Following the success at the Arabian Breeders World Cup, the party moved west to the spectacular valley of Santa Ynez, California. There family and friends - some old and some new - gathered to enjoy delicious food and wine while viewing some extraordinary Arabian horses. First came, “The Beauties" This group consisted of young mares and fillies. For many, the highlight of the group was the exquisite Om El Excella, dam of Om El Erodite, the filly that instantly became world-famous when Ms. Patricia Dempsey of Beloveds Farm purchased her at the Marquise Auction in February 2017. Almost immediately, Erodite was named ABWC Supreme Gold Champion Yearling Filly and later, she was named Salon du Cheval World Bronze
This past April, a diverse group of equine enthusiasts gathered at Varian Arabians in Arroyo Grande, California for some serious fun. The event, “The Varian Hands-On Clinic”, featured guest speakers, expert horsemen and women: Lester Buckley, Brett and Marjie Becker, Jaime Hernandez, and Mike Perez who assisted the participants in taking their horse skills to new levels. This was truly a hands-on experience with many people bringing their own personal horses to the event so they had a chance to work with them and be guided in new techniques by the coaches. Many others attend the event to listen, watch, and learn. It was a shared experience with everyone helping and encouraging one another. The first day consisted
Enjoy this gallery of art from the creative genius of sculptor, Arabian horse breeder and owner, Carol Fensholt Nierenberg of Silver Box Studios in Carefree, Arizona. Carol's work is extraordinary and very special... just like the Arabian horse.
Enjoy this photographic showcase of the 2018 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show featuring the beautiful images of Howie Schatzberg and Rick Osteen, official photographers of the show. See images that portray the incredible versatility of the Arabian horse. Witness the excitement and the emotions of the competitors as they chase their dreams to become a Scottsdale Champion. 2019 Scottsdale Show is scheduled for February 14-24. See you there! For proofs from the 2018 Scottsdale Show, visit www.rickosteen.com Award-winning Photographer, Howie Schatzberg Thank you to Carol Fensholt Nierenberg for sponsoring this photo showcase. To learn more about Carol's exquiste work, visit her website at: