I have read this a number of times in different books. Usually written my englishmen who were in the cavalry in one of the arab countries. They are old books written in the mid 1800's
Books on what it was like back then when horses were used as war horses.
I just found this interesting. While way overboard for us maybe back then when your life depended on your horse.
Like the king who said "" My kingdom for horse""
Anyway copied from one of those books, don't know for sure which but I believe it was Horses of the Sahara, I beleive