VP constitutes ‘Dubai Equestrian Club’ Board

In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE, has issued a resolution No 5 of 2013, pertaining to the formation of the Board of Dubai Equestrian Club.

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Published: Tue 30 Apr 2013, 8:22 PM

Last updated: Sat 4 Apr 2015, 8:46 AM

Shaikh Mohammed has issued decree No. 13 of 2013 amending some provisions of decree No. 1 of 2006, regarding the establishment of a public institution under the name Dubai Horse Racing Club.

According to the resolution, HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, wife of Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will chair the Dubai Equestrian Club board which will include Saeed bin Humaid Mattar Al Tayer as Deputy Chair and membership of Mulaih Lahej Al Busti and Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdel Aziz.

The resolution shall go into force from the date of issuance and shall be published in the official gazette.

The decree also amended articles 2 and 6 of the decree No. 1 of 2006 to keep pace with the significant development Dubai is witnessing in the horse racing and equestrian sports and to cater for the growing interest of this sport locally and internationally and the increasing number of horse owners.

According to the new amendments, the club’s new missions will included setting standards and regulations for licensing equestrian facilities in the emirate, such as stables for tourism, setting specifications and necessary rules to license horse transport vehicles in Dubai in coordination with the concerned authorities.

The new decree gives the club’s board the authority to issue regulations, decisions and instructions necessary to implement the provisions of the decree.

The decree shall go into force from the date of issuance and shall be published in the official gazette.

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