Don was a very unique and colorful man; one who had a profound influence on many people from all over the world as well as in a variety of professions and walks of life. He was a very talented and gifted individual who utilized all those attributes and because of these gifts his legacy is paid forward in so many ways.
This show, in its Ninth year, has become more developed and innovative which enhance its status as one of the prominent athletic activities in the United Arab Emirates. It also represents an annual assembly for those who are fond of this significant sport.
Flanking our house in Iowa were two huge silver maple trees approximately fifty years old; these sentinels became the inspiration for our farm's name.
The 2015 Salon Du Cheval D’ El Jadida: An Overview Part One of Three By Lisa Abraham The eighth edition of the Salon Du Cheval D’El Jadida, from October 13 th -18 th , 2015, under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI, was a spectacular experience. In his “Word from the President,” Prince Moulay Abdelllah Alaoui wrote, “The El Jadida Horse Fair was set up in 2008 for the purpose of contributing to the development of the Moroccan horse industry. Within the span of a few editions, the fair has been able to position itself as a ‘not-to-miss’ yearly encounter for horse professionals. Several activities relating to the horse are organized, in the framework
2016 Arabian World Breeders Cup By Lisa Abraham The Arabian Breeders World Cup (ABWC), which took place from April 14 th -17th, celebrated its tenth Anniversary as one of the world’s most important Arabian horse shows. Once again our global community gathered in Las Vegas, at the South Point Hotel & Casino, to enjoy both each other and top level halter competition. Muntaha Kahook, of NK Arabians (Jordon) shared, “My husband Nofal and I attended the ABWC for the first time this year—and it was truly an amazing experience. The warm and elegant atmosphere reflected an inviting, family affair. The show was well organized; the activities were continuous; the horses were of high quality;
Navarrone “P” 1987 – 2015 by Nakashen Valaitham “Life is a beautiful collage of priceless moments and memories, which when pieced all together creates a unique treasured masterpiece.” This Melanie M. Koulouris quote perfectly defines what Navarrone’s life was to her owner, Mrs. Martine Van Hee of Dion Arabians. Navarrone was the quintessential Arabian mare – she was an enchanting show queen, prolific broodmare and an icon for Arabian femininity. Yet for Mrs. Van Hee, above all of these, she was first
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2015 Welcome to the 2015 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show News and Reviews for Monday, February 23nd. The sponsors for today’s news are David Boggs, the staff and clients of Midwest Station II. The Scottsdale show has come to an end and what a great show it was! Late yesterday I took a tour of some of the stalls. I love how inventive and creative people are in designing their stall fronts. As the days progressed throughout the show, more and more ribbons and roses are added, making them all the more festive. No wonder the local public loves to come to the Arabian horse show. One couple stopped me to ask directions and also about the show. I pointed them in the right direction and then asked