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.
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.
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
Arabian Horse Futures is a small select breeding enterprise owned by Ken and Joann White and Ken's daughter, Tracy White.
They were best friends for over two decades, inseparable, and sharing pastures together through their mothering years. Two greats in their own right, whose contributions are incalculable. On April 21, 2016, Little Liza Fame left this world right before her 28th birthday. Just three days later, Shahteyna joined her at 34 years old. And though it is difficult to lose them, there is joyous comfort in seeing these two share their lives together, only to be reunited in a different place in short order. Thank you to Michael Byatt and his staff for taking care of these two grand dames to the very end, with love and dignity. In Michael's words: "Its difficult to announce to the world the loss of another beloved treasure
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 winners of the 2009 US National Halter Championships....
It was 1932. Four horses were being prepared at the Crabbet Stud for export to America. Negotiations continued as the buyer, Roger Selby, a wealthy shoe manufacturer, asserted his wish to pay less than the quoted price for the group. Lady Wentworth never adjusted her prices, but did on occassion include an extra horse with the sale. She decided to send the stallion *Raffles as a pleasure mount for the Selby children, *Raffles possessed exquisite Arabian type. He reputedly had been bred to improve pony stock at the Stud, but following a thorough examination by the Royal Veterinary Academy, he was pronounced hopelessly sterile. Perhaps the horse would serve a purpose in America... # GreatMoments