Muhammad Ali Pasha was fond of acquiring bred Arabian horses, and was interested in collecting what he could collect from them by purchasing from the countries to which his influence extended, especially the Arabian Peninsula.
He was generously paid in horses; Therefore, his enemies rush before his friends and allies to sell him horses; In the hope of his generosity, and getting closer to him, and they were offering the best of their horses, so he collected many of them, and established the stables for training, generation and production, and he spent on these stables very generously and generously.
The scholar of the Arabian Peninsula, Sheikh Hamad Al-Jasser, quoting “Burkhat”, mentioned that he visited one of the stables of Muhammad Ali Pasha, and he saw a large number of Najdi horses, white in color that resemble milk in color, and among them were 32 stallions of horses, including the Najdiyah, the Syrian and Al-Anziah, and about 450 females. .
In 1932 AD, Muhammad Ali Pasha sent a mission to Asir and its surroundings, headed by Ahmed Pasha. He selected a large number of purebred Arabian horses, and brought them to the stables of Muhammad Ali Pasha, who is considered the laying of the foundation stone for the modern horse kingdom.