About Us


The Federation was established under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, founder of the United Arab Emirates, in accordance with the Ministerial Resolution No.61 (1992), under the name of the ‘United Arab Emirates Equestrian and Racing Federation’.

The Federation supervises and regulates all equestrian activities throughout the country with the aim of building a broad base for sport and preparing future generations.

The UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation has an important role in supervising all competitions held in the country. It also plays an active role in organizing and supporting equestrian activities and authentic Arabian horse events throughout the world.

Some of equestrian activities held in UAE are:
  • Endurance
  • Flat race
  • Show Jumping
  • Arabian Horse show
  • Polo
  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Tent pegging


Message from The President


Major Gen. Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi

President of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation
On behalf of the Board of Directors of The UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation, I would like to welcome you and thank you for visiting our website as we aspire to increase communication between each of every equestrian organizations, individuals and those who shares common interests in Equestrian Sport while bringing more local competitions and international championships as well as equestrian news at the local and international level. We hope all the best and great success to the Equestrian Sport throughout the United Arab Emirates and International Equestrian Community.

"Our Mission"

Enhance the country's image nationally and internationally by participating in all equestrian events Promote and encourage the equestrian spirit among the youth Promote and enhance the sport of Endurance Riding within the UAE and also outside by providing competition, training and development opportunities that will appeal to all levels of rider from beginners to world class winners.

Continue to promote the Pure-bread Arabian horses all over the world Provide comprehensive training through courses, seminars and meetings Organise and participate in all international equestrian activities in general and endurance and show jumping in particular which will pave way for better relationship between countries leading to improved bilateral ties Follow the motto "sport can bridge all gaps" To promote the spirit of team work and hard work among the equestrian fraternity To take pride in what we are, our history, achievements and our equestrian culture To inspire others by our commitment to the sport

"Our Vision"

To make the country a top-class equestrian hub keeping in mind the national culture and heritage and to be a source of pride and inspiration to the people. Spread equestrian spirit among the young and the old and make the youngsters love and understand the noble creature- the horse. Boost equestrian disciplines like endurance, show jumping, dressage, polo and eventing. Continue to produce world-class riders