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The Egyptian Arabian Story

The Straight Egyptian Arabian horse is a creature which knows no equal - a presence which will never be forgotten - a dream horse come to life. Once encountered, the Egyptian Arabian awakens a childhood fantasy... a storybook ending...

The Straight Egyptian Arabian: Get Involved
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Neck arched, Nostrils flaring...

Neck arched, Nostrils flaring...

...racing across the sands of time, he takes the imagination captive. With breathtaking beauty, intelligence, and stamina appears the ancient, the father of all breeds: The Arabian Horse – born of the desert wind...

Courageous, Loyal and True...

on the merciless terrain of the Arabian Desert, he was bred for strength, bred to last. Loyal in battle, he was a prized warhorse. Blessed with affection of women and children in the black tents of Bedouin families, he was ever kind and loving.

King-maker of the East, the Arabian horse altered human history and reshaped the face of the world. Harnessing horse to chariot, the Pharaohs of the Nile Valley dazzled a world far beyond their own borders...

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Majestic and Noble...

on seal rings and stone pillars; in tombs and temples… from Egyptian hieroglyphics to sacred scriptures… history bears witness to his majesty and strength. Thou shallst fly without wings and conquer without swords, quotes the noble Qur’an. The Egyptian Arabian horse is a legendary animal, in all its beauty - so lovely and wonderful that he fascinates young and old alike...

Timeless and Enduring...

in the early 19th century, the ruling families of Egypt gathered the finest horses from the deserts of Arabia and brought them to the land of the Pyramids. This extraordinary collection, unrivaled since the time of King Solomon, became the foundation for the modern-day Egyptian Arabian...

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from East to West...

between 1895 and the mid-1980’s, some of the finest Arabians to be found along the Nile were exported to the United States. Those individuals and their desert ancestors form the nucleus of the Egyptian Arabian bloodlines in present-day North America. Today, horses from these rare and treasured bloodlines are carefully preserved to retain their unique qualities and a classic refinement valued worldwide.

What Is a Straight Egyptian?

To qualify as a Straight Egyptian, as defined by The Pyramid Society Foundation, a horse must be:

A Straight Egyptian Arabian horse is a horse that is registered or eligible for registration by a registry approved by the World Arabian Horse Organization (WAHO) and traces in every line of its pedigree to horses listed in The Pyramid Society Studbook for Straight Egyptian Arabian Horses Worldwide, ©2016, The Pyramid Society, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. 


To be recognized as Egyptian-Sired, as defined by The Pyramid Society Foundation, a horse must be a purebred Arabian who is produced by breeding a Straight Egyptian stallion to a purebred mare who is not Straight Egyptian.

The Straight Egyptian Arabian: Video
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