Monday Minstrel: The Arabian Horse in the Koran

 

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Arab Stallion –Edwin Landseer –1824

 

 

 When God created the horse he said to the magnificent creature: I have made thee as no other. All the treasures of the earth lie between thy eyes. Thou shalt carry my friends upon thy back. Thy saddle shall be the seat of prayers to me. And thou shalt fly without wings, and conquer without any sword.  —-The Koran

11 Comments Add yours

  1. That’s just beautiful
    I have never owned an Arab, but they are so beautiful
    Mel x

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    1. anne leueen says:

      It is a beautiful quote isn’t it. I have never had an Arab either but my cousins in England bred Arabs, all Grey’s, and they were beautiful.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you and Happy Canadian Thanksgiving ( even though you are not celebrating Thanksgiving yet in the US!)

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      1. dray0308 says:

        Happy Thanksgiving!!

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  2. N says:

    That’s a beauty in the picture! I guess horses do fly without wings and conqure without sword. lovely post. 🙂

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you. They still fly without wings and conquer our hearts without sword.

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      1. N says:

        They do. 🙂

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  3. Miss A says:

    Living in the Middle east I see daily how important the Arab horse has been to the community and the culture. Endurance is very big here and the horses are in general treated very well.

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    1. anne leueen says:

      Thank you so much for this comment. Tha Arab is a beautiful horse and excels in the Endurance.

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