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Pride, Passion and Palestinian Horses

Political differences are put to one side as a love for Arabian horses unites Israelis and Palestinians

In the West Bank hundreds of families share a passion for breeding horses. Amid the narrow streets and cramped apartment buildings small stables can be found with owners grooming beautiful Arabian colts and fillies. These new breeders are now making their mark at Israeli horse shows where competition to produce the best in breed is intense. As Palestinian and Israeli owners mingle on the show ground, political differences are put to one side as they share a passion for the Arabian horse.

For Assignment, Linda Pressly follows one Palestinian owner and his colt as they navigate their way through Israeli checkpoints to the next big event in the Israeli Kibbutz of Alonim. Winning best in show is the plan but will they even get there?

Estelle Doyle producing

(Photo: Palestinian woman with her winning horse)

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27 minutes

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Sun 3 Dec 2017 05:32GMT

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  • Thu 30 Nov 2017 13:32GMT
  • Thu 30 Nov 2017 20:06GMT
  • Thu 30 Nov 2017 21:06GMT
  • Fri 1 Dec 2017 02:32GMT
  • Sun 3 Dec 2017 05:32GMT

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