O A - Saudi Arabia; Weil*2; Color: Grey; Height: 15.2 Hands; Strain: Saqlawi Jidran Also known as BAIRAKTAR Al Khamsa: A Foundation Horse; Ancestral Elements Europa, 100.0%
Bred by Bedouins in Saudi Arabia 1817 imported to Weil Stud - Germany by Baron Fechtig as agent for the King of Wutemberg 1817 to 1838 he was the main sire at Weil He was the sire of 44 purebred Arabian foals: 7 stallions and 37 mares 1839 he was destroyed due to old age.
His skeleton can be seen at the Institute for Animal Breeding in Stuttgart-Hohenheim - Germany BAIRACTAR founded the longest continuous sire line in the Arabian breed He had refinement, elegance and incomparable harmony He remains for the world, the shining horse of the south wind created by the grace of Allah.
9-1997 AHW Magazine: Cover and information by Gladys Brown Edwards
3-2005 AHW: Heritage Horse BAIRACTAR
1969 Book - The Raswan Index: #1141
1980 Book - Foundation Horses of Arabian Breeding by Carl-Heinz Domken
1991 Book - The Arabian Horse Families of Poland 1790-1987 by Britta Fahlgren