Ronteza was retired at the All-Arabian Summer Horse Show in Monterey, CA. It consistend of a reading of her impressive record, a blanket of roses, a special song called "Ronteza" written just for her, and her weanling colt, Bay Event, that was turned loose in the arena to find his place by his mother's side. It was covered by the Pismo Times newspaper. Here is an excerpt from the article, with Sheila aptly describing the process she and the champion m are went through to get ready for a class. "I never work her up, or wake her up for a class. We simply walk around slowly and leisurely for about 20 minutes before she is due to go int the ring. Tehre are no practice spins or running stops to tune her up. As we walk along, I keep up a
The 2015 Arabian Breeders World Cup, from April 16-19th in Las Vegas (USA), was another memorable show experience. This year marked its ninth anniversary as one of the world’s top showcases for Arabian horses. Known for its international appeal, competitors and guests travel from all over the world to participate. Denis Schoukens, from Belgium, was in attendance to support his son Glenn, of Schoukens Training Center. He shared, “I have been to the Breeders World Cup in Las Vegas several times and without a doubt, this year's show was the best. In many ways the World Cup reminds me of the top European shows. The staging and arrangement of the arena was excellent. It was quite elegant and nice for the people to watch and enjoy and it was an ideal set up for the handlers to present the horses. The great horses, great breeders and special friends made it a show to remember."
The South Point Hotel and Casino has been the home to the ABWC since the beginning. It is a unique locale as show participants and guests can actually stay where the show is being held—which makes for exceptional convenience. The Hotel was opened in February 2006 and is the only one in Las Vegas to offer equestrian facilities. It hosts over 60 shows annually, of various disciplines and breeds and offers 4600 seats with 1200 stalls—ample room for even the largest expositions.
The 2015 Arabian Breeders World Cup Preview ~ Text and photos By Lisa Abraham The Arabian Breeders World Cup is a spectacular show! 2015 marks the ninth anniversary for the global Arabian community to gather in Las Vegas at the South Point Hotel from April 16-19 to see some of the world's best horses compete. Christine Jamar, of Jadem Arabians (Belgium), one of the industry's most prestigious representatives, shared, "I love this show. I like the point system and that the horses trot--it's much different than they do in Scottsdale and the fact that every year the judge panel is different. I love the atmosphere and the quality. People and horses come from all over the world, making it very international.
The 2015 - 60th Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show Text and photos By Lisa Abraham The 2015 Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show marked its 60 th anniversary. From Feb 12-22, the global Arabian horse community gathered once again in the beautiful state of Arizona (USA) to see the horses who will be setting the standards for the 2015 show stage. According to the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show web page, “Since 1955 the Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show has set the pace in the Arabian horse world. The first show was held at the grounds of the Arizona Biltmore Hotel which was a beautiful setting for a horse show. “The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show was a first class show from the very
Qatar International Arabian Horse Show and International Arabian Peninsula Horse Show: 2016 By Lisa Abraham On March 11 through the 13 th , 2016, the 25 th Qatar International Arabian Horse Show took place, followed by the 6 th Qatar International Arabian Peninsula Horse Show, on the 14 th and 15 th . It was five days of exciting competition and warm Arabian hospitality and comradery. Although the show was enjoyed by a prestigious international gathering, it was the enthusiasm of the Qatari breeders and fans that made the show memorable. To experience a horse event in Qatar is a privilege, as the horse has occupied a treasured role in the history of the country. In an article titled “Al Shaqab—Galloping
It takes an army to spread the love of the Arabian horse. And we want to support the efforts of Sherie Suter, who submitted this self-directed (and adorable!) commercial to the Superbowl of her half-Arabian mare, Stacia. Five thousand videos were submitted. Only 50 move on to the next round. Please help Sherie and Stacia keep going by voting! Here is a note from Sherie about the commercial: "This is my half Arabian mare Stasia, I wrote and directed this ad to highlight the special relationship between horses and their people! I did all her training for this as well! :) " Click here to watch and vote: https://crashthesuperbowl.doritos.com/gallery/rating/1/2995 #GreatMoments #SB50
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:
A Breeder’s Journal
The Breed Characteristics of the Arabian Horse
Part 2: Styles and Versatility
By Christie Metz
There is something so magical and beautiful about Arabian horses, people can’t help but fall in love with the breed – instantly. The power of the Arabian horse to reach us by touching our hearts is impactful and inspirational.
Horsefly Films & Al Rashediah Stud Debut Bahraini Arabian Horse Film “ A Pearl For the Ages” “A Pearl For the Ages” will premiere in Bahrain at the 2017 WAHO Conference and worldwide on iEquine.com on February 16th during the 62nd Annual Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show. Ojai, CA, February 7th 2017 Celebrated equine filmmakers Horsefly Films proudly announce the premiere of their latest film “ A PEARL FOR THE AGES ”, in collaboration with Al Rashediah Stud of Bahrain. Primarily filmed in Bahrain at Al Rashediah Stud, the Royal Stud of Bahrain and throughout the island kingdom, the film tells the illustrious history of the unique Bahraini Arabian Horse, alongside the