In pictures: Princess Haya attends Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club official launch
Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Founding Chairman of the Al Habtoor Group, welcomed HRH Princess Haya and gave her an official tour of the luxury equestrian resort in the heart of Dubailand
Her Royal Highness Princess Haya, the wife of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, toured the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club a day before the ‘Inaugural Polo Season Opening’ to mark the official opening of the Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club. More than 200 guests joined the Chairman on Thursday, 28th September 2017, for the official launch of the resort and club. Guests gathered at The St. Regis Dubai, Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, the centerpiece of the equestrian resort. The Al Habtoor Polo Resort & Club, a sprawling 6 million square foot equestrian development, has 516 stables, a polo academy and riding school offering riding lessons for adults and children from new riders to experienced equestrians. An expert team of fully-qualified professional instructors are on hand to provide an array of lessons including polo, dressage, show jumping, and traditional riding. In addition, there are pony club activities and camps, desert riding and evening rides, which include campfires and clinics. In addition, there are five horse walkers and two exercise tracks at the resort. It marks the legendary brand’s first equestrian-inspired resort worldwide. The resort features 151 luxury guest rooms, which includes 30 suites and 25 St. Regis-branded villas.