Trade in Horses in Mosul in the 19th Century
الملخصIn the 19th century, Mosul became one of the largest exporters of pure Arabian horses to British India. Its horses are characterized by beauty, agility, speed of running, endurance and other characteristics. This has led many people of Mosul, especially nomads, to take serious interest in horse breeding, a group of traders specialized in the sale and purchase of horses from Mosul, its adjoining areas, and other parts of Iraq, and then they export them to India and make huge profits. The research divided into two axes: The first one is concerned with horses breeding places in Mosul and adjacent areas, and horses participation in sports activities, while the second axis fellows up horse trade from Mosul to India.
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