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The virtue of keeping a horse

Question

Please verify the translation of the following Hadith and provide its reference.

“…He to whom the horse will be a source of reward is the one who keeps it in Allah’s Cause, and ties it by a long rope in a pasture (or a garden). He will get a reward equal to what it’s long rope allows it to eat in the pasture or the garden, and if that horse breaks it’s rope and crosses one or two hills, then all its foot-steps and its dung will be counted as good deeds for its owner; and if it passes by a river and drinks from it, then that will also be regarded as a good deed for its owner even if he has had no intention of watering it then…”

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Another version of the Hadith, ‘Every child is born on fitrah’

Question

Can you please confirm the reference for this version of the Hadith ‘Every child is born on fitrah’

Nabi (sallallahu ‘alayhi wa sallam) said:

“Every child is born on ‘fitrah’ (the natural inclination to Islam), however the child’s parents make him a Jew or Christian. It is as an animal delivers a perfect baby animal. Do you find it mutilated?”

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