in Dubai

Horse riding in Dubai

For centuries, the local horse riding have been a very important part of the Bedouin way of life.

Is an introduction to the Arab Emirates complete without a ride on an Arab horse?

If not, then we offer you an exciting trip to the morning desert. Here you can admire these graceful animals and ride a horse for about an hour. So as Arab sheikhs traditionally do at dawn.

Certainly riding is enjoyable and good for health. Consequently the horse has amazing healing powers when it gallops. Therefore the rider receives more than 100 motor impulses per minute.

So anyone who has had even a little experience of horseback riding, probably forever remembers the flow of positive emotions, the deep joy of life and the charge of positivity, which was given by this intelligent and sensitive animal.

But firstly before the riding you will visit beautiful preserve Al Qudra lake. It will certainly will prepare you for nature interaction.

  •   Brief visit of Al Qudra lake
  •   Transfer
  •   Meeting with horses
  •   An hour-long horseback ride across the smooth desert
  •  Arabic tea with dates

Al Qudra lake

There are three observation decks. They were created in 2018 in the Dubai part of the Rub Al Khali Desert. Certainly it contains a very unusual biological ecosystem.

Meeting with horses 

There are Arabian horses in several stables on the territory. It is interesting and useful to get acquainted with horses. Because horses are the same faithful and hardy helpers of local people, bred in the territory of the Arabian Peninsula, which as a result have been selected for the conditions of the dry desert for many centuries. 

Get acquainted with these breed, tightly built, frisky, but not large animals. As a result you can understand why exactly Arabian horses were the most valuable (almost priceless!) gift and the main wealth of the desert Bedouins here.

An hour-long horseback riding 

So this riding is recommended in the very early morning hours, practically at sunrise. Therefore best of all to ride from 6 to 7 in the morning. At this time the desert is most friendly to the horse and to the rider. So the raising sun  illuminates the sand dunes.

Private excursion

Available daily,
except Fridays and Saturdays
  • Private basis (min 2 pax)
    from Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman

    AED 635/pp
    (4-12 years old)
  • Al Qudra lake visit
  • One hour horse riding
  • Stable tour

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The dress code is comfortable, sporty. Most importantly you should wear pants or trousers that cover the legs completely.

The horse riding club will provide  you with jockey boots and helmets for the duration of the ride.

Yes, certainly, that’s a kind of part of the tour, too.

You won’t be allowed to wash your horse. However your instructor will do that. You can take a picture against the background of the bathing.

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Horse riding

You will certainly understand the spirit that rules the great Arab people if try horseback riding. Try to ride famous Arabian horses. Arabian horses  are well known to us from fairy tales and adventure novels. 

Royalty members and most reach people of the Emirates are doing everything for cultural heritage of equestrian sports. And certainly the very aesthetics of human-horse interaction will not disappear into history. Moreover horses in the UAE take a special, honorable place.

Back in 2010, a huge hippodrome was opened here, meeting all modern requirements. There are tracks of 1,750 meters of dirt and 2,400 meters of turf. This is a colossal crescent-shaped roof with integrated solar panels to keep out the heat, 80,000 spectator seats and 8,600 parking spaces. Meydan Racecourse made it possible. 

Above all the complex was built under the personal supervision of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Emir of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE, chairman in our days.

As a result the flow of tourists who want to see one of the most grandiose world races increased. So it is becoming more and more popular every year.

It is an unforgivable experience to visit Dubai and to ride a horse. Especially if you are traveling with family and children. Because here they will meet with  a pony the dream of any child. Meanwhile you will be able to take some riding lessons. You will appreciate how the attitude towards animals here differs from the typical one. That is to say in UAE a horse is a family member.