Arabian horses in northwest Syria at risk of being forgotten. Lineage in the process of being broken. Many horses died due to the war but there are horses who work with people with mental health problems resulting from this invasive war (Russia too is an aggressor in Syria). Source: AL-MONITOR

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Arabian horses in northwest Syria at risk of being forgotten

Arabian horses are among the oldest bred horses in the world, tracing their history back 4,500 years to the Bedouins of the Arabian desert and in artwork from ancient Egypt. But this lineage is now endangered as horse owners in northwest Syria are unable to register their animals and acquire the certificates that confirm their ancestry. Mohammed Hardan and Joe Snell report.

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