Chapter One, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter One, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter OneDazshtan, Shahwan’s LegacyI remember that morning, five years ago, in the stalls at the Vet clinic in Tumalo, Oregon, with our mare, RA Inshallah, and her newborn foal, Dazshtan. Our family was brought together for a meeting. My dad and Mike Chapman...
Chapter Two, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Two, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Educating Dazshtan Chapter Two   Mike Chapman was a person my family had come to respect, an eventual mentor to my dad and me. My dad had recently moved to Central Oregon from California after the death of his father to cancer. “Babe” was a mare my dad rescued...
Chapter Three, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Three, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Al Ahman Stud, Cairo Egypt. Chapter Three The weather in the high desert of Central Oregon was cold and snowy in February. My schoolwork along with my chores at the Vet clinic didn’t stop me from working with that little colt, Dazshtan. It was convenient living over...
Chapter Four, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Four, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Four Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy The Homecoming. My sweet family. Inny, Dazshtan and Bint Shahwan   West of Bend Oregon, there appeared out my window of the shuttle flight from Portland, the majestic Three Sisters Volcanoes and the High Lakes where our...
Chapter Six, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Six, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Six Important lessons learned. Ophthalmology, which my mother’s practice is based, captured Rashad’s interest right away. He expressed to my mom a desire to learn more about the eye of the horse. “Sitt (Arabic fo Lady)Peters, Many generations ago, my...
Chapter Five, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Five, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy

Chapter Five, Dazshtan, Shahwan’s Legacy Walter and Rashad arrive in Central Oregon   It was Spring break, my senior year of High School, and the only time I had uninterrupted time from the schooling of my charges, Dazshtan and Bint Shahwan. Bint was a...

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