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Dubai Polo Academy

Address: Al Quadra Rd | Arabian Ranches, Dubai 111, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971508879847
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Ranked #51 of 451 Activities in Dubai
Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics, Sports
Owner description: "The Polo Experience"Rated by British Airways as one of the top 3 essential things to do in Dubai...
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Type: Sports Camps/ Clinics, Sports
Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: "The Polo Experience"Rated by British Airways as one of the top 3 essential things to do in Dubai, this unique and fantastic opportunity allows individuals to participate in the Sport of Kings. This once in a lifetime experience is a highly entertaining , 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 impeccibly 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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Virginia Water, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 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.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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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 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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 

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Paris, France
1 review
1 helpful vote 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 

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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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Maidstone
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

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 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

Steve and Lizzy really put everything into their polo academy. They are up at crack of dawn for lessons and will make sure that you are safe, comfortable and appropriately dosed with caffeine to make your experience world class. Lots of regular clients who are really nice. A real 'club' atmosphere' whether you are coming as an experienced rider, or... More 

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