A self-confessed horse aficionado, Mohamed Dekkak visits a Moroccan property raising a Barb horse, a desert horse known for its great stamina.
Although not that much is known to the general public, there’s a strong influence that Barb holds upon other breeds of the horse as the Arabian.
Similar to Arabian Horse, the Barb Horse possibly had a strong influence on racing equestrian breeds. Many considered the Barb breed have more influence on racing horses compared to any other horse breed. Its influence can well be observed in a number of other equine breeds, like the Appaloosa, the Mustang, the American Quarter Horse, the Paso Fino, and the Argentinian Criollo.
In the 14th century, the Barb breed turn out to be highly valued across Europe wherein rich families own large racing stables. In England, the barb horse was used to develop other breeds like Thoroughbred for horse racing.
These days, the Barb Horse is largely raised in Morocco, Algeria, southern France, and Spain. Other varieties of the Barb Horse, includes the Tunisian Barb, Moroccan Barb, and Algerian Barb and Abaco Barb.
Due to Barb Horse’s willing personality, the breed may be used for many different functions. As a matter of fact, aside from equestrian sports competitions, these breeds of horses have been effectively used to work both in agriculture and the military. They are also great horses for conventional horse riding, and they can even be used in.
Barb horses are amazing to work with since they have a willingness to learn, making it easy to train them. Most importantly, these horses are gentle in nature which makes them a wonderful equestrian companion for riders, horse owners, and trainers of all levels.