King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian
Publish date: 1990-11-01
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
A children's book from the 40s.Tells the tale of the arrival of the first Arabian horse into the UK and the founding of the breed of horses that race to this day.While I am prepared to accept that it may have elements of truth, it far too neatly falls into the realms of fairy tale story for me to ac...
This is the story of the founding father of racehorses, Sham, “King of the Wind,” and his friend, the stable boy, Agba. The story begins in Morocco where the sultan sends Sham and Agba off to France as a gift for the king. But the French laugh at the little horse and Sham is sent off to a series of ...
My first exposure to Middle Eastern culture, when I was 9 or 10.