Well another ADIHEX (Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition) has come and gone. ADIHEX is the largest hunting exhibition held in the Middle East each year.
Numbers appeared to be down this year for both longer term, big ticket exhibitors and visitors to the exhibition. This can be explained by the recent downturn in the GCC economy and other geo-political issues currently effecting the region.
Nevertheless those who did exhibit and attend all seemed to be pleased that they did so.
As well as a comprehensive firearms section, there was a wide variety of outdoor and marine equipment on offer, falcons and Arabian horses for sale as well as numerous UAE cultural displays.
Chairman James Horne and his staff at James Purdey & Sons put on a fabulous cocktail party last evening at their famous Sth Audley St, Mayfair premises to celebrate the release of Purdey’s new range of clothing and accessories and the opening of the 2017 UK game bird shooting season.
Our Autumn e-Newsletter has just hit the airwaves. Its release has been timed to coincide with ADIHEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi next week.
Lots of interesting articles, tips and a book review of the soon to be released “Hot Barrels” by JC Jeremy Hobson including a code to allow readers to purchase the book at a discounted price and P&P free from Quiller Press.
Also our book giveaway competition for Hot Barrels. More details to follow on that.
ADIHEX 2017 is on12-16 September 2017 in the Abu Dhabi International Exhibition Centre.
Please pass by and say hello Hall 8 Stand J29 in the Hunting and Safari Section.
Plenty of opportunity to book your bird shooting, deer stalking and fly fishing holidays in the UK before the end of the year.
Book Review and Give-Away Competition
British Country Sports Autumn e-Newsletter book review is the soon to be released Hot Barrels written by JC Jeremy Hobson with cartoons by Bryn Parry, published by Quiller Publishing, 2017.
A copy of Hot Barrels made available courtesy of Quiller Publishing is also this season’s book competition prize.
The competition will close at midnight on September 16th – the last day of ADIHEX 2017 – the largest hunting and equestrian exhibition to be held in the Middle East each year.
The winner will be announced on Monday 18th September.
The book competition question this time is:
If two guns made at the same time by the same gunmaker, marked with consecutive serial numbers underneath and ‘1’ and ‘2’ on the top are commonly known as a ‘pair’, and three such guns are known as a ‘trio’, what are four identical shotguns known as?
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