By Janet de Acevedo Macdonald © Have you ever witnessed the equestrian equivalent of a Super Bowl Half Time Show wardrobe malfunction? How many times have you watched, embarrassed, as a female handler bounced into the main ring alongside her exquisitely groomed steed seemingly unaware that all eyes were glued to her? Ladies, what follows is the forbidden
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
The North American Anglo-Arabian Horse Association recognized the most talented Anglo-Arabians competing at Sport Horse National Championships again in 2012. NAAAHA has rewarded the top performers since 2007 by presenting the top five horses and riders with embroidered dress sheets, ribbons and trophies.
Saturday at the Scottsdale show was filed with beautiful performance classesand beautiful Arabian horses. The morning started in the Equidome with youthexhibitors showing their purebred and half-Arabian horses in hunter, English, sidesaddle, saddle seat equitation, western pleasure, native costume, and more. Thetalent, skill, and most importantly, sportsmanship demonstrated by these youngcompetitors spoke well for their parents, trainers and coaches.
Once again the generosity of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Shadwell Stud, provided racegoers with the spectacle of 12 magnificent Arabian horses galloping down the famous Caulfield straight.What a thrill for Arabian enthusiasts to see their breed race on the home track of the famous Caulfield Cup. Many were moved to tears. Heartfelt
Thursday was a big day at the Scottsdale Arabian horse show. Many people were talking about the success of the Scottsdale Signature Stallion Auction and discussing who were the successful bidders and what mares they would be using the breedings with. But before they make their final decision breeders lined the rail to watch the Scottsdale Signature Auction Classes held Thursday afternoon. These classes are exclusively for the horses resulting from Signature Auction breedings and the payouts were huge! Champion Two-Year-Old Gelding TKS Oh My Gatti (KM Bugatti x Khemos Fanci by The Chief Justice), owned by Kris and Tim Simmons won over $10,500. The investment they made purchasing a breeding to KM Bugatti four years ago paid out big time!!!!! TKS Oh My Gatti will be presented along with other champions at Midwest Station I, owned by Bob, Janene, Austin and Olivia Boggs. Visit their website www.bobboggs.com for directions.
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.
USA Darley Champions honored at the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival Darley Awards
Ooltewah , TN / USA - March 12, 2012 ~ The Board of Stewards of the Arabian Racing Cup is proud to announce the 2011 Darley Champions, crowned at the 25 th Silver Anniversary of the Darley Awards. The Darley Awards, held annually, were founded in 1987 to honor the best in Arabian horse racing. This distinguished ceremony recognizes the most outstanding
It is incredibly difficult to describe the scope of the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show and the experience of being here. The size of the show grounds requires a comfy gold cart, a motor scooter, or very comfortable shoes. From one end to the other, there are horses - beautiful, talented, athletic Arabian horses - everywhere!