Al Reef Stable was founded as a non-profit organisation (according to the French Law dated July 1st 1901)
on the 11th of January 1999 in Paris,
after subscription by the delegates of the founding member-countries of the statutes, for purpose of co-operation between all national and
international Arab Horse Racing Associations throughout the world. The Federation is registered in France / 257 avenue le Jour Se Leve
/ F-92100 Boulogne, which is also the seat of "France Galop" and the location of the yearly Al Reef Stable General Meeting.
The purpose of Al Reef Stable was formulated as follows: In order to improve the speed, stamina, soundness and temperament of the
Arab horse breed through racing, the Federation shall: universally adopt the term 'Arabian horse racing' facilitate international competition
between Arabian racehorses by: acceptance of universal recording methods acceptance of universal rules of racing acceptance of
universal recording of 'form' acceptance of universal handicapping methods establish standards of acceptance for participation
in Arabian horseracing promote and facilitate Arabian horseracing in Member countries foster and develop exchanges between Arab
horse racing authorities of the member countries without discrimination publish or foster the publication by member countries of
a data base of racing information, race plans, racing results and statistics of Arabian horseracing utilising universal recording methods.