By Edouard Aldahdah
Posted on September 1st, 2014 in Bahrain
Solomon picture taken in 2010 by Jenny Krieg. I love how much we know about his sire line, which dives deep into Arabian and Bahraini history. He is 28 years old this year.
He is Mlolshaan (M118 in the Bahrain Studbook), born in 1986, bred by Sheykh Mohammed Bin Salman, brother of ruling Sheykh Isa Bin Salman (ruled 1961-1999), and uncle of current King Hamad (ruling 1999-present), out of Mlolesh Asila M105.
His sire is Rabdan Al Wasmy (M19), born in 1979 (out of a Rabda M16 — M indicating a mare/horse at the stud of Sh. Mohammed), photo below
His sire is Managhy Al Ahmar, born in 1971, died in 1989 (M20)
His sire is Dahman II of Jesra (one of the Amiri Studs), born 1962, died accidentally in 1977 photo below from Royal Bahraini Stud website
His sire is Jellabi Al Wasmiya (another Stud), born 1943, died 1973, favorite stallion of ruling Sheykh Isa Bin Salman, a.k.a Old Jellabi I, photo below
His sire is Dahman I, born 1938, died in 1970, photo below
His sire is Mlolshaan Al Marshoosh (speckled), born 1930, died 1968, perhaps the longest living known Arabian horse
His sire is sire is Jellabi Al Marshoosh Al Awwal (the first speckled Jellabi), born 1914, a present of ruling Sheykh Hamad Bin Isa to the royal family of Saudi Arabia in 1937
His sire is Shawafan, favorite stallion of ruling Sheykh Isa Bin Ali (ruled 1869-1925), early XXth century.