Riding lessons, parades: 6 paid services offered by the Dubai Mounted Police – News

Station can also take care of all the steps to participate in the races, including the registration of the jockey and the animal, the provision of a veterinarian and a coach

Published: Sat Sep 17, 2022 12:15 PM

Last update: Sat Sep 17, 2022 2:54 PM

As part of its efforts to build strong relationships with the community, the Dubai Mounted Police Station offers seven paid services to members of the public.

These services include riding school, qualifying riders for endurance races, horse boarding services, horse-assisted therapy for determined individuals, Royal Mounted Police parades and horse rental services. horses, horse transport service, desert horse treks and pony rides.

According to Divisional General Expert Muhammad Issa Al Adhb, Director of the Dubai Mounted Police Station, mounted police patrols enhance the safety and security of community members and play a pivotal role in spreading peace between them.

Major Dhahi Salem Al Jallaf, deputy director of the mounted police station, noted that the station is proud of its long list of achievements since its inception in the 1970s, noting that 274 people have benefited from its services between January 2022 and August last.

“As many as 81 people took riding lessons with our highly qualified trainers, 33 left their horses in the care of the Dubai Police while they were away, one rider was qualified for endurance races, 40 others enjoyed desert horseback riding and pony rides, 28 horses were transported and 29 mounted police parades were held,” Major Al Jallaf explained.

“All services are available to the public. Anyone wishing to obtain our services can contact us at [email protected] or contact the Dubai Police 901 call centre,” Major Al Jallaf added.

Riding school

Dubai Mounted Police Station is proud to be the equestrian training school for hundreds of Dubai Police Academy cadet officers who graduate with professional riding skills and extensive management knowledge of stable. The station offers riding lessons for both sexes of all ages and offers the most modern training at the highest level for those interested outside of the police community.

Having a rich history of delivering courses to students and participating in local and international forums, the resort’s instructors are highly qualified with adequate experience and experience in training different groups of people with appropriate methods accordingly.

The station also paves the way for those wishing to qualify for endurance races by training them to ride long distances, helping them to gain physical fitness and guiding them on how to behave with the horses in all circumstances.

The station also handles all the procedures necessary to enter and qualify for races, including registering jockeys and horses and providing a veterinarian, escorts and a trainer.

Dubai Mounted Police Station also offers different breeds of ponies to entice children to start their riding trip early. The resort also organizes excursions to enjoy the fascinating sunrise and sunset of the desert.

Horse livery

The resort offers a boarding service for horses in the latest facilities, fully maintained and equipped. It offers a spacious training arena, air-conditioned stables and barns with high quality wood chip bedding material.

The horses will be well fed, cleaned, cared for and trained. Qualified farriers will shoe the equine while a group of veterinarians will monitor the horse’s well-being 24 hours a day. The resort also offers a horse training service on request.

Therapy for Determined People

In addition to its partnership with the Community Development Authority, the resort now offers hippotherapy sessions for determined individuals under the supervision of trained physiotherapists. Professionals use this form of physical therapy to help determined individuals benefit from the movement of the walking horse to provide therapeutic movement.

Riders can perform a series of exercises or simply take advantage of the movement of the horse. The horse’s walking motion mimics the human gait, which means the rider must make small adjustments to their posture, thereby exercising their core muscles.

Horse shows and horse rental services

Horses are always a charming and head-turning addition to any occasion and event. Therefore, the Dubai Police are offering members of the public the opportunity to request mounted police riders to perform on special private and public occasions, wearing traditional Emirati white attire and waving the national flag, in addition to offer horses and ponies to the Dubai Police for hire.

Horse transport

The resort offers a local horse transport service with various options for transporting horses across the UAE. Air-conditioned, camera-equipped trailers and trucks are available to easily haul two to nine horses.


Clyde P. Johnson