It’s Almost Here! The 2015 US Egyptian Event: “Stallions: Kings of the Nile” By Lisa Abraham The 2015 US Egyptian Event, “Stallions: Kings of the Nile,” marks the 35 th anniversary of this historic and globally important show. From June 2-6, guests will arrive not only from all over the United States, but from various international destinations as well. The eblasts announcing EE contenders and guests are arriving in our inboxes providing an exciting sneak peak at some of the horses we can look forward to seeing. On a personal note, I was excited to learn that Michael Byatt will be bringing Sabeh Al Salhiyah (Ansata Nile Echo X Mareeka), Fahad Al Rayyan (Sinan Al Rayyan
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
FRIDAY MORNING - FEBRUARY 17 - EQUIDOME - 7:30 A.M. Class 26 549 HA/AA COUNTRY ENGLISH PLEASURE, JTR 14-17 To be shown at a walk, normal trot and canter. To be judged on attitude, manners, performance, quality, conformation and suitability of horse to rider. It is imperative that the horse give the distinct appearance of being a pleasure to ride. A quiet, responsive
Well known for their endurance and spirit, Arabians are found playing polo at various levels of the sport all over the world. Much like the Arabian breed, the sport of polo represents a long history that has found a continued interest today and beyond.
Personal Profile: Debbie Fuentes By Lisa Abraham I met Debbie Fuentes, the Registrar of the Arabian Horse Association (AHA), several years ago in Paris, at the Salon Du Cheval. After classes one day, Anna Bishop, the Executive Director of The Pyramid Society, introduced us. Of course I was thrilled to meet her, since, like everyone else, I had a registration issue to discuss with her—right off the bat. As I quickly and happily discovered, Debbie is always prepared to handle AHA issues. She carefully listened, made notes and, after returning home, addressed the matter for closure. Since that time Debbie and I have become close friends, sometimes even traveling to shows together. One