I had the opportunity to speak to Arabian Breeders World Cup judge, Reinaldo de Rocha Leao of Brazil about his experience on the first day of the show. Reinaldo is a breeder since 1981 and a judge since 1989 and has judged more than 150 show throughout South America. The Arabian Breeders World Cup is his first opportunity to judge in the United States. Reinaldo was enthusiastic about his American show ring debut, “Wow! There is nothing like beginning at the top! What an honor to be invited to judge this show; for sure it’s one of the most prestigious competitions in the world. I was so happy to get the invitation because I watched all the other years on the live stream and I have spoken to all the other Brazilians
Today was the first day of the 9 th Annual Arabian Breeders World Cup in Las Vegas. And what a day it was! All I can say is “WOW!”. Some people may have brushed off the first day of the show because it was dedicated to amateurs to show. Too bad - they missed great horses and one of the reasons the Breeders World Cup is now firmly established as, “The best Arabian horse show in America”; and it’s not just me saying this…it’s the judges and the exhibitors too. James Swaenepoel is the first, and only, European member of the AHBA Board of Directors. This distinction gives him a completely unique perspective of this international event and in the midst of the excitement
Famed breeders, Roger & Stephanie McMahon present unborn foals by Hariry al Shaqab out of Amety B and OFW Magic Wan out of Amora B to the 2015 IntArah Dream Embryo Auction
The exotic beauty of desert stallion is captured at the oasis like an illusion!
19" H x 21.5ft. L (54.61 cm H x 48.26 cm L)
The Arabian Jockey Club posted an important announcement that follows superstar, Valiant Boy SBFAR as he heads to the 1 Million Dollar Dubai Kahayla Classic