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  • ASIL ARABIANS VI by the ASIL CLUB

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    Asil Araber/Asil Arabians VI : Arabiens Edle Pferde/
    The Noble Arabian Horses
    by Asil Club  

    Renowned for their spirit, intelligence, and beauty, the Arabian horse is one of the oldest, purest, and most admired of all equine species. Collected together in this insightful volume are numerous historical and contemporary articles on the Asil Arab horse that address a range of topics, including the history and strict practices of Asil breeding programs around the world, as well as the horse relationship with the Bedouin people, their dromedaries, falcons, and saluqis. Illustrated with over 500 Orientalist paintings and contemporary photographs most of them previously unpublished that bring to life the majesty of the horses of the desert.
    The book covers developments in the breeding and conservation of the authentic Arabian horse, created by the Bedouins of the desert. This noble breed characterized by its beauty, its performance and power of heredity is the founder and refiners for nearly all breeds of horses. This volume shows breeding progress and type variations, provides information on the breeding areas as well as reports on some of amazing experiences with the Asil Arabians. A large number of reproductions of previously unpublished paintings and lithographs of famous artists of the Arabian horse enhance this impressive deluxe volume.


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    Hard cover book with dust jacket in new condition, still in cardboard sleeve from publisher. 944 pages, published by Georg Olms Verlag 2007