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Remount Depot Mona (Urdu: رمونٹ ڈیپومونا)
Mona depot by Tariq Imran 2.jpg
Active 1902 - present
Country Pakistan
Type Pakistan Army Depot
Role Prime Breeding grounds for finest quality horses for Pakistan Army
Size Area of more than 10,000 acres
Website Pakistan Army

Army Remount Depot Mona is a depot of the Pakistan Army situated in Mandi Bahauddin, Punjab, Pakistan. It was established in 1902 and is home to breeding grounds for horses, mules and donkeys. It was originally designed to supply mountain artillery mules and general service mules. Mona is a full member of the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO). It is the largest functional remount installation in the world and is spread over 10,000 acres.

History[edit]

Mona started breeding horses in 1902. Donkey breeding studs were established in 1906.

A museum at the Army Remount Depot Mona displays the carriages used by Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Queen Elizabeth II as well as those used in the early 19th century.

Equitation School[edit]

The Army Equitation School trains officers and junior-ranked personnel of the Pakistani Army and the countries of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bangladesh, Jordan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Nepal in equestrian sports such as polo, show jumping and riding.

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External links[edit]

Official websites

Unofficial Website


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