Horses on a Minaret
During my recent trip to Sevilla (Spain) for my participation and attendance of the World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies,Read more.
World Congress of Middle Eastern Studies 2018
Tuesday July 17th, Hylke will be presenting her forthcoming paper about the ‘Arabian Improvement Theory’ at the World Congress forRead more.
Book launch: a step towards Animal Welfare Education in Egypt
As some of you may know I used to have a Dutch blog about my life with horses in Egypt.Read more.
Ancient Arabians? A closer look at ancient Egyptian horses
Written in collaboration with LonnekeDelpeut, BA Egyptology, specialising in Ancient Egyptian Horse imagery “The pharaohs were able to extend theRead more.
Syria : Home of Horses
After having seen the images of the horses brought to Damascus for the celebration of Independence Day, I started thinkingRead more.
An Arab Stallion’s reputation
Marwan Abusoud is a Palestinian breeder based in Texas, born with a great passion for the Arab horse. He tellsRead more.
Necklaces and the evil eye
Decorating one’s horse is something of all cultures. We all do it. But one particular thing caught my eye whenRead more.
Book Review: Noble Brutes
Noble Brutes: How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture, Landry, Donna. The John Hopkins University Press, 2008. In light of aRead more.
A true Desert Bred horse
When we speak of a desert horse most people will immediately assume the conversation is about Oriental horses, or justRead more.
The Bloody Shouldered Pegasus
Of the many legends told about the Arabian horse, that of the Bloody Shoulder is one of the most popular.Read more.