by Beth Ellen Hunziker I first saw the exciting stallion Kahil Al Shaqab at the 2014 World Arabian Horse Championships at the Salon du Cheval. Although I was watching the show on the video live feed, it seemed as though I could feel his energy and charisma halfway around the world. His flamboyant carriage, his gleaming mahogany coat, and his obvious connection with his handler, Giacomo Capacci, captivated me. It was a jubilant scene when Kahil was proclaimed the World Gold Champion Senior Stallion and representatives of his breeder and owner, Al Shaqab Member Qatar Foundation, joined him in center ring. Winning this title is the highest honor in the realm of Arabian horses and Kahil Al Shaqab was the newly
MONDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 20 - EQUIDOME - 8:00 A.M. Class 155 630 HA/AA WESTERN PLEASURE CHAMPIONSHIP, JTR 14-17 To be eligible, horses must have been entered, shown and judged in a designated qualifying class in the Half-Arabian Western Pleasure section for amateurs, owners or junior exhibitors at this show. To be shown at a walk, jog-trot and lope. To be judged
A Special Vegas Moment Text and photos by Lisa Abraham The Arabian horse world is dynamic. Change can occur at lightning speed with eruptions of trends—some of which will fade as quickly as they began, while others will influence generations. Many of these trends begin in the show ring, on the scorecards of our Judges. Because of this, every show is important and each provides memorable experiences. If we are really lucky, it is with our own horse in the ring. But at world class shows such as the Arabian Breeders World Cup (in Las Vegas) the opportunities for lasting memories are endless. As both horses and people travel from all over the world to participate, whether it be as a competitor and/or a spectator,
This was the 28th year that The Pyramid Society brought together breeders from around the world to showcase their extraordinary horses.
Sandro Pinha - International Arabian Horseman.
We are citizens of the world, regardless of where we were born. Each of us is able to create our life from the talents and gifts with which we are blessed, but it is up to us to do the work and to take the risks if we want to reap life's rewards.
The Pyramid Society’s 2015 International Breeders’ Conference, “The Art of Breeding Egyptian Arabian Horses” By Lisa Abraham (This article was written for The Pyramid Society and is being republished by kind permission of The Pyramid Society and Arabhorse.com) The Pyramid Society’s 2015 International Breeders’ Conference, “The Art of Breeding Egyptian Arabian Horses,” from August 19 th -20 th , in Princeton, New Jersey, was another educational triumph. The Breeders Conference series, of which this was the seventh has not only been received well, it has been a model for others to follow. As was the case with all the previous conferences, attendance
The 2016 Arabhorse Scottsdale Farm Tour: Celebrating The New Year with Arabian Horses By Beth Ellen Hunziker It was difficult to tell what everyone enjoyed most – the beautiful Arabian horses, the brilliant sunshine, the lavish hospitality, or celebrating the New Year with friends. The Ninth Annual Arabhorse Scottsdale Farm Tour offered all this - and more. The tour showcased twelve farms over four days with two additional farms welcoming visitors by appointment. It was a fun-filled whirlwind of a weekend with great energy, camaraderie, and mutual support from some of the top Arabian horse facilities in Scottsdale. Scott Bailey, of Arabhorse.com, initiated the Farm Tour in 2008. Since then,