If you are looking to experience equestrian adventures, the world-renowned Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club is the best place to indulge in your passion for the sport. A brainchild of a polo-pro Ali Albwardy, the club pays tribute to the historical game and hosts a multitude of polo and equestrian events for patrons.
About Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Launched in 2006 by Emaar Properties, Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club has become one of the most prestigious destinations for equestrian pursuits near Arabian Ranches in Dubai. Spread over 250,000 sq.m, this club consists of world-class stables, an array of paddocks, two polo fields and two show jumping arenas. People from all walks of life come to spend a wonderful time at the club.
With a design inspired by the Spanish hacienda, the place plays host to a variety of sports and social activities such as UAE Nations Cup, Cartier International Dubai Polo Challenge and Sunset Polo International. The club is one of the top places for horse riding in Dubai.
What to expect at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Here is a list of things you can enjoy at the popular Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club:
There are two polo fields in Dubai surrounded by a vast expanse of magnificent green space. You can catch some live polo action at these fields in the club.
Show Jumping Arenas
Consisting of two showjumping fields, Dubai Polo Club offers you a chance to cheer along as horse riders jump crossing a series of obstacles within a short span of time at a competitive equestrian event in Dubai!
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club has a large stable that has a capacity for up to 357 horses trained and fed by experienced trainers and staff. From grass paddocks to sand fields, there are extensive facilities for the horses at the club. They also let out horses for hire from this stable.
Tack & Track
There is a one-stop-shop for all horse riding equipment at the club. You can buy saddles, bridle, riding wear and other equestrian accessories from there. All the products are from reputable brands.
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Spa
After hours of equestrian action, you may feel like a little pampering. Treat yourself with the rejuvenating and relaxing massages at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club.
In addition to that, there is a fine selection of treatments that can impress even the most discerning spa-goers in the city. These treatments include The 3D Collagen Shock, The Cure, The O2 Relax, Balinese Massage, Manicure & Pedicure and Waxing.
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Restaurants
After your exertions at the sports facilities, you can enjoy a spot of refuelling at the restaurants in Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club. There are three places to have a great culinary experience in the club: Sella, Dubai Polo Bar and Splash Pool Bar.
Each of these restaurants are famous for their food and a wide selection of beverages. You can sample culinary delights while soaking up beautiful vistas and live polo action at the club!
Gym and a pool
The club comprises of a pool and gym. You can enjoy a dip in the pool while taking in beautiful views and the gym at the club will offer you an opportunity to tone up your body using state-of-the-art equipment.
Facilities at Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club offers:
Polo and Horseback Riding Lessons
The club boasts a polo academy where both adults and kids get an opportunity to learn to play polo and horseriding in Dubai. Both individual and group lessons are offered by the instructors at the club.
To help you tone up your body and stay fit as a fiddle, Dubai Polo & Equestrian club offers a wide range of classes for both adults and children. Dance to great music while burning a lot of calories with Zumba classes while learning to navigate the waters like a pro with swimming classes at the club.
For those who want to put their strength and endurance to test with martial art, there are judo classes at the club as well. Mostly kids and teenagers sign up for these classes yet adults who are interested in this form of sport are equally welcome.
The club also offers banqueting facilities in Dubai. Whether it’s a wedding or a corporate event, you can organise it at the club. From planning to the arrangement, they assist you in all the tasks pertaining to your big event!
The place is ideal to host conferences, seminars, launches, baby showers, group dinners, birthdays, iftars and Halloween nights.
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Membership
The club also offers a polo membership so you can enjoy playing your favourite sport there. The memberships are strictly reserved, selected based on your ability to play.
Single: AED 880
Single: AED 1,985
Single: AED 3,415
Single: AED 4,960
Couple: AED 1,215
Couple: AED 2,535
Couple: AED 4,630
Couple: AED 8,265
One Adult and 1 child below 18 years: AED 1,025
One Adult and 1 child below 18 years: AED 2,420
One Adult and 1 child below 18 years: AED 3,965
One Adult and 1 child below 18 years: AED 6,060
2 Adults and 2 Children below 18 years: AED 1,765
2 Adults and 2 Children below 18 years: AED 3,640
2 Adults and 2 Children below 18 years: AED 6,505
2 Adults and 2 Children below 18 years: AED 11,575
Additional child below 18 years: AED 145
Additional child below 18 years: AED 275
Additional child below 18 years: AED 550
Additional child below 18 years: AED 1,100
Members can enjoy plenty of benefits at the polo club. Some of these include:
- Pool and gym facilities
- Newsletters and announcements for discounts
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Location
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club is located opposite to Arabian Ranches on Al Qudra Road, next to Studio City.
You can easily get there by driving along Al Khalil Road/E44, taking the 3rd exit at the roundabout and turning left. Alternatively, you can get on Al Ain Rd/E66 to Umm Suqeim Street/D63 and drive to your destination.
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Timings
The club operates from 07:30 am until 11:30 pm all seven days a week.
Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club Contact
For queries or information, you can call on +971-4-361-8111 or you can reach out to them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And that’s all we have for you. With a special emphasis on polo and equestrian events, the club pays an ode to the sporting heritage of the UAE. Similar to this, Jebel Ali Golf Resort also offers horse riding activities in Dubai so if you are in pursuit of such adventures, you know where to go.
Besides equestrian activities, it also offers golfing opportunities in Dubai. Golf enthusiasts can also visit the neighbouring Arabian Ranches Golf Club which boasts a number of activities!
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Disclaimer: Amid the Coronavirus pandemic, the timings of the club may be impacted.
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