Warriors of the Wind: The Ancient Art of Arabian Horsemanship Rides Again

 

Arabian Horse Painting

Published Originally in February 2008 (Arabian Horse Times)

“They are the daughters of the wind,” says Said Huneidi as he relates the Bedouin creation myth of the Arabian horse. He removes his glasses and leans forward to emphasize a point, “The legend is that a fierce wind came from the south storming across the land and from this heat and swirling sand, the Arabian horse was born.” He pauses for a moment, “Because of this birth they are able to run faster than the wind itself.”