Get back in the saddle with a horse ride among nature at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort in Dubai

Horse riding is just one of the incredible sporting activities available at JA Jebel Ali Golf Resort in Dubai

An experience for the whole family to enjoy, of all ages and riding abilities, the resort is home to a host of horses trained to meet the highest equine level.

Housed in their own air-conditioned stables, complete with spacious paddocks and leafy gardens, current horse breeds include Mestizos, Arabians, German Warmbloods, Irish Sport Horses, Haflingers and Shetland Ponies.

The well-kept animals also regularly visit a specialised aqua trainer located within the famous Godolphin Stables to ensure physical fitness is maintained, as well as hydrotherapy rehabilitation if they’re recovering from injuries.

For nearly 20 years the resort has looked after these beautiful breeds, while offering lessons, guest visits and unique riding excursions.

A bonding experience between the breed and rider, horse riding makes for a memorable outing (especially in the mornings and evenings when the weather is at its coolest) to enjoy during your time in Dubai.

* The stables will provide complimentary hard hats and half chaps for the duration of your lesson or outdoor ride.

Riding lessons

Perfect for beginners up to advanced medium dressage level, the fully-equipped school and paddocks at the stables is the ideal environment for riding lessons. Lead rein walking tours is offered to all family members (age limit 3 years above). For those with more experience, take to the surrounding desert area by the resort for an outdoor ride among nature.

The details: The stables operate from 7am to 11.30am, and again from 3.30pm to 7.30pm. Please note the stables are closed on Mondays (animal rest day). During the summer season horse riding operates from 6am to 8am and 6pm to 8pm. Prices start at AED200 for 30 minutes