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|I am standing upon
the open plain.
The horse at my side takes a whiff
of the morning breeze
and starts for the blue horizon.
He is beauty and strength
and I stand and watch him
until at length
he hangs like a speck
of white cloud
just where the land and sky come
down to mingle with each other.
Then someone at my side says:
"There! He's gone."
Gone from my sight - that is all.
He is just as large
Answer: The Egyptian Prince in 1977 in Enumclaw, Washington, being trained by Harlan Blumenthall. Find his pedigree.
Says Harlan in 1998:
Talk about some memories! Seeing those photos reminded me of "Granpa", that was my nickname for him, and the many good times he and I had. He still remains one of he easiest horses to start under saddle, even at 9 years old! When it came to training him, he did one hell of a job on me. He taught me a lot.
Yep, I'm still doing a bit of training and showing. I've done work with some other "straights" through the years; Abu Ali, Ahadd... I still prefer the Egyptians over the others! A very prominent trainer/judge once told me he hated Egyptians. He couldn't get them to do anything he wanted. Then he realized that I worked with mostly Egyptians. He asked, "You never seem to have those kinds of problems. How come?". My come back was, "You just got to be smarter than an Egyptian!" As I recall, he called me some name relating to "questionable heritage". I guess he had a rather limited sense of humor!
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