"The Marwari is the horse of the Rajputs, the first Indo-Aryans. Not
only does this caste have historic origins, it also boasts a legendary
genealogy according to which the Rajput kings were born of the sun and
their horses made of sunbeams. Prince Siddharta, the future Buddha, left
his palace on a shimmering white steed. All this symbolism has made the
Rajput riders and their Marwaris famous worldwide.
In the centre of the scarf stands a beautiful
steed. Elegant with graceful, thin legs, the horse's most salient
feature is his ears, the tips of which are turned towards one another in
the shape of a crown. The other horses all look at him, waiting for
their turn to execute a dressage. They are all sumptuously adorned in
jewels and brocades, as precious as those of their riders. This parity
signifies the intense relationship between master and animal. Marwaris
still take centre stage in parades, bearing finely worked saddles and
headpieces, and breastplates adorned with gold necklaces and precious
Kan man annat än älska La Danse du Cheval Marwari?