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horse riding

Last updated: 22nd August 2006
Question ID: #2278
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22nd August 2006

Can muslim women who are not married ride a horse?

Ulamaa ID 10
Answer last updated on:
4th October 2007
Answered by:
Ulamaa ID 10
Location: Malaysia
Assalamualaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh.
Bismillahir rahmaanir rahim.

Nabi SAW said : Allah's curse is upon females on saddles (of horses).

Therefore, it will not be permissable for a woman (married of unmarried) to ride a horse unless out of necessity.

And Allah knows best.