Today’s Official Scottsdale Daily News is sponsored by Markel Insurance. Markel is also sponsoring opportunities for education including a seminar in partnership with the Pyramid Society. The schedule is as follows: 10:30 a.m. Seminar – Part A: The Straight Egyptian Horse and Its Global Influence Today, led by international Arabian horse expert Scott Benjamin together with panelists Tara Carpio, Ted Carson, Shawn Crews, Allison Mehta, and Becky Rogers. The seminar will be held in the Al Jassimya International Arena in the South Hall. 11:45 a.m. Social in the Patrons Lounge: Please join us. Space is limited. Please RSVP: e-mail: kdouglas@ MarkelCorp.com or stop by and visit the Markel Booth
by Beth Ellen Hunziker I first saw the exciting stallion Kahil Al Shaqab at the 2014 World Arabian Horse Championships at the Salon du Cheval. Although I was watching the show on the video live feed, it seemed as though I could feel his energy and charisma halfway around the world. His flamboyant carriage, his gleaming mahogany coat, and his obvious connection with his handler, Giacomo Capacci, captivated me. It was a jubilant scene when Kahil was proclaimed the World Gold Champion Senior Stallion and representatives of his breeder and owner, Al Shaqab Member Qatar Foundation, joined him in center ring. Winning this title is the highest honor in the realm of Arabian horses and Kahil Al Shaqab was the newly
Midwest Arabians released news this week of not one, but two beautiful horses joining the ever impressive line up of Midwest Stallions. Baha AA - The NJ Arabian Horse Ventures, LLC managed by Jeff Sloan purchased the premier straight Egyptian Stallion, Baha AA. (Al Ayad x Baraaqa AA) Baha AA is the recipient of multiple International titles, including 2014 US Egyptian Event Champion Senior Stallion with the highest score of the world-renowned show. He was bred by world famous Egyptian breeder, Ariela Arabians of Israel. Team Midwest looks forward to his World Wide Tour and his future impact on the breed. Raymond Mazzei was thanked for his assistance in the acquisition. Baha had previously
Scottsdale’s most prestigious Arabian Horse Farms welcomed the public to experience World-renowned Arabian horses during a multi-day New Year event. The 8th Annual ArabHorse Farm Tour returned to Scottsdale December 31, 2014 - January 4, 2015. The five (5) day tour offered a rare opportunity to the public to experience the beauty, history and lifestyle of the Arabian horse up close and personal over the New Year Holiday weekend. The ArabHorse Farm Tour has become a must-attend community event. The beauty of the horses, the energy of the presentations and the class and elegance of the party spreads are unmatched by any other equine event. People travel from all over the country to the valley specifically
Argent Farms and Michael Byatt Arabians were hosts to a fantastic crowd at their beautiful Scottsdale facility during The 2010 ArabHorse Farm Tour. The tour included a benefit auction for St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital . . .