Kuwait presented a new website devoted to their national Arabian horse breeding. The website is preceded by an intro describing the dramatic history of the Kuwaiti state herd. The first bloom for that breeding came in the 20s of the last century. However after a period of systematic growth, the Iraqi invasion laid an end to this breeding (1990) – the horses were robbed or destroyed. Only three stallions survived, including the greys: Ibrahim and Gharoon 1975 (Kaisoon – Ghroub/Galal), who lived until 2005. A huge effort was put into the restoration of the herd, by importing horses from Germany and USA among others. In 1996 the first Kuwaiti stud book was published. The last year, as we read on the website, opened a new era in the history of the Kuwaiti state herd, called now Bait Al Arab (Home of the Arab). The Stud specializes in breeding Straight Egyptian horses.
The Bait Al Arab websites impresses with much thoroughness and a rich content, which includes even the Kuwaiti stud books (4 volumes). A clear layout and beautiful photography make navigating through the website a real pleasure.