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Horse Riding in the Mleiha Arena

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Go horseback riding in Mleiha while taking in beautiful backdrops of magnificent scenery.


  • Experience the thrill of horseback riding in a specially-built arena while taking in the sights of Fossil Rock and the Faya mountain range.

  • With the assistance of specialists, enjoy this 45-minute activity out in nature as you interact with horses amidst a peaceful environment.

  • Stop by a gazebo – designed in a classic Bedouin style – for a photo opportunity as well as a hot beverage or soft drink.


  • 45-minute horse riding session inside the arena

  • Expert handlers

  • Traditional hot beverages & soft drinks

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Soak up long-distance views of Fossil Rock and Faya Mountain as you take a horse ride in a custom-built arena in Mleiha. Spend some time in the desert and educate yourself on its fascinating history as well as its ecology. Even if you've never been on a horse before, experienced guides will help you at each stage. At the conclusion of your ride, enjoy a traditional hot beverage or soft drink at an elegant gazebo, located outside of the stables. Take in the surrounding countryside and unwind.

What to Expect

Beginners/First-time riders: will be led by grooms.

Intermediate riders: can ride on their own with the guidance of an expert handler.

Important Information

  • To avoid sunburn, pack a hat, sunscreen, and other protective gear.

  • Sunset time varies depending on seasonality.

  • Enjoy the freedom to book without having to pick a date.


  • The minimum age of the participants is 10 years with adult supervision till 18 years of age.

  • The maximum weight limit for the experience is 90 kg.

  • The experience is not suitable for pregnant women and individuals with back or neck problems.


Daily: 9:30am to 1 hour before sunset

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • These vouchers can be redeemed anytime during the validity period. Please get in touch with us before your desired date of visit to confirm your reservation.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the venue.

  • Please arrive at the attraction 5-10 minutes before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Mleiha Archaeological Centre Front Desk.

  • Address: Mleiha Archeological Centre - Sharjah - United Arab Emirates.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Car

  • If you're driving to the meeting point, take Sharjah-Kalba Rd/E102 and continue on Al Dhaid-Maleha Rd/Al Shuwaib - Umm Al Quwain Rd/E55.
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