The competition at the US Nationals is intense. Everyone has high hopes for a good performance - so sometimes it's nice to get away from the fray and have some quiet time - perhaps some retail therapy will quiet those nerves. This year the commercial exhibits at the US Nationals are an eclectic mix of high-end fashion and accessories for the Arabian horse
The 2012 Dubai International Arabian Horse Championships are being held March 15-17.
Class 1 | 1 Year Fillies First: Nastya OS [Ajman Stud] Second: Ghanadir Al Zobair [Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohammed Ali Althani] Third: Salwa Al Bidayer [Sheikh Mohammed Saoud Sultan Saqar Al Qassimi] Class 2 | 2 Year Fillies First: AJ Sawahi [Ajman Stud] Second: Ghazalt Al Khalediah [HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud] Third: Ul Sid Parma [Ulrichsdal
Class 5 | Mares (7-9 Years) First: Pianissima [Stadnin Koni Janow Podlaski] Second: Magora [HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud] Third: Shownel [Dubai Arabian Horse Stud] Class 6 | Mares (10 Years and Older) First: Eagleridge Passionata [Ajman Stud] Second: Kharelle [HRH Prince Khalid Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud] Third: Deska HJE [Ajman
Class 10 | Stallions (4-6 Years) First: Spartacus TO [Ajman Stud] Second: AJ Darrajj [Ahmed Hamad Musabeh Khalfan Almusafri] Third: Aj Dinar [Faysal Ghazi Al-Urfali] Class 11 | Stallions (7-9 Years) First: Q R Marc [Knocke Arabians Mr. Paul Gheysens] Second: Memphis 27 [Ajman Stud] Third: IM Bayad Cathare [Royal Cavalry of Oman] Class 12 | Stallions (10
The Pacific Coast Breeders Cup Stallion Auction brought in over $29,000 with 31 stallions participating. The highest breedings were Baske Fire($3,000) to Diana MaClaskey or Sherwood, Oregon and Montana Firenze($3,000) to Susan MacDonald of Langley, B.C Canada.
The 2012 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show is off to a great start! The youth classes were full of talented and very serious competitors. It is always fun to watch these youngsters show their horses in all of the various disciplines and classes offered
at the show. From halter to western, hunter, and English pleasure - the Scottsdale show offers every child an opportunity to enjoy the Arabian horse...