is a light riding horse which originated in the Maghreb region of northern
Africa. There are several varieties including Algerian, Moroccan
and Tunisian. This is the foundation breed of the West African Barb
and the Spanish Barb which was developed
in the United States.
Mason, I.L. 1996. A World Dictionary of Livestock Breeds, Types
and Varieties. Fourth Edition. C.A.B International. 273 pp.
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