About Us


The Federation was established under the guidance of 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
  • Show Jumping
  • Dressage
  • Eventing
  • Tent pegging


The President


Major Gen. Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi

President of the UAE Equestrian and Racing Federation

"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 within the UAE and outside by providing competition, training and development opportunities that will appeal to all levels of riders from beginners to world class winners.

Continue to promote organise and participate in all international equestrian activities 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, Spread equestrian spirit among the young riders and to love and understand this noble creature- the horse. Boost equestrian sports & Continue to produce world-class riders.