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History: There’s a certain something about an Arabian

Reprinted from the April 1950 issue of Canadian Cattlemen

There’s a certain something about an Arabian
By J. W. Grant MacEwan, Dean of Agriculture, University of Manitoba

‘Interest in horses for certain types of harness work has dwindled. But in spite of mechanization, the horse has a place to fill in this and succeeding generations. There are still some jobs in agriculture that the horse can do best. And as a means to a healthy recreation and a high class cultural interest, a nicely turned horse with a kindly disposition and a soft, warm skin is unchallenged by machines. The Arabian horse is one of those breeds about which Canadians are asking questions.’

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