The main reason for the arrival of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the “highest production” is to support the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his faithful Crown Prince ..
Written by – Said Sherbash
Dr. Abdul-Ghani bin Yusuf Al-Fadl, Director General of the King Abdulaziz Center for Purebred Arabian Horses in Diraab, confirmed that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has managed to maintain the first position in the production of Arabian horses from 2016 until now, explaining that the production of purebred Arabian horses reached in the year 2018 to 3013 births.
He attributed “Al-Fadl”, the main reason for the Kingdom’s access to the highest horse production in the world, to the support of the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, and his Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, pointing out the Kingdom’s interest in purebred Arabian horses, as in the year In 2018, 13 championships were organized, and in 2019, 15 championships of different levels were organized.
Regarding the reason for the spread of championships during the last 4 years, in which the Kingdom surpassed the number of championships in many countries, Al-Fadl emphasized that the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture’s direction confirms the increase in Arabian horse competitions, in addition to the efforts of a number of colleagues at the center, which led to the increase of championships and the encouragement of breeders.
He explained that the championships are a group work, and the center is a joint family in success, and the spirit of one team is the basis for achieving the goals, indicating that the number of horses registered in the Kingdom has reached 30,000 since the beginning of horse registration, and there are more than 9,000 horse owners, pointing to The increase in the number of horse championships is a reflection of the increase in the number of horse owners.
Al-Fadl added: The Aseel electronic system has provided educators with all services from home, through which 19 services are provided, and now we are working on making 4 other services available, bringing the number of services provided to 23 services, explaining: “The system provides (birth notification and passport issuance) services. The transfer of the queen, the permission to import the horse, the horse’s reports, the accreditation of the studs, the inquiries about the balance, the deposit of service fees, the updating of the expiration date of the identification document, the notification of the horse’s death and the change of the mobile number).
The system also allows statistics such as the number of different horses and ages, and the dead horses to be removed from the genealogy record, and the genealogy record is electronic, while the number of records reached 18 records, and the registration of the tournament data now takes only two hours.
He pointed out that the Deirarb branches are spread throughout the Kingdom in order to serve the breeders, so the breeder enters the original system and records and within 4 days a mission goes to collect the sample, and once the sample is registered, a message arrives to the delegate, and when the sample is withdrawn, the representative enters the system and records, and in the event that the sample is not withdrawn, this appears on me. The system “system” and thus follow-up takes place in real time.
Al-Fadl referred to the great boom in Dirap, explaining that the center’s work is to preserve the horses of the founder who united the kingdom on the horses, while preserving and registering the Arabian horses and supervising the beauty and speed races for the Arabian horses, saying: “The future is for the better.”
Regarding the establishment of the center for a natural pasture for horses, Al-Fadl emphasized: “There is a tendency to resuscitate the horses in their natural environments, which is the desert. Horses in their natural environment eat nutritious herbs to build muscles, bodies and endurance, as all Arabian horses are from the Arabian Peninsula, so improvement and development have become evident. Hereditary in the horse.
Al-Fadl concluded his speech by saying: “As a member of the Dirab team, I say that everyone’s success came under the direction of the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, and the support of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,” explaining that “my work day begins with cooperation with colleagues to overcome all difficulties and work in an atmosphere characterized by brotherhood and any simple employee is a colleague of mine, because we are One family is my second home. ”
It is noteworthy that the King Abdul Aziz Center for Arabian Purebred Horses in Dirab is located in the southwest of the capital of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia “Riyadh”, which is an agricultural region about 35 kilometers away from Riyadh, and the center’s area is approximately one million square meters, and it includes a number of Arabian horses. The ancient Saudi Arabia “founder of the kingdom” horses, in addition to other breeds for continued production and improvement of qualities.
The center was established in Diraab in the year 1961, and the main goal was to establish the preservation of purebred Arabian horses in the Kingdom. After the founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz bin Abdul Rahman Al Saud united the kingdom on horseback and devoted himself to managing the country’s affairs, the horses were placed in Al-Kharj, a region south of Riyadh for a period. from time.
During the reign of King Faisal bin Abdulaziz, may God have mercy on him, he decided to transfer the subordination of the horses to the Ministry of Agriculture, and then it was transferred to the King Abdulaziz Center for Purebred Arabian Horses in Dirap, which are horses of Saudi origin and origin.
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