Horsemanship is an important and age-old tradition in the Arab
world. The Al Shaqab Stud Farm is owned by the Emir of Qatar, His
Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani. The Emir's Stud Farm
breeds some of the best Arabian horses to be found anywhere in the
world. Tourists can visit the farm to view the prize stallions and
mares. Al Shaqab has informative lectures and demonstrations, as
well as desert rides and dressage and jumping lessons available.
The stud farm is situated just 10 miles (16km) from Doha.
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