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.
Recently we had the opportunity to witness history in the making. We watched as a beautiful, delicate, bay filly was born...
One hundred pairs representing seventeen countries gathered at the start line of the long-awaited CH-W-J-YR**** World Championship in Babolna. The individual title goes to a rider from the Arab Emirates. The team golden medal goes to France. Italy sixth.
The eighth annual Arabian Horse Association Sport horse National Show was held September 22-25 th in Nampa Idaho. KB Omega Fahim+++// and daughter KB Jull Fahim+// swept the open FEI division of dressage. This is the first time in U.S. Arabian dressage history that a father and daughter have dominated this event. Fourteen year old KB Omega Fahim+++//
Emily Phillips, a Region 1 Youth rider, was selected as one of the riders in the new USEF Dressage Youth/Pony Pilot Program which was spearheaded by Lendon Gray. Emily has had an exceptional year in Dressage, including two Championships in Region 1, High Point Champion at Scottsdale 2009, and two Top Tens at her first Youth Nationals.