REF­ER­ENCES FOR FUR­THER READ­ING

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The most thor­oughly re­searched and bal­anced his­tory of the Ara­bian horse in Amer­ica is Gla­dys Brown Ed­wards’ The Ara­bian: War Horse to Show Horse (pub­lished by the Ara­bian Horse Trust, 3rd re­vised edi­tion 1980). Another use­ful ac­count is Peter Up­ton’s clas­sic The Arab Horse (Me­d­ina Pub­lish­ing). HRH Princess Alia Al Hus­sein gives au­thor­i­ta­tive in­for­ma­tion in Royal Her­itage: The Story of Jor­dan’s Arab Horses (Me­d­ina Pub­lish­ing), while Iraqi Ara­bi­ans are traced by Muham­mad Al-Nu­jaifi, PhD, in The Pure­bred Ara­bian Horses of Iraq: Myths and Re­al­i­ties. Learn about the asil Ara­bian as an in­te­gral part of Be­douin life in The World of the Ta­hawy Be­douin and Their Pure­bred Ara­bian Horses, by Bernd and Kirsten Radtke (Me­d­ina Pub­lish­ing). Witez II’s story is told in Linell Smith’s And Miles to Go: The Biog­ra­phy of a Great Ara­bian Horse, Witez II (pub­lished by the Ara­bian Horse Trust, 1986), with ac­cu­rate his­tor­i­cal back­ground given in Daphne Good­ell’s The Flight of the East Prus­sian Horses (New­ton-Ab­bot, London).

The of­fi­cial Ara­bian Horse As­so­ci­a­tion web­site is www.ara­bi­an­horses.org. Help­ful web­sites with good his­tor­i­cal in­for­ma­tion and photograph­s in­clude The Al Khamsa So­ci­ety (www.alkhamsa.org), the CMK Her­itage Note­book spon­sored by Arieana Ara­bi­ans (www.arieana. com/note­book), Ara­bian foun­da­tion horses pic­ture­book and pedi­gree links spon­sored by Arabs Iowa (www.arab­siowa.com/afh-in­dex.html), and the World Ara­bian Horse Or­ga­ni­za­tion (WAHO) (www.waho.org).

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