is famous for championships, horse and equestrian sports that are
invested in promoting Tourism of Sport and desert at both local and
global levels. These sports entered in the era of Amr ibn al-Aas and
there are families in Belbis famous of breeding Arab horses and
participate in annual competitions.
The first festival for the horses was organized in 1991 and is
organized annually draw the tourists' attractions where attended by
thousands of Egyptians, Arabs and foreigners.
The festival for the horses is based on being a socially product ,
rooting and enriching the relationships between the different members of
the equestrian clubs and between ranchers of Arab horses, scattered in
all the governorates of Egypt, as well as between lovers and amateurs of
horse sports and championships , whether from Egypt or from other
On the sidelines and since its inception - an ambitious program aims to
revive the heritage represented in industries and handicrafts, which
Sharkia is famous for, such as industries limited - palm leaves -
papyrus - handmade carpets - and the owners of traditional crafts are be
invited to showcase their different products.
The festival was pioneering in 1992 to organize the first championship
in Egypt to the beauty of the horses (unregistered), and uniquely
organized annually. In 1993, the first championship was held in Egypt
for politing horses (unregistered).
In 1994, the track has been prepared from the sand in the heart of the
desert of Belbis specially for the first Arab horses marathon in Egypt
(registered) and in the same year was the first organization of Arab
Horse Jumping Championship (registered) ( WAHO)
And in 1999 the organization of the first jumping championship in Egypt
"MASTERS" on Knight Cup was held.
The first championship was held in Egypt for the skill of the use of
weapons on the back of horses in 2000. In 2009, the first appearance of
the ladies championship was in the skill of the use of weapons on the
back of horses and held for the first time in Egypt.