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Remount Depot Mona (Urdu: ریمونٹ ڈیپوٹ مونا)
Remount Depot Monacoordinates are 32° 24' 0" North, 73° 6' 0"
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. Remount Depot Mona was established in 1902 and is sprawled over a vast area of more than 10,000 acres along with the 660 acres forest. Mona Depot today stands out as the prime breeding grounds for fine quality horses, mules and donkeys. It was originally designed as a stable backbone for the regular supply of Mules – Mountain Artillery Mules (MA) and General Services Mule (GS).

History[edit]

Mona started horse breeding in 1902 and now holds the distinction of producing world class thorough-breed, Arabian, Suffolk Punch Noriker horse, also called Pinzgauer, Cleveland Bay, and Hanoverian horse. The Donkeys breeding studs in Mona were established in 1906, providing high quality stallions for mule breeding. The carts in Mona are reminiscent of a glorious past of the horse in this part of world. There are a lot of historic things in Mona Depot like the buggies used by Baba-e-Qaum Muhammad Ali Jinnah and the Queen Elizabeth 2 still there in display for visitors and also a museum where you can find early 19th century’s used buggies.

Mona was enlisted as full member of the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO) within a year of its application to the prestigious world body, entrusted to “maintain throughout the world the purity of the blood of the horses of Arabian breed. It is recalled that Remount Depot Mona is the only institution and organization of Pakistan, which has the ability to breed and train horses of the international standards and quality

Coordinates[edit]

This place is situated in Mandi Bahauddin Punjab Pakistan, its geographical coordinates are 32° 24' 0" North, 73° 6' 0".[1] the nearest cities to Mona are Sargodha Around 90 km, Bhalwal 50 km, Mandi Bahauddin Near about 75 km, Phalia 60 km, malakwal 40 km, near about 24KM from M-2 (Motorway from Lahore to Islamabad)

A small town named Sardar Pur is located near to the Railway Station of "Mona" The village name is in the memory of "Haji Sardar Khan Kadhar" who is among the pioneers to lay the foundation of this village. Haji Sardar Khan Kadhar's grave is located in the central Jammia Mosque of the village. The Kadhar Family is in fact very known family of the locality and contributed a lot in the developmental works of the locality. They provided land to the jamia mosque free of cost, were the pioneer in provision of telephone facility in the locality in the year 1994.

Equitation School[edit]

The Army Equitation School at Mona has been training officers and junior ranked personnel not only from Pakistan but also from friendly countries like Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bangladesh, Jordan, Malaysia, Sri Lanka and Nepal in different equestrian sports like Polo, Show Jumping and Riding. As mother nature guides Mona’s life it also enables the inhabitants to live at peace with each other as well. Communal Harmony is at its best here. While the predominant Muslim population enjoy quality life at Mona with their Christian and Hindu comrades.

Ribat-ul-Khail[edit]

The Documentary Ribat-ul-Khail a brief audio visual description of Remount Depot, Mona from Pakistan Army has won the first prize in the International Film Festival “Eserciti-e-popoli” (Armies & People) held in Bracciano, Rome (Italy). Armed Forces Representatives from 38 countries participated in the contest where 150 documentaries were screened in different categories. Maintaining the tradition, Pakistan Army’s documentary “Ribat-ul-Khail” on Remount Depot Mona, in the category of “Institutional Promotion”, has won the first prize. Another special prize was awarded to Pakistan Armed Forces for best participation during the year 2008. The documentary covers the breeding, training and maintenance of all kinds of horses and mules. A beautiful botanical garden adorns Mona to commemorate this singular honor.

External links[edit]

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