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Address: Al Quadra Rd | Arabian Ranches, Dubai 111, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971508879847
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"The Polo Experience" - rated by British Airways as one of...

"The Polo Experience" - rated by British Airways as one of the top 3 essential things to do in Dubai is a once in a lifetime opportunity that allows individuals to participate in the Sport of Kings. The experience is designed to take you from the ground to riding a polo pony and hitting a ball in less than an hour! It's a safe and fun introduction to the game of polo and even those with no prior horse riding experience are always amazed by their achievements on the impeccably trained polo ponies. All of the traditional polo equipment is provided to ensure that you really do look the part for the absolutely necessary photo opportunities!

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Wow, you should meet the polo manager

One of the reasons I moved to Dubai Arabian Ranches was that we have such an amazing polo club right next door. The manager particularly is one in a million, you need to meet him... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
Virginia Water, United Kingdom

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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

One of the reasons I moved to Dubai Arabian Ranches was that we have such an amazing polo club right next door. The manager particularly is one in a million, you need to meet him to understand. I'm hoping to move my Shetland pony polo team here next winter and all the short guys can join in the fun too.... More 

3 Thank DavidtoSingleton
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This really is the only place worth going to if you want to learn to play or hone your existing skills. First class tuition and excellent facilities, can't recommend it too highly.

3 Thank Pen F
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have been playing at the Dubai Polo Academy for 2 years now. The team is fantastic, patient & fun! Steve, the coach, has a revolutionary teaching method which works weither you are a beginner or confirmed polo player / horse rider! The horses are fit, very well educated and taken care. Lizzy is welcoming you in the best way,... More 

Thank Matt_Soze
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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103 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

A very well laid out area for gastronomy, leisure, and above all Polo. A perfect oasis in the desert, sublime, tranquil and laid back.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

First off, let me say this, I ride hunter/jumper (ok did) and have played polo LIMITED at best with my very skilled polo playing twin sister. My husband, who has no fear, has never played but can ride (again, since no fear). This by far was the best experience of our 10 day plus honeymoon. After finding them on trip... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

I read lots of reviews about novices playing polo here, but I was hoping the experience would be good for my husband too who is an experienced polo player. We signed up for a lesson (as this was required by the academy) but on the day of the lesson they called to say the instructor was sick and asked if... More 

1 Thank Leslie S
Paris, France
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Before you might have throughout that by making the ball move you have immediately become a so called "polo player". Steve is trolly one of the only coaches, who, would explain all of the problems that you might have and try to solve them in every session. Its all about "looking trolly cool", he would tell you and make you... More 

1 Thank Lops2014
Paignton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My intro lesson was the highlight of my Dubai holiday. Steve and Lizzy were so friendly and accommodating. My horse was beautiful, and so well schooled. I enjoyed my lesson hugely- polo is more challenging that I thought! I would certainly recommend giving it a go. The polo club is amazing- my husband had a lovely relaxing morning on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Well after a fair amount of persuasion on my part to encourage my husband and the couple we were travelling with (neither of the men ride) to take part in this activity we arrived for an introductory lesson to polo. What a fabulous experience it was! Our instructor Steve was fantastic, highly amusing and put everyone at ease immediately. The... More 

2 Thank LisaMicallef
Kuwait City, Kuwait
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

What an amazing experience! I spent the most amazing afternoon at the academy! After not having ridden for a number of years I approached my introductory polo lesson with a degree of trepidation but was soon put at ease by the experience of both the fantastic instructor Steve and my allotted mount! I would recommend this to anyone from novice... More 

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