The Marwari horse today
is descended from the splendid war horses that served
the ruling families and warriors of feudal India, throughout
and from the beginning of that country's history. Their
status was unparalleled, as they were declared divine
and superior to all men, including those of Royal blood.
Accordingly, only the Rajput families and the Kshatriyas
- warrior caste were permitted to mount these exalted
Today the breed is once again
achieving eminence after over a century of twilight status
due to the Imperial presence of the British and further, the
new Indian democracy.
The Marwari horse, as the most
potent symbol of the warrior Kings somehow survived wholesale
slaughter, castration and fearful ignorance during the troubled
times preceding Independence and for several decades later.
It is thanks to the surviving Rajput families and horse lovers
from all communities that the resilient and beautiful Marwari
has emerged from the shadows onto a bright and hopeful future
and out of the threat of extinction.
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We are honoured
to present some of the best horses in the country. Our primary
breeding stable is based at Dundlod Fort, Shekhawati, Rajasthan
, with a sister base on the Island of Chappaquiddick, MASS,
USA. Together they form the largest nucleus of this breed,
and we are the first breeders of the Marwari horse to have
exported them successfully out of their country of origin.
Currently we have six horses
in the USA with several more due later in the coming years.
We anticipate exporting a maximum of 10 a year for the foreseeable