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2015

West Coast Cup & Belgian National Championship Show August 1 & 2, 2015 Ten Bogaerdelaan, Koksijde, Belgium by Jeff Wallace with Theresa Cardamone

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ach event held during the long show season is stamped with its own special flavor. The West Coast Cup in Belgium is the delicious effort of Koenraad Detailleur and his amazing family. Every one of them was fully involved in some way in a most ambitious and ongoing family undertaking. They take the utmost pride in making sure that every attendee has an amazing experience. The cavalcade of nations represented by the horses chosen as champions was a potent illustration of the globalization of the Arabian industry. They were bred or owned by farms located in Belgium, Dubai, Germany, Great Britain, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Switzerland, the United States, and more! Hanaya Stud, in an impressive showing, swept the straight Egyptian junior championships with Hanaya Farfoura and Hanaya Karam, both sired by Nayla Hayek’s impressive young stallion Kenz Al Baydaa. Hayek’s faith in him and his abilities to cross favorably with the Hanaya mares is being justly rewarded. Not to be outdone, Wasfeyya El Gabry added to the Hanaya harvest by reaping first place honors in a very tough straight

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Egyptian senior mare class. She is a gorgeous gem of a mare, by the elegant Jamil Al Rayyan and out of the Salaa El Dine daughter, DHS Waseemah. Gold Junior Champion Colt Cadance PA was a sensation in elite shows rings of America the last few years, bringing home the 2013 Arabian National Breeder Finals Junior Champion Colt and the 2014 United States National Champion Two-Year Old Colt titles and he shows no sign of slowing down based on this performance. Bred by Pegasus Arabians, in the U.S., with double-Versace close up in his pedigree, Cadance PA is a real scene-stealer in the arena for his owner Al Saqran Stud, Kuwait. The Gold Junior Champion Filly was a really beautiful direct daughter of El Palacio VO, the effervescent Bint Hazy Al Khalediah. El Palacio VO is by the prolific sire of champions Al Lahab, a Laheeb son bred in Israel by Ariela Arabians and is out of the incredible El Dorada, the Polish sensation who earned Polish, European, All Nations Cup and U. S. National Champion honors among many others. Hazy is bred and owned by Al Khalediah Stables in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


West Coast Cup

The West Coast Show senior male and female championships went to Aja Justafire and D Reem, respectively. Aja Justafire was bred in Great Britain by Mr. & Mrs. Hickford, and is owned by the Asayel Stud of Kuwait. With two doses of Padrons Psyche and *El Shaklan in his pedigree, he is loaded with Arabian type. Gold Senior Champion Mare D Reem also boasts lots of type on both sides of her pedigree, with double-*Padron through her sire Ajman Moniscione and *Morafic through her dam, Kastilia M.A.F. As a result, she has a very extreme head that adds to her reputation as a crowd favorite. Volume 46, No. 3 | Halter 115


Jeff Wallace and Michelle Bassichis of Stella Bella Arabians.

Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohamed Al Thani of Al Zobair Stud.

Koenraad Detailleur

Dubai Stud

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West Coast Cup

Sitting area set up next to show ring.

Arabian Horse Results.

Lorenzo International Horse Show.

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West Coast Cup Gold Champion Senior Male AJA JUSTAFIRE (WH Justice x Aja First Love), bred by M. and J. Hickford and owned by Asayel Stud.

West Coast Cup Gold Champion Junior Male CADANCE PA (Cavalli x Donatella), bred by Pegasus Arabians and owned by Al Saqran Stud.

West Coast Cup Gold Champion Senior Female D REEM (Ajman Moniscione x Kastilia M.A.F.), bred and owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud.

West Coast Cup Gold Champion Junior Female BINT HAZY AL KHALEDIAH (El Palacio VO x Hazy Al Khalediah), bred and owned by Al Khalediah Stables.

West Coast Cup Inter national b-Show Senior M ale Cha mpionship Gold: AJA JUSTAFIRE (WH Justice x Aja First Love), B: M. and J. Hickford (GB), O: Asayel Stud (KW) Silver: SULTAN AL SHAQAB (Amir Al Shaqab x Abha Al Shaqab), B/O: Al Shaqab Stud (QA) Bronze: PA PASCHAL (Om El shahmaan x Paris to Rome), B: J. Frank and Sara Chisholm (US), O: Alsayed Stud (KSA)

Junior M ale Cha mpionship Gold: CADANCE PA (Cavalli x Donatella), B: Pegasus Arabians (US), O: Al Saqran Stud (KW) Silver: EKS AMIR (EKS Alihandro x EKS Lady Dauphine), B: El Kasun Arabians (ZA), O: Shazin Stud A.R.L. (IT) Bronze: SHADI AL KHALEDIAH (F Shamaal x Layan Al Khalediah), B/O: Al Khalediah Stables (KSA)

Senior Fem ale Cha mpionship Gold: D REEM (Ajman Moniscione x Kastilia M.A.F.), B/O: Dubai Arabian Horse Stud (AE) Silver: ERIANNA FMA (Eden C x Sue Bees Honey), B: John and Cynthia Moore (US), O: Al Khashab Arabians (KW) Bronze: TAMARA LL (Gris El Jamaal x Sweet Alladina), B: Luciana Aranha Levy (BR), O: Johanna Ullstrom (BE)

Junior Fem ale Cha mpionship Gold: BINT HAZY AL KHALEDIAH (El Palacio VO x Hazy Al Khalediah), B/O: Al Khalediah Stables (KSA) Silver: MASRATA AL NASSER (Marwan Al Shaqab x Remal Al Nasser), B/O: Al Nasser Stud (QA) Bronze: STAR OF VITORIO ORA (Vitorio TO x Star of Gaishea), B: Oak Ridge Arabians (US), O: Al Saqran Stud (KW)

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West Coast Cup

West Coast Cup Gold Champion SE Junior Male HANAYA KARAM (Kenz Al Baydaa x Hanaya Elissar), bred and owned by Hanaya Arabians.

West Coast Cup Gold Champion Yearling Male BAHER AL SHAQAB (Kahil Al Shaqab x Vanessa Al Shaqab), bred and owned by Al Shaqab.

West Coast Cup Gold SE Junior Female HANAYA FARFOURA (Kenz Al Baydaa x Bint Fariha Magidaa), bred and owned by Hanaya Arabians.

West Coast Cup Gold Champion Yearling Female D SAFANA (Marajj x FT Shaella), bred and owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud.

SE Junior M ale Cha mpionship Gold: HANAYA KARAM (Kenz Al Baydaa x Hanaya Elissar), B/O: Hanaya Arabians (CH) SE Junior Fem ale Cha mpionship Gold: HANAYA FARFOURA (Kenz Al Baydaa x Bint Fariha Magidaa), B/O: Hanaya Stud (CH) Silver: WAHG ALBADEIA (Al Maraam x Badeeaa Albadeia), B/O: Dr. Nasr Marei – Albadeia Stud (EG) Bronze: ASALAH ALBADEIA (Al Maraam x Kenouz Albadeia), B/O: Dr. Nasr Marei – Albadeia Stud (EG)

Year ling M ale Cha mpionship Gold: BAHER AL SHAQAB (Kahil Al Shaqab x Vanessa Al Shaqab), B/O: Al Shaqab (QA) Silver: D KARRAR (Gazal Al Shaqab x D Noor), B/O: Dubai Arabian Horse Stud (AE) Bronze: ARTEMAS GA ( JJ Bellagio x Duchess of Marwan), B: Sally Bedeker (US), O: Stella Bella Arabians LLC (US) Year ling Fem ale Cha mpionship Gold: D SAFANA (Marajj x FT Shaella), B/O: Dubai Arabian Horse Stud (AE) Silver: REWAYAH ATHBAH (EKS Alihandro x Fedora RG), B/O: Athbah Stud (KSA) Bronze: MIMI NK (Nofal NK x Cinnamon Spice VLA), B/O: NK Arabians ( JO)

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he Belgian National Championship Show on Saturday, was a testament to a very special mare that had no fewer than four full siblings finish with championships! If your name was Madonna or Marc, you had nothing to worry about in Belgium. FS Magnum’s Madonna is a black daughter of Magnum Psyche out of a Bey Shah daughter who has been a goldmine for owner/breeders Mr. & Mrs. Gheysens of Knocke Arabians. At this show alone, her QR Marc daughters Magnola KA and Mimosa KA won the Belgian National Silver and Bronze Championships for Junior Fillies, while their full brother Marius Madonna KA brought home the Bronze Championship for Junior Colts. The fourth full sibling, the gleaming and grand Magnums Tulip was the Belgian National Silver Champion Mare. By the way, Knocke Arabians swept the Junior Filly Championship, winning it with another QR Marc daughter, Nadira KA who is out of CN Neville. Wins for Knocke Arabians didn’t stop there, with stallions Newton KA and Emerson KA earning the Gold and Silver National Championships. Gold Champion Senior Stallion Newton KA is a full brother to Gold Champion Junior Filly Nadira KA. Kudos to Knocke Arabians on an incredible achievement! Winning the Belgian National Junior Championship for Colts was the absolutely gorgeous Azerbeidjan. Bred

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and owned by M/M James Swaenepoel, he is a correct and elegant son of WA Justice out of Euphoria who is also homebred by the Swaenepoel’s and was the 2012 Belgian National Senior Champion Mare. Azerbeidjan is a full brother in blood to World Silver Champion Mare FM Gloriaa, as they are out of full sisters and daughters of Psytadel. A tribute to his breeder, Azerbeidjan shows all the signs of being a major presence in the breed for many years to come. The silver champion in the class was Shagran Athbah, bred and owned by Athbah Stud and a son of one of Europe’s most popular emerging sires, EKS Alihandro. The Belgian National Champion Mare is the incredible beauty, Nesj El Markhisa. Handled to perfection by Tom Oben, she is the essence of balanced style and substance. Markhisa represents the perfect blend of Kuhailan and Saklawi I bloodlines, performance and beauty. Her sire, Marwan Al Shaqab was the perfect cross for her dam, Nesj El Khisaya, herself a daughter of Khidar. Her superior quality and fine show attitude make it a certainty that she will be earning more accolades in the future. By the time the final class was held, the hard work of the Detailleur family and everyone who contributed, resulted in a parade of satisfied horsemen, heading for home with nothing but the fondest of memories. Until next year!


Belgian Nationals

Nofal Arabians from Jordan.

Frederik Van Sas and Mieke Opsteyn.

Al Saqran Stud

Martine Van Hee

Jeff Wallace, Hendrik Mens, Ward Bemong and Giacomo Capacci.

Mieke Sans, Bernard Joye and James Swaenepoel.

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Belgian Nationals Senior Stallions Cha mpionship Gold: NEWTON K.A. (QR Marc x CN Neville), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE) Silver: EMERSON K.A. (QR Marc x Elerina), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE)

Senior M ares Cha mpionship Gold: NESJ EL MARKHISA (Marwan Al Shaqab x Nesj El Khisaya), B: Nesj Arabians (BE), O: Said Khair (BE) Silver: MAGNUMS TULIP (QR Marc x FS Magnum’s Madonna), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE) Bronze: CARA’MEL-D (Psytadel x Happy Bint Eternity-D), B: Dion Arabians (BE), O: Isabelle de Wasch (BE)

Belgian National Gold Champion Senior Stallion NEWTON K.A. (QR Marc x CN Neville), bred and owned by Knocke Arabians.

Junior Colts Cha mpionship Gold: AZERBEIDJAN (WH Justice x Euphoria), B/O: Mr. and Mrs. Swaenepoel – Sys (BE) Silver: SHAGRAN ATHBAH (EKS Alihandro x Magnolia Apal), B/O: Athbah Stud (KSA) Bronze: MARIUS MADONNA K.A. (QR Marc x FS Magnum’s Madonna), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE)

Junior Fillies Cha mpionship Gold: NADIRA K.A. (QR Marc x CN Neville), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE) Silver: MAGNOLA KA (QR Marc x FS Magnum’s Madonna), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE) Bronze: MIMOSA KA (QR Marc x FS Magnum’s Madonna), B/O: Knocke Arabians (BE)

Belgian National Gold Champion Senior Mare NESJ EL MARKHISA (Marwan Al Shaqab x Nesj El Khisaya), bred by Nesj Arabians and owned by Said Khair.

Cha mpion Gelding GIACOMO (EKS Alihandro x MA Bint Azadik), B/O: Athbah Stud (KSA)

Libert y Cha mpion KAS VON DUTCH (Kubinec x Vypiska), B: Forelocks Arabians (NL), O: Nicolas Jamar (BE) n

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Belgian National Gold Champion Junior Colt AZERBEIDJAN (WH Justice x Euphoria), bred and owned by Mr. and Mrs. Swaenepoel - Sys.

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