The Germans are one of the most adamant in the equine world for maintaining high standards of athleticism and usability in horses. They are, in fact, so staunch about this requirement that all breeding stallions within Germany –regardless of breed – must not only attend, but also pass, the German Horse Trials in order to be licensed as a breeding stallion. If they do not pass, they are not allowed to breed. Because what value is a breeding stallion if it does not pass on usable qualities? (Novel concept.) It was the late-70's. The young German-bred Arabian stallion, *El Shaklan, bred by Sigi Siller of Om El Arab , was no different. He was beautiful, but could he perform the 'boot camp' requirements
By Lisa Abraham. The 2016 Qatar National Arabian Horse Show, took place in the capital city of Doha, from December 9-10. The show, which celebrated its 19th edition, is organized annually by the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC). Issa Bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi, the Committee Chairman of QREC, stated, “We thank purebred Arabian horse owners, studs, farms and stables for their efforts and care for the breed of purebred Arabians. This year, the show sees an increase in the number of participating horses, demonstrating the growing attention paid by horse owners to show horses and their interest in owning top horses and improving the performance of their existing horses. We, at QREC, strive and dedicate our collaborative efforts to further promote the standing of Qatar’s equestrian sport with all its disciplines and particularly those related to purebred Arabian horses on both the Arab and world arenas.”
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 2017 Arabian Breeders World Cup: VEGAS! By Lisa Abraham The 2017 Arabian Breeders World Cup (ABWC), which took place from April 12 th -15, was another spectacular show and exceeded all expectations one would have of a thrilling Las Vegas venue. Just as Las Vegas is one of the most exciting cities in the world—the ABWC is one of the most glamorous shows on the planet. In its eleventh edition, it also celebrated the prestigious status as one of the world’s most important Arabian horse competitions as many of our most prominent breeders attend along with their top horses. The South Point Hotel and Casino has been the home to the ABWC since the beginning. It is a unique locale as show participants and guests can stay
New Documentary on Legendary Horsewoman Sheila Varian To Premiere August 2nd SANTA YNEZ, CA— Her “V” brand is immediately recognizable to most horse enthusiasts around the world, particularly Arabian horse owners. The acclaimed story of one of the world’s greatest Arabian horse visionaries and Cowgirl Hall of Fame inductee will be retold as never before in a new, full-length documentary film entitled “V: The Legacy of Sheila Varian,” premiering Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Clark Center for Performing Arts in Arroyo Grande, Cal. In a twist-and-turn adventure, the film walks viewers through the epic story of Sheila
The McCoys clearly loved one over the other. You can see it illustrate in this pic when they chose Ferzon to represent Fersara, but chose to stand Bint Sahara alone rather than bring her new colt named Fadjur to stand beside her. rather than Fadjur who was born three months earlier than Ferzon. They had them priced in the same way. Ferzon was priced at $10,000, while Fadjur was a measly $750. Granny (Marjory F. Tone) loved Fersara t oo, and it prompted her to ask Mr. McCoy if he had any colts like her, at home.....and the rest is history. # GreatMoments # Fadjur # Ferzon "Great Moments" is a feel-good service of EvieInc Equine Social Media. www.EvieInc.net.