"A non profit making organisation working towards International recognition of, and dedicated to the improvement
and preservation of, the Marwari and Kathiawari
horses of India."
" ...bred to 'lift the heart in battle'
and please the eye"
There are five breeds of horses identified by the Indian Government as being indigenous to India: Marwari, Kathiawari,
Manipuri, Spiti, and Zanskari
These breeds are currently on the
restricted list for export.
Therefore, there are no Indian breed horses in the UK at present.
Our Mother society is:
We are the UK Chapter of the Indigenous Horse Society of India. After many trips to India to see these horses in their native surroundings, at the request of the IHSI, a group of like minded individuals formed the Friends, with the aim of helping these special breeds to flourish in the future.
Please take our survey so we can identify requirements from foreigners wishing to purchase - should India ever lift the export restrictions.
Riding In Rajasthan ~ A Gallop Through History ~ Marwari Horses Of India.
We are available for Talks & Slideshows for your group or club; we have a variety of subjects we can cover. Just contact us to discuss further.
Marwari now gaining world wide publicity and attention!
Wonderful article on the Marwari Breed just published in National Geographic (Russia) with grateful thanks to Katya Druz Photography ~ see the facebook link for pictures from the article.
Friends of Marwari run a horse Bit Donation Scheme with the aim of providing smooth bits so there is an alternative to the cruel 'thorn' bits commonly in use in rural India. We have over 60 collection points throughout the UK, so to take part and help with a collection in your local area then please read on.
Ride With Us In India ~
Next Trip 2019
Anyone want to join us on a trip to Rajasthan in the autumn and be involved in giving out the bits at a horse fair?
We would love to have you along with us..Preparations for the next Bit Delivery Trip are starting to form...
Date: November or December 2019 to include a horse fair, a little mountain train ride, definitely a horse safari on Marwari horses (of course!), leopards, the lake city of Udaipur and so much more! ...
Price circa £2500 + flight and visa.
Please register your interest by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will keep you posted on updated itinerary and prices, with no obligation.