Horse Racing in Oman

tradition and Arab Horses

On my way down to Salalah I had a wonderful visit to a local farm and an afternoons racing.

Horse Race in Adam Oman
Horse Race in Adam Oman

After lunch in the farm, where 3 of the horses who participated were stabled, we arrived for the days events.

Horse Race in Adam Music
Horse Race in Adam Music

Various local dignitaries were present and we were treated to traditional Omani entertainment. It made an enjoyable break on my Oman trip between Muscat and Salalah and helped speed me on my way.

Oman

Author: Tony Walsh

Book author including the current Bradt guide to Oman – edition 4