Q: Is it haram to ride a cow?
What about a bullock cart?
A: Cows are not meant to be rode. It is not right to burden any creature with something it cannot manage.
The bull will draw the cart. You will not sit on the bull.
And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.
Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)