Can married women ride horses

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by DarulIftaBirmingham

Answered by Mufti Mohammed Tosir Miah


Can married women ride horses



It is disliked for women to ride horses whether they are married or not as there is a danger that they may fulfil their lust due to them being on top of the horse.

Furthermore, women would have to wear tight-fitting clothing which reveals their body and shape.

In a nutshell it will not be permissible for women to ride horses except at the time of necessity. (Bahrur Raiq p.189 v.8 & Raddul Muhtar p.423 v.6)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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