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Horse encounters
Updated on 01 June 2017

Al Sahra Equestrian Centre is set amongst miles of glorious natural desert. These boutique stables give you the opportunity to have a true Arabian adventure. Whether you are a complete novice or the most experienced rider, enjoy the freedom, beauty and excitement of riding a horse in the desert. Take the afternoon ride and watch the splendid sunset over Dubai, or see the desert waking up in the morning and catch sight of a desert fox or a tiny gazelle. Or why not try a 90-minute camel encounter. Get up close and personal with the friendly camels; cuddle them, brush them and get to enjoy a 40-minute ride on one of these magnificent animals in their natural habitat. Call 04-4274055. www.jaresortshotels.com

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