Places to enjoy a horse ride in Qatar

Places to enjoy a horse ride in Qatar

Qatar Living
By Qatar Living

If you enjoy horseback riding, then this one's for you! Horseback riding is gaining popularity in Qatar and there are multiple places to enjoy a trial ride, sign up for some riding lessons or if you’re an experienced rider, explore some of Qatar’s scenic landmarks on horseback.

Here’s a list of places to enjoy a horse ride in Qatar.

Al Samriya Riding School

Soak in the scenic views of Al Samriya Estate as you enjoy a blissful ride on horseback. If it is your first time, opt for their daily pony ride in a 1 kilometer closed loop. If you enjoy it, you can sign up for their horse riding lessons to improve your skills and speed.

Al Samriya Riding School also has a Riding Shop for equestrian equipment and a Riding Café providing delicious snacks and refreshing beverages to facilitate your needs.

Daily rides

Rate: QAR 100 per person for 30 minutes

Timings:

  • Morning: 7 am to 9:30am
  • Afternoon: 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Horse riding lessons

Initial assessment required.

Assessment fees: QAR 300 per person (40 minutes)

Course fees: From QAR 250 per person per session (40 minutes)

Location: Al Shahaniyah

Contact: 77973397/44902359

Visit: Website and Instagram page

*Join the waiting list at Al Samriya Riding School for riding lessons. Advance bookings required for daily rides and riding lessons prior to visit.

Oasis Stables

The recently opened Oasis Stables is well facilitated for you to experience a delightful ride on horseback. At Oasis Stables you can try their daily rides or sign up for their horse riding lessons. In addition to enjoying a fun-filled ride on a horse or pony, you could also visit the farm animals, experience the thrill of karting, enjoy a game of football or have a delicious barbeque surrounded by friends and family.

Daily rides

Rate: QAR 180 for one hour

Timings: 3 pm – 10 pm (last ride at 9 pm)

Horse riding lessons

Fees for 12 classes (one hour per lesson):

  • Kids: QAR 1450
  • Adults: QAR 1800

Location: Al Shahaniya

Contact: 60007044

Visit: Instagram page

Advance bookings required for daily rides and riding lessons prior to visit.

Future Riders

Visit Future Riders if you’re an equestrian enthusiast or budding horseman. The facility is well equipped to develop your skills in horsemanship with its qualified trainers in a welcoming environment. Try their daily rides if it’s your first time or sign up for their horse riding lessons to brush up on your horsemanship skills.

Daily rides

Rate: QAR 300 per class for 40 minutes

Horse riding lessons

Fees: QAR 1500 per month for 12 classes (30 minutes per class)

Age: 8 year – 17 years

Timings: 8 am – 5 pm

Location: Ar Rayyan

Contact: 55003180/66650021

Advance bookings required for daily rides and riding lessons prior to visit.

Suhail Sports Center

Enjoy a fun-filled ride on horseback at Suhail Sports Center. You can opt for their daily rides if it’s your first time or sign up for their horse riding lessons to master the skill of horsemanship.

Daily rides

Rate: QAR 170 for 45 minutes

Timings: 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Ladies only days: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday

Family days: Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

Horse riding lessons

Fees: QAR 1800 per month for 12 classes (45 minutes per class)

Location: Umm Salal Muhammed

Contact: 33999159

Visit: Instagram page

Advance bookings required for daily rides and riding lessons prior to visit.

Khor Aladed Riding School

If you would like to experience a delightful ride on horseback with your girlfriends, head over to Khor Aladed Riding School. Located in Mesaieed, Khor Aladed is a female only equestrian school giving you the opportunity to truly unwind and dive into the joys of horseback riding. At Khor Aladed, you can soak in the views during their daily leisure rides that will take place either at the beach or the sand dunes. Alternatively you can master your horsemanship skills by signing up for their riding lessons that will take place in a well facilitated environment in the presence of female trainers.

Daily leisure rides

Beach rides (1 hour) – QAR 850

Dune hack (1 hour 30 mins) – QAR 400

Horse riding lessons

Single lesson fees: QAR 350

Package of 12 lessons: QAR 3000 (Package is valid for two months)

Location: Mesaieed

Contact: 50499199

Visit: Instagram page

* Advance bookings required for daily rides and riding lessons prior to visit.

The Horse Experience

Looking for a unique experience? Take your horse riding encounter to the next level by renting a horse from the Horse Experience. Choose your preferred location and time, and the Horse Experience will deliver the horse along with a trainer for the selected duration. Make unforgettable memories on horseback with your loved ones. Contact the Horse Experience for more information on group deals.

Daily leisure rides:

Rate: From QAR 1800 for one horse for 3 hours

Contact: 66646629

Visit: Instagram page

Advance bookings are required prior to visit.

BM Horse Riding Qatar

If you would like to explore the North of Qatar on horseback, get in touch with BM Horse Riding Qatar. At BM Horse Riding you can complement your horse riding adventure with a lovely picnic set up as well. Choose your preferred location and time anywhere in the north of Qatar, the horse will be delivered along with a trainer for the selected duration. Get in touch with BM Horse Riding for group packages and more.

Daily leisure rides

Package 1: Horse riding only

Rate: From QAR 1200 for 2 hours

Package 2: Horse riding and picnic setup

Rate: From QAR 2000 for 2 hours

Contact: 77007348

Visit: Instagram page

*BM Horse Riding Qatar caters only for only ladies, couples and families. Advance bookings are
required prior to visit.

Remember:

  • Visit the facility dressed in comfortable clothing and suitable footwear. It is best to avoid skirts, dresses, thobes and abayas when riding.
  • Check with the facility on available equipment prior to visit. While most facilities provide the essentials of a helmet and saddle, you may have to bring other riding equipment.
  • Age, height and weight restrictions apply. Check with the facility prior to visit.
  • Timings, rates and availability of riding lessons are subject to change.  

If you love being around farm animals and exploring nature, here's a list of farms and nature reserves to visit in Qatar.

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