Top Trends for Equestrian Sports in Singapore

When you think of horses, the first thing that comes to mind is probably the live horse races that happens weekly at the Singapore Turf Club. In fact, there are other equestrian sports that involve horses than just horse racing alone.

Here, we decided to find out the types of equestrian sports that exist in Singapore.

1. Horse Polo

Horse Polo @ The Singapore Polo Club

Horse Polo @ The Singapore Polo Club

The game of horse polo consists of two teams in which a ball is hit through a goal on each side of the field. The main objective is to score goals against the opposing team. Using a mallet, the players can score a goal by driving a small wooden ball into the opponent’s goal.

The Singapore Polo Club
The Singapore Polo Club is the only place in Singapore where its members can learn as well as play horse polo. In addition, the Singapore Polo Club also hosts regional as well as local polo tournaments.

Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Rd, Singapore 298334 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6854 3999
Website: https://www.singaporepoloclub.org


2. Dressage and Show Jumping

Show Jumping Event

Show Jumping Event

Dressage is often referred to as horse ballet where riders and horses perform from memory to complete a series of predetermined events. The goal of dressage is to develop a horse’s natural ability to perform with style flexibility and discipline.

Show jumping involves a rider directing a horse to jump through series of obstacles within a certain time frame. The goal is to complete the course of jumps without knocking the obstacles.

There are six centres that provide lessons for dressage and show jumping.

Bukit Timah Saddle Club (BTSC)
Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Rd, Singapore 298334 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6466 2782
Website: http://www.btsc.org.sg

The Singapore Polo Club
Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Rd, Singapore 298334 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6854 3999
Website: https://www.singaporepoloclub.org

The Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre
Address: 1 Equestrian Walk (Off Woodlands Avenue 3), Singapore 737863 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6879 3600
Website: https://www.stc-ridingcentre.com

The National Equestrian Centre
Address: 100 Jln Mashhor, Singapore 299177 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 9753 8739
Website: https://www.facebook.com/NEC.Singapore

Gallop Stable @ Horsecity (Bukit Timah)
Address: 100 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287992 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6463 6012

Gallop Stable @ Horsecity (Pasir Ris)
Address: 61 Pasir Ris Green Carpark C, Singapore 518225 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6583 9665
Website: https://www.gallopstable.com


3. Leisure Horse Riding/Pony Riding for Kids

Leisure Horse Riding

Leisure Horse Riding

Leisure horse riding or pony riding for kids is widely available in Singapore. Most centres conduct basic riding lessons for first timers as well as lessons on horse care and safety. Do note that riders must be at least six years old.

There are seven centres that provide lessons for horse/pony riding.

Singapore Riding for the Disabled (RDA) SingaporeThe Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Singapore is a registered charity providing free therapeutic riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities. Volunteers work with disabled individuals, encouraging them through interaction with horses and riding.

Address: 5 Jln Mashhor, Singapore 299174 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6250 0176
Website: http://www.rdasingapore.org

 

Bukit Timah Saddle Club (BTSC)
Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Rd, Singapore 298334 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6466 2782
Website: http://www.btsc.org.sg

The Singapore Polo Club
Address: 80 Mount Pleasant Rd, Singapore 298334 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6854 3999
Website: https://www.singaporepoloclub.org

The Singapore Turf Club Riding Centre
Address: 1 Equestrian Walk (Off Woodlands Avenue 3), Singapore 737863 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6879 3600
Website: https://www.stc-ridingcentre.com

The National Equestrian Centre
Address: 100 Jln Mashhor, Singapore 299177 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 9753 8739
Website: https://www.facebook.com/NEC.Singapore

Gallop Stable @ Horsecity (Bukit Timah)
Address: 100 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287992 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6463 6012

Gallop Stable @ Horsecity (Pasir Ris)
Address: 61 Pasir Ris Green Carpark C, Singapore 518225 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6583 9665
Website: https://www.gallopstable.com


4. Horse Racing

Horse Racing @ The Singapore Turf Club

Horse Racing @ The Singapore Turf Club

Horse racing involves the racing of thoroughbred horses. The goal of the jockey is to race first across the finishing line within a given distance. Different stakes prices are awarded according to the winning position of the race.

Singapore Turf Club
Address:  1 Turf Club Ave, Singapore 738078 (View Google Map)
Contact: +65 6879 1000
Website: http://www.turfclub.com.sg

> Experience Live Horse Races at Singapore Turf Club


Enjoy the Rides!

So, these are the 7 places in Singapore where you can learn about horse polo, dressage and show jumping, ride in arenas and trails, and watch live horse races at the Singapore Turf Club.


 

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