Jericho Equestrian Club

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The Jericho Equestrian Club is an equestrian club in Jericho.

The Equestrian Club describes itself as "dedicated to the teaching people of all ages and from all walks of life the principles and skills of good horsemanship."[1] It also holds races and equestrian competitions.[2]

The Club was founded under the patronage of Yasser Arafat 1997.[3] It is part of a large recreation complex for Palestinian youth that includes a botanical garden, a youth hostel and playing fields.[4] In 2008 the Club launched a Therapeutic Riding for the Disabled program under the patronage of Princess Haya Bint Al-Hussein, President of the International Equestrian Federation.[4]


  1. ^ Jericho Equestrian Club webpage
  2. ^ Club website
  3. ^ "Equestrian club caters to all," Omar Rahman, April 29, 2010, Jerusalem Media and Communications Centre.
  4. ^ a b JEC Launches Therapeutic Riding Program 20 November 2008 WAFA Palestine News Agency.

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