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Kid-friendly weekend plans: 5 places to go horse riding


After a week of online learning, it’s time to get out into the fresh air.

We are sure mums and dads are pulling out their hair this week as schools stick to online-learning programmes for three more weeks.

But think of the kids too!  They must miss getting out there in the fresh air with friends.

So, Team Yalla have put together a list of places where your little ones, and not so little ones, can learn some new skills and have fun far away from the screen.


Sir Bani Yas Stables




From 1 February you can head to the wilds when the luxurious Anantara Resorts opens on Sir Baniyas Island once again.  There’s nowhere better to go galloping through nature. Check the website to find out more.


The Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club




Famed for its city horse races, there’s also a renowned riding school too. Head to their Facebook page to find out more.


Mandara Equestrian Club, Abu Dhabi




From beginners to advanced riders, including any age and any ability, a team of fully trained riding instructors are waiting to share the joy of riding. Visit their website for more details.


Dhabian Equestrian Club




There’s so much horsey activity here but if you’re specifically looking for horse riding lessons for the little ones, then head to Dhabian Academy.


Al Forsan Club




There are so many activities to do at this famed Abu Dhabi activity club, and horse riding is among them. The website is currently down, so you’ll need to call them on 02 656 5642.


Al Asayl Racing and Breeding




Okay, you may not want to be breeding horses this weekend, or racing, but we’ve heard there’s a good riding school too. Check it out.


Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club




If you live in Al Ain, we’ve got you covered and as well as horse riding, there are other activities too and you can grab a bite to eat. Head to their website for further details.

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