Bedouin and horse in Oman

Equestrian traditions - Arabic countries

  • Chris Leservoisier horse riding, team Equus Journeys

    The Arabian horse

    The Arabian horse is one of the oldest human-developed breeds in the world and was domesticated c. 5,000 years ago by the Bedouin's of the Arabian peninsula. The desert environment pushed...

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  • Two horses at Ranch les Gazelles

    The Barb horse

    There is controversy over the origins of the Barb and whether he shares a common ancestor with the Arabian horse or whether the Arabian was an ancestor of the Barb. It is believed...

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