The Arabian Horse

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The Arabian Horse

The Arabian Horse. History, Mystery and Magic.

The almost spiritual relationship between the Arab and his horse and the longstanding fascination the world over for this purest-bred of all animals lie at the core of this sumptuously illustrated work. Tracing the history of the Arabian (or Arab) horse from before the time of King Solomon to the present day. The text by Peter Upton explains the true origins of the breed and its role in Arab history. At the heart of the book are beautiful photographs of the horses themselves, arranged by geographical area. With its unrivalled range of illustrations, a comprehensive list of Arab horse organizations, registries and societies, a glossary of Arabic terms and a useful bibliography, here is the definitive book, in words and pictures, of the noblest breed in all the equine world.

Published 2005, 256 pages. Introduction by H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin-Sultan al-Nahyan, Edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, with photographs by Rik van Lent, Text and captions by Peter Upton and Hossein Amirsadeghi.

ISBN 0-500-28562-4

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The Arabian Horse

The Arabian Horse. History, Mystery and Magic.

The almost spiritual relationship between the Arab and his horse and the longstanding fascination the world over for this purest-bred of all animals lie at the core of this sumptuously illustrated work. Tracing the history of the Arabian (or Arab) horse from before the time of King Solomon to the present day. The text by Peter Upton explains the true origins of the breed and its role in Arab history. At the heart of the book are beautiful photographs of the horses themselves, arranged by geographical area. With its unrivalled range of illustrations, a comprehensive list of Arab horse organizations, registries and societies, a glossary of Arabic terms and a useful bibliography, here is the definitive book, in words and pictures, of the noblest breed in all the equine world.

Published 2005, 256 pages. Introduction by H.H. Sheikh Zayed bin-Sultan al-Nahyan, Edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, with photographs by Rik van Lent, Text and captions by Peter Upton and Hossein Amirsadeghi.

ISBN 0-500-28562-4