Guns, falcons and salukis: Ravindranath K stalks his prey at Adihex

  • Children stop to stroke the stuffed animals from Al Ain Zoo stall at Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrain Exhibition. Ravindranath K / The National?
  • A dog handler exhibits his Arabian Saluki during a beauty contest. Ravindranath K / The National?
  • Visitors test their archery skills at Laporte shooting stall. Ravindranath K / The National
  • A boy poses for to have his photograph taken by his father with a rifle. Ravindranath K / The National?
  • A visitor checks the displayed handguns at the MP3 stall. Ravindranath K / The National?
  • A man looks at the price tags on the falcons. Ravindranath K / The National
  • Boys take a closer look at a rifle on display at the Browning stall. Ravindranath K / The National
  • A man dressed like Houbara walks past International fund for Houbara Conservation stall. Ravindranath K / The National
  • Visitors look at the price tags on the falcons. Ravindranath K / The National

September 6, 2012

From equestrian shows to falcon and saluki beauty competitions and an awful lot of guns, this year's Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (Adihex) is taking place this weekend at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec). 

Staff photographer Ravindranath K headed over there for the first two days of the event to see what he could find.

Adihex 2012 runs until Saturday, September 8. For more information visit adihex.net

             
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