Page 15

Across the island lies Umm Jidr Stud. Flocks of sheep and goats graze under the acacia trees, and berseem clover and vegetable gardens flourish in the shade of the date palms. Here at this rustic, traditional farm, Sheikh Sultan greeted us, surrounded by his 100 stallions. “I grew up here,” he said. “I came with my father every day to look at the horses.”

Right and inset: The stallion Shuwaimaan Mishwaar M401.

13 ▪ BAHRAIN ▪ WORLD

Profile for Arabian Horse World

Bahrain — Host of the 2017 WAHO Conference  

In February 2017, this lovely island nation will welcome guests to the World Arabian Horse Organization conference, by Denise Hearst. Photos...

Bahrain — Host of the 2017 WAHO Conference  

In February 2017, this lovely island nation will welcome guests to the World Arabian Horse Organization conference, by Denise Hearst. Photos...