Additional Reading

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A Horse of Legend and Lore:

The original Desert Arabian horse was developed by the Bedouin, who followed strict breeding practices. This short article explains the history and distribution of the original desert horse. [More…]

The Desert Arabian in its Homeland Today:

Edouard Al-Dahdah surveys the status of the Desert Arabian horse in its area of origin and calls for a united effort to conserve the remaining horses through cooperative effort. [More…]

Statistics about the Desert Arabian in North America:

From the identification of the few remaining Desert Arabians in the 1950s, the census grew significantly until the late 1980s. Since 1988, the population has declined significantly. While today’s numbers are worrisome, of even greater concern is the loss of genetic diversity. Details and statistics here, by Bruce Johnson. [More…]