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Bringing together sports, leisure, business and entertainment
Words by Ankita Bhowmick in The Lifestyle · Feb 7th, 2018
Situated in the green community of Arabian Ranches, the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club, is an exciting world by itself, catering to the sporting, leisure, business and entertainment needs of not only the residents of the community but also of people living at other parts of the city. Be it dining in in one of the exclusive restaurants or holding a private event, the club is sure to meet your expectation.
It hosts an international standard exercise track and extends over 68 acres of desert landscape and emphasises especially on polo and equestrian events. It also has on offer an array of food and beverages choices and serves as a great venue for corporate events.
The guests can choose to learn riding skills as the training facilities include an an arena made of sandplast, which is one of the best surfaces as a platform that ensures the most comfortable learning experience. If one is not into sports, he can simply spend some relaxing hours of his weekend in this spectacular venue sipping into one of the beverages in the majestic surrounding, lying in the heart of the city.
Launched in 2006, the Dubai Polo & Equestrian Club is currently the heart of equestrian activity among the residents of Dubai as well as of visitors from the rest of the country. The Club hosts local and international polo events on two international size polo fields and the riding, show jumping and dressage arenas have sandblasted surfaces considered to be the best in the region.
The Club is also home to as many as 336 air-conditioned stables, that houses and maintains the horses in the best possible environment.
The riding academy that the club hosts, trains students of all ages, whose skill levels are exposed to a wide range of riding disciplines. The state-of-the-earth academy is complemented by modern facilities, making it a preferred destination for both beginners and experts alike.
Besides Polo, the Club also features other sports that include show jumping and dressage, horse riding and desert hacking. It features paddocks, two international sized polo fields, one practice field and two riding and show jumping arenas. The all-weather surfaces of the riding, show jumping and dressage areas are regarded as amongst the best in the region.
One could also opt to become a member this prestigious Club and make use of the fully equipped gym as well as the temperature controlled swimming pool, besides the rest of the sports facilities which the Club has on offer. A monthly membership fee for an individual costs AED 800, while a couple is charged a fee of AED 1,100.
Catering to all the foodies out there, the Club features a range of exclusive restaurants that offer exquisite dishes prepared with the finest and freshest of ingredients. The guests are served with a truly unique gourmet experience in each of the Club's restaurants and lounges. Whether admiring the arena views from one of the restaurants or unwinding with a cigar in one of the lounges, customers can choose where they want to be depending on their mood.