Rania El Arba, Mukhalladiyah mare from France

By Edouard Aldahdah

Posted on August 16th, 2012 in France

A while ago, Adrien Deblaise sent me this photo a Jahir daughter, following an online discussion on Jahir himself. Rania El Arba (Jahir x Rial El Arba by Shawani out of Fatija by Fawzan out of M’Rabbia by Saadi out of Hammada) has an interesting pedigree: Hammada was a gift from Admiral Cordonnier’s Tunisian stud of Sidi Bou Hadid to Robert Mauvy  in France, but is not from Tunisian lines herself. Rather she traces to the old French line of Merjane, a Mukhalladiyah imported from the Naqab/Negev desert to France in the XIXth century. Saadi was Mauvy’s stallion of Algerian lines, and Shawani is one of his Mauvy-bred sons. Fawzan (Tuhotmos x Fairouz) was bred by Egypt’s EAO and a gift from President Sadat to President Pompidou of France.


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