Globe-trotter Jameela Al Ameri has made horse riding her life's passion – and now she is on an equestrian quest to help other women get saddled up for success.
She has vaulted over many hurdles to enter a world that is often dominated by men in the UAE, but she says many other women don't have that chance.
Rather than sit back and accept social conventions, however, she has become a trailblazer for equestrian equality by taking the reins of her own women's-only stable.
"Many women and young girls used to tell me how much they wanted to learn horse riding, but couldn't because most stables are mainly dominated by men," she explained.
"Only in rare cases some families approved of their daughters being coached by men or at common stables.