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Arabian Horse Article

Arabian Horse Article                    Arabian Horse Article
Arabians have been described as people-oriented, sensitive, intelligent, affectionate, gentle, loyal and courageous, all traits that have traveled with them from the desert, across Europe and Africa to America.

This was the horse that became Bedouin legend and these traits still set this horse apart. The Bedouin depended on his warhorse to literally 'watch his back'. The Arabians' larger lungs and heart enable them to have more endurance than other breeds of horses. They also have a larger brain, which may account for their versatility and certainly for the way they respond to humans.

They are the oldest domestic breed of horse and have unique characteristics that set them apart. A dished head, a sprung barrel, a high tail carriage, a friendly disposition and a tendency to bond with humans are some things that you will notice first about the Arabian. This breed also has assets that aren't., readily apparent such as eyes set far apart and to the side of the head which gives them excellent peripheral vision.

The Arabians' increased ability to see to the side and behind helps them to react quickly and surely saved many Bedouin lives when the Arabian was a desert warhorse. The Bedouin depended on his warhorse to literally 'watch his back'.

The Arabians' larger lungs and heart enable them to have more endurance than other breeds of horses. They also have a larger brain, which may account for their versatility and certainly for the way they respond to humans.

Arabians have been described as people-oriented, sensitive, intelligent, affectionate, gentle, loyal and courageous, all traits that have traveled with them from the desert, across Europe and Africa to America. This was the horse that became Bedouin legend and these traits still set this horse apart.


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