Emir Abd-El-Kadr's The Horse Of The Sahra

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"He how makes sacrifices and prepares a horse for the Holy War will be treated, in the other world, as if he had been a martyr." Emir Abd-el-Kadr said in his book The Horse of the Sahra.
A lot of Domestic animals have been treated well by human beings all over centuries. Humans tamed and kept them for many purposes, some of them were kept as working animals, like oxen, some where food source, such as sheep and cows, and some were kept just pets like cats and dogs. A great example of the domestic animals are horses, because they are the only creatures know how to incorporate with people. Human beings have been using these animals for many purposes. They have been used in racing in the Arab world, and it used 5000 years ago in warfare,
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Arabian Horse Origins
It is still a mystery what is the accurate origins of the Arabian Horse. Since 3500 years ago it appears in the art of Egypt, but the one who generated and purified the pure horse breed was the Arabs who lived in desert, known as Bedouin.( )
There are two arguments or historians suggestions, one of them is that the Arabian forebear Horse have been a wild horse in southern Turkey, northern Syria and some piedmont regions in addition to the east. The other suggestion says that this horse originated in some parts of the southwestern of Arabia, by giving their evidence that because of the three riverbeds that provides natural life, the Arabian horses appears there. "About 3500 years ago, the hot-blooded horse assumed the role of kingmaker in the East, including the Valley of the Nile and beyond, changing human history and the face of the world." ( )
After the 16th century B.C the Arabian Horse appears on Egyptian seal rings, pillars and on the hieroglyphics monuments and some writings state the strength and bravery of the Arabian Horse, others tell about Arabian Horse creation, such as what king Solomon says 900 years ago about the beautiful horses of Pharaoh's Chariots:"thou shallst fly without wings and conquer without sword." Whilst Xenophon, the Greek horseman says in 490 B.C :"A noble animal which exhibits itself in all its beauty is something so lovely and wonderful that it fascinates young and old
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Many Arabians also have a slight forehead bulge between their eyes. Called the "Jibbah" by the Bedouin, that adds additional sinus capacity, believed to have helped the Arabian horse in its native dry desert climate. Another breed characteristic is an arched neck with a large, well-set windpipe set on a refined, clean throat latch. This structure of the poll and throat latch was called the mitbah or mitbeh by the Bedouins, and in the best Arabians is long, allowing flexibility in the bridle and room for the windpipe."(the nobility of the
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