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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Horse Racing in State of Bahrain



Horses have always been part of Bahraini culture. A unique collection of pure-bred Arabian horses has been preserved on the island for over 200 years by the rulers of Bahrain, the Al Khalifa family, and the most recently by His Majesty the King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. Who relocated the stud to its present site at Rowtha’t Alghar to ensure the protection and the integrity of their breeding program. The stud presently consists of 312 registered horses, 20 of which are stud stallions, which are registered under the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO).

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