carefully selected. They can easily be adapted to desert areas.

A stunning colourful competition

The Arabian Horse World Championship is the pinnacle for the Arab horse lovers' day.

The stallions participate in the qualifying classes, the yearlings, the juniors, the seniors, the female and male categories. The first two of each class are then selected to compete in their respective championships. At the end of each championship, 3 medals are awarded by the Jury: gold, silver and bronze. Other awards are also given during the event in order to encourage the best in the following categories: breeding stallion, breeder, breeder/rancher, breeder, French horse, European horse, Arabian horse …

This high level competition remains one of the major events in Menton for all horse lovers as well as for the people of Menton! Therefore, if are besotted with the grace and elegance of the Arab thoroughbred horse, go to the Rondelli Stadium on 23 and 24 June,   just a few minute- walk from your hotel!