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HH Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Khalifa visits the weanling colts.

“I went back the next day and they brought him out for me to ride. I’d never seen a horse that looked like that or one who carried me that way — he was keeping me balanced. Bahraini horses are bred to be ridden. There is nothing like them — it is sensational. You just sit there, with this lovely neck coming up in front of you. “At that time, there were mares in the stud whose grandams had been ridden in battles. These horses have a lot of history on their backs and are very much family treasures,” she says.

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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...