• Community Development

    The vision of Al Shaqab is not confined to building on Qatar’s heritage with the Arabian horse for equine professionals. It also includes providing an engaging educational experience for the community through local events and educational sessions to engage the society and instill in them a love for horses, as they are an integral part of their heritage.

    The following are some of these programs:


    • Darb Al Saei - National Day Event
    • 'Tack Up a Horse' Competition
    • Qatar National Sports Day
    • Al Garangau
    • Qatar Auction of Arabian Horses
    • Annual Auction of Arabian Horses
    • Horse Auction of Riding Academy


    • Al Shafallah Program
    • School programs
    • Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar Program

    Courses and workshops

    • Workshop on horse anatomy
    • Summer course for Al Shaqab members
    • 'Tack Up a Horse' training