Arabs mad for our Arabians

01 December 2015 - 02:15 By Aron Hyman

Where does a sheik go when he wants a really good Arabian horse? To South Africa, of course. Foreign buyers - mostly from the Middle East - have spent almost R8-million on 58 South African bred horses, and are footing a R29-million bill for their transportation.Buyers include the Dubai royal family, which has purchased 48 horses, the Crown Prince of Bahrain, who has bought three, and US and British interests .

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