A show with approximately 600 Arabian Horses belonging to 350 exhibitors competing in halter, cross country, performance, endurance, jump, barrels, team penning and showing an Auction that brought around US$ 1 million dollars, all being aired by a cable TV to all of Brazil.
Monika Savier discussed the topic with WAHO President and renowned breeder of Arabian horses, Dr. Hans Nagel, on selecting sires, methods, flops and successful strategies.
Perhaps the most talked about performance by a halter horse at the 2009 U.S. Nationals was given by Bey Ambition and his handler, Claudinei Machado for owners Shirley and Murray Popplewell of Rae-Dawn Arabians in Saskatoon, Canada and Scottsdale, Arizona.
The much-awaited event was held from February 10th to 12th in the wonderful setting of the Abu Dhabi Equestrian & Racing Club, usual location for this ECAHO "B" show. This year, it was made even more interesting...