Willem van Beelen was commissioned to make a portrait (oil on canvas) of the Founder of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, King Abdul Aziz Al Saud, for the realizing of the book : Legacy of Saudi Arabia, A Tribute to HRH Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud and the Arabian Horses of the Kingdom. There is also made a sculpture in bronze of this portrait.

For the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Saudi Arabia he made various sculptures, placed in the Embassies of Saudi Arabia.

HRH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, bought some of his sculptures during one of the first horse fairs in Dubai

His life size fillies travelled to the courts of Ajman, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia.