The Hadeeth: “Teach your sons swimming, archery, and horsemanship”

Question 26: Is this a Hadeeth or just a saying of one of the Sahaabah (Companions of the Prophet): “Teach your sons swimming, archery, and horsemanship”?

Answer: We have not found this Hadeeth in this wording, but some parts of it have corroborating reports showing that there is some basis to it, as mentioned in “Kashf Al-Khafaa'” by Al-‘Ajloonee and “Al-Jaami‘ Al-Sagheer” by Al-Suyyootee… read more here.