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Saudi Arabia: Women can ride horses

Susie, an American married to a Saudi and living in Jeddah, takes her son to a riding school and notes: “Although there are many things that women cannot do here in Saudi Arabia, horseback riding is not one of them. Private equestrian centers are places where women are free to take off their abayas and uncover their hair.”

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  • Hello Amira Al Hussaini,

    I’m from Barcelona and I looking a riding place who they make a good dressage, and I found your message in internet, please can you tell me or inform me. if do you know wich please are a nice want?

    I sale horses, and i’m a teacher here in Spain. I can send pictures.

    Thanksful.

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