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international arabian horse shows 2008 show results

name of show ............................................................ location ............................................. date ................................. page # austrian national championships ................... wels, austria .................................... may 23, 2008........................... 2 austrian international show ............................... vienna, austria ............................... may 24-25, 2008.................... 6 norway international show................................. halden, norway.............................. june 28-29, 2008..................10 emerald trophy c show ........................................ brecht, belgium ............................. july 5-6, 2008 .........................14 vilhelmsborg international show..................... vilhelmsborg, denmark ............. july 19-20, 2008 ...................18 festival of the arabian horse ............................ baden-baden, germany ............ july 26, 2008 ..........................22 british nationals ....................................................... malvern, great britain ................ july 31 - aug. 2, 2008.........26 egyptian event europe ......................................... lanaken, belgium.......................... august 2-3, 2008..................36 elran arabian cup .................................................... hasselt, belgium ........................... august 16-17, 2008 ..............40 swedish national show ........................................ halmstad, sweden ....................... august 16-17, 2008 ..............46 european championships ................................... moorsele, belgium....................... october 25-26, 2008 ..........52 brazilian nationals .................................................. s達o paulo, brazil........................... nov.12-16, 2008....................58 egyptian national and international championships .................. cairo, egypt ..................................... nov.13-16, 2008....................68 australian royal show............................................ perth, western australia ............ sept. 27 - oct. 4, 2008 .......82 salon du cheval world championships ........ paris, france .................................... december 13-15, 2008.....86


austrian national championships

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photos by erwin escher

MAY sWELS

Judges: Dr. Gianmarco Aragno, ltaly; Dr. Manfred Neubacher, Austria; Luis Rocco, Brazil; Sylvie Eberhardt, Germany

Senior Champion Stallion Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), owned by Selimah Arabians, Belgium.

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Senior Reserve Champion Stallion Al Emir (Mahadin x Shaismurphybrown), owned by the Huber family, Austria.


Left: Senior Champion Mare Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), owned by Kapsch Arabians, Austria.

Right: Senior Reserve Champion Mare Vanessa RA (Versace x Elfin Magic), owned by the Huemer family, Austria. Below: Junior Champion Colt Al Hadiyah AA (Laheeb x The Vision HG), owned by the Huemer family, Austria.

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), Selimah Arabians, Belgium; RESERVE: Al Emir (Mahadin x Shaismurphybrown), Huber, Austria; Top Five: DA Kandahar (DA Esstaan x Ravenna), Kolnberger, Austria SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), Kapsch, Austria; RESERVE: Vanessa RA (Versace x Elfin Magic), Huemer, Austria; TOP FIVE: Faustyna (Emigrant x Felicjana), Gestüt Lutetia, Austria; Aaliyah Bey (R Ali Bey x Selimah), Rongits, Austria JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: Al Hadiyah AA (Laheeb x The Vision HG), Huemer, Austria; RESERVE: Naphis Ibn Justice (WH Justice x DA Naruschka), Schlatter, Austria; TOP FIVE: TM Aragorn (TM Aikor x Lady Annie), Hammerer, Austria; MM Fernando (Lorenzo El Bri x MFA Forgetmenot), Matt, Austria; MM Samuel (Lorenzo El Bri x Sayonara El Bri), Matt, Austria JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), Kolnberger, Austria; RESERVE: Eternal Rouge (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Galinka De La Rouge), Rongits, Austria; TOP FIVE: Juss’diva (WH Justice x DA Psytenna), Kolnberger, Austria; Kijara (Psyches Ambassador x Asyas Cinderella), Killer, Austria; MM Escada (Jonathan El Ludjin x Esfera), Matt, Austria MARES NINE AND OLDER (4): 1. Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), Kapsch, Austria; 2. Aaliyah Bey (R Ali Bey x Selimah), Rongits, Austria; 3. LM Alisha (CWP Chances Are x Alisheeba), Weber, Austria STALLIONS FOUR AND OLDER (9): 1. Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), Selimah Arabians, Belgium; 2. Al Emir (Mahadin x Shaismurphybrown), Huber, Austria; 3. DA Kandahar (DA Esstaan x Ravenna), Kolnberger, Austria

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Junior Reserve Champion Colt: Naphis lbn Justice (WH Justice x DA Naruschka), owned by Schlatter, Austria.

FOUR- TO EIGHT-YEAR-OLD MARES (5): 1. Vanessa RA (Versace x Elfin Magic), Huemer, Austria; 2. Faustyna (Emigrant x Felicjana), Gestüt Lutetia, Austria; 3. Al Casablanca (Mahadin x BST Dazzire), Huber, Austria TWO- TO THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (4): 1. Al Hadiyah AA (Laheeb x The Vision HG), Huemer, Austria; 2. MM Samuel (Lorenzo El Bri x Sayonara El Bri), Matt, Austria; 3. Diskan (Psynergy x Asyas Tiffany), Killer, Austria TWO- TO THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (9): 1. Kijara (Psyches Ambassador x Asyas Cinderella), Killer, Austria; 2. MM Escada (Jonathan El Ludjin x Esfera), Matt, Austria; 3. HD Phantastica (TM Aikor x DB Priska), Wilfinger, Austria YEARLING COLTS (8): 1. Naphis Ibn Justice (WH Justice x DA Naruschka), Schlatter, Austria; 2. MM Fernando (Lorenzo El Bri x MFA Forgetmenot), Matt, Austria; 3. TM Aragorn (TM Aikor x Lady Annie), Hammerer, Austria YEARLING FILLIES (8): 1. DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), Kolnberger, Austria; 2. Eternal Rouge (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Galinka De La Rouge), Rongits, Austria; 3. Juss’diva (WH Justice x DA Psytenna), Kolnberger, Austria CHAMPION FOAL (5): 1. DA Kleopatra (DA Kandahar x Riva), Kolnberger, Austria; 2.TM Wega (Emfatyk x TM Walijka), Hammerer, Austria; 3. TM Lyra (Desant x TM Laguna), Hammerer

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Junior Champion Filly: DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), owned by Cornelia Kolnberger, Austria.

Junior Reserve Champion Filly Eternal Rouge (Eternity lbn Navarrone D x Galinka De La Rouge), owned by Franz Rongits, Austria.

Champion Foal DA Kleopatra (DA Kandahar x Riva), owned by Cornelia Kolnberger, Austria.


Second Place Mare Nine and Older Aaliyah Bey (R Ali Bey x Selimah), owned by Rongits, Austria.

Second Place Four- to Eight-Year-Old Mare Faustyna (Emigrant x Felicjana), owned by Gest端t Lutetia, Austria.

Second Place Two- to Three-Year-Old Filly MM Escada (Jonathan El Ludjin x Esfera), owned by Matt, Austria.

Second Place Yearling Colt MM Fernando (Lorenzo El Bri x MFA Forgetmenot), owned by Matt, Austria.

First Place Two- to Three-Year-Old Filly Kijara (Psyches Ambassador x Asyas Cinderella), owned by Killer, Austria.

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austrian international show

austrian international show

photos by erwin escher

MAY  sVIENNA AUSTRIA

Judges: Luiz Rocco, Brazil; Anna Stojanowska, Poland; Marianne Tengstedt, Denmark; and Doug Dahmen, United States

AUSTRIAN INTERNATIONAL SHOW RESULTS Number of horses present: 101 CHAMPION STALLION: True Colours (Thee Desperado x Daheda), Fontanella Magic Arabians, Italy; RESERVE: Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), Khidar Partnership, Belgium; OTHERS IN TOP FIVE: Al Emir (Mahadin x Shaismurphybrown), Huber, Austria; Drabant (Gazal Al Shaqab x Demona), Michalów Stud, Poland; Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), Selimah Arabians, Belgium CHAMPION MARE: Ejrene (Gazal Al Shaqab x Emocja), Michalów Stud, Poland; RESERVE: Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), Michalów Stud, Poland; OTHERS IN TOP FIVE: Aishaa (AS Natsir Apal x Bint Sanadiva), Heckenbücker, Germany; Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Egypt; Emanda (Ecaho x Emanacja), Michalów Stud, Poland JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: Shannan El Madan (Shael Dream Desert x Perla K), Prince Abdullah

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Top: Champion Stallion True Colours (Thee Desperado x Daheda), owned by Fontanella Magic Arabians, ltaly. "OTTOM2ESERVE#HAMPION Stallion Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), owned by Khidar Partnership, Belgium.

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bin Fahd Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: AJA Justified (WH Justice x AJA Beneja), Hickford, Great Britain; OTHERS IN TOP FIVE: LA Nadeshnij (Marajj x Nil Nouza), Egli-Zurkirchen, Switzerland; AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel x Sanadina), Hickford, Great Britain; MM Fabrizio (CH El Brillo x MFA Forgetmenot), Tripodi, Italy JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), Kolnberger, Austria; RESERVE: Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x Pallas-Atena), Poszepczynski, Poland; OTHERS IN TOP FIVE: Juwanda OS (WH Justice x Shak Lavanda), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, U.A.E.; Om El Enigma (Al Lahab x Om El Bint Shaina), Ajman Stud, U.A.E.; Psynata (Psytadel x Natalia), Dubai Arabian Stud, Germany MARES TEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER (3): 1. Emanda (Ecaho x Emanacja), Michalów Stud, Poland; 2. Euskara (Ararat x Euglena), Perfect Arabians, Sweden; 3. Aaliyah Bey (R Ali Bey x Selimah), Rongits, Austria STALLIONS EIGHT YEARS OLD AND OLDER (3): 1. True Colours (Thee Desperado x Daheda), Fontanella Magic Arabians, Italy; 2. Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), Khidar Partnership, Belgium; 3. Grafik (Eukaliptus x Gaskonia), Michalów Stud, Poland MARES SEVEN TO NINE YEARS OLD (4): 1. Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), Michalów Stud, Poland; 2. Sweet Sanadiva (Kubinec x Om El Sanadiva), Heckenbücker, Germany; 3. Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), Atkin, Great Britain; 4. TM White Satin (Desant x Waroza), Hammerer, Austria STALLIONS SIX TO SEVEN YEARS OLD (4): 1. Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), Selimah Arabians, Belgium; 2. Hamra Alimaar (Ali Valentino x Kaliya), Laimgruber, Austria; 3. Wares (Piruet x Wernera), Scuderia Groane, Italy; 4. SC Dyonn (Davidoff x Wenkum Gorba), Heindl, Austria STALLIONS FOUR TO FIVE YEARS OLD (9): 1. Drabant (Gazal Al Shaqab x Demona), Michalów

Top: Champion Mare Ejrene (Gazal Al Shaqab x Emocja), owned by Michalów Stud, Poland. -IDDLE2ESERVE#HAMPION-ARE Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), owned by Michalów Stud, Poland. Bottom: Ejrene and Emesa pictured with Michalów Stud Director Jerzy Bialobok, second from left.

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Stud, Poland; 2. Al Milan (Al Lahab x Milina), Sax Arabians, Germany; 3. Al Emir (Mahadin x Shaismurphybrown), Huber, Austria; 4. Etnodrons Psyche (Padrons Psyche x Etnografia), Redestowicz, Poland; 5. Eryks (Gazal Al Shaqab x Emmona), Michalów Stud, Poland MARES FOUR TO SIX YEARS OLD (11): 1. Ejrene (Gazal Al Shaqab x Emocja), Michalów Stud, Poland; 2. Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Egypt; 3. Aishaa (AS Natsir Apal x Bint Sanadiva), Heckenbücker, Germany; 4. Pistoria (Gazal Al Shaqab x Palmira), Michalów Stud, Poland; 5. El Medina (Gazal Al Shaqab x El Dorada), Michalów Stud, Poland THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (7): 1. MM Fabrizio (CH El Brillo x MFA Forgetmenot), Tripodi, Italy; 2. BO Karismatico Ibn Bendigo (Om El Bendigo x BO Kasheena), Otto, Germany; 3. Taymar (Kyro KA x Tamara IV), Sax Arabians, Germany; 4. Vergil (El Amin x Virginia), Stöckle, Germany; 5. Ojinegro Qahira (Ghandour x Bel Princess), Al-Qahira Arabians, Austria THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (4): 1. Psynata (Psytadel x Natalia), Dubai Arabian Stud, Germany; 2. Farida Bint Khidar (Khidar x Farids Mandolin), Sax Arabians, Germany; 3. BA Ophelia (Om El Extreem x BS Sanadika), Horn-Herbig, Germany; 4. Exquisites Savannah (Al Brasil x Exquisite Shatana), Werth-Hofbauer, Austria TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS (8): 1. AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel x Sanadina),

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Top left: Junior Champion Colt Shannan El Madan (Shael Dream Desert x Perla K), owned by Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud, Saudi Arabia. 4OPRIGHT2ESERVE*UNIOR#HAMPION#OLTAJA Justified (WH Justice x AJA Beneja), Malcolm Hickford, Great Britain. Bottom: Padrons Khen Saabi (Padrons Kadar x Alba), owned by Manuela Barta, left, and ridden by Stefan Hirnböck, won the 2008 WAHO-Trophy and was honored at the lnternational show by Anne Heiloo, right, president of the Austrian Arab Horse Society.

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Top: Junior Champion Filly DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), owned by Cornelia Kolnberger, Austria. "OTTOM2ESERVE*UNIOR#HAMPION&ILLY Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x Pallas-Atena), owned by Poszepczynski, Poland.

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Hickford, Great Britain; 2. Hypnotic Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians, Belgium; 3. Lord Bey Shah (Psytadel x Lady Aphrodite DD), Pietrzak, Poland; 4. LTF Eminence C (G Tamin x Daian Shaklan), Crick, Great Britain; 5. Pikasso (Final Shadow x Pikirovka), Atkin, Great Britain TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (SENIOR) (9): 1. Om El Enigma (Al Lahab x Om El Bint Shaina), Ajman Stud, UAE; 2. Amareenah (Massimo Ibn Mirokan x Aniarah), Grünwald, Germany; 3. Miss Marenga (Psytadel x Marenga), Sax Arabians, Germany; 4. MM Escada (Jonathan El Ludjin x Esfera), Matt, Austria; 5. PC Asia By Magnum Psyche (Magnum Psyche x K Egle), Colatruglio, Italy TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (JUNIOR) (10): 1. Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x Pallas-Atena), Poszepczynski, Poland; 2. Magna Al Wazir (Magnum Psyche x Faaiqa Al Wazir), Oldfield, Spain; 3. Garuna (Grafik x Gwarka), Wojtowicz, Poland; 4. Wasa (WH Justice x Waresa), Gozdzialski, Poland; 5. Sophie El Power JW (Power World JQ x Elkada Sahibi), Tripodi, Italy YEARLING COLTS (SENIOR) (8): 1. AJA Justified (WH Justice x AJA Beneja), Hickford, Great Britain; 2. LA Nadeshnij (Marajj x Nil Nouza), Egli-Zurkirchen, Switzerland; 3. MM Fernando (Lorenzo El Bri x MFA Forgetmenot), Matt, Austria; 4. Obsession Ibn Eternity-D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians & Leybel, Belgium; 5. Naphis Ibn Justice (WH Justice x DA Naruschka), Schlatter, Austria YEARLING COLTS (JUNIOR) (9): 1. Shannan El Madan (Shael Dream Desert x Perla K), Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Jason S (Major x Jakaranda T), owned by Schäfer, Germany; 3. Elmaran (Al Maraam x Ekstera), owned by Parczewski, Poland; 4. Judgement (WH Justice x Sensation), W-Arabians, Sweden; 5. Europe Al Khidar (Khidar x Esteema), Sax Arabians, Germany YEARLING FILLIES (12): 1. DA Princess Of Justice (WH Justice x DA Enfidha), Kolnberger, Austria; 2. Juwanda OS (WH Justice x Shak Lavanda), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 3. Eternal Rouge (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Galinka De La Rouge), Rongits, Austria; 4. Juss’diva (WH Justice x DA Psytenna), Kolnberger, Austria; 5. Massayka (Massimo Ibn Mirokan x Nahbayka), Sax Arabians, Germany

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norway international championship

norway international

photos by anette mattsson

JUNE  sHALDEN NORWAY

Judges: Nasr Marei, Egypt; Claudia Darius, Germany; Richard Pihlstrรถm, France; and Christina Roebuck, R.M., Great Britain

Left: Senior Champion Stallion Jandeh Al Naif !NSATA3HALIMX!NSATA.ILE'YPSY OWNED by Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Ahmed Al Thani, Qatar. "ELOW3ENIOR#HAMPION-AREMC Alexis 4HE%LIXIRX!+!THENA OWNEDBY3HEIKH Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE.

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championship NORWAY INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS: Number of horses present: 97

Top left: Senior Reserve Champion Stallion Girlan-Bey (Pesal x 'RACIA"IS OWNEDBY /+3!RABIANS 3WEDEN Top right: Senior Reserve Champion Mare Nag Olla Bez (SW "EZATIWX3WEET3AFF OWNEDBY"ERG &RANCE Bottom right: Junior Champion Colt AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel X3ANADINA OWNED by Jane and Malcolm Hickford, Great Britain.

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Jandeh Al Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Ahmed Al Thani, Qatar; RESERVE: Girlan-Bey (Pesal x Gracia Bis), OKS Arabians, Sweden SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: MC Alexis (The Elixir x AK Athena), Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE; RESERVE: Nag Olla Bez (SW Bezatiw x Sweet Saff), Berg, France JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel x Sanadina), Hickford, Great Britain; RESERVE: Emotion (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Praetoria), Stรถckle, leased by Husted, Germany JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: GM Marwan Al Shakira (Marwan Al Shaqab x Octavia Of Rohan), Naples Arabians, Sweden; RESERVE: Zanella Van Ryad (Ryad El Jamaal x Van Strike), Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE MARES TWELVE AND OVER (8): 1. MC Alexis (The Elixir x AK Athena), Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE; 2. Nag Olla Bez (SW Bezatiw x Sweet Saff), Berg, France; 3. Piracanta (Piruet x Haranga), Kamal Arabians, Norway STALLIONS EIGHT AND OVER (5): 1. Jandeh Al Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Ahmed Al Thani, Qatar; 2. Naizaak (Gai Radiant x Bint Nariadnaia),WArabians, Sweden; 3. CA Kova (WN Oquendo x Ovation CW), El-Jahara Arabians, Denmark EIGHT- TO ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES (5): 1. Shaklana (Laddin BA x Daian Shaklan), Berg, France; 2. Berninna (Chock x Bernatka), Q-Arabians,Sweden; 3. VP En Vogue (Hadidi x VP Amanda), Northwest Arabians, Denmark FOUR- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (7): 1. Girlan-Bey (Pesal x Gracia Bis), OKS Arabians, Sweden; 2. El Sid (Al Lahab x Swana), Stรถckle, Germany; 3. Khalishah (Psytadel x Baccara), Schmid, Germany

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norway international championship

FOUR- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES (11): 1. Chaquira (Kubinec x Lekiliza), Navarro, Sweden; 2. Kashira (Magnum Psyche x Kahila IV), Wojtowicz, Poland; 3. Kenelm Angelina (AS Natsir Apal x Anastacia AA), Sprave, Germany GELDINGS (7): 1. Chamssin Ibn Choice (Choice x Chingi Mi Joya), Bakken, Norway; 2. VE Marrakesh (Nemes x Bachantka), Rafoss, Norway; 3. Omar El Sharif (Dorian Shah El Shams x Blue Girl), Danielson, Norway THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (5): 1. Emotion (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Praetoria), Stรถckle, leased by Husted, Germany; 2. TA Knox (WPB Ministrils Bayar x Narinne), Nehm, Sweden; 3. Ho-Cosmo (Padrons Must x Mera), Stutteri Holm, Denmark THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (3): 1. Bacarolla (Khidar x Baronna), Blommerรถd, Sweden; 2. Zanella Van Ryad (Ryad El Jamaal x Van Strike), Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE; 3. RXA Daqeeba (Al Aaqib Al Zamet x Diwa SS), Roxanne Arabians, Norway TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS (8): 1. AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel x Sanadina), Hickford, Great Britain; 2. SF Verify (Marwan Al Shaqab x Veronica GA), Verify Partners, Sweden; 3. Tristin BP (PFC Trevallon x Jafara Shania), Black Arabians of Sweden, Sweden TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (5): 1. GM Marwan Al Shakira (Marwan Al Shaqab x Octavia Of Rohan), Naples Arabians, Sweden; 2. YS Sinans Amira (AS Sinans Pacha x Tabiha), YS Arabians, Norway; 3. RM Jamelah Bint Samirah (Wish Me Luck x Samirah), RM Arabians, Denmark YEARLING COLTS (1): 1. Bernhard (Rohara Bacara x Tosca), Lindhรถjd, Sweden; 2. Elmaran (Al Maraam x Ekstera), Parczewski, Poland; 3. Antar (Kamal x Hanifa Kan), Kamal Arabians, Norway YEARLING FILLIES (16): 1. WPB Hasinah Bint Maleekah (Jamal El Dine x Maleekah Ezzain), Nordic Arabians, Norway; 2. Kadira (WH Justice x Karma), Sprave, Germany; 3. Daisy FF (Da Vinci FM x AP Sheez Sassy), Tarczynski, Poland

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Top left: Junior Reserve Champion Colt Emotion (Eternity lbn Navarrone $X0RAETORIA OWNEDBY Stรถckle, and leased by Husted, Germany. Top right and center page: Junior Champion Filly GM Marwan Al Shakira -ARWAN Al Shaqab x Octavia Of 2OHAN OWNEDBY.APLES !RABIANS 3WEDEN Bottom: First Place Four- to Seven-Year-Old Mares Chaquira (Kubinec X,EKILIZA OWNEDBY .AVARRO 3WEDEN


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emerald trophy c show

emerald trophy c show photos by erwin escher

july 5-6, 2008 • brecht, belgium

Judges: Manfred Hain, Germany; Jaroslav Lacina, Czech Republic; and Joanna Maxwell, Great Britain

EMERALD TROPHY SHOW RESULTS Number of horses present: 77 CHAMPION STALLION: Jhulyuss Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), Dion Arabians, Belgium; RESERVE: Eternal (Ekstern x Elegantkah), R. Tromp, The Netherlands CHAMPION MARE: Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; RESERVE: CR Jasmeenah (WH Justice x Forget Me Not), C. A. Ratcliffe, Great Britain CHAMPION COLT: Hypnotic Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians, Belgium; RESERVE: Spartacus TO (Marwan Al Shaqab x DA Shahnia), Ajman Stud, UAE CHAMPION FILLY: Alia EA (Khidar x Arabeska), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; RESERVE: Bess Gitana (Ibn Estasha x Quincy), Bessewacht Arabians, The Netherlands STALLIONS ELEVEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS OLD (3): 1. Borsalino K (Encore Ali x Keepsake V), leased to Jadem Arabians, Belgium; 2. Tibet DE (Kubinec x Nikita), Le Haut

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Champion Stallion Jhulyuss lbn Eternity D (Eternity lbn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), owned by Dion Arabians, Belgium.

Reserve Champion Stallion Eternal (Ekstern x Elegantkah), owned by R. Tromp, The Netherlands.


Top: Champion Mare Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), owned by A. J. Atkin, Great Britain. Middle: Reserve Champion Mare CR Jasmeenah (WH Justice x Forget Me Not), owned by C. A. Ratcliffe, Great Britain.

Bottom: Champion Colt Hypnotic lbn Eternity D (Eternity lbn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), owned by Dion Arabians, Belgium.

Bruard-Scohier, Belgium; 3. Dalishah (Ansata Halim Shah x AK Bint Dalia II), M. Müller, Germany MARES ELEVEN TO FIFTEEN YEARS OLD (2): 1. Riad Haziba (Eldon x Habenda), M. Klein, Germany; 2. Jeshomah Al Ariba (Monnef x Jeszeemah Al Amar), V. Karpfl, Germany STALLIONS SEVEN TO TEN YEARS OLD (3): 1. Eternal (Ekstern x Elegantkah), R. Tromp, The Netherlands; 2. Arnelle Acapulco (JS Marrak x Platinum Fantasie), C. de Krach, France; 3. An Mahray (Maydan Madheen x Ansata Maharina), leased to Blue Sky Arabians, The Netherlands MARES SEVEN TO TEN YEARS OLD (5): 1. Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; 2. Faraula J (Ekstern x Fifa), Christine Jamar, Belgium; 3. Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), Kapsch Stud, Austria; 4. Caprisa (Nagadir x Cewiarka), Dion Arabians, Belgium; 5. Bess-Chandirah (Kulak x Libanon Abaone), M. L. Strijbos-Puts, The Netherlands STALLIONS FOUR TO SIX YEARS OLD (8): 1. Jhulyuss Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), Dion Arabians, Belgium; 2. Kaseem (Kubinec x Kassia), F. Schmid, Germany; 3. Adriann El Bri (CH El Brillo x LM Alisha), M. Somerhausen, Belgium; 4. Khaliq Galvan (Hamra Aligance x Gamra), I. Kaya, The Netherlands; 5. AHP Kalahary Desert (Desert Imdal x Babbet El Zelim), Risco de las Vegas, Spain MARES FOUR TO SIX YEARS OLD (8): 1. CR Jasmeenah (WH Justice x Forget Me Not), C. A. Ratcliffe, Great Britain; 2. FS Mona Lisa (Shakaar Ibn Sanadiva x Sherruka Al Roban), B. Sprave, Germany; 3. Khabala (Nagadir x Korona II), Dion Arabians, Belgium; 4. Ydola F (Psytadel x Yafit), P. R. Mulder, The Netherlands; 5. Sheika MAF (Bellman MAF x Al Shaklana), Kubination Stud, The Netherlands GELDINGS (3): 1. Don Sultan (MM Sultan x Primadonnah), T. J. Kuipers, The Netherlands; 2. FA Barkay (Ansata Ramesses x Ansata Julnara), Linda Van ’t Slot, Belgium; 3. Prince Al Maraam (Al Maraam x Princes Last Love), J. Vissers, Belgium

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emerald trophy c show

THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (5): 1. Al Amin El Chamsin (Magic Soul x Sen Princess Aminah Shah), El Chamsin Arabians, Germany; 2. Haroun (El Amin x Hanina), I. Bentchikou, Belgium; 3. Absolut V (Valerio Ibn Eternity x MB Karika), Christel Catarin, Belgium; 4. Bess Ginan (Al Maraam x Al Chablina), Blue Sky Arabians, Belgium; 5. Al JA Caar (Jahill x Epicha), JA Arabians, Denmark THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (6): 1. Alia EA (Khidar x Arabeska), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; 2. Bess Gitana (Ibn Estasha x Quincy), Bessewacht Arabians, The Netherlands; 3. Manayah (Imperial Kamill x Kateefah), A. W. Potts, Great Britain; 4. Colour Me True (True Colours x DaďŹ nah Ali), B. Sprave, Germany; 5. Helena (Tehama Na Sidaqa x Hazika), B. Bermingham, Great Britain TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS (8): 1. Hypnotic Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians, Belgium; 2. Rectors Royal Elegance (CE Magnum x Nitosca), Rector, Belgium; 3. Pikasso (Final Shadow x Pikirovka), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; 4. Ash Dream Of Glory (WH Justice x Donna Diva), I. Bentchikou, Belgium; 5. Don Giovanni (MPA Giovanni x Jer-Angel), Gamlin and Ratcliffe, Great Britain

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Top: Reserve Champion Colt Spartacus TO (Marwan Al Shaqab x DA Shahnia), owned by Ajman Stud, UAE. Middle: Champion Filly Alia EA (Khidar x Arabeska), owned by A. J. Atkin, Great Britain. Bottom: Reserve Champion Filly Bess Gitana (lbn Estasha x Quincy), owned by Bessewacht Arabians, The Netherlands.


First Place Stallion Eleven to Fifteen Borsalino K (Encore Ali x Keepsake V), leased to Jadem Arabians, Belgium.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colt Al Amin El Chamsin (Magic Soul x Sen Princess Aminah Shah), owned by El Chamsin Arabians, Germany.

First Place Mare Eleven to Fifteen Years Old Riad Haziba (Eldon x Habenda), owned by M. Klein, Germany.

First Place Gelding Don Sultan (MM Sultan x Primadonnah), owned by T. J. Kuipers, The Netherlands.

First Place Two-Year-Old Filly Ysadora (Marwan Al Shaqab x Ysabela), owned by Ajman Stud, UAE.

First Place Yearling Filly GM Kabbala (Kaseem x Chestnut Lady), owned by F. Schmid, Denmark.

TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (8): 1. Ysadora (Marwan Al Shaqab x Ysabela), Ajman Stud, UAE; 2. Magna Al Wazir (Magnum Psyche x Faaiqa Al Wazir), Oldfield, Spain; 3. FLA Excitation (Mistyck El Saintonge x Sun Edyka), CrielVan Vooren, France; 4. Durrah SS (Al Aaqib Al Zamet x Dachee), Svanemosen Stud, Denmark; 5. Fascination J (Extreme x Faraula J), Vlinderbeek Arabians, Belgium YEARLING COLTS (12): 1. Spartacus TO (Marwan Al Shaqab x DA Shahnia), Ajman Stud, UAE; 2. Masud T (Massimo Ibn Mirokan x Kupona), Mulder, The Netherlands; 3. Mahfouz Halim (Al Adeed Al Shaqab x Bint Mofisa), Ponnath, Germany; 4. Al Emeer (Emenes x Gretta), Keen and Griffiths, Great Britain; 5. Erogon P (Honorrs x Raville P), Van Duyvenbode, The Netherlands YEARLING FILLIES (6): 1. GM Kabbala (Kaseem x Chestnut Lady), F. Schmid, Denmark; 2. ASH Donatella (WH Justice x Dahma), I. Bentchikou, Belgium; 3. WA Magna Rouge (MCA Magnum Gold x WA Rougealene), Al Khaled Farm, Saudi Arabia; 4. DA Juss’diva (WH Justice x DA Psytenna), C. Kolnberger, Austria; 5. RHR Hera Of Marwan (Marwan Al Shaqab x LC Psyche Sheiress), HRH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, UAE

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vilhelmsborg international show

vilhelmsborg

photos by erwin escher

JULY  sVILHELMSBORG DENMARK

Judges: Sylvie Eberhardt, Germany; Christina Wale, Sweden; Jerzy Bialobok, Poland; Ferdinand Huemer, Austria; Dr. Nikolaus Jung, Germany

Senior Champion Stallion: Eternity Ibn Navarrone D (Ansata Sinan x Navarrone P), Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium; Reserve: Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), Khidar Partnership, Belgium Senior Champion Mare: Aishaa (AS Natsir Apal x Bint Sanadiva), HeckenbĂźcker, Germany; Reserve: Pieta (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pilar), Watts, Great Britain Junior Champion Colt: Jumanci OS (Ajman Moniscione x Praetoria), StĂśckle, Germany; Reserve: Altis (WH Justice x Albia), Hani, Ismer, & Turban Stud, Germany Junior Champion Filly: Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x Pallas-Atena), Poszepczynski, Poland; Reserve: Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE Stallions Eleven and Over (3): 1. Eternity Ibn Navarrone D (Ansata Sinan x Navarrone P), Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium; 2. Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), Khidar Partnership, Belgium; 3. Davidoff (Kubinec x Nikita), Schmid, Germany

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Top: Senior Champion Stallion Eternity lbn Navarrone D (Ansata Sinan x Navarrone P), owned by Paul and Martine Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium.

Above: Reserve Senior Champion Stallion Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), owned by The Khidar Partnership, Belgium.


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Top left: Senior Champion Mare Aishaa (AS Natsir Apal x Bint Sanadiva), owned by Ralf Heckenbücker, Germany Top right: Junior Champion Colt Jumanci OS (Ajman Moniscione x Praetoria), owned by the Stöckle family, Germany. Bottom: Reserve Senior Champion Mare Pieta (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pilar), owned by Shirley Watts, Great Britain.

Mares Eleven and Over (2): 1. Sarai Bint Navaronne D (Ansata Sinan x Navaronne-P), Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium; 2. Egna (Eukaliptus x Egzotyka), Watts, Great Britain Seven- to Ten-Year-Old Stallions (3): 1. Beduin (Wojslaw x Bogdanka), Siren, Denmark; 2. MCA Magnum Gold (Magnum Psyche x Litique), Al Khaled Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. Naizaak (Gai Radiant x Bint Nariadnaia), W-Arabians, Sweden Seven- to Ten-Year-Old Mares (6): 1. Chaquira (Kubinec x Lekiliza), Tara Arabians, Sweden; 2. Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), Kapsch, Austria; 3. Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), Atkin, Great Britain Four- to Six-Year-Old Stallions (10): 1. Girlan-Bey (Pesal x Gracia Bis), OKS Arabians, Sweden; 2. Galinka El Sheikh (CH El Brillo x Galinka Rougelais), Selimah Arabians, Belgium; 3. Final Shadow (Psytadel x AS Shahwan), Atkin, Great Britain Four- to Six-Year-Old Mares (10): 1. Aishaa (AS Natsir Apal x Bint

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Top: Reserve Junior Champion Colt Altis (WH Justice x Albia), owned by Hani, lsmer, and Turban Stud, Germany.

Sanadiva), Heckenbücker, Germany; 2. Pieta (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pilar), Watts, Great Britain; 3. Rohara Bask Melody (Bask Afire x Louisiana), Naples Arabians, Sweden Three-Year-Old Colts (8): 1. BO Karismatico Ibn Bendigo (Om El Bendigo x BO Kasheena), Otto, Germany; 2. TA Knox (WPB Ministrils Bayar x Narinne), Nehm, Sweden; 3. Ghalip Ibn El Mokari (El Mokari x Bint Bint El Gazella), Midtgaard Arabians, Denmark Three-Year-Old Fillies (1): 1. Alia EA (Khidar x Arabska), Atkin, Great Britain Two-Year-Old Colts (9): 1. Altis (WH Justice x Albia), Hani, Ismer, & Turban Stud, Germany; 2. ASH Dream Of Glory (WH Justice x Donna Diva), Bentchikou, Belgium; 3. Hypnotic Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians, Belgium Two-Year-Old Fillies (9): 1. Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x PallasAtena), Poszepczynski, Poland; 2. GM Marwan Al Shakira (Marwan Al Shaqab x Octavia Of Rohan), Naples Arabians, Sweden; 3. Espiria (Psytadel x Ekspiacja), Blasczyk, Poland Yearling Colts (12): 1. Jumanci OS (Ajman Moniscione x Praetoria), Stöckle, Germany; 2. Bernhard (Rohara Bacara x Tosca), Lindhöjd, Sweden; 3. Judgement (WH Justice x Sensation), W-Arabians, Sweden Yearling Fillies (10): 1. Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE; 2. WA Magna Rouge (MCA Magnum Gold x WA Rougealene), Al Khaled Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. UL Lucca (El Sid x CA Kupona), Ulrichsdal Arabians, Denmark

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Middle: Junior Champion Filly Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x PallasAtena), owned by Poszepczynski, Poland. Bottom: Reserve Junior Champion Filly Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), owned by Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE.


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baden festival JULY sBADEN BADEN GERMANY

Judges: Christiane Chazel, France; Peter Gamlin, Great Britain; Sylvia Garde-Ehlert, Germany

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Om El Extreem (Sanadik El Shaklan x Om El Bint Shaina), Gonzales, Spain; RESERVE: Jhulyuss Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: Frasera Mashara (Shahil x MB Madora), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE; RESERVE: Sidi Alija Moon (Thee Cyclone x Sidi Bint Malika), Hayek, Switzerland JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: Maharaja HDM (Marajj x Miss Yashinah Elamal), Mystica Arabians, Australia; RESERVE: Gazwan Al Nasser (Gazal Al Shaqab x Ftoon Al Shaqab), Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Qatar JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: Najdah Al Zobair (Marwan Al Shaqab x JFN Bint Ludhan), Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Thani, UAE; RESERVE: Bint Bessolea (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stud, Saudi Arabia STALLIONS TEN AND OVER (1): 1. Om El Extreem (Sanadik El Shaklan x Om El Bint Shaina), Gonzales, Spain MARES TEN AND OVER (1): 1. Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), Kapsch, Austria SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (2): 1. Om El Bahreyn (CG Balih El Jamaal x Om El Benedict), Reeves, Great Britain; 2. Pyramid Aalin (Ali Valentino x Pyramid El Nil), Wagner, Germany SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD MARES (3): 1. Sidi Alija Moon (Thee Cyclone x Sidi Bint Malika), Hayek, Switzerland;

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Top left: Senior Champion Stallion Om El Extreem (Sanadik El Shaklan x Om El Bint Shaina), owned by Gonzales, Spain. Top right: Reserve Senior Champion Stallion Jhulyuss lbn Eternity D (Eternity lbn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), owned by Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium. Middle: Senior Champion Mare Frasera Mashara (Shahil x MB Madora), owned by Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE. Bottom: Reserve Champion Mare Sidi Alija Moon (Thee Cyclone x Sidi Bint Malika), owned by Hayek, Switzerland.

photos by erwin escher


Left: Junior Champion Colt Maharaja HDM (Marajj x Miss Yashinah Elamal), owned by Mystica Arabians, Australia.

Right: Reserve Junior Champion Colt Gazwan Al Nasser (Gazal Al Shaqab x Ftoon Al Shaqab), owned by Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Qatar.

Left: Junior Champion Filly Najdah Al Zobair (Marwan Al Shaqab x JFN Bint Ludhan), Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Thani, UAE.

Right: Reserve Junior Champion Filly Bint Bessolea (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), owned by Al Khalediah Stud, Saudi Arabia.

2. Hamras Musina (Ali Valentino x Sonbohlas Music), Hamadi Arabians, Germany; 3. Amira Faarisha (Sandstorm JC x Lilla Faarisah), Blutbacher, Germany FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (8): 1. Jhulyuss Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x Focus Julianna), Despeghel-van Hee, Belgium; 2. Kaseem (Kubinec x Kassia), Schmid, Germany; 3. Psadisho Ibn Esstashan (Esstashan x Psayada Bint Psyche), Atkinson & Wragg, Germany FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD MARES (7): 1. Frasera Mashara (Shahil x MB Madora), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE; 2. Pyramid Laneya (Al Lahab x Pyramid Set El Nil), Wagner, Germany; 3. Espanna Estopa (Espano Estopa x Dezions Tifla), Sax, Germany THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (3): 1. Safar Nahboy (FS Eternal Flame x Namybia), Pfeiffer, Germany; 2. Haroun (El Amin x Hanina), Bentchikou, Belgium; 3. LV Lahab (Al Lahab x Jamila I), Vetter, Germany THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (5): 1. Kharrea PGA (Khadraj NA x Gai Portia), Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid alNuaimi, UAE; 2. Shownell (Showkayce x WR Julane), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE; 3. Farida bint Khidar (Khidar x Farids Mandolin), Sax, Germany TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS (9): 1. Preemium (WH Justice x Pricilla), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 2. AJA Sanstorm (Psytadel x Sanadina), Hickford, Great Britain; 3. Hypnotic Ibn Eternity D (Eternity Ibn Navarrone D x WH Marissa Rose), Dion Arabians, Belgium TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (11): 1. Miss Marenga (Psytadel x Marenga), Sax, Germany; 2. Om El Enigma (Al Lahab x Om El Bint Shaina), Ajman Stud, UAE; 3. Magna Al Wazir (Magnum Psyche x Faaiqa Al Wazir), Oldfield, Spain YEARLING COLTS (9): 1. Maharaja HDM (Marajj x Miss Yashinah Elamal), Mystica Arabians, Australia; 2. Gazwan Al Nasser (Gazal Al Shaqab x Ftoon Al Shaqab), Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Qatar; 3. Justimagine Joy (WH Justice x MVA Thee Love Affair), Joy Arabian Horses, Belgium YEARLING FILLIES (SENIOR) (10): 1. Bint Bessolea (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Pyramid Kahileh K (Al Lahab x Bint Kahillah), Wagner, Germany; 3. Maharani CF (Psytadel x Mara), Schwarz, Germany YEARLING FILLIES (JUNIOR) (6): 1. Najdah Al Zobair (Marwan Al Shaqab x JFN Bint Ludhan), Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed al-Thani, UAE; 2. Juwanda OS (WH Justice x Shak Lavanda), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 3. ASH Donatella (WH Justice x Dahma), Bentchikou, Belgium

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First Place Mare Ten and Older Prieta (Thee Brigadier x LM Perla), owned by Kapsch, Austria.

First Place Seven- to Nine-Year-Old Stallion Om El Bahreyn (CG Balih El Jamaal x Om El Benedict), owned by Reeves, Great Britain.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colt Safar Nahboy (FS Eternal Flame x Namybia), owned by Pfeiffer, Germany.

First Place Three-Year-Old Filly Kharrea PGA (Khadraj NA x Gai Portia), owned by Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid al-Nuaimi, UAE.

First Place Two-Year-Old Colt Preemium (WH Justice x Pricilla), owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE.

First Place Two-Year Filly Miss Marenga (Psytadel x Marenga), owned by Reinhard Sax, Germany.

Second Place Yearling Filly (Senior) Pyramid Kahileh K (Al Lahab x Bint Kahillah), owned by Wagner, Germany.

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british nationals

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nationals

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SUPREME IN-HAND CHAMPION: Master Design GA; RESERVE: LVA Maximus

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SENIOR MALE CHAMPION: Master Design GA (Versace x Bea Society Belle), Susan Jones; RESERVE: LVA Maximus (Espano Estopa x Challon Salana) V. Brown SENIOR FEMALE CHAMPION: ZeeZeeTop (Assad x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; RESERVE: Oml Camila Estopa (Carmargue x Bint Estopa), E. A. Turner

JUNIOR MALE CHAMPIONSHIP: Roe Lateef (Gazal Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjbrosiaa), T. O. Aggad; RESERVE: Pikasso (Final Shadow x Pikirovka), A. J. Atkin

JUNIOR FEMALE CHAMPIONSHIP: Glamorous (Master Design GA x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; RESERVE: ZK Psyrenity (Psynergy x Jola), Sally A. Etchells SENIOR GELDING CHAMPION: AJA Svengali (FS Bengali x G Estarreja), P. Bethell; RESERVE: Rohara Ambassador (JK Amadeus x WA Muscats Pride), J. C. Peck JUNIOR GELDING CHAMPION: Psyches Soul (Psytadel x SL Sweet Emotion), Heather J. Brown; RESERVE: LVA Damascus (Espano Estopa x Challon Salana), K. Broughton

VETERAN CHAMPION: Vodolej (Mashuk x Mechta), Sally A. Etchells RESERVE: Sisyrinchium (Dhruv x Sakuntala), F. B. Guinness

VETERAN STALLIONS SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER: 1. Vodolej (Mashuk x Mechta), Sally A. Etchells;

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2. Sisyrinchium (Dhruv x Sakuntala), F. B. Guinness; 3. Ocean Lite (White Lightning x Hista Beaudeyna), Alyson King

VETERAN MARES SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER WITH FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Oml Camila Estopa (Carmargue x Bint Estopa), E. A. Turner; 2. Padisha Ibn Estopa (Ibn Estopa x Prometida), Janet Currey; 3. Crystal Treasure (Shades Of Silver x Crystal Coronet), M. E. Carr VETERAN MARES SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Bint Cometera SFI (Marsianin x Cometera), Sally A. Etchells; 2. Ewoluta (Piechur x Erudycja), R. L. McCormick; 3. Bur Sable (Aladdinn Echo x Bur Witja), Susan Hall VETERAN GELDINGS SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD AND OLDER: 1. Royal Lustre (RaďŹ d x Twinkling Diamond), Annette Norris; 2. Al Rakka (Roxan x Russallka), Annette Norris; 3. Cezare (Kasadi x Sophy), Gillian Cattroll

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SENIOR STALLIONS NINE TO SIXTEEN YEARS OLD: 1. Ruger AMW (Tallyen El Jamaal x HE Jiajna), Clare Fitch; 2. Ali Khamsin (Carmargue x Liana El Shaklan), E. A. Turner; 3. Tehama Na Sidaqa (Thee Cyclone x Banghor Darica), N. J. T. Haworth

NINE- TO SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD MARES WITH FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Mirwana II (Mir Wan x Silvers Surprise), Clare Fitch; 2. G Garnet (Neman x Garmon), L. Kelly; 3. Belissa (Mel Nebli x Bookra), E. A. Hedley

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JUNIOR STALLIONS FOUR TO EIGHT YEARS OLD: 1. Master Design GA (Versace x Bea Society Belle), Susan Jones; 2. LVA Maximus (Espano Estopa x Challon Salana), V. Brown; 3. Roe Laheeb (Essteem x ZT Ludjbrosiaa), T. O. Aggad BEST STALLIONS FOUR TO SIXTEEN YEARS OLD: 1. Master Design GA (Versace x Bea Society Belle), Susan Jones; 2. Ali Khamsin (Carmargue x Liana El Shaklan), E. A. Turner

FOUR- TO EIGHT-YEAR-OLD MARES WITH FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Muranas Nani (Psytadel x Baranka), Linda C. Hughes; 2. Legacys Sonata (Legacy Of Fame x SC Psavannah), Andrea Taylor; 3. Lowinia F (Almonito x La-Belle), Marianne J. Smith

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BEST FOUR- TO SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD MARES WITH FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Mirwana II (Mir Wan x Silvers Surprise), the Honorable M. A. Wragg; 2. Muranas Nani (Psytadel x D Baranka), Linda C. Hughes

MARES FOUR TO SIXTEEN YEARS OLD WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT: 1. ZeeZeeTop (Assad x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; 2. Falcon Song BHF (Falcon BHF x Khemos Love Song),Sally A. Roberts FOALS BY A PUREBRED STALLION, PRODUCE OF MARES FOUR TO SEVENTEEN YEARS OLD: 1. Roe Layaal (Marwan Al Shaqab x Roe Lahab), T. O. Aggad; 2. Mirv (Psadisho Ibn Esstashan x Mirwana II), Clare Fitch

FOALS BY A PUREBRED STALLION ORPHANED OR WEANED, BORN IN 2008: 1. Poseidon (H Tobago x Sahibaa), V. Marsh

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NATIONAL FUTURITY FOUR-YEAROLD COLTS/STALLIONS: 1. Ibn Kapaya (Psychedelic x Kapaya), W. J. Howell

NATIONAL FUTURITY FOUR-YEAROLD FILLIES/MARES: 1. Guinevere (Psyches Spirit x Marih Lela), Heather Brown; 2. Binley Ishara (Prince Sadik x Ismala), Caroline G. E. Sussex

NATIONAL FUTURITY FOUR-YEAROLD GELDINGS: 1. Bay Ffantasy (Bay Dream x FямБnesse), Tanya Betts

NATIONAL FUTURITY THREEYEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Roe Namrood (Simeon Sadik x PR Midnite Magic), T. O. Aggad; 2. OES Ibn Alqasim (Ansata Qasim x Amira Al Noor), C. S. Reeves

NATIONAL FUTURITY THREE-YEAROLD FILLIES: 1. Manayah (Imperial Kamilll x Kateefah), A. W. Potts; 2. Electraa SR (Psynergy x Sanskrit Psyche), Sarah I. Hampton; 3. Angelita (Vodofon Kossack x Angeleque), Sarah I. Hampton

NATIONAL FUTURITY THREEYEAR-OLD GELDINGS: 1. Chakka Khan (Ali Khan x White China Bay), S. L. Georgeson; 2. Cirrhus (Yahmur x Chaarity), A. Cary

TREBLE CHANCE FUTURITY CLASS ONE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Montgomery (Psyches Spirit x Marih Lela), Heather J. Brown; 2. PS Amaroo (Tehama Na Sidaqa x Arabella PA), Enrique Perez-Silva; 3. Perfect Design LA (Master Design GA x Zou Zou Bint Zaphelia), Karen Eggleston

TREBLE CHANCE FUTURITY CLASS ONE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Sweet Dreams SR (Master Design GA x Ziadah), Karen Caley; 2. Maybelisa (Psadisho Ibn Esstashan x Maybe Bey Be), Clare Fitch; 3. InямБnity SR (WH Justice x Maharah), P. Bethell

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PRINCESS MUNA SADDLE OF HONOR FAMILY GROUPS: 1. Autumn Sunlight (Bremervale Emperor x Autumn Gold), F. C. Leng; 2. Belissa (Mel Nebli x Bookra), E. A. Hedley; 3. Andorra Bint Asfoura (Adnan x Asfoura), E. A. Hedley SENIOR YEARLING COLTS: 1. Designed (Master Design GA x Haniyyah), Susan Jones; 2. TD Nemir (Lothar El Nyhl x Bint Nariadnaia), S. Richards; 3. Montgomery (Psyches Spirit x Marih Lela), Heather Brown

SENIOR YEARLING FILLIES: 1. Glamorous (Master Design GA x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; 2. SG Amber Djewel (WH Justice x Djewel), Susan

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George; 3. Sambucca Bint Atlantus (Atlantus x Savannah Sadika), L. E. Jenkins

JUNIOR YEARLING COLTS: 1. Roe Lateef (Gazal Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjbrosiaa), T. O. Aggad; 2. Perfect Design LA (Master Design GA x Zou Zou Bint Zaphelia), Karen Eggleston; 3. Asbeau (CAS Sabur x Leishah), M. A. Johnson

JUNIOR YEARLING FILLIES: 1. Xotic Design (Master Design GA x Yokosuka F), Marianne J.Smith; 2. Sweet Dreams SR (Master Design GA x Ziadah), Karen Caley; 3. Maybelisa (Psadisho Ibn Esstashan x Maybe Bey Be), Clare Fitch

ONE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Roe Lateef (Gazal Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjbrosiaa), T. O. Aggad; 2. Designed (Master Design GA x Haniyyah), Susan Jones ONE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Glamorous (Master Design GA x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; 2. Xotic Design (Master Design GA x Yokosuka F), Marianne J. Smith

ONE-YEAR-OLD GELDINGS: 1. Darcy (Om El Mareikh x FďŹ ligree), Sue Wilks; 2. Rasputin PA (Psyches Spirit x Raffalynn SRA), A. Ware; 3. Peron (Ventican x Petreena), Sharon Davies

TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Pikasso (Final Shadow x Pikirovka), A. J. Atkin; 2. Kasparov (Kubinec x Lady Madonna), Heather J. Brown; 3. Versymiaan (Vervaldee x CAS Symphony), Gemma Cornick

TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Inyesta (Psynergy x Inyka), R. E. Pritchard; 2. Rianna (Master Design GA x Yannah), P. A. Smith

TWO-YEAR-OLD GELDINGS: 1. Psyches Soul (Psytadel x SL Sweet Emotion), Heather J. Brown; 2. Marazarli (Azinja El Shaklan x Marimeta), S. A. Holland; 3. First By Design SR (Master Design GA x AJA Echo Bey), Tracey A. Holland

THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Psy Dream (Psytadel x La Diva), Marianne J. Smith; 2. Amir Al Sahra (Imperial Kamilll x Raqqisa), Amy Gibbs; 3. Eqzotik (Ansata Qasim x NA Erotika), C. Fowler

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THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. ZK Psyrenity (Psynergy x Jola), Sally A. Etchells; 2. Alia EA (Khidar x Arabeska), A. J. Atkin; 3. Helena (Tehama Na Sidaqa x Hazika), Zena Bermingham

THREE-YEAR-OLD GELDINGS: 1. LVA Damascus (Espano Estopa x Challon Salana), K. Broughton; 2. HT Orinoco (Shaikh Al Kuran x HT Obsession), Hannah J. Scott; 3. Nadjai (G Iridis x Bint Nariadnaia), Sharon Davies GELDINGS FOUR YEARS OLD AND OLDER: 1. AJA Svengali (FS Bengali x G Estarreja), P. Bethell; 2. Rohara Ambassador (JK Amadeus x WA Muscats Pride), J. C. Peck

JUNIOR FILLIES TWO YEARS OLD: 1. Inyesta (Psynergy x Inyka), R. E. Pritchard; 2. Rianna (Master Design GA x Yannah), P. A. Smith; 3. Divine By Design RR (Master Design GA x Focus Galliana), Susan Jones SENIOR FILLIES TWO YEARS OLD: 1. Lana Bint Laman (Laman HVP x Espanna Estopa), R. L. McCormick; 2. Laminiah (Laman HVP x CS Kalliope), R. L. McCormick; 3. HT Odessa (Shaikh Al Kuran x HT Ormuz), S. L. Georgeson

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british nationals 4OPLEFT&IRST0LACE3ENIOR -ARES4ENTO3IXTEEN9EARS /LD7ITHOUT&OALAT&OOTSatin Lady&AWORX,ADY$%SPRIT OWNEDBY.%!RNOLD 4OP2IGHT"EST2IDDEN3TALLION &OUR9EARS/LDAND/LDER Toman'RANDX1UEENS 4OPAZ OWNEDBY#*%VANS -IDDLE&IRST0LACE3IRE0RODUCE 'ROUPThe Frosted Orange 4HE0RINCE/F/RANGEX(OLLY "LUE OWNEDBY!$URSLEY "OTTOM"EST2IDDEN-ARE&OUR 9EARS/LDAND/LDERShamzarah .AZDROMALX"INT3HAMASQUE OWNEDBY24ITTERINGTON JUNIOR MARES FOUR TO FIVE YEARS OLD WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT: 1. ZeeZeeTop (Assad x Snow Dove), N. E. Arnold; 2. Melena IA (Enzo x Waratah), R. L. McCormick; 3. Kyla Jean (AfďŹ rmmed x WA Psyches Charm), A. Ware JUNIOR GELDINGS FOUR TO EIGHT YEARS OLD: 1. AJA Svengali (FS Bengali x G Estarreja), P. Bethell; 2. Maartial (Kerim Shah x Maaralisa), Dame Josephine Anderson D.B.E.; 3. Estisha (Essteem x Nimisha), W. J. Howell

SENIOR GELDINGS NINE TO SIXTEEN YEARS OLD: 1. Rohara Ambassador (JK Amadeus x WA Muscats Pride), J. C. Peck; 2. Fferzan (Ffatal Attraction x Fazleta), L. Biles; 3. Zircon Karismatique (Phoenix Kalibur x Zircon Karisma), F. J. Grant

INTERMEDIATE MARES SIX TO NINE YEARS OLD WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Falcon Song BHF (Falcon BHF x Khemos Love Song), Sally A. Roberts; 2. Marani (Ibn Narav x Marena), T. O. Aggad; 3. Azzotica (AZ Sadik x G Esotica), S. E. L. Jones SENIOR MARES TEN TO SIXTEEN YEARS OLD WITHOUT FOAL AT FOOT: 1. Satin Lady (Fawor x Lady D’Esprit), N. E. Arnold; 2. Mimi (Monitor x Muzetta), W. J. Howell; 3. Euza (Etogram x Eura), vL. M. Bond SIRE PRODUCE GROUP: 1. The Frosted Orange (The Prince Of Orange x Holly Blue), A. Dursley; 2. Vodofon Kossack (Balaton x Verba), Sarah I. Hampton

PUREBRED RIDDEN CHAMPION: Patros HB (Psytadel x Padisha Ibn Estopa), Linda C. Hughes Reserve: Aarin (Gai Radiant Star x Arina), Charlotte K. Dabbs

BEST RIDDEN STALLION FOUR YEARS OLD AND OLDER: Toman (Grand x Queens Topaz), C. J. Evans Reserve: Ikoni (Prince Sadik x Silvern Image), B. R. Budge

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BEST RIDDEN MARE FOUR YEARS OLD AND OLDER: Shamzarah (Nazdromal x Bint Shamasque), R. Titterington Reserve: Silver Lil (Silver Satyr x Lilacs Fantasy), C. M. Phillips BEST RIDDEN GELDING: Elustarius (Gai Radiant Star x El Badoura), C. Trigg Reserve: Storm Gold (Imad x Starlite Rose), C. L. Bennett SENIOR RIDDEN STALLIONS: 1. Ikoni (Prince Sadik x Silvern Image), B. R. Budge; 2. Dervatiw Gwyddion (AJ Ibn Negatiw x Dervona), J. C. Peck; 3. Juma (Sambist x Jerba Du Paon), Judith Powell

JUNIOR RIDDEN STALLIONS: 1. Toman (Grand x Queens Topaz), C. J. Evans; 2. Adawy (Borneo x Ashiqa), L. Biles; 3. Egatist (Artist x Egala), J. Grace

NOVICE RIDDEN STALLIONS: 1. Patros HB (Psytadel x Padisha Ibn Estopa), Linda C. Hughes; 2. SG Spirit Of Essteem (Essteem x Malikeh El Sakeena), Susan George; 3. De Marrenzo (Bay Dream x Marquessa), Wendy Dean SENIOR RIDDEN MARES: 1. Silver Lil (Silver Satyr x Lilacs Fantasy), C. M. Phillips; 2. Mi Dhahling (Abu Dhahi x Mirtala), Joanne Woodward; 3. Kasharima (Narim RASB x Kashala), Sally A. Wrigglesworth JUNIOR RIDDEN MARES: 1. Shamzarah (Nazdromal x Bint Shamasque), R. Titterington; 2. Shayna Maydel (Zircon Nazeer x Southern Masjic), Susan R. Rose; 3. Muzidora (Arastin x Muzita), Clare Fitch NOVICE RIDDEN MARES: 1. CAS Arianna (Arastin x CAS Symphony), Janet Currey; 2. Silvern Moonlight (Silvern Sceptre x PHA Silver Heart), M. E. O’Rourke; 3. Crown Of Shimmering Gold (Banner Of Blue x Crown Of Bright Gold), S. E. Rhodes

SENIOR RIDDEN GELDINGS: 1. Elustarius (Gai Radiant Star x El Badoura), C. Trigg; 2. Storm Gold (Imad x Starlite Rose), C. L. Bennett; 3. Maleikero (Dakshah x Mel Queda), C. M. Phillips

JUNIOR RIDDEN GELDINGS: 1. Fferzan (Ffatal Attraction x Fazleta), L. Biles; 2. ZA Karis Ibn Azal (Zircon Karismatique x Azalea), A. Rose; 3. Hazar Afsana (Maysoun x G Faiza), Janet Turner NOVICE RIDDEN GELDINGS: 1. Aarin (Gai Radiant Star x Arina), Charlotte K. Dabbs; 2. OAS Vendetta (Massallah x Rose Of Bediya), A. Le’Vell; 3. LVA Estopas Winter Storm (Espano Estopa x Winter Lilly), Susan R. Rose

4OP"EST2IDDEN 'ELDINGElustarius 'AI2ADIANT3TAR X%L"ADOURA OWNEDBY#4RIGG -IDDLE5NITED +INGDOMS 7!(/!RABIAN (ORSEOFTHE9EAR THESUCCESSFUL EVENTINGHORSE PS Taragun3HOGUN X4ARETTA OWNEDAND RIDDENBY%VIE0EEL "OTTOM&IRST0LACE .OVICE0ARTBRED 2IDDEN!RABIAN &OUR9EARS/LD AND/LDER3ILVAN 3ENTIMENT3UNRAY 3UPERSTARX3ILVAN 3ONNET OWNEDBY 6IVIENNE.ELSON

UNITED KINGDOM’S 2008 WAHO ARABIAN HORSE OF THE YEAR: PS Taragun (Shogun x Taretta), Eva Peel

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egyptian event europe

egyptian event photos by erwin escher and doris melzer

AUGUST  sLANAKEN BELGIUM

Judges: Renata Schibler, Switzerland; Joanne Lowe, Great Britain; Jay Constanti, United States; Mark lsmer, Germany; Gianmarco Aragno, ltaly

BEST EGYPTIAN OF THE YEAR: Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Jandeh al-Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), Al Naif Stud, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir al-Ahmed Thani, Qatar; RESERVE: Imperial Baareg (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Karmah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt; RESERVE: MC Alexsis (The Elixir x AK Athena), Ajman Stud, HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid alNuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, UAE JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: Salman Al Khalidiah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan al-Saud, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Shagran Al Nasser (Ansata Selman x Dana El Nasser), Nasser Stud, Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Qatar JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: PSE Rasheekah (Royal Colours x Imperial Baarezah), Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium; RESERVE: Nouf Al Shaqab (Al Adeed Al Shaqab x Meseda Al Shaqab), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar CHAMPION FOAL: Malik El Nefous (Royal Colours x Scheherazade Bint Nile), Asil Arabian, S. Roevens, Belgium; RESERVE: Ain Al SaďŹ (Saphir III x Adalat), B. Gossens & G. Oben, Belgium STALLIONS TEN AND OLDER (4): 1. Sterling Vision (Ansata Sinan x Navarrone-P), Michael Ponnath, Germany; 2. MB Zekhiel (Royal Mikhiel x Zeemana By Manal), Fardos El Arab, MorganeSilvana Metzler, Germany MARES TEN AND OLDER (6): 1. MC Alexsis (The Elixir x AK Athena), Ajman Stud, HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid alNuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, UAE; 2. Grea Nazeera (Moroc x AK Khattaara), Visinoni, Italy

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MELZER PHOTO

Above photos: Champion Senior Stallion Jandeh al-Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), owned by Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir al-Ahmed Thani, Al Naif Stud of Qatar.


europe Top left: Reserve Champion Senior Stallion lmperial Baareg (lmperial Baarez x lmperial Karmah), owned by Tarek and Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, El Farida Stud of Egypt. Top right: Best Egyptian of the Year and Senior Champion Mare Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin ll), owned by Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Rabab Stud of Egypt. Middle left: Reserve Champion Senior Mare MC Alexsis (The Elixir x AK Athena), owned by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid al-Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman, Ajman Stud of the UAE. Champion Junior Colt Salman Al Khalidiah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), owned by HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan al-Saud, Al Khalediah Stables of Saudi Arabia. SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (8): 1. Jandeh Al Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), Al Naif Stud, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir al Ahmed Thani, Qatar; 2. F Shamaal (Maysoun x Sarameena), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan al Saud, Saudi Arabia SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD MARES (6): 1. Ansata Mouna (Farres x Talmona), Al Naif Stud, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir al-Ahmed Thani, Qatar; 2. Simeon Sarice (Imperial Madaar x Simeon Sayver), Exotic Egyptian Arabians, Germany FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (7): 1. Imperial Baareg (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Karmah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt; 2. Ansiba Mujalli (Maysoun x Ansiba Joumanah), Elke Behrens, Germany FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD MARES (7): 1. Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahisin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt; 2. EE Bella Lucia (Hawkeye CC x LS Thee Desiree), Peppoloni, Italy MARES WITH FOAL (5): 1. Imperial Baarezah (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Safama), Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium; 2. Scheherazade Bint Nile (Malik El Nil x UP Sharaftana), Sophie Roevens, Belgium

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egyptian event europe

THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (9): 1. Shagran Al Nasser (Ansata Selman x Dana El Nasser), Nasser Stud, Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Qatar; 2. Al Hadiyah AA (Laheeb x The Vision HG), Ariela Arabians & Y. Zakon, Israel THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (5): 1. Aqir El Minal (Zandai Aquir x VA Elwera), E. Stravagankia Arabians, Spain; 2. Pyramid Nour El Nil K (Al Lahab x Bint Kahilah), Pyramid Arabians, Uwe-Jürgen Wagner, Germany TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS (4): 1. MVA Imperial Colours (True Colours x SKF Tiaara), Gestüt Haterbusch, Germany; 2. Rafahag (Authentic Khazim x Maresha Al Kidir), AG Arabians, Italy TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (8): 1. Nouf Al Shaqab (Al Adeed Al Shaqab x Meseda Al Shaqab), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar; 2. Imperial Baaraphah (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Orrapha), Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium YEARLING COLTS (11): 1. Salman Al Khalidiah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan al-Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Nedel De Guado (Ansata Shaamis x FR Egyptian Princess), Daniele Lobello, Italy YEARLING FILLIES (12): 1. PSE Rasheekah (Royal Colours x Imperial Baarezah), Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium; 2. Haifa Al Khalidiah (F Shamaal x Ansata Nile Pearl), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan alSaud, Saudi Arabia MOST BEAUTIFUL HEAD MALE (5): Entebbe CA (Thee Desperado x Shaamisa Mystique), Miro, Israel MOST BEAUTIFUL HEAD FEMALE (4): Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt STALLION PARADE (8): Ansata Ramesses (Prince Fa Moniet x Ansata Rebecca), Najim El Arab, Belgium; Hadidi (Norus x Hebet Allah), Dionisi, Italy; Richter MH (El Halimaar x Fasarra), Al Khaled Farm, Egypt; Safeen (Ibn Safinaz x Abitibi Madeena), Seidlitz-Oster & Dr. Oster, Germany; Thee Fandango (Thee Desperado x Fatima Sharaf), Patron Arabians, Belgium; Turki Al Rayyan (Safir x Turkia Al Ryyan), Al Khaled Farm, Egypt

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Top left: Reserve Champion Junior Colt Shagran Al Nasser (Ansata Selman x Dana El Nasser), owned by Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Nasser Stud of Qatar. Top right: Champion Junior Filly PSE Rasheekah (Royal Colours x lmperial Baarezah), owned by Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium. Middle: Reserve Champion Junior Filly Nouf Al Shaqab (Al Adeed Al Shaqab x Meseda Al Shaqab), owned by HH The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Al Shaqab Stud of Qatar.

MELZER PHOTO

Bottom left: Champion Foal Malik El Nefous (Royal Colours x Scheherazade Bint Nile), owned by S. Roevens of Asil Arabian, Belgium. Bottom right: Reserve Champion Foal Ain Al Safi (Saphir lll x Adalat), owned by B. Gossens and G. Oben, Belgium.

MELZER PHOTO


First Place Mare with Foal lmperial Baarezah (lmperial Baarez x lmperial Safama), owned by Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colt Shagran Al Nasser (Ansata Selman x Dana El Nasser), owned by Sheikh Nawaf bin Nasser al-Thani, Nasser Stud of Qatar.

First Place Three-Year-Old Filly Aqir El Minal (Zandai Aquir x VA Elwera), owned by E. Stravagankia Arabians, Spain.

First Place Two-Year-Old Colt MVA lmperial Colours (True Colours x SKF Tiaara), owned by Gest端t Haterbusch, Germany.

First Place Yearling Colt Salman Al Khalidiah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), owned by HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan al-Saud, Al Khalediah Stables of Saudi Arabia.

First Place Yearling Filly PSE Rasheekah (Royal Colours x lmperial Baarezah), owned by Prestige Straight Egyptian Arabians, Belgium.

stallion parade

Most Beautiful Head Male Entebbe CA (Thee Desperado x Shaamisa Mystique), owned by Miro, lsrael.

Safeen (lbn Safinaz x Abitibi Madeena), owned by Seidlitz-Oster and Dr. Oster, Germany.

Right; Hadidi (Norus x Hebet Allah), owned by Dionisi, ltaly.

Turki Al Rayyan (Safir x Turkia Al Ryyan), owned by Al Khaled Farm, Egypt.

Richter MH (El Halimaar x Fasarra), owned by Al Khaled Farm.

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elran arabian cup

elran arabian cup

photos by erwin escher

AUGUST  sHASSELT BELGIUM

Judges: Doug Dahmen, United States; Mohamed Machmoum, Morocco; Renata Schibler, Switzerland; Titi Gagliani, ltaly; Mark lsmer, Germany

Champion Senior Stallion Nijem lbn Eternity (Eternity lbn Navarrone x Naravna), owned by Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia.

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ELRAN ARABIAN CUP SHOW RESULTS Number of horses present: 164

Top left: Reserve Champion Senior Stallion lmperial Baarez (PVA Kariim x BB Ora Kalilah), owned by El Farida Stud, Tarek and Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt. Top right: Reserve Champion Senior Mare Khaleifa (Kubinec x Farids Mandolin), owne by Osterhof Stud and Scuderia La Groane, ltaly. Bottom: Champion Senior Mare Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), owned by Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Ali Al-Thani, Qatar.

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Nijem Ibn Eternity (Eternity Ibn Navarrone x Naravna), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Imperial Baarez (PVA Kariim x BB Ora Kalilah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar; RESERVE: Khaleifa (Kubinec x Farids Mandolin), Osterhof Stud & Scuderia La Groane, Italy JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: QR Marc (Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams), Paul Gheysens, Belgium; RESERVE: Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: Djoonam OS (Ajman Moniscione x Khaleifa), Nicole Pinchinat, France; RESERVE: Pandoraah (Padrons Psyche x Bint Bey Shah), Sheikh Khaled El Bagedo, Al Khaled Farm, Egypt CHAMPION FOAL: Kaliskaya OS (WH Justice x Khaleifa), Osterhof Stud, Germany; RESERVE: BG Badhia (Shadow El Sher x BG Malika), Ben Goossens, Belgium

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elran arabian cup

Top Left: Champion Junior Colt QR Marc (Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams), owned by Paul Gheysens, Belgium.

STALLIONS TEN AND OLDER: 1. Imperial Baarez (PVA Kariim x BB Ora Kalilah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt; 2. HS Etiquette (Simeon Sadik x Etenta), Halsdon Arabians, Shirley Watts, Great Britain SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Nijem Ibn Eternity (Eternity Ibn Navarrone x Naravna), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. MCA Magnum Gold (Magnum Psyche x Litique), Al Khaled Stud, Sheikh Khaled El Bagedo, Egypt & Saudi Arabia; 3. Jandeh Al Naif (Ansata Shalim x Ansata Nile Gypsy), Al Naif Stud, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasir Al Ahmed Thani, Qatar MARES SEVEN AND OLDER: 1. MA Bint Azadik (Om El Azadik x Om El Sabiya Estopa), Michael Ashmore, Great Britain; 2. Faraula J (Ekstern x Fifa), Christine Jamar, Belgium FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Marajj (Marwan Al Shaqab x RGA Kouress), Albidayer Stud, Sheikh Al Qassemi, UAE;

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Top right: Reserve Champion Junior Colt Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), owned by Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia. Below: Junior Champion Filly Djoonam OS (Ajman Moniscione x Khaleifa), owned by Nicole Pinchinat, France.


Right: Junior Reserve Champion Filly Pandoraah (Padrons Psyche x Bint Bey Shah), owned by Sheikh Khaled El Bagedo, Al Khaled Farm, Egypt.

Middle: Champion Foal Kaliskaya OS (WH Justice x Khaleifa), owned by Osterhof Stud, Germany. Bottom: Reserve Champion Foal BG Badhia (Shadow El Sher x BG Malika), owned by Ben Goossens, Belgium.

2. Imperial Baareg (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Karmah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Soliman, Egypt FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), Al Shaqab Stud, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar; 2. Khaleifa (Kubinec x Farids Mandolin), Osterhof Stud & Scuderia La Groane, Italy; 3. Lumiar Bint Balzac (Lumiar Balzac x Suprem Foccus), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 4. Abha Myra (Marwan Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjakalba), Al Shaqab Stud, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa AlThani, Qatar THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. QR Marc (Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams), Paul Gheysens, Belgium; 2. Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 3. AJ Dinar (WH Justice x Deska HJ), Ajman Stud, HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Ajman THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Pandoraah (Padrons Psyche x Bint Bey Shah), Sheikh Khaled El Bagedo, Al Khaled Farm, Egypt; 2. Kharrea PGA (Khadraj NA x Gai Portia), Ajman Stud, HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Ajman, UAE TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. ASH Dream Of Glory (WH Justice x Donna Diva), Ingrid Bentchikou, Belgium; 2. Preemium (WH Justice x Pricilla), Dubai Arabian Stud, UAE TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), Al Mohamadiah Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud, Saudi Arabia

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elran arabian cup

First Place Mare Seven and Older MA Bint Azadik (Om El Azadik x Om El Sabiya Estopa), owned by Michael Ashmore, Great Britain.

YEARLING COLTS: 1. Salman Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Rayyan Al Shaqab (WN Star Of Antigua x WN Six of Hearts), Al Shaqab Stud, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar YEARLING FILLIES (CLASS A): 1. Djoonam OS (Ajman Moniscione x Khaleifa), Nicole Pinchinat, France; 2. Juwanda OS (WH Justice x Shak Lavanda), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 3. Miss El Power (Power World JQ x Elkada Sahibi), Al Shaqab Stud, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar YEARLING FILLIES (CLASS B): 1. ASH Donatella (WH Justice x Dahma), Arabian Sun Horses, Ingrid Bentchikou, Belgium; 2. Bint Bessolea (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia

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First Place Four- to Six-Year-Old Stallion Marajj (Marwan Al Shaqab x RGA Kouress), owned by Albidayer Stud, Sheikh Al Qassemi, UAE.

First Place Two-Year-Old Colt ASH Dream Of Glory (WH Justice x Donna Diva), owned by lngrid Bentchikou, Belgium.

First Place Yearling Colt Salman Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), straight Egyptian, owned by Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia.

First Place Yearling Filly (Class B) ASH Donatella (WH Justice x Dahma), owned by Arabian Sun Horses, lngrid Bentchikou, Belgium.


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swedish national show

swedish photos and story by anette mattsson

AUGUST  sHALMSTAD SWEDEN

Judges: Mr. Pierluigi Rota, Italy; Mr. Jaroslav Lacina, Czech Republic; Mr. Knut Kentsrud, Norway.

Swedish breeder Eva Larsson spends a quiet moment with her 2002 grey stallion Sawoy (Kubinec x Sadza). He was Senior Stallion Champion at a regional show in 2007 and placed third in the 2005 Scandinavian Arabian Criterium. PHOTO: MARTlN LARSSON

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The Swedish National Show was held later than usual, on the 16-17 of August, at the popular facilities of Mickedala in Halmstad. Seventy-six horses were shown in the great outside arena before the trio of judges, Mr. Pierluigi Rota from Italy, Mr. Jaroslav Lacina from the Czech Republic, and Mr. Knut Kentsrud from Norway. Saturday morning began with the toughest class of the weekend, the Gelding class. It was great to see such high quality among the geldings, including two previous Swedish National Champion Geldings, Gaugan (Endel x Galaxja) and Piraten (Endel x Poreka), a Swedish National Junior Champion Colt, MA El Panhos (El Yashmir x Palma), a Swedish National Reserve Junior Champion Colt and Kumla International Junior Champion Colt and Best in Show, QA Dzocco (Om El Tanam x WW Dzoraya), as well as the 2008 Kumla International Champion Gelding Solari Saman (Hillman x Sadza) in the class. With the highest score of 39.33, MA El Panhos won the class and consequently the Championship. He was bred by Miedl Arabians and was sold to Strรถmma School this spring. He is used as a riding school horse and has been a great ambassador for the Arabian


national show Left: Champion Stallion and highest score of the show Girlan Bey (Pesal x Gracja-Bis), owned by the Kristofferson family, Sweden. Above: Reserve Champion Stallion Mambo (Khidar x J & J Aqina), owned by Wilza Stud, Sweden.

horse, says Kent Johansson of Strömma School. The Reserve Champion and second-placed horse in the class was another great mover, the bay Solari Saman, bred and owned by Eva and Martin Larsson. The Swedish breeders have had access to great stallions leased to Sweden, and many breeders use semen from abroad. The results could be seen in the filly and colt classes. The quality of the young horses was extremely good and of the top five-placed fillies two years old, four of them were by the World Junior Reserve Champion El Amin (Psytadel x RA Cool Elygance). El Amin bred 31 mares when on lease to Oppreva Arabians in 2005. He returned to Oppreva in 2008 and has been the most popular stallion during the season. The winner with 39.67 points among the twoyear-old fillies was Luanda (El Amin x Lidia), bred and owned by Frode Flaten and Birgit Nistad, shown by Oppreva Arabians. Blommeröd Arabian Stud’s bay Certa (El Amin x Certina) captured the second place with 39 points. Blommeröd won the Best Swedish Breeder award, and one of the Blommeröd stars is the stunning Khidar daughter Bacarolla. She received 41.33 points and was later named Swedish National Reserve Junior Champion Filly. Bacarolla’s dam Baronna is a great-moving mare by the World Champion Stallion Emperator (Menes x Ellavia) and out of Bona (Pionier x Bombina).

SWEDISH NATIONAL SHOW RESULTS: Number of horses present: 76 CHAMPION STALLION: Girlan Bey (Pesal x Gracja-Bis), Kristofferson family, Sweden; RESERVE: Mambo (Khidar x J & J Aqina), Wilza Stud, Sweden CHAMPION MARE: Rohara Bask Melody (Baske Afire x Louisiana), Naples Arabians, Sweden; RESERVE: Berninna (Chock x Bernatka), Q-Arabians, Sweden CHAMPION COLT: TA Nox (WPB Minstrils Bayar x Narinne), Tärenäs Stud, Sweden; RESERVE: Judgement (WH Justice x Sensation), W-Arabians, Veronica MannWernsten, Sweden CHAMPION FILLY: Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), Moëll and Moëll, and the Dolfe family, Sweden; RESERVE: Bacarolla (Khidar x Baronna), Blommeröd Stud, Sweden CHAMPION GELDING: MA El Panhos (El Yashmir x Palma), Strömma School, Sweden; RESERVE: Solari Saman (Hillman x Sadza), Eva and Martin Larsson, Sweden

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Champion Mare Rohara Bask Melody (Baske Afire x Louisiana), owned by Naples Arabians, Sweden.

BEST IN SHOW: Jumilla BEST SWEDISH-BRED STALLION: Etolog BEST SWEDISH-BRED MARE: Berninna BEST SWEDISH-BRED COLT: Judgement BEST SWEDISH-BRED FILLY: Jumilla BEST SWEDISH BREEDER: Blommeröd Stud THE HIGHEST SCORE OF THE SHOW (Diego Mendez prize): Girlan Bey, 42.33 points MARES TWELVE AND OLDER (4): 1. Gemini (Algorytm x Galaxja), Folke and Eva Persson, Sweden; 2. Waniya (Festiwal x Wieworka), Emelie Pettersson, Sweden; 3. Zarfa (Murzyn x Zarba), on lease to Carola Bark, Sweden EIGHT- TO ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (4): 1. Naizaak (Gai Radiant x Bint Naradnaia) W-Arabians, Veronica MannWernsten, Sweden; 2. Etolog (Etogram x Etheria), Solveig Hagfors, Sweden; 3. Renaldo (Ernal x Remona), Maria Cronquist, Sweden EIGHT- TO ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES (5): 1. Berninna (Chock x Bernatka), Q-Arabians, Sweden; 2. MA Barzelona (Eldon x Bazylika), Miedl Arabians, Sweden; 3. RA Regina (Matal x RA Rebecca), Rörwalls Stud, Sweden

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Reserve Champion Mare and Best Swedish-bred Mare Berninna (Chock x Bernatka), owned by Q-Arabians, Sweden.

The Futurity Champion among fillies was won by Rebekkah LL, bred by Limelight Arabians and owned by Marina Tjörnvik. Rebekkah LL was the class winner at the National Show in 2007. She placed sixth in the class this year, but went on to be the Futurity winner. Rebekkah LL is by AJA Sanagor and out of the Blommeröd-bred mare Relacja (Algorytm x Regina). The class with colts two years old had five entries, and the two U.S. imported colts SF Verify (Marwan Al Shaqab x Veronica GA) and Tristin BP (PFC Trevallon x Jafars Shania) both received 39 points. With one more point for type, SF Verify placed first and Tristin BP second. SF Verify was bred by Patti Scheier and is owned by Verify Partners. He was shown by Magnus Tingshagen. Tristin BP was bred by Kevin Mansfield and Bill Chaney and is owned by Black Arabians of Sweden. One week later he was shown at the Finnish National Show where he was Junior Champion Colt, Most Classic Head winner, and Best in Show. His full sister Trevs Jasmine was imported to Sweden in June by Kathleen Ohlsson, Black Arabians of Sweden. She was also shown in Finland where she went on to be Champion Mare. The winner of the three-year-old class with 40.67 points was the Nordic Show Cup winner TA Nox (WPB Minstrils Bajar x Narinne), shown by his breeders and owners Cathrin and Andreas Nehm, Tärenäs Arabians. TA Nox always impresses with his movements and his show attitude. Earlier in July, he was named the Scandinavian Open Junior Champion. TA Nox went on to be Swedish National Junior Champion Colt. Second place in the class went to Wivace (AJA Sanagor x Witia) with 38.67 points. TA Nox also received the Futurity colt champion title, an award given to the best three-year-old Futurity horse. Usually the mare classes have a lot of entries, but that was not the case this year. Only two horses in each class were shown among the mares four to seven years old with and without foals. The winner with foal at side was the elegant, great-


Left: Champion Colt TA Nox (WPB Minstrils Bayar x Narinne), owned by Tärenäs Stud, Sweden. Below: Reserve Champion Colt and Best Swedish-bred Colt Judgement (WH Justice x Sensation), owned by Veronica Mann-Wernsten of W-Arabians, Sweden.

moving Baske Afire daughter Rohara Bask Melody with impressive 42 points. She was bred by Terry Anne Boggs in the United States and was bought as a yearling by Mr. Reijo Jokiniemi, Naples Arabians. She was shown by Magnus Tingshagen with a colt by Naples Arabians’ stallion Rohara Bacara (Padrons Psyche x Sidia) at side. The class without foal at side was won by MA Etropica, a snow-white mare with great movements. She was imported in utero from Poland and she is by the race champion and Polish National Champion Pamir (Probat x Parma) out of Eina (Ararat x Ejnia). MA Etropica is owned by Miedl Arabians. Another pure Polish mare won the class of mares eight to eleven years old. Berninna (Chock x Bernatka) received 41 points and she was shown to her victory by Maria Holgersson. Berninna was bred and is owned by Ewa and Micke Jacobson, Q-Arabians. She was named Kumla International Champion Mare earlier this season. Second place went to another mare from Miedl Arabians — MA Barzelona (Eldon x Bazylika), also imported in utero from Poland. This pretty mare was awarded 40 points.

FOUR- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS (5): 1. Girlan Bey (Pesal x Gracja-Bis), Kristofferson family, Sweden; 2. Mambo (Khidar x J & J Aqina), Wilza Stud, Sweden; 3. Gwarant, Prinsens Arabians, Sweden FOUR- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES (2): 1. MA Etropica (Pamir x Eina), Miedl Arabians, Sweden; 2. Mesjaz (Nimbusz x Kanoria), Emma Rehnmark, Sweden FOUR- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES WITH FOAL AT FOOT (2): 1. Rohara Bask Melody (Baske Afire x Louisiana), Naples Arabians, Sweden; 2. Mirabona (Inamir x Estebona), Anja Möller, Sweden GELDINGS (7): 1. MA El Panhos (El Yashmir x Palma), Miedl Arabians, Sweden; 2. Solari Saman (Hillman x Sadza), Eva and Martin Larsson, Sweden; 3. Piraten (Endel x Poreka), Smedgårdens Stud, Sweden THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS (5): 1. TA Nox (WPB Minstrils Bayar x Narinne), Tärenäs Stud, Sweden; 2. Wivace (AJA Sanagor x Witia), Wikström family, Sweden; 3. Zen Zalvador (Khidar x Zenia), Namaste Arabians, Sweden THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (6): 1. Bacarolla (Khidar x Baronna), Blommeröd Stud, Sweden; 2. MA El Engla (El Yashmir x Endorra), Miedl Arabians, Sweden; 3. Sanziitah (AJA Sanagor x Geilah), Inga Grönberg, Sweden

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Top: Champion Filly and Best in Show Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), owned by Moëll and Moëll, the Dolfe family, Sweden. Middle: Reserve Champion Filly Bacarolla (Khidar x Baronna), owned by Blommeröd Stud, Sweden.

TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. SF Verify (Marwan Al Shaqab x Veronica GA), P. Carlsson and R. Svensson, Sweden; 2. Tristin BP (PFC Trevallon x Jafas Shania), Black Arabians of Sweden, Sweden; 3. Kareeb (Authentic Shaji x Kahlua), Ihrene PaulKlintenberg, Sweden TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES (10): 1. Luanda (El Amin x Lidia), Frode Flaten and Birgit Nistad, Sweden; 2. Certa (El Amin x Certina), Blommeröd Stud, Sweden; 3. OKS Bialka (Girlan Bey x Bitcha) Kristofferson family, Sweden YEARLING COLTS (9): 1. Judgement (WH Justice x Sensation), W-Arabians, Veronica Mann-Wernsten, Sweden; 2. Marwan (CE Magnum x Margotka), Blommeröd Stud, Sweden; 3. Bernhard (Rohara Bacara x Tosca), Annika Lindhöjd, Sweden YEARLING FILLIES (12): 1. Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), Moëll, Moëll, and the Dolfe family, Sweden; 2. JB Forget Me Not (Thee Apprentice x JB Femme Ffatale), TC Arabians, Sweden; 3. Leia (Rohara Bacara x Lekiliza), Viva Horses and Dogs, Sweden

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The winner of the older mares with 40.67 points is a crowd favorite with her fantastic movements, Gemini, by the Blommeröd stallion Algorytm (Algomej x Aleksota), who unfortunately passed away prior to the show at the age of 25, and out of Galaxja (Engano x Aleksja). She was bred by Blommeröd Arabian Stud and is owned by Folke and Eva Persson, and was shown by Johanna Ullström. The mare championship went to Rohara Bask Melody and Berninna was named Reserve Champion. Sunday morning started with two great yearling classes. The filly class is usually the largest of the show, and it was the same this time with 12 entries. The 2006 Swedish National Reserve Junior Champion Colt Thee Apprentice (Versace x Legacys Diva) had his first three offspring born last year, and two of them were shown here, placing first and second. Jumilla (by Thee Apprentice) is out of the pretty mare Artemis (Borneo x Ashiqa), one of four successful siblings. Jumilla was bred by Moëll and Moëll and the Dolfe family and she won easily 41.33 points. She is at the European Training Centre and was shown by Johanna Ullström. Jumilla has been sold to Dubai Stud and we will definitely see more of this lovely filly. Jumilla was the Scandinavian Open Reserve Junior Champion and at this show she was the


unanimous Junior Champion Filly. Later in the fall, Jumilla was named European Reserve Junior Champion Filly, a great victory for her Swedish breeders. Second place with 38.67 points went to JB Fforget Me Not (Thee Apprentice x JB Ffemme Ffatal). She was bred and is owned by Oppreva Arabians. Nine yearling colts were shown, with first place going to the tall, pretty WH Justice son Judgement (out of Sensation) with 40.67 points. He was bred by Penelope Lewenhaupt and is owned by W-Arabians, Veronica Mann-Wernsten. Judgement was shown by Johanna Ullström and received 40.67 points. Later that day, he was selected as the Reserve Champion Colt. Second place with 39.67 points went to the bay Marwan, who is by CE Magnum (Magnum Psyche x RA Cool Elygance) and out of the great producer Margotka (Algorytm x Maskarada), the dam of Dubai Gold Cup winner Magora (by Gazal Al Shaqab). It was interesting to see the stallions four to seven years of age. Polish-bred Girlan-Bey (Pesal x Gracja-Bis) has an impressive show record: Polish National Junior Champion and Best in Show; International Champion Colt, Vilhelmsborg; Champion Colt, Borgloon; Reserve European Champion Colt; winner of the Ecaho cup colts; World Champion Reserve; and Swedish National Junior Champion Colt. Girlan-Bey is now six years old and made his debut in the showring this year as a senior. He was bred by Mr. Michal Bogajewicz and is owned by the Kristofferson family. He was awarded 42.33 points, the highest score at the show, and later he added another title to his record when he was named Swedish National Champion Stallion. Mambo (Khidar x J & J Aqina) was bred by Mr. Ben Goossens in Belgium and was bought by Wilza Arabian stud as a colt. He was 2004 Swedish National Junior Champion Colt, and his 40.67 points gave him second place and later the Reserve Champion Stallion title, shown by Johanna Ullström. The winner among the older class was Veronica Mann-Wernsten’s eight-year-old stallion Naizaak (Gai Radiant x Bint Naradnaia) with 40.33 points. Naizaak was bred by Sue Richards in the UK and was shown to this victory by Maria Holgersson. With the judges’ choice of Jumilla as the Best in Show, another Swedish National show came to an end, concluding the show season in Sweden.

Top: Champion Gelding MA El Panhos (El Yashmir x Palma), owned by Strömma School, Sweden. Middle: Reserve Champion Gelding Solari Saman (Hillman x Sadza), owned by Eva and Martin Larsson, Sweden. Bottom: First Place Mares Twelve and Older Gemini (Algorytm x Galaxja), owned by Folke and Eva Persson, Sweden.

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photos by erwin escher

OCTOBER  sMOORSELE BELGIUM

ln-Hand Judges: Mrs. Ann NordĂŠn, Sweden; Mrs. Christiane Chazel, France; Dr. Francesco Santoro, ltaly; Mrs. Titti Gagliani, ltaly; Mr. Jaroslav Lacina, Czech Republic; Mrs. Joanne Lowe, Great Britain; Mr. Koenraad Detailleur, Brazil Ridden Classes Judges: Mrs. Joanne Lowe, Great Britain; Mrs. C. J. W. Modderman, the Netherlands; Mrs. Francis Atkinson, Great Britain

Left: Senior Champion Stallion Nijem lbn Eternity (Eternity lbn Navarrone-D x Naravna), owned by Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia.

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championships Left and below: Senior Reserve Champion Stallion Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja), owned by Khidar Partnership, Belgium.

Above and right: Senior Champion Mare Pianissima (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa), owned by Janow Podlaski, Poland.

SENIOR CHAMPION STALLION: Nijem Ibn Eternity
 (Eternity Ibn Navarrone-D x Naravna)
, Al Khalediah Stables, 
HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Khidar (Ansata Sinan x Elizja)
, Khidar Partnership, Belgium SENIOR CHAMPION MARE: Pianissima
 (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa)
, 
Janow Podlaski, Poland; 
RESERVE: Martinique
 (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE JUNIOR CHAMPION COLT: Ali Moniscione
 (Psytadel x Alianna Moniscione), Giancarlo Buzzi, Italy; RESERVE: 
Kabsztad
 (Poganin x Kwestura), 
Michalow Stud, Poland JUNIOR CHAMPION FILLY: 
Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), Al Mohamadiah Stud, 
HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: 
Jumilla 
 (Thee Apprentice x Artemis)
, Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE HORSE WITH THE HIGHEST MARKS: Pianissima
 (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa), Janow Podlaski, Poland LIBERTY CHAMPION STALLIONS: Premier (Monogramm x Premiera)
, Emma Maxwell, Great Britain LIBERTY CHAMPION MARES: 
Sarai Bint Navarrone-D 
(Ansata Sinan x Navarrone P)
, Dion Arabians, Belgium BEST BELGIAN HORSE: Valerio Ibn Eternity IV (Eternity Ibn Navarrone-D x Hafati Vogue), Samsara Arabians, Belgium CHAMPION RIDDEN STALLIONS: 
Toman 
(Grand x Queen’s Topaz), 
 Mrs. Judith Evans, Great Britain
; RESERVE: 
AR Sivmayall (Sivmen B x Zolitha), Arabian Ranch, The Netherlands
 CHAMPION RIDDEN MARES & GELDINGS: AJA Ben Rajah (FS Bengali x Oml Camilla Estopa), Miss Tracey Pollard, Great Britain; 
RESERVE: 
ZA Karis Ibn Azal
 (Zircon Karasmatique x Azalea)
, Miss A. Rose, Great Britain

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STALLIONS ELEVEN AND OLDER: 1. Khidar 
(Ansata Sinan x Elizja), 
 Khidar Partnership, Belgium; 
2. Piligrim 
(Balaton x Popova), Mrs. J. Currey, Great Britain; 3. Emrod 
(Emigrant x Empressa) Annette Siren, Denmark MARES ELEVEN AND OLDER: 1. Emanda (Ecaho x Emanacja), Michalow Stud, Poland; 2. Martinique (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 3. Euskara (Ararat x Eugelen), Agmal Arabians, Belgium; 4. Elizja (Esta-Ghalil x Aica), Nesj Arabians, Belgium EIGHT- TO TEN-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS
: 1. Edin 
(Laheeb x Edina), 
Joseph Geenen, France; 2. HS Etiquette
 (Simeon Sadik x Etenta), Halsdon Arabians, Great Britain; 3. Lucky Dream 
(Brianz Xavier x Prelude HT), C. U. Cartabia, Belgium; 4. Emiliusz 
(Laheeb x Emocja), 
Agmal Arabians, Sweden EIGHT- TO TEN-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), Michalow Stud, Poland; 2. Emika (Eldon x Emoza), Bialka Stud, Poland; 3. Mirwana II (Mir Wan x Silver’s Surprise), M. Wragg, Great Britain SIX- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 
1. Nijem Ibn Eternity 
(Eternity Ibn Navarrone-D x Naravna), Al Khalediah Stables, 
HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 
2. Esparto 
(Ekstern x Ekspozycja), leased to Ajman Stud, 
UAE; 
3. Poganin 
(Laheeb x Pohulanka), 
Janow Podlaski, Poland; 4. Valerio Ibn Eternity IV 
(Eternity Ibn Navarrone-D x Hafati Vogue), Samsara Arabians, Belgium; 5. Final Shadow 
(Psytadel x AS Shahwan)
, A. J. Atkin, Great Britain SIX- TO SEVEN-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Fer Mia (JK Nasser x Martinique), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 2.

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Top left: Senior Reserve Champion Mare Martinique (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE Top right: Junior Champion Colt Ali Moniscione (Psytadel x Alianna Moniscione), owned by Giancarlo Buzzi, italy. Middle: Junior Reserve Champion Colt Kabsztad (Poganin x Kwestura), owned by Michalow Stud, Poland. Bottom: Junior Reserve Champion Filly Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE.


Top: Junior Champion Filly Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), owned by Al Mohamadiah Stud, HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia. Middle: Liberty Champion Stallions Premier (Monogramm x Premiera), owned by Emma Maxwell, Great Britain. Bottom: Liberty Champion Mares Sarai Bint Navarrone-D (Ansata Sinan x Navarrone P), owned by Dion Arabians, Belgium.

Egzyna (Eldon x Elganda), Janusz Ryzkowski, Poland; 3. Krystal Tiara (Ekstern x Khaprice), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain FOUR- TO FIVE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Drabant 
(Gazal Al Shaqab x Demona)
, Michalow Stud, Poland; 2. FS Ronaldo 
(Kubinec x Halaliya), Julie Spinks, Great Britain; 3. Espinho 
(Espano Estopa x Mayana), Ellerhof Arabians, Germany; 4. Al Milan 
(Al Lahab x Milina), 
Sax Arabians, Germany; 5. Psyrasic 
(Psytadel x Karoba), Albidayer Stud, 
UAE FOUR- TO FIVE-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Pianissima (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa), Janow Podlaski, Poland; 2. Pistoria (Gazal Al Shaqab x Palmira), Michalow Stud, Poland; 3. Norma (Gazal Al Shaqab x Nina), Michalow Stud, Poland; 4. Abha Myra (Marwan Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjakalba), Al Shaqab Stud, Qatar; 5. Maya Des Alpes (Simeon Sadik x Marihuana), Otto and Anne-Liese Berg, France THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Kunar T (Nadir I x Kupona), The Kossack Stud, the Netherlands; 2. MM Fabrizio (CH El Brillo x MFA Forgetmenot), Mario Matt, Austria; 3. Nesj El Khimani (Khidar x Nesj El Shayna), Nesj Arabians, Belgium; 4. Taymar (Kyro KA x Tamara IV), Sax Arabians, Germany THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Altamira (Ekstern x Altona), Janow Podlaski, Poland; 2. Eksterna (Ekstern x Emanta), Falborek Arabians, Poland; 3. Herlina (Ekstern x Heroldia), Bialka Stud, Poland; 4. Alia EA (Khidar x Arabeska), A. J. Atkin, Great Britain; 5. Harmattan Reyhanna (Magnum Psyche x Hamy de Gargassan), Elite Arabian Stud, Morocco TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Kabsztad (Poganin x Kwestura), Michalow Stud, Poland; 2. Orion OS (Om El Bahreyn

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Left: Champion Ridden Mares and Geldings AJA Ben Rajah (FS Bengali x Oml Camilla Estopa), owned by Miss Tracey Pollard, Great Britain, and pictured with rider Claire Fitch. Below: Champion Ridden Stallions Toman (Grand x Queen’s Topaz), owned by Mrs. Judith Evans, Great Britain, and pictured with rider Ann Hooley. x Vetla), Jane Fraser Brown, Great Britain; 3. Lord Bey Shah (Psytadel x Lady Aphrodite), Malgorzata and Jozef Pietrzak, Poland; 4. ASH Antares (Ekstern x La Diva), Al Khaled Farm, Sheikh Khaled Ahmed Bagedo, Egypt TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), Al Mohamadiah Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Zawah de Lam (AS Kayro x Ekla de Gargassan), Royal Cavalry, Oman; 3. Wologda (Ekstern x Wanilia), Janow Podlaski, Poland; 4. Espiria (Psytadel x Ekspiacja), Lech Blaszcyk, Poland; 5. JB Prizcilla (El Amin x Estetica), Oppreva Arabians, Sweden YEARLING COLTS: 1. Ali Moniscione (Psytadel x Alianna Moniscione), Giancarlo Buzzi, Italy; 2. Roe Laheeb (Esteem x ZT Ludjbrosiaa), Round Oak Arabians, Great Britain; 3. Designed (Master Design GA x Haniyyah), Rolf Remy, Great Britain; 4. AJA Justified (WH Justice x AJA Beneja), AJA Arabians, Jane & Malcolm Hickford, Great Britain; 5. Jumanci OS (Ajman Moniscione x Praetoria), Osterhof Stud, Germany YEARLING FILLIES: 1. Jumilla (Thee Apprentice x Artemis), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 2. FM Gloriaa (WH Justice x Psity Of Angels), Jans Mieke, Belgium; 3. AJA Aphrodite (WH Justice x Lovin Psyche SSA), Mystica Arabians, Australia; 4. Palabra (Enzo x Palmeta), Janow Podlaski, Poland; 5. Baila de Djoon OS (Ajman Moniscione x Shak Shakira), Albidayer Stud, Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi, UAE; 6. Djoonam OS (Ajman Moniscione x Khaleifa), Nicole Pinchinat, France

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First Place Mares Eleven and Older Emanda (Ecaho x Emanacja), owned by Michalow Stud, Poland.

First Place Eight- To Ten-Year-Old Mares Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), bred and owned by Michalow Stud, Poland.

First Place Eight- To Ten-Year-Old Stallions Edin (Laheeb x Edina), owned by Joseph Geenen, France.

First Place Six- To Seven-Year-Old Mares Fer Mia (JK Nasser x Martinique), owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE.

First Place Four- To Five-Year-Old Stallions Drabant (Gazal Al Shaqab x Demona), owned by Michalow Stud, Poland.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colts Kunar T (Nadir I x Kupona), owned by The Kossack Stud, the Netherlands.

First Place Three-Year-Old Fillies Altamira (Ekstern x Altona), owned by Janow Podlaski, Poland.

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NOVEMBER  sRIBEIRĂŽOPRETO SĂŽOPAULO BRAZIL

No matter where you are in the world, the Arabian horse has its own universal language. Recently I was honored to be asked to judge the beautiful Arabian horses in Brazil. We were treated very well and had the opportunity to see some highquality animals with both type and good conformation. I shared this experience with Marianne Tengstedt from Denmark; Bruce McCrea from Saudi Arabia; Chris Culbreth from Scottsdale, Arizona; and Leonardo Pinheiro Machado of Brazil. We were well taken care of by Maria Helena Vidal, “high priestessâ€? of all escorts and interpreters. The directors of the AssociacĂŁo Brasileira do Criadores do Cavalo Arabe worked hard to put on a world-class horse show and achieved their goal. The show took place in RibeirĂŁo Preto, which is a four-hour drive from SĂŁo Paulo across beautiful Brazilian countryside. The moment we entered the show arena, it was evident that a special event was about to take place. It was a feast for the eye, with festive colors and well-planned decorations. The back wall was decorated with large painted signs representing the various events and breeders. The ceiling was sconced, the center pillar was decorated with color, plants, and lighting, and the ground was covered with green and yellow shavings for most of the show. There was a party atmosphere all around the arena with tables and boxes with decorated booths behind them for entertaining exhibitors and spectators. The flags from our respective countries hanging over the judges room 58 b ARABIAN HORSE WORLD

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made us feel welcome and connected. We had fresh food and beverages available to us at all times. The weather ranged from warm to hot each day, but our room was air conditioned when the heat was oppressive. We appreciated the fact that our hosts made sure that our needs were met instead of leaving us to fend for ourselves. The scheduling itself was a rare treat for an American judge. Starting times at 10:00 a.m. with a proper amount of time for meals keeps you fresh and makes you eager to get back, resume judging, and enjoy the horse show. The class schedule is designed to have the exhibitors, judges, and spectators finished by 6:00 p.m. so everyone has time to shower, rest, eat a decent meal, and socialize in the evening. What a concept! The breeders of Brazil are very serious about producing high-quality Arabian horses. The bloodlines represent many different countries worldwide, and are blended to produce the desired aninmal. The senior champion stallion was such a horse. Laman HVP (Don El Chall x Padrons Love Song) was the last horse to enter the arena during the five-day show, and he made a perfect impression on all of us, being named unanimous champion. His extreme face and ears and his alabaster coat typified the romantic beauty that draws Arabian lovers from all over the world together. Laman HVP is owned by Carlos Roizner. The senior champion mare class was deep and highly competitive. One mare clearly rose to the top: LL Beauty Dream, sired by Bey Shadow TGS out of Touch A Dream. Her free movement and expression as she trotted into the arena made her a contender immediately. LL Beauty Dream is owned by Haras La Laguna and was bred by Alfredo Hasbun Hirmas. The reserve champion was the lovely dark chestnut mare Psynsation (Padrons Psyche x Kaiynda Special) who was bred in America by Richard DeWalt and is owned by Pedro Franciso do Amaral.

Champion Stallion (Five Years Old and Older): Laman HVP (Don El Chall x Padrons Love Song), Carlos Roizner, Haras Los Palmares; Reserve: Haburachid NVC (Lark RMC x Ambrlight), Nilo Vilela Cardoso, Fazenda e Haras Santa Gema Champion Mare (Five Years Old and Older): LL Beauty Dream (Bey Shahdow TGS x Touch A Dream), Alfredo Hasbun Hirmas, Haras La Laguna; Reserve: Psynsation (Padrons Psyche x Kaiynda Special), Pedro Francisco do Amaral, Haras El Madan Champion Young Stallion (Three to Five Years Old): Justa Magnum (Magnum Psyche x S Justatinkerbelle), Carlos Roizner, Haras Los Palmares; Reserve: Don El Power JQ (Power World JQ x Guadalupe Chall JQ), Jairo Queiroz Jorge, Haras dos Faveiros Champion Young Mare (Three to Five Years Old): Hahirma El Hylan (Hylan x Hami Vasc), Carlos Roizner, Haras Los Palmares; Reserve: Giwa Morab (CG Balih El Jamaal x Bint Gypsy K), Laetitia D. Arenberg, Haras Estancia Las Rosas Champion Colt (27 to 36 Months Old): Ares HVP (Legacy Of Fame x Magnum Rose HVP), Haras Vila dos Pinheiros Ltda.; Reserve: TH Gazzaz (AF Don Giovani x Lakmmee JM), Tamer Hajel, Haras Francajel Champion Filly (27 to 36 Months Old): Marwana HBV (Marwan Al Shaqab x WH Nashahna), Rodrigo Lorenzi de Castro, Haras das Paineiras; Reserve: Mag Shall

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brazilian nationals Another group that stands out in this judge’s memory was the younger group in the Junior Junior Filly Championship. The unanimous winner was a very beautiful and well-balanced bay filly named Victorya FHP (x Lettice FHP). She was bred and exhibited by Fazenda e Haras Paulista Ltda., and we learned later that she has been purchased by Greg and Jean Jacobs in the U.S. She was sired by Power World JQ (World Series x Noble Illusion JP), who was well represented with many fine offspring at the show. The reserve champion filly is a full sister to Magnum Chall HVP, Talyta HVP. She is very feminine and refined with a keen throatlatch and a showy attitude. Talyta HVP was bred by Haras Vila dos Pinheiros Ltda. and is owned by Strydom Arabian Stud from South Africa. Francesca and Tinus Strydom traveled to Brazil to see their new filly show and are pictured with her. Magnum Chall’s son Ultimate Chall HVP (x Nawaly HVP) was named unanimous champion in the Young Colt 18 to 27 Months Old Championship. He is a striking, bright chestnut stallion with an extreme head and a very smooth body. It is impressive that both Laman HVP and Ultimate Chall HVP were bred by Haras Vila dos Pinheiros Ltda. They are outstanding individuals. Bogart El Perseus (Perseus El Jamaal x TW Bey Fantasy), bred by Lenita Perroy was named Reserve Champion in this class. He is a tall, dark, handsome colt with a glamorous look and would merit high scores in type if the scoring system were used in Brazil. Flavia Maria Ramalho Torres owns the Champion and Reserve Champion colts — both gorgeous animals. It will be interesting to watch her breeding program evolve.

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Londrina (Magnum Chall HVP x Wild Orchid TGS), Carlos Roberto de Menezes, Haras Stigmatas Champion Young Colt (18 to 27 Months Old): Ultimate Chall HVP (Magnum Chall HVP x Nawaly HVP), Flavia Maria Ramalho Torres, Haras FT Quatro EstacĂľes; Reserve: Bogart El Perseus (Perseus El Jamaal x TW Bey Fantasy), Flavia Maria Ramalho Torres, Haras FT Quatro EstacĂľes Champion Young Filly (18 to 27 Months Old): FT Majeeda El Yllan (Yllan El Jamaal x Monsoon Bey), Flavia Maria Ramalho Torres, Haras FT Quatro EstacĂľes; Reserve: JR Burmagny (Burman HVP x JR MagniďŹ carash), Carlos Roizner, Haras Los Palmares Champion Junior Colt (12 to 18 Months Old): El Tino (DA Valentino x Imprimista CF), Pedro Francisco do Amaral, Haras El Madan; Reserve: Vulcano HVP (Nuzyr HCF x Lady Psyche HVP), Form Triple R Agropec. Ltda., Haras Vale Formoso Champion Junior Filly (12 to 18 Months Old): Gaia El Lethyf (Lethyf El Jamaal x AF Vendeta), Benedito Morato do Amaral, Haras Morab; Reserve: Van Sirena (Magnum Psyche x Malika Van Ryad), Agropec. Vanguarda Ltda.

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The Junior Junior Colt Championship was won by the beautiful Enzo colt Kenzo (x Chiara K). He has a beautiful eye and expression and presents himself with great style and personality. Kenzo is owned and bred by Ailton Jose Braga Domingues. Stig Maxximus (x Indirah K), another bay colt with a beautiful head, was named Reserve Champion in this group. He is sired by Legacy Of Fame and his owner/breeder is Carlos Roberto de Menezes. It should be noted that a third colt, Cadet Psy, sired by Padrons Psyche, had very similar judges scores and was edged out only by the call judge’s card. Marwan Al Shaqab was well represented in Brazil by his beautiful daughter Marwana HBV. She was another one of those individuals with both movement and beauty. Her owner is Rodrigo Lorenzi de Castro and she was bred by Luciano Cury of Fazenda e Haras Boa Vista. There were many beautiful halter classes with a great deal of excitement and loud entrances. Horns and a full percussion section accompanied some of the halter horses into the arena. The passion of the Brazilian breeders and spectators was evident throughout the show. In fact — sometimes “passion� can get the better of the handlers, as was the case with two handlers who had a rather dramatic dispute in the warm-up ring! It has been over a decade since my last judging trip to Brazil. One of the major improvements is the performance division, especially the English and driving classes. There are some very nice horses, and good competition is elevating everyone’s game. Zeze Rodrigues has set a high standard for the western

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Champion Junior Junior Colt (6 to 12 Months Old): Kenzo (Enzo x Chiara K), Ailton Jose Braga Domingues, Haras Carol; Reserve: Stig Maxximus (Legacy Of Fame x Indirah K), Carlos Roberto de Menezes, Haras Stigmatas Champion Junior Junior Filly (6 to 12 Months Old): Victorya FHP (Power World JQ x Lettice FHP), Fazenda e Haras Paulista Ltda., Haras Paulista; Reserve: Talyta HVP (Magnum Psyche x Taamara HVP), Tinus Strydom, Strydom Arabian Stud Gelding Champion: FT Emineek (Reneek El Jamaal x Flames Life FLT), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; Reserve: Qczar Mister JM (Mister Style JM x Ivory JM), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM PERFORMANCE CLASSES English Pleasure Maiden Horses: 1. HTS Zara (Shiraz El Jamaal x C Cailly), Rolando Henrique Kuert, Haras Terra do Sol; 2. Hebron NVC (Epico NVC x Bint Love NVC), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Raad UB (Reneek El Jamaal x Harley FHP), Umberto Bonini, Haras CEU Estrelado English Pleasure Young Horses: 1. Farid El Ryad VCM (Ryad El Jamaal x AF Estoria), Carla Pagliuso Massari, Haras Vale do Luar; 2. Irish NVC (Epico NVC x ST Bint Lena), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Vandor Rach (RR Fortunes Bey x Valentina Rach), Jamil Saliba, Haras Ilha da Chapada English Pleasure Senior Horses: 1. RFI Singular Shiraz (Shiraz El Jamaal x Singular Sensation), Carlos Alberto Forte, Haras Santo Antonio da Bela Vista; 2. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x

division for many years. The western pleasure class for ladies was the largest performance class at the show and very beautiful. A highlight of the show for me was watching a blind teenage boy ride an Arabian horse. It was amazing and another credit to Zeze to be a facilitator to instill the trust between horse and rider. We judges asked the handlers to let the horses show their natural tailsets with no enhancement. Brazilian breeders and spectators applauded our request. They have been breeding animals for type and beauty, and high tail carriage is a birthright to the well-bred Arabian horse. The breeders and spectators are there to evaluate their own and each other’s horses for future breeding decisions and they realize that they must see a true picture. We were honored to visit the Haras Capim Fino on Monday afternoon after the show was over. Paulo Levy, one of the premier breeders of Brazil, was a gracious host. To future travelers to Brazil, I would say, prepare to see some of the most beautiful horses in the world; exciting horse shows; and be sure to visit the farms and walk among the broodmares. One more thing: I was warned about the Brazilian national drink, and I did not heed the warning. I am saying to you, fear the Caipirinha! ARABIAN HORSE WORLD b 63


brazilian nationals Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Hayza JM (Keystone Bey V x Key Rayza JP), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM English Pleasure Open: 1. RFI Singular Shiraz (Shiraz El Jamaal x Singular Sensation), Carlos Alberto Forte, Haras Santo Antonio da Bela Vista; 2. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Khrystall JM (Style SRA x Godiwa JM), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM English Pleasure Exhibitor: 1. Hebron NVC (Epico NVC x Bint Love NVC), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. RFI Singular Shiraz (Shiraz El Jamaal x Singular Sensation), Carlos Alberto Forte, Haras Santo Antonio da Bela Vista; 3. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva English Pleasure Adult Rider: 1. Khrystall JM (Style SRA x Godiwa JM), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM; 2. Farid El Ryad VCM (Ryad El Jamaal x AF Estoria), Carla Pagliuso Massari, Haras Vale do Luar; 3. Hayza JM (Keystone Bey V x Key Rayza JP), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM English Pleasure Young Rider: 1. Irish NVC (Epico NVC x ST Bint Lena), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva Pleasure Driving Maiden Horses: 1. Vandor Rach (RR Fortunes Bey x Valentina Rach), Jamil Saliba, Haras Ilha da Chapada; 2. Hebron NVC (Epico NVC x Bint Love NVC), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva Pleasure Driving Senior Horses: 1. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Pelleus Rach (Aicyng x Pandora Rach), Silvio Domingues, Haras The Brass Ring; 3. Khrystall JM (Style SRA x Godiwa JM), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM Pleasure Driving Open: 1. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Hayza JM (Keystone Bey V x Key Rayza JP), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM Pleasure Driving Exhibitor: 1. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Hebron NVC (Epico NVC x Bint Love NVC), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva Pleasure Driving Adult Driver: 1. Pelleus Rach (Aicyng x Pandora Rach), Silvio Domingues, Haras The Brass Ring; 2. Hayza JM (Keystone Bey V x Key Rayza JP), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM Pleasure Driving Young Driver: 1. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva

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Native Costume: 1. Farid El Ryad VCM (Ryad El Jamaal x AF Estoria), Carla Pagliuso Masari, Haras Vale do Luar; 2. Hafati Syclone Bey (Keystone Bey V x Hafati Baskelle), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Khrystall JM (Style SRA x Godiwa JM), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM Western Pleasure Futurity Horses: 1. Sweet Giulia (Gran Tsar x Sweet Mariah), Humberto Florezi, Haras de Al Hoscan; 2. Russel Ludfour (Balihbay x New Flame Four), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Mystic Ly RB (Lyphard x Yahala RB), Adriana Espindola B. de Moura; Haras das Cascatas Western Pleasure Maiden Horses: 1. Roge Gallet HBV (Reneek El Jamaal x Ultraa), Luciano Cury, Haras Fazenda e Haras Boa Vista; 2. Fhalyk Serondella (Perseus El Jamaal x Chandrya NA), Fabio Alberto Amorosino, Haras Serondella; 3. Czar San DSD (Gran Tsar x Sanaadiva DSD), Daniel da Silva Dias, Haras Arceburgo

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brazilian nationals Western Pleasure Young Horses: 1. Magic Pleasure (Acrux x Dahaby NA), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Gran Dune (Gran Tsar x Sweet Porcina), Sylvio Barbosa Neto, Haras Rancho Arabco; 3. Igory Sams (RSC Carhif x Form Dalmacia), Form Triple R Agropec. Ltda., Haras Vale Formoso Western Pleasure Senior Horses: 1. Form Collins (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Luciano Cury, Haras Fazenda e Haras Boa Vista; 2. Ferdynan Sams (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Sylvio Barbosa Neto, Haras Rancho Arabco; 3. Gran Tsar (Khadraj NA x Sweet Khassal), Humberto Florezi, Haras de Al Hoscan Western Pleasure Stallions: 1. Gran Tsar (Khadraj NA x Sweet Khassal), Humberto Florezi, Haras de Al Hoscan; 2. Arthur Four (Ali El Jahd x ST Mars Shaklina), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Nkredible Style JM (Style SRA x C Fantasy Shaklan), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM Western Pleasure Mares: 1. Baala FWM (Jahd El Jamaal x Piroette), Paulo de Castro Marques, Haras Martona; 2. Rayara Bahamas (Diamond Bahamas x SB Krishna), Mauricio Fonseca Sad, Haras Bahamas; 3. Sweet Eclipse Moon (Ponomarev x Aziizi), Adriana Espindola de Moura, Haras das Cascatas Western Pleasure Geldings: 1. Ferdynan Sams (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Sylvio Barbosa Neto, Haras Rancho Arabco; 2. Form Enrique V (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Flavio Regis Wanderley, Haras Jeribah; 3. Daruuk Hem (Borsalino K x Wind Rhapsody), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva Western Pleasure Exhibitor: 1. Igory Sams (RSC Carhif x Form Dalmacia), Form Triple R Agropec. Ltda., Haras Vale Formoso; 2. Daruuk Hem (Borsalino K x Wind Rhapody), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Magic Pleasure (Acrux x Dahaby NA), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva Western Pleasure Men: 1. Daruuk Hem (Borsalino K x Wind Rhapsody), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Form Enrique V (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Flavio Regis Wanderley, Haras Jeribah; 3. Diamond Bahamas (Ibn Etat Sahara x SB Justice), Mauricio Fonseca Sad, Haras Bahamas Western Pleasure Ladies: 1. Ferdynan Sams (RSC Carhif x AF Hermosa), Sylvio Barbosa Neto, Haras Rancho Arabco; 2. Magic Pleasure (Acrux x Dahaby NA), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 3. Diamond Bahamas (Ibn Etat Sahara x SB Justice), Mauricio Fonseca Sad, Haras Bahamas Western Pleasure Junior Junior Rider: 1. Magic Pleasure (Acrux x Dahaby NA), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. HI Epido Ly (Lyphard x Habra DD), Fabio Alberto Amorosino, Haras Serondella; 3. SW Paradiso (Expoente x Flame And Fortune), Flavia Maria Ramalho Torres, Haras Rancho Quatro EstacĂľes

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Western Pleasure Walk-Jog: 1. Harnel HCF (Lyphard x Rissalma), Luiz Fernando Valim de Castro; 2. FHJ Grecco (LF Firewater x Mus Celebrity), Jose Antonio Jacovas, Haras Jacovas

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Western Pleasure Lead Line: 1. Magic Pleasure (Acrux x Dahaby NA), Roberto Ferreira Silva, Haras Liuti e Silva; 2. Diamond Bahamas (Ibn Etat Sahara x SB Justice), Mauricio Fonseca Sad, Haras Bahamas; 3. HI Epido Ly (Lyphard x Habra DD), Fabio Alberto Amorosino, Haras Serondella Western Pleasure Special Walk-Jog: 1. Harnel HCF (Lyphard x Rissalma), Luiz Fernando Valim de Castro, ridden by Rodrigo Valim de Castro

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Hunter Pleasure Young Horses: 1. Basha Carol (Kiton Carol x Ballieena HMR), Sandra Lucia Platzeck Oliveira, Haras 7 Flores; 2. Millennium JM (Style SRA x C Fantasy Shaklan), Jose Alves Filho, Haras JM; 3. Fahad El Ryad VCM (Ryad El Jamaal x YP Czarina Bey), Carla Pagliuso Massari, Haras Vale do Luar

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ince 1898, the historic El Zahraa Stud has existed on the land of Kafr Farouk. In November, we enjoyed the essence of the magnificent Egyptian fall, which feels like spring, with a warming Egyptian sun. Entering the El Zahraa Stud, with its ancient trees that hug the paddocks, I was so excited waiting for the 15th National show followed by the 11th International Egyptian Championships. Although we had heard lots of rumors before this day, such as, “There will be no show this year,” “only a national show,” “The show will be in the stadium,” “different date,” the show was held on time and in the proper place. Egyptian breeders and all Arabian enthusiasts had been waiting for the show for a year, because this show is different. More than 350 horses were listed in the catalog this year for the National and International shows.

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Top left: Reserve Champion Stallion KENZ NOOR (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor), owned by Rabab Stud, Egypt. Top right: Champion Stallion FAROUK SAKR (Shaheen x Desperados Fancy), owned by Al Mamlaka Stud, Saudi Arabia, Egypt. Bottom left: Reserve Champion Mare ROEYAH ALBADEIA (Nasr Albadeia x Momtazat Albadeia), owned by Ismail Stud, Egypt. Bottom right: Champion Mare MOHGAH SAKR (Imperial Madori x SES Marah), owned by Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt.

As for the International show, there were only two countries represented, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, but the horses competing were bred in 14 different countries: Belgium; Brazil; Egypt; Germany; the Netherlands; Italy; Ireland; Jordan; Kuwait; Poland; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; United Arab Emirates; and the United States. We were delighted to see so many of these great horses in one place. I’m sure the judges’ job was hard, but they did it extremely well — the points were so close, acceptable, and fair.

Greeting breeders and friends was so nice as we started asking about the horses, photographers took their positions, owners waited to see their fillies, and organizers were running everywhere trying to make their best effort. The organization of this show was much improved by the new EAO team. The new chairman of the EAO is Mr. Ahmed Hamza, owner of Hamdan A. Stud; Professor Dr. Mohamed Hashim El Deeb is the managing director of the EAO and the organizers were Dr. Nasr Marei, chairman of the organizing committee and the well-

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Top left: Reserve Champion Colt SEEF AL FARIDA (Said Hafid El Chamsin x Loaloah A), owned by Al Farida Stud, Egypt. Top right: Champion Colt SOHAYL AL KAHERAH (Ahmus x Muzdalifah), owned by Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt. Middle: Champion Filly KHORAFA EL GABRY (Ajmal Sinan x Gawharet Aal Hanafi), El Gabry Stud, Egypt. Bottom: Reserve Champion Filly ANBAR NOOR (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hams El Koloub Noor), owned by Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt.

known breeder of Al Badeia stud, and exclusive director-manager is Dr. Ahmed Hamed. When the fillies started to enter the arena, they were well prepared. Every now and then an extra cheer arose from a certain place in the stands, and we would turn to see the proud owners of a filly, wishing, hoping, angry, or happy. The horses made a good effort to move, but the arena was too small, and so slippery in the morning, just the reverse of what we saw in the national show that was held at the stadium last time. After class 3 finished, we had the lunch break, and then came back to hear the oriental music with the dancing horses as we waited for the EAO mares presentation. Here were such classic broodmares, with lots of history, all together in the same arena. We were able to see the different generations of these mares, the dams with their fillies and colts, and we learned a great deal about the Zahraa breeding program. First came the queen of the EAO, the lovely Tee (Adl x Bint Ibtisam) followed by her daughter Arouset Al Zahraa by Aaloub, then Azmeralda and her colt Zomorrod by Tagweed. The elegant mare

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DkY`gq``04sgM`shnm`kRgnvQdrtksrMnudladq02,03+1//7 JUDGES: Mrs. Christine Jamar, Belgium; Dr. Francesco Santoro, Italy; Mrs. Christiane Chazel, France; Mr. Ferdinand Schewstermann, Switzerland. CHAMPION STALLION: Farouk Sakr (Shaheen x Desperados Fancy), Al Mamlaka Stud, Egypt; RESERVE: Kenz Noor (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor), Rabab Stud, Egypt CHAMPION MARE: Mohgah Sakr (Imperial Madori x SES Marah), Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt; RESERVE: Roeyah Albadeia (Nasr Albadeia x Momtazat Albadeia), Ismail Stud, Egypt CHAMPION COLT: Sohayl Al Kaherah (Ahmus x Muzdalifah), Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt; RESERVE: Seef Al Farida (Said Hafid El Chamsin x Loaloah A), Al Farida Stud, Egypt CHAMPION FILLY: Khorafa El Gabry (Ajmal Sinan x Gawharet Aal Hanafi), El Gabry Stud, Egypt; RESERVE: Anbar Noor (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hams El Koloub Noor), Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt STALLIONS TEN AND OLDER: 1. Kenz Noor (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor), Rabab Stud, Egypt; 2. Khaled Sakr (Imperial Madori x SES Marah), Shomookh-Al Masaeed Stud, Egypt; 3. Halim (Imperial Madori x Azhar), Al Rayyan Misr Stud, Egypt MARES TEN AND OLDER: 1. Mohgah Sakr (Imperial Madori x SES Marah), Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt; 2. Halawa Sakr (Imperial Madori x Ansata Helwa), El Gabry Stud, Egypt; 3. Zamzam Ikhnatoon (Shadwan x Chrymont Bint Moussameh II), Al Mobarky Stud, Egypt SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Mashkour Al Maha (II Nasek x Kholoud Albadeia), Al Saadah Stud, Egypt; 2. Salah El Din Badrawy (Imperial Madori x Gannet Al Aadeyat), Badrawi Stud, Egypt; 3. Al Khalifa Noor (Tallahsman x Naksh El Koloub Noor), Noor Stud, Egypt SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Royeah Albadeia (Nasr

Albadeia x Momtazat Albadeia), Ismail Stud, Egypt; 2. Nelly Ghabour (Watef x Azamah), Rabab Stud, Egypt; 3. Ferial Rahim (Farid AlBadeia x Set El Kol Rahim), Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Farouk Sakr (Shaheen x Desperados Fancy), Al Mamlaka Stud, Egypt; 2. Hayil Bebo (Horoob x Classic Aldaara), Bebo Stud, Egypt; 3. Shehab Zad (Negm El Din Rahim x Shaymaa Menat Allah), Zad El Rakeb Stud, Egypt FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Nawal El Gabry (El Basha Sakr x Farida Hedayah), El Gabry Stud, Egypt; 2. Hebat Allah Al Bawady (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hoboub), Al Bawady Stud, Egypt; 3. Layaly Al Najdiah (Ibn El Basha A x Nawwaret Hamdan A), Al Najdiah-Rabab Stud, Egypt THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Salama Gawdat (Adham Gawdat x MS Fadidi), Gawdat and El Hoda Stud, Egypt; 2. Shahrayar Al Sharafeya (SQR Shaqeel x Nooran Adam), Al Sharfeya Stud, Egypt; 3. Ali Ameer Bebo (Ali Zafir x Classic Aldaara), Bebo Stud, Egypt THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Zafeerah Bebo (Ali Zafir x Malameh), Bebo Stud, Egypt; 2. Anbar Noor (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hams El Koloub Noor), Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt; 3. Jumana Al Sharbatly (Simeon Sharav x Baraka Hedayah), Al NajdiahRabab Stud, Egypt TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. Nawawy Al Masaeed (Khaled Sakr x Lolowa El Mousa), Shomookh-Al Masaeed Stud, Egypt; 2. Sayyar Al Khaled (El Thay Khemal Pasha x Samara El Naarah), Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt; 3. Montasir Al Hamd (Ayser x Negma El Gabry), Ahmadeyat Al Hamd

Mouradah (El Ragel x Mowarradah) came in with her two fabulous offspring, both by Baydoun, Bayadah and Bawady. Two of the late Rshadan’s daughters followed, Raghdanah out of Zoak and Sobheyah out of Sawab, then Awsaf (Serag El Din x Aleyat). Last came Ragdaa by the late Gad Allah out of Ramiah. The next day, the colts class started with a surprise in class 1A colts. Everyone was expecting Moez Al Kaherah (Mirajh RCA x Moonira) to win — a very exotic colt that won last year, but instead the winner was Sohayl Al Kaherah (Ahmus x Muzdalifah). Both were bred and are

Stud, Egypt TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES 1A: 1. Ghazala Hoor (Baly x Waha), Al Rayyan Misr Stud, Egypt; 2. Sarah Al Wafy (Borhan Sakr x Ajmal Rahim), Al Wafy Stud, Egypt; 3. Hamhama Tabook (Ajmal Sinan x Bedayet Tabook), Nagd Stud, Egypt TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES 1B: 1. Khorafa El Gabry (Ajmal Sinan x Gawharet Aal Hanafi), El Gabry Stud, Egypt; 2. Hayfaa Albadeia (Simeon Sharav x Simeon Safir), Asayel Stud, Egypt; 3. Gannat Al Hamd (El Thay Khemal Pasha x Habeeba Hedayah), Ahmadeyat Al Hamd Stud, Egypt YEARLING COLTS 1A: 1. Sohayl Al Kaherah (Ahmus x Muzdalifah), Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt; 2. Moez Al Kaherah (Mirajh RCA x Moonira), Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt; 3. Sharaf Al Farida (Simeon Sharav x Ariell), Al Farida Stud, Egypt YEARLING COLTS 1B: 1. Seef Al Farida (Said Hafid El Chamsin x Loaloah A), Al Farida Stud, Egypt; 2. Amirhom El Sheruk (Adham El Sheruk x MB Marlona), El Sheruk Stud, Egypt; 3. Salman Al Sharbatly (Sheikh Mahboub x Djiddani El Dahab), Al Sharbatly Stud, Egypt YEARLING FILLIES 1A: 1. Farah Al Bawady (Sheikh Mahboub x Hedeyet Al Bawady), Al Bawady Stud, Egypt; 2. Nefisa Badrawi (Al Mokhtar Sakr x Wasfia Badrawi), Badrawi Stud, Egypt; 3. Nonia Al Nogoum (Tabayan Al Qusar x Neamat Adam), Al Nogoum Stud, Egypt YEARLING FILLIES 1B: 1. Kamar Omar (Gamil Sakr x Ghalia Al Rayyan), Omar Stud, Egypt; 2. Shahrazad Bebo (SQR Shaqeel x Aghoor), Bebo Stud, Egypt; 3. Amira Mamlaka (Farouk Sakr x Set El Koll Rahim), Al Mamlaka Stud, Egypt

owned by the same person, Mr. Ahmed Amer, who said, “Well, I did expect Moez to win, but he is still young and he did not move like he usually does, but Sohayl moved so well — as if he was waiting to show himself.” After the colts came the EAO stallions presentation. It was beautiful, but chaotic, with little control in the arena. One stallion almost got loose, and another one was kicked. The organizer entered the arena trying to fix it, but it was a bit late; they were difficult to handle. The first one who entered just came to break our hearts, Rawah (Rashdan x Ramiah), a very nice stallion,

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First Place Seven- to Nine-Year-Old Stallions MASHKOUR AL MAHA (II Nasek x Kholoud AlBadeia), owned by Al Saadah Stud.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colts SALAMA GAWDAT (Adham Gawdat x MS Fadidi), owned by Gawdat and El Hoda Stud.

First Place Two-Year-Old Colts NAWAWY AL MASAEED (Khaled Sakr x Lolowa El Mousa), owned by Shomookh-Al Masaeed Stud.

First Place Two-Year-Old Fillies (1A) GHAZALA HOOR (Baly x Waha), owned by Al Rayyan Misr Stud.

First Place Yearling Fillies (1A) FARAH AL BAWADY (Sheikh Mahboub x Hedeyet Al Bawady), owned by Al Bawady Stud.

First Place Yearling Fillies (1B) KAMAR OMAR (Gamil Sakr x Ghalia Al Rayyan), owned by Omar Stud.

was lame. Then his son Wassaf out of Wagfa entered, followed by a very promising Rawah son, Soyouf out of Safeerah. Next came one of the top stallions, Baydoun by the late Gad Allah out of Bint Ibtisam, followed by his half brother Tagweed, a wonderful stallion out of the queen Tee, Gady by Gondoul, and Zakyia, then one of the head sires, Serag El Dine (Mourad x Safinaz). Although he is 16 years old he still looks young. Last but not least came the classic bay stallion, Defaf by Ouf out of Sarhana.

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First Place Three-Year-Old Fillies ZAFEERAH BEBO (Ali Zafir x Malameh), owned by Bebo Stud, Egypt.

The stallion presentation was followed by the stallion class. Seeing Farouk Sakr (Shaheen x Desperados Fancy) was such a pleasure: he is a very exotic, well-balanced stallion, and he just has a special charisma. Everyone knew he must be a winner of titles. In the last class of this day we were really amazed to see Kenz Noor as a mature stallion, because the last time he was shown in Egypt was years ago. He looked so elegant. After him came the well-prepared Khaled Sakr, a stallion that was last seen in the showrings in 2005. He came second in the class after Kenz Noor and third was Halim. Imperial Madori was


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Second Place Stallions Ten and Older KHALED Second Place Four- to Six-Year-Old Stallions SAKR (Imperial Madori x SES Marah), owned HAYIL BEBO (Horoob x Classic Aldaara), by Shomookh-Al Masaeed Stud. owned by Bebo Stud, Egypt.

Second Place Seven- to Nine-Year-Old Mares NELLY GHABOUR (Watef x Azamah), owned by Rabab Stud, Egypt.

Second Place Four- to Six-Year-Old Mares HEBAT ALLAH AL BAWADY (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hoboub), owned by Al Bawady Stud.

Second Place Yearling Colts (1A) MOEZ AL KAHERAH (Mirajh RCA x Moonira), owned by Al Kaherah Stud.

Second Place Yearling Colts (1B) AMIRHOM EL SHERUK (Adham El Sheruk x MB Marlona), owned by El Sheruk Stud.

Second Place Yearling Fillies (1B) SHAHRAZAD BEBO (SQR Shaqeel x Aghoor), owned by Bebo Stud, Egypt.

well represented in this class as he is the sire of the three top-placing stallions. Instead of naming it Class 12, better name it Class Madori. The final fillies were standing, showing their beauty. There were ten of them, all lovely and close in points. When the results came we heard the naming of a bronze medal; the first time for us to experience its use in Egypt. I think it was a nice idea. Kamar Omar (Gamil Sakr x Ghalia Al Rayyan) took this medal, the Reserve Champion Filly was Anbar Noor (Ibn Arabia Sakr x

Hams El Koloub Noor); and the Champion Filly was Khorafa El Gabry (Ajmal Sinan x Gawharet Aal Hanafi). The colts bronze medal went to Nawawy Al Masaeed (Khaled Sakr x Lolwa El Mousa), Reserve Champion Colt the black Seef Al Farida (Said Hafid El Chamsin x Loaloah A), and the Champion Colt was the dynamic chestnut Sohayl Al Kaherah (Ahmus x Muzdalifah). The mare bronze medal went to Nelly Ghabour (Watef x Azamah), Reserve to Royeah AlBadeia (Nasr AlBadeia x Momtazat AlBadeia); and the Champion

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In my opinion it was an exceptional show, with a good number of high-quality horses. In one of the filly classes the first four fillies had the same marks, even movement and type. The judges had a hard job there, as the quality was so close. The organization was good, as there were so many entries, but there were not enough stalls, and they kept some of the horses in some kind of small wooden stalls, which is not fair I guess. It was a good idea to have the movement before the stand-up, which gave the horses better chances to show; also fewer plastic bags were used. It was a bad idea to show Rawah in the parade — the time was not right as he has laminitis. I competed in the show with my horses and was happy with the way they showed, but I hope we do better next time. Mrs. Hanan Serag El Dine, Ahmadeyat Al Hamd Stud, Egypt

In general it was a nice show, and it was so crowded, but still, this is what gives action. There were lots of visitors from all over the world, like Germany, the United States, and Saudi Arabia. I wish to see more and more like the last show in the stadium and I wish for more countries, in addition to Saudi Arabia, to attend with their horses. Maybe the show needs more promotion. What I liked most in this show was that the movement was presented before the standing pose — which really helped the horses. I also liked that rules were better stated this year. We knew how to present our horses and what to expect. Also, the mingling between the Egyptian breeders and the foreign breeders, especially after the show every day, and the open houses, helped so much for exchanging opinions and experiences.

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The disadvantage of this show is the grounds. The grass is a bit slippery, especially in the morning. I wish to see an arena with good footings in El Zahraa. Mrs. Inge Friedmann, Friedmann Arabians, Germany

The show in Cairo was a great occurrence for us. We were very surprised about so many entries in the classes, and also by the high quality of all these horses — it was really outstanding. For me, I was very proud that my homebred horses were there, and F Shamaal was Senior Champion Stallion. His daughter was Junior Champion Filly; another of his daughters was a Junior Champion Reserve Filly; and an Al Lahab colt was a junior colt, so for me this show was a great festival. Mr. Mohamed Amin, Al Amin Stud, Egypt

This year’s show was overseen by breeders, as the manager and the chairman are both brzeeders, and I know next year it will be even better. About the horses, I just wish the ECAHO could make a rule that the horse that won in a show, can’t attend the next year, or maybe it exists already. It would give chances to others — frankly speaking, seeing the same horses winning over and over every year is not very interesting. Still I have to add that the winning horses deserve it. Mrs. Mila Khamis, Bebo Stud, Egypt

It was a good show, everyone knew what to show and what not to show, and where to show their horses. I liked the new organization. I entered this show with eight horses and I placed in six classes; a few of the six horses got very good points, much more than what I had expected, but still I have to always criticize myself. I was satisfied with my horses’ results. Egypt has a very good quality of horses and good new breeders are appearing.


M`shnm`k`mcHmsdqm`shnm`k Bg`lohnmrghor Mr. Mostafa Omar, Ikhnatoon Stud, Egypt

It was a very nice show, much better quality, very nice organizing, the judging very nice, although I felt they were not so much into the straight Egyptian horses, as some of them I think, deserved more points. I did not enter my horses in this show, but several horses of my breeding were there. In my opinion Al Khalediah Farm is attending with world champions so I guess they should win — their horses are so well trained, and gorgeous. Mr. Nasr Al Moshtaha, El Shurek Stud, Egypt

The competition was really nice, and the organization was excellent. Dr. Nasr Marei did a lot of work, and it was so presentable with perfect judging. I think the arena would be better with extra light. I entered with several horses of my breeding and most of them placed. I’m so proud of this, and to come after a world champion is a great achievement for me. Mr. Omar Sakr, Sakr Arabians, Egypt

Definitely the organizers did a good job in this show, and I’m sure there will be many improvements in the coming years. For me the arena was too small for the horses to have a chance to show themselves or really trot. There was too much time lost between classes. A total of 374 horses was entered in the catalog, and sometimes not even half of the entries were in front of the judges in a given class. The music could have been a little more thrilling. Definitely showing Rawah in the EAO stallion parade was a bad idea. I did not have a chance to see any of the Sakrbred horses show, but since I bred them, I know them. Many people told me that Farouk Sakr was incredible; I know his type is overwhelming. But still we will always continue to seek better quality.

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Mr. Sami Hasoon, Al Forsan Stud, Egypt

It was not a pretentious show at all. I liked the cohesion that was so obvious between foreign and Egyptian breeders. I saw some promising horses out there showing. There was a definite improvement in the quality of the horses, and I was happy not to see any objections about the judging from the breeders who did not win. It was civilized, and I think Mr. Ahmed Hamza, the new EAO chairman, with the help of the other breeders like Dr. Nasr Marei, made the show as if it is our show, with no boundaries. Responsibility was divided in a democratic way and everyone gave their input. We are known for having good hospitality, and believe me, this was evident throughout the show. For example, I was tired out from following my friend Mila Khamees, as she was always busy helping the visitors get from the airport to the show. And I think that the great winning of Al Khalediah Farm from Saudi Arabia was so educational for us, allowing the local breeders to understand what the show is all about. After all, it is not a court, it is a show, although in my opinion some horses did not have perfect conformation. They had the show quality, though, and they are well trained. This not only should inspire us, but also prove horses are not static creatures — they are dynamic (and Arabian horses are so dynamic). The only thing that I think was not so good was the time; the show was so long that some people missed parts of it. Mr. Osman Noor, Noor Stud, Egypt

The show was good, and I’m proud of my production through Kenz Noor, and others. I always knew he would be such a winner.

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International judges from left to right, Dr. Marek Trela, Poland; Mrs. Titti Gagliani, Italy; Mrs. Joanne Lowe, United Kingdom; and Ms. Deirdre Hyde.

Champion Stallion F SHAMAAL (Maysoun x Sarameena), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

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Mare, as usual, was the pretty lady who deserves it always — Mohga Sakr (Imperial Madori x SES Marah). And at the end were the stallions. The bronze medal went to Khaled Sakr (Imperial Madori x SES Marah); Reserve was Kenz Noor (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor); and the Champion Stallion was fabulous Farouk Sakr (Shaheen x Desperados Fancy). The 11th International Championships started on a very bright day with the fillies also divided into A and B classes. Fillies and mares were all amazing. Al Khalediah with some of their gorgeous horses, won five of the seven classes held that day. It was wonderful to see Victoria II HPS, Kharelle, Imperial Baalanah, and Ghayat Al Khalediah who was junior Champion Filly in the same

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show last year. The fillies classes showed a lot of promising fillies that one day will produce some wonderful offspring if bred right. The next day was the last showing of the international stallions. It was obvious that the new stallions in Egypt are such good movers. I remember looking at an eight-month-old colt who was moving like a stallion! The stallions took our breath away — seeing them is such a thrill. The Khalediah horses won four out of six classes. Then came the judging of most classic head in the show; for stallions it was Kenz Noor (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor), and for mares, Imperial Baalanah (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Orrapha).


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Top left: Reserve Champion Stallion SHAFE PSUEDE (Padrons Psyche x Focus Shalia), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Middle right: Champion Mare VICTORIA II HPS (RSD Dark Victory x Hillah NA), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Bottom left: From left, former Director of the E.A.O. Dr. Ibrahim Zagloul, Salim bin Laden, Khaled bin Laden of Rabab Stud, Egypt, and the Minister of Agriculture of Egypt, Mr. Amern Abaza. Bottom right: Reserve Champion Mare KHARELLE (Dakar El Jamaal x Khemoselle), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

In the championships, the bronze medal went to the filly Queen Of Royal (Royal Colors x Flaxmans Raja), Reserve Filly was Anessat Al Khalediah (F Shamal x FS Premirra), and Champion Filly was Shammaa Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Wieza Wiatrow). The recipient of the bronze medal for the colts was Salman Al Kahlidiah (F Shamal x The Evening Star); the Reserve Colt was Jareer Al Kahidiah (Padrons Immage x Barah Al Kahedlia); and the Champion Colt was El Palacio VO (Al Lahab x El Dorada). The bronze medal mare was Jamilla Al Zobair (Ashhal Al Rayyan x My Silk Stocking); the Reserve Mare

was Kharelle (Dakar El Jamaal x Khemoselle); and the Champion Mare, who really deserved it, was Victoria II HPS (RSD Dark Victory x Hillah NA). The bronze medal stallion was Ashhal Al Khalediah (AJA Sangali x Psyches Kess), such a lovely mover; the Reserve was Shafe Psuede (Padrons Psyche x Focus Shalia): and the Champion Stallion was F Shamaal (Maysoun x Sarameena), who won the same award in 2007. It was a successful show that leaves us all looking forward to the coming shows in Egypt, and all their surprises.

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Top left: Champion Colt EL PALACIO VO (Al Lahab x El Dorada), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Top right: Reserve Champion Colt JAREER AL KHALEDIAH (Padrons Immage x Barah Al Khalidiah), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Middle left: Champion Filly SHAMMAA AL KHALEDIAH (F Shamaal x Wieza Wiatrow), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Bottom left: Reserve Champion Filly ANESSAT AL KHALEDIAH (F Shamaal x FS Premirra), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia. Bottom right: Most Classic Head Female IMPERIAL BALAANAH (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Orrapha), owned by Al Farida Stud, Egypt.

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Sgd00sgHmsdqm`shnm`kRgnvQdrtksrMnudladq04,05+1//7 JUDGES: Mrs. Joanne Lowe, United Kingdom; Dr. Marek Trela, Poland; Mrs. Titty Gagliani, Italy; and Ms. Deirdre Hyde. CHAMPION STALLION: F Shamaal (Maysoun x Sarameena), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Shafe Psuede (Padrons Psyche x Focus Shalia), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia CHAMPION MARE: Victoria II HPS (RSD Dark Victory x Hillah NA), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Kharelle (Dakar El Jamaal x Khemoselle), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia CHAMPION COLT: El Palacio VO (Al Lahab x El Dorada), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Jareer Al Khalediah (Padrons Immage x Barah Al Khalidiah), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia CHAMPION FILLY: Shammaa Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Wieza Wiatrow), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; RESERVE: Anessat Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x FS Premirra), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia MOST CLASSIC HEAD MALE: Kenz Noor (Imperial Madori x Naksh El Koloub Noor), Rabab Stud, Egypt MOST CLASSIC HEAD FEMALE: Imperial Balaanah (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Orrapha), Al Farida Stud, Egypt STALLIONS TEN AND OLDER: 1. F Shamaal (Maysoun x Sarameena), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Shafe Psuede (Padrons Psyche x Focus Shalia), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. Ghazwan Al Shaqab (Imperial Pharouk x Ahdo Dekhlare), Al Khorafi Stud, Egypt MARES TEN AND OLDER: 1. Victoria II HPS (RSD Dark Victory x Hillah NA), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Nermen El Sheruk (Shah El Sun

x Wardah), El Sheruk Stud, Egypt; 3. Asra Jamal (Nahaman x Asra Galifa), Al Wafy Stud, Egypt SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Hodhod Bebo (Tarek Sakr x Hedayat Al Badeia), Bebo Stud, Egypt; 2. Al Khalifa Noor (Tallahsman x Naksh El Koulob Noor), Noor Stud, Egypt SEVEN- TO NINE-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Kharelle (Dakar El Jamaal x Khemoselle), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Loredana K (Barsalino K x Bryelle NA), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. Imperial Kaavetah (Imperial Kamilll x Imperial Orrapha), Al Farida Stud, Egypt FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD STALLIONS: 1. Ashhal Al Khalediah (AJA Sangali x Psyches Kyss), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Imperial Kagaan (Imperial Al Kamar x Imperial Baahiyah), Nour Al Sabah Stud, Egypt; 3. Talal El Gabry (El Ragel x Bashashah), Al Sayyad Stud, Egypt FOUR- TO SIX-YEAR-OLD MARES: 1. Jamilla Al Zobair (Ashhal Al Rayyan x My Silk Stocking), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Imperial Baalanah (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Orrapha), Al Farida Stud, Egypt; 3. F Liya (Al Lahab x F Aisha), Rabab Stud, Egypt THREE-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. GR Lahari (Al Lahab x GR Marianah), Al Najdiah-Rabab Stud, Egypt; 2. Fahrenheit GAT (El Nabila B x Hannah K), Athba Stud, Saudi Arabia; 3. Revelations ASA (Thee Asil x Pimlicos Ghailan), El Sheruk and Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt THREE-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. TB Shadiya (Bay Fyrre x Shauma R III), Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt;

2. Anbar Noor (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hams El Koloub Noor), Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt; 3. Jumana Al Sharbatly (Simeon Sharav x Baraka Hedaya), Al NajdiahRabab Stud, Egypt TWO-YEAR-OLD COLTS: 1. El Palacio VO (Al Lahab x El Dorada), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Awwal Al Amaar (Amaar Al Rayyan x Farid Nile Dream), Al Farida Stud, Egypt; 3. Ataa Al Khalediah (AJA Sangali x Mashael Al Khamisa), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia TWO-YEAR-OLD FILLIES: 1. Ghayat Al Khalediah (AJA Sangali x Faaina TA), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Dalia KA (Marquis I x Georgia KA), Al Farida Stud, Egypt; 3. Anwaar Al Kaherah (Makhnificent x Moonira), Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt YEARLING COLTS: 1. Jareer Al Khalediah (Padrons Immage x Barah Al Khalidiah), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Salman Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Thee Evening Star), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. Moez Al Kaherah (Mirajh RCA x Moonira), Al Kaherah Stud, Egypt YEARLING FILLIES 1A: 1. Shammaa Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x Wieza Wiatrow), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 2. Anessat Al Khalediah (F Shamaal x FS Premirra), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia; 3. Salma Al Farida (Royal Colours x Fay Zina T), Al Farida Stud, Egypt YEARLING FILLIES 1B: 1. Queen Of Royal (Royal Colours x Flaxmans Raja), Al Farida Stud, Egypt; 2. Al Mazyouna (Sinan Al Rayyan x Vischnja), Asayel Stud, Egypt; 3. Aisha By Royal (Royal Colours x SL Samrah), Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt

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First Place Seven- to Nine-Year-Old Stallions HODHOD BEBO (Tarek Sakr x Hedayat Al Badeia), owned by Bebo Stud, Egypt.

First Place Four- to Six-Year-Old Stallions ASHHAL AL KHALEDIAH (AJA Sangali x Psyches Kyss), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

First Place Four- to Six-Year-Old Mares JAMILLA AL ZOBAIR (Ashhal Al Rayyan x My Silk Stocking), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

First Place Three-Year-Old Colts GR LAHARI (Al Lahab x GR Marianah), owned by Al Najdiah-Rabab Stud, Egypt.

First Place Three-Year-Old Fillies TB SHADIYA (Bay Fyrre x Shauma R III), owned by Khattab and Tahani Stud, Egypt.

First Place Two-Year-Old Fillies GHAYAT AL KHALEDIAH (AJA Sangali x Faaina TA), owned by Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

First Place Yearling Fillies (1B) QUEEN OF ROYAL (Royal Colours x Flaxmans Raja), owned by Al Farida Stud, Egypt.

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Second place Mares Ten and Older NERMEN EL SHERUK (Shah El Sun x Wardah), owned by El Sheruk Stud, Egypt.

Second place Four- to Six-Year-Old Stallions IMPERIAL KAGAAN (Imperial Al Kamar x Imperial Baahiyah), owned by Nour Al Sabah Stud, Egypt.

Second place Seven- to Nine-Year-Old Mares LOREDANA K (Barsalino K x Bryelle NA), Al Khalediah Farm, Saudi Arabia.

Second place Three-Year-Old Colts FAHRENHEIT GAT (El Nabila B x Hannah K), owned by Athba Stud, Saudi Arabia.

Second place Three-Year-Old Fillies ANBAR NOOR (Ibn Arabia Sakr x Hams El Koloub Noor), owned by Leila-Rabab Stud, Egypt.

Second place Two-Year-Old Fillies DALIA KA (Marquis I x Georgia KA), owned by Al Farida Stud, Egypt.

Second place Two-Year-Old Colts AWWAL AL AMAAR (Amaar Al Rayyan x Farid Nile Dream), owned by Al Farida Stud, Egypt.

Second place Yearling Fillies (1B) AL MAZYOUNA (Sinan Al Rayyan x Vischnja), owned by Asayel Stud, Egypt.

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Judge: Mieke Begg, Queensland, ridden, pure, and derivative events

The organizers of the Royal Show changed the judging days for all of the breeds at this year’s show. Mutterings were heard amongst the Arabian people, as for many years they have not had to participate in the Grand Parade but this year the parade was scheduled for every day (apart from the last day). We may not like it but we go to this show to let the public see our beautiful Arabians and this is one way that it can be done. This parade includes many different types of livestock from goats to cattle, horses (including the hacks and show jumpers), and sometimes vintage tractors. A magnificent team of four Clydesdale horses pulling a restored brewery wagon led the horse section of the parade. A team of four girls, who perform throughout Western Australia as Girls, Girls, Girls, WA, put on a display each day in the main arena. These four girls are a trick riding team and of the four horses, one is a purebred Arabian who is a former multi State In-Hand Champion (also broken to harness), two are unregistered horses of Arabian blood, and the other is a Quarter Horse. The team has only been performing together for about three months. Once again the Arabian Derivatives flew the flag for the breed in the Horses-in Action section with the Arabian Warmblood gelding Harmony Park Omen, owned and ridden by Janice Keelan, winning the ultimate turnout class — the Emily Pelloe award. Other Derivatives won championships and reserves in working hunter, pony hack, and novice pony hack. Many of our Derivatives are double and triple registered but at the Royal Show they are only allowed to compete in one breed registry section, which unfortunately keeps the numbers down in 82 b ARABIAN HORSE WORLD

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the Arabian/Derivatives classes as most opt to show in a color class like pinto, buckskin, or palomino or even the riding pony classes. Some of these double- and triple-registered horses who did well were: Glenwood Park Exclamation, Supreme Champion Pinto; Brayside Heavenly Vision, Supreme Champion Buckskin; and Reserve Champion Pinto Mare/filly for the second year in a row was Cherokee Lodge Tsunami. The Arabian classes started with the yearling fillies and worked their way up to the geldings. In a first for the Royal Show, geldings were allowed to compete for the Supreme Champion awards, and in some of the breeds the geldings were combined with the stallions/colts. So far this combining of the males hasn’t occurred in the Arabian section, but possibly if numbers don’t increase, it will happen. Stallion/colt classes have been reduced to just two — three years and under and four and ARABIAN HORSE WORLD b 83


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over, with no Junior Champion on offer. Gelding numbers far outweighed the entires, though. Mieke Begg from Queensland was the judge for both the ridden and the breed events, Pure and Derivative. Melanie Bray’s Nadalla Park Makmiadiva won Junior Champion Filly for the second year in succession. Senior Champion Mare was Halimas Amber Gem, owned by Cheryl Edwards and Lusia Abbott. Neither of these females had any competition in their age class but proved they were worthy winners by taking out their respective championships. The long-striding Halimas Amber Gem became Supreme Champion, capping off a wonderful show year for her. Relative newcomers to the Arabian world Sarah and Sophie Lynch showed their Tawarris Pure Indulgence to win the large senior gelding class. Only one mare was shown under saddle, with no stallions coming forward. For some reason Lucy Leeder’s mount Aranita Hayyday was entered under his EFA name of Royal Aslan in the ridden gelding class; no one was sure how this got past the scrutineers. Redline Shooting Star became Supreme Champion Derivative. This partbred Arabian colt is a many times Supreme Champion of all breeds and is always presented to perfection by his owner/breeder Keralyn Frazer. The Arabian riding ponies are still the largest in numbers of Derivatives being shown here, with six out of the eight Champions and Reserves on offer for the Derivatives being won by Arabian riding ponies. 84 b ARABIAN HORSE WORLD

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have to admit that I wasn’t particularly excited about my trip to Paris (at least as far as the show classes were concerned!), and I know I was one of many who were more convinced than ever before that we knew who most of the winners would be, and who three, if not all, of the titles were going to. But happily we were in for some big surprises, tears and tantrums, and far more passion and drama than we had been expecting. Gazal Al Shaqab. Sire of World Champion Senior Female and World Champion Senior Male (and both had already been crowned World Champion in previous years), and grandsire of World Champion and Reserve World Champion Junior Female and Junior Male! Truly in this instance one can be allowed to use adjectives such as superlative, unique, and

World Championships, Paris Salon Du Cheval

December 13-15, 2008 Judges: Dr. Gianmarco

Aragno, Italy; Deirdre Hyde,

UAE; Dr. Nasr Marei, Egypt; Richard PihlstrĂśm, France;

Willi Poth, Germany; Renata

Schibler, Switzerland; Marianne Tengstedt, Denmark

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Senior Champion Stallion Marwan Al Shaqab (Gazal Al Shaqab x Little Liza Fame), owned by Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir Of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Ali Al Thani, Qatar, shown by Michael Byatt.

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ry this: go into a room, reach out your hand and see how much air you can capture. Chances are you will come up empty-handed, unless you happened to be in Paris at the Salon du Cheval at this year’s World’s Championships for Arabian horses. Had you been there you would understand. The air, the atmosphere, the energy was so heavy you could capture it, cut it, feel it, and be moved by it. At times you could hardly breathe. There was so much to Paris this year — the unexpected, 88 b ARABIAN HORSE WORLD

the expected. Truly, by Day One, who knew what was going to happen? There were fewer horses, but such depth, such credentials, and so many important horses with so much at stake. This is my 27th Paris, and I have never come close to experiencing anything like it.

My beloved Marwan was named World Champion, but was not without enormous drama. Great horses were involved in the process; nothing was assured. But the best for me was that whatever the outcome was to be, I was still leading Marwan, who is

the very embodiment of a “breeding horse.” He is so majestic and so beautiful, and as his life has unfolded, he has made an impact on the Arabian breed as few have. So as emotionally drained as I was by week’s end, the title mattered less to me than the fact that Marwan was safe and happy. Ribbons are good, Marwan is better.

Prior to the award of the World Champion stallion title, the award is given to the best sire of the show. Marwan was invited in to join his get, the World Champion and Reserve World Champion Colt and

the World Champion and Reserve World Champion Filly, to claim the title as the best sire at the 2008 World Championships. What more significant honor can be bestowed on a stallion? The Marwan son QR Marc, unquestionably one of the “glamour horses” of our time, was the Reserve Champion Colt. He will have an impact. The Marwan son Baanderos, acclaimed around the world, was named Champion, and he too is a deserving champion. The Marwan daughter Abha Palma, a representative of a program


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phenomenal to describe this stallion’s achievements, and surely no one could disagree. And judging by the youngsters yet to make their appearance in the showring, this dynasty’s successes will go on and on. Gazal Al Shaqab, we salute you. The judging in Paris is unique, in that each of the four sections to be judged (Junior Female and Senior Female on Friday, Junior Male and Senior Male on Saturday), is further divided into two by age and judged on the points system. The top five from each of these two subdivisions come forward to make the top ten on Sunday, but are then judged using the comparative system. This catches some spectators out, as a horse that showed its socks off in its class to get top marks on Friday/Saturday, may well not feature at the top on Sunday if, for example, it does not show so well in the final. Our judges were Dr. Gianmarco Aragno, Italy; Mrs. Deirdre Hyde, UAE/UK; Dr. Nasr Marei, Egypt; Mr. Richard Pihlström, France; Mr. Willi Poth, Germany; Mrs. Renata Schibler, Switzerland; and Mrs. Marianne Tengstedt, Denmark; with five judging each class and all seven judging the final on Sunday. The Junior Fillies started the show on Friday morning, with nine present in the first qualifying section and 12 in

3iQdd that has endured for 45 years, claimed the filly championship and a newcomer, Princess Of Marwan, was the Reserve winner in her European debut. Of these four, Michael Byatt Arabians is pleased to have bred, sold, and/or shown, three of the four winners. The one we were not involved in, Abha Palma, was bred by our dear friend Marieta Salas. We congratulate all involved, Mystica Arabians, Paul Gheysens, Al Khaledia, and Al Mohamadia — the owners of the young superstars!

arriving. She is one of the

The Gazal daughter Pianissima won by simply

so fulfilled without these

most deserving horses ever. Congratulations to Marek Trela of Janow Podlaski

Stud. Reserve to her was Al Shaqab’s Venetzia, shown beautifully by Giacomo Capacci.

Michael Byatt Arabians is

grateful to all those who help

us in our efforts to be the best we can be. The trainers who show the horses, the buyers who trust our opinions, and the horses themselves —

my life would not have been amazing gifts.

the second. Paul Gheysens’ stunning black filly Magnums Madonna (Magnum Psyche x Tai Bey Britney), champion at the All Nations Cup earlier in the year, easily won her class from Mystica Arabians’ Princess Of Marwan (Marwan Al Shaqab x Amety B), perhaps less exotic than the winner, but with superb structure. This filly was bred in the U.S. by Roger and Stephanie McMahon. Taking the next places were two chestnut fillies by the WH Justice son Ajman Moniscione, similar in quality and type, Djoonam OS being out of the multi Champion Kubinec daughter Khaleifa and Baila de Djoon out of a ZT Shakfantasy daughter. Both were bred by Osterhof Stud and are now owned by the Albidayer Stud, UAE. Fifth, and therefore the last to qualify in this class, was the more ethereal, white FT Shaella, by the relatively unknown Ansata Sinan son, Shael Dream Desert, also the sire of Shannan El Madan, a colt that featured very well in his section. These two very pretty youngsters made quite an impact — in fact, so much so that their sire now has joined the other illustrious horses belonging to Paul Gheysens in Belgium. The second section of Junior Females was headed by Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), owned by Al Mohamadia Stud and bred by Marieta Salas, whose breeding program is on fire at the moment. Abha Palma took the class


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Senior Champion Mare Pianissima (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa), owned by Janow Podlaski Stud, Poland, and shown by Greg Gallün.

R E S U LT S Senior Champion Stallion: Marwan Al Shaqab (Gazal Al Shaqab x Little Liza Fame), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir Of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar; Reserve: Imperial Baarez (PVA Kariim x BB Ora Kalilah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt; Others in Top Ten: 1. Bronze Senior Champion Stallion, Nijem Ibn Eternity VI (Eternity Ibn Navarrone x Naravna), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Imperial Baareg (Imperial Baarez x Imperial Karmah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Soliman,

Egypt; 3. Poganin (Laheeb x Pohulanka), Janow Podlaski Stud, Poland; 4. Esparto (Ekstern x Ekspozycja), Michalow Stud, Poland; 5. MCA Magnum Gold (Magnum Psyche x Litique), Al Khaled Stud, Sheikh Khaled Ahmed Bagedo, Egypt; 6. BS Specific (Sandstorm JC x Basara Sayiana), Jennifer Dhombre, France; 7. Grafik (Eukaliptus x Gaskonia), Michalow Stud, Poland; 8. Emin Pacha de Lam (Ekla de Gargassan x Sayinara), Lam’s Arabians, France

Pianosa), Janow Podlaski Stud, Poland; Reserve: Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir Of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar; Others in Top Ten: 1. Bronze Senior Champion Mare, Martinique (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 2. Pistoria (Gazal Al Shaqab x Palmira), Michalow Stud, Poland; 3. Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt; 4. Abha Myra (Marwan Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjakalba), Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani,

Qatar; 5. Lumiar Bint Balzac (Lumiar Balzac x Supreme Focus), Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE; 6. Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka), Michalow Stud, Poland; 7. Nerl (Balaton x Nevesomost), Tatyana Kosolapova, Russia; 8. MA Scarlet (Hadidi x Mistyk Image), Mystic Arabians, Italy

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Senior Champion Mare: Pianissima (Gazal Al Shaqab x

Junior Champion Colt: Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; Reserve: QR Marc (Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams), Paul Gheysens, Belgium; Others in Top Ten: 1. Bronze Junior


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by storm with her tremendous movement and fabulous show attitude, as well as giving one of those great poses that the Marwan get, with their superb neck-set and stretch, achieve so easily. Second was the beautiful, ultrafeminine Om El Bernadette (Om El Shahmaan x Om El Benedict) for Al Khalediah Farm, softer in expression, but less dynamic than the victor. Multi champion Pandoraah showed well as always, but had to be content with third, with two Ekstern daughters, Psyche Victoria and Altamira making up the final qualifiers, Psyche Victoria beating her half sister on type and head and neck, while Altamira gained the higher movement and leg marks. The two Senior Female classes that followed, had disappointingly low numbers entered, with seven forward in the first section and only five in the next. But then, what quality! Janow’s unbelievable, seemingly unbeatable Pianissima (Gazal Al Shaqab x Pianosa) entered the ring to deservedly rapturous applause, and no matter that there were other stunning mares in this class, it was hers to take, and as ever, we were unable to tear our eyes away from this exquisite, hair-tingling, goose-pimpling mare. It is an honor every time to see Pianissima in the showring (and what a groupie I am — I even kissed her in her stable later, poor thing!). Janow’s girl scored 94 points, gaining a ‘mere’ 9 x 20 along the way. The Marwan daughter Abha Myra took the next spot for Al Shaqab Stud; this mare


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Giovanni x Jer-Angel), Gamlin & Ratcliffe, Great Britain; 8. Lord Bey Shah (Psytadel x Lady Aphrodite), Josef Pietrzak, Poland Junior Champion Filly: Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), Al Mohamadia Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; Reserve: Princess Of Marwan (Marwan Al Shaqab x Amety B), Mystica Arabians, Australia; Others in Top Ten: 1. Bronze Junior Champion Filly, FT Shaella

(Shael Dream Desert x Soul Pretty), Al Mohamadia Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 2. Baila De Djoon (Ajman Moniscione x Shak Shakira), Albidayer Stud, UAE; 3. Djoonam OS (Ajman Moniscione x Khaleifa), Albidayer Stud, UAE; 4. FS Magnums Madonna (Magnum Psyche x Tai Bey Brittney), Gheysens, Belgium; 5. Psyche Victoria (Ekstern x Pallas-Athena), ChrcynnoPalace Stud, Poland; 6. Om El Bernadette (Om El Shamaan x Om El Benedict), Al Khalediah

Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia; 7. Pandoraah (Padrons Psyche x Bint Bey Shah), Al Khaled Farm, Egypt; 8. Altamira (Ekstern x Altona), Janow Podlaski Stud, Poland Best Egyptian Stallion: Imperial Baarez (PVA Kariim x BB Ora Kalilah), El Farida Stud, Tarek & Ahmed Hamdy Soliman, Egypt Best Egyptian Mare: Mahala (Al Lahab x Mahasin II), Rabab Stud, Sheikh Khaled bin Laden, Egypt


really can outpose any other, with a tremendous neck and topline. Third was yet another from the Gazal dynasty, this time owned and bred by Michalow, the lovely Pistoria, pipped by half a point. Fourth was a particular favorite of mine, the fabulous Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), who really took the ring by storm and showed the best I’ve ever seen her. I was a little surprised to see this gorgeous mare down in this spot. The lovely grey Lumiar Bint Balzac made the final qualifying position. The next section of Senior Females had five lovely white mares entered, with the Dubai Arabian Stud’s gorgeous and very feminine Martinique (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), bred by Suzanne Reiter, Germany, giving one of her fun, frothy shows to easily take the class, with Michalow’s elegant Emesa (Laheeb x Etopka) next, followed by MA Scarlet, and the privately owned mare from Russia, Nerl, shown by crowd (and horse) favorite Jan Calis, with Bialka’s big-moving Emika taking fifth spot. Saturday is for the lads. Winner of the first section of Juniors was the lovely Brazilian-bred Shannan El Madan (out of Perla K), owned by the Al Mohamadia Stud. This colt showed he is not just a pretty face, moving well too, to take the class from Italian-owned and -bred European Champion Ali Moniscione (Psytadel x Alianna Moniscione), equal on type and head and neck marks, but not moving so well on this occasion. The smart Gazal son Roe Lateef also showed well to take third, over the Egyptian MVA Colour Me Cool, who gained the highest movement marks of the class. Orion OS (Om El Bahreyn x Vetla), took fifth spot, seeming a little overwhelmed by the occasion, but with his super structure gaining enough points to take the final place for Sunday.

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Reserve Senior Champion Mare Venetzia (Versace x Giavanna), owned by Al Shaqab Stud, HH The Emir Of Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Qatar.


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Left: Bronze Senior Champion Mare Martinique (Ansata Sinan x Marratxi), owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud, UAE. Right: Bronze Senior Champion Stallion Nijem Ibn Eternity VI (Eternity Ibn Navarrone x Naravna), Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia.

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The next class gave us the exciting battle of the Marwan sons, Al Khalediah’s grey seasoned campaigner Baanderos (out of HB Bessolea) and the latest, and arguably most famous top gun, QR Marc (out of Swete Dreams), bred in the U.S. by the Doyles and another belonging to Paul Gheysens. These two are quite different in type, although both carry the Marwan stamp, oozing showmanship and quality. Baanderos won on this occasion, although surprisingly he was a whole four marks clear, belying the closeness in quality of these two colts. Indeed, at the Al Khalediah Show in January the boys had tied for first place, with QR Marc pipping Baanderos on type. Baanderos is as capable as any of the Marwan get of giving that superpose, the grey really using his neck and body to show himself to his best advantage, and here he gained points over the prettier, but less stretchy QR Marc. Third was Kabsztad, son of the fabulous Kwestura — this horse moves for fun and

really eats up the ground in a huge, round trot, using his entire body and neck, and surely deserving higher marks for movement than he was given. The tall, elegant and very pretty Don Giovanni took fourth spot, with the huge, powerful showman Lord Bey Shah taking fifth. The first section of senior males had seven come forward, including previous World Champion Nijem Ibn Eternity VI (Eternity Ibn Navarrone x Naravna), bred by M. Smits in Belgium and owned by Al Khalediah Stud, who won the class easily and gained the highest points for type, head and neck, and movement, including several 20s. Polish boys took second and third slots, Poganin (Laheeb x Pohulanka) for Janow just pipping Michalow’s Esparto (Ekstern x Ekspozycja) with his greater movement marks. The striking MCA Magnum Gold


took fourth; a tall, impressive stallion, he tied with the Imperial Baarez son Imperial Baareg, but knocked Baareg down to fifth by virtue of higher movement marks, as they both tied on type. Last, and by far the most dramatic class of the day, was the second section of Senior Males. I think many had assumed that winning would be a walk in the park for the undefeated Marwan Al Shaqab, with El Farida Stud’s Imperial Baarez, bred by the Imperial Egyptian Stud, expected to be his bridesmaid. However! What dramas were about to unfold! Marwan looked superb and gained a total score of 466.5, including five 20s, which normally one would be thrilled with. However, when the marks were revealed, for a moment there was silence amongst the spectators, as they realized that this score was beatable! Particularly for Marwan’s connections, where feelings were running high! The whole atmosphere around the arena changed as the crowd realized that the unthinkable could happen. I went to the collecting ring, and there was an excited buzz around Baarez. He looked as good as he’s ever looked, and it was as if he knew his chance had come to make his own little piece of history, and he rose to the occasion, strutting his stuff and prancing around the collecting ring, waiting his chance to shine. Finally it was Baarez’s turn to come into the arena, and he came in as if he owned it. Now the crowd was really excited — this battle of the giants had split them into two sections, with half wanting the snow-white pretender to take the class and the other half still in disbelief that the great Marwan’s crown could be under threat. Support for Baarez became louder and louder as he stood up for the judges, and I have to say it really was great fun. After what seemed like an age, Baarez’s marks came up. One point up on Marwan for type; one and a half more for head and neck. Three points down on Marwan for body, half a point up on legs, so it was now a tie and we all waited with bated breath for the marks given for movement. A roar of approval drowned out the Marwan supporters’ roar Top left: Junior Champion Colt: Baanderos (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea),owned by Al Khalediah Stables, HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan Al Saud, Saudi Arabia. Bottom left: Reserve Junior Champion Colt QR Marc (Marwan Al Shaqab x Swete Dreams), Paul Gheysens, Belgium. At right Bronze Junior Champion Colt Shannan El Madan (Shael Dream Desert x Perla K), owned by Al Mohamadiah Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Al Mohamadia Stud, Saudi Arabia.

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Above: Junior Champion Filly Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali), and owner HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud of Al Mohamadia Stud, Saudi Arabia.

of anguish as Baarez was announced the winner, by virtue of an extra point for movement. Showing! We were lovin’ it! Michalow’s Grafik was third, always the showman Emin Pacha de Lam was fourth, and the super white former World Champion Khidar fifth in this most exciting class. As one would expect, Paris does Championship day very well. The lighting, the brass band, the bright, colorful arena and lots of pizzazz and glamour all helping to enliven the atmosphere. Before each champion is announced, the lights are dimmed, there is a hush amongst the spectators, and gradually we begin to hear a heartbeat over the loudspeakers, which gets louder and louder and faster and faster until — yay! The champion is announced! Fabulous! The day started with the Junior Fillies, and there were no certainties here: in fact, between the seven judges eight different horses were put forward for champion or reserve. But it was the two Marwan fillies that took the top honors, the bay Abha Palma beating her half sister Princess Of Marwan — both fillies receiving two champion votes, but Abha Palma winning the Champion’s crown by virtue of also getting a Reserve vote. In contrast, Senior Female Champion was as much a certainty as one could get, unanimous of course for Pianissima, with Venetzia taking the Reserve from Martinique and Abha Myra. Only two colts featured on the judges’ results for champion and reserve: again, both by Marwan, with Baanderos taking top honors over QR Marc, a very, very close call, I’m sure, between these two colts, and indeed emotions seemed to be running particularly high at the


presentation! The grey Shannan El Madan was pulled in below them, and it was interesting to note that all three colts have Ali Jamaal on the dam’s side. And on to the most anticipated championship of all: Senior Male. By now the atmosphere in the hall was electric — and noisy! I haven’t known it to be like this at any other show before, starting with the exuberant Italians and Baarez’s supporters chanting “Paulo! Paulo!” for Baarez’s handler, Paulo Capecci, and being picked up equally loudly by Marwan’s connections and fans! It was like a gladiator’s arena, with the two sides competing for supremacy. And of course, we were made to wait an age for the final announcement, whilst presentations were made and thanks given (including Pianissima’s award for La plus belle tête — after all, she did score a perfect 20 from every judge! And

Right: Bronze Junior Champion Filly FT Shaella (Shael Dream Desert x Soul Pretty), owned by Al Mohamadia Stud, HH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud, Saudi Arabia.

Marwan’s award for sire of the show, no surprises there). Eventually, after being built up to a frenzy of suspense, the lights dimmed, the heartbeat started … and a roar went up as Marwan Al Shaqab received his third World Championship title and Imperial Baarez took Reserve. The carnival-like atmosphere was added to when Michael Byatt jumped onto Marwan’s back (a very brave move when you consider the copious amounts of show sheen that had been used), and rode him around the now crowded arena. Not to be outdone, Paulo then jumped onto Imperial Baarez! And what a great way to end this fabulous show — which had exceeded our expectations — with some fun! Something that has been much missed in the show scene of late, and yet something that perhaps we could all do with a little more of these days.


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when I was 12. He was

this year, Marieta Salas has

we managed to get on well.

European and

World Championship titles gained the distinction of

having bred U.S. National, Canadian National, World,

and European champions. We asked Marieta to share with

us her thoughts on breeding

and the role the Arabian horse plays in her life.

not well trained and a little

dangerous in the open, but

Then later on, when my father decided to breed purebred

Andalusians, we went to the south of Spain to buy them

and there I saw some Congo daughters, white, big eyed, refined — I fell in love with the Arabian. I was allowed

“I was born in 1945, on the

only to buy one. Months later,

Maria says. “My father had a

friend of my father’s, asked

of the island. He used to

had to sell her Arabians and

black Majorcan horses. We

was coming to buy. My father

needs, poultry, pigs, sheep,

on the sale. He saw three

island of Majorca, Spain,”

Maria Paz Murga de Igual, a

beautiful farm in the middle

him to go to her farm. She

raise donkeys, mules, and

Dr. Houtappel from Holland

had cattle for milk for family

was there to help Maria Paz

rabbits, etc. My first riding

outstanding mares, all Orive

experience was on donkeys

daughters, and purchased

— we used them to pick the

them immediately. One of

environment. I loved animals,

Abha Hamir (by Bambu)

months every summer in

National Champion Mare.

filled with taking care of them.

breeder; she produced AN

olives in a very mountainous and in general spent two

that farm, where my life was

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A VISIT WITH A BREEDER

them was Garbi Hedam of

who was named 1979 U.S. Maria Paz was a great

Marieta Salas with her homebred mare Abha Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Gazali). Abha Palma’s recent wins include 2007 Spanish National Champion Filly, 2008 European Champion Filly, 2008 All Nations Cup Reserve Junior champion Filly, and 2008 First Place Two-Year-Old Filly.

field, weanlings. It fills me with

of which 20 are foundation

I use to ride a lot, mainly

breeding stallions, Abha

peace to be around horses. in the mountains. I used to

teach the stallions — we do

not ride mares at Ses Planes — country dressage, which

mares. I use three of my

Mahdi (Marwan Al Shaqab

x Alisheeba by Ali Jamaal),

Abha Peshawar (Marwan Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjkalba by

>QbYUdQDQ Evidently not on my own, but with the people appointed to their care. We did not

have any electricity, just a generator, but in the main house, beautiful oil lamps

provided a very subtle light

for dining and conversation. I have the most wonderful

memories of my youth in the country.

“My father liked to ride horses since he was very young.

He bought me my first horse

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Malik, Makorr, and many other important Arabians of that

time. She had a very special eye for beauty.

“I am very close to my horses. I foal them out myself, and helped their dams and

grandams when they were

born, so they always trust me. I talk to them continuously,

consisted of going through

huge bushes or in between very close pine trees. The stallion, with a little of my

help, had to decide how he

would manage the obstacle.

Arabians are specially gifted for these mountain rides.

“My preferred hobbies besides the horses, are reading,

swimming, traveling, mainly

affectionately, or strongly,

for culture now, gardening,

I am very near all of them,

“Currently, I keep between 50

depending on their behavior.

and antiques.

stallions, and mares in the

to 60 Arabians at Ses Planes,

Ludjin El Jamaal) and Alfabia Al Bustan (Phaaros x Prishta SF by Prichal). Starting in

March 2009, 18 foals will be born at Ses Planes, five by

Marwan Al Shaqab, one by

WH Justice, and the rest by

my stallions mentioned above. “For me the almost perfect Arabian is Marwan Al

Shaqab — he belongs to

another world. I try to breed

a modern Arabian — refined, harmonious, elegant, and

charismatic. I love and I have


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in most of my horses, big,

owned by Al Mohamadia

small muzzles and balanced

Abha Opalina (WH Justice x

set. Distinguished heads,

necks, strong hips and good

legs are also very important.

A horse is made to be ridden,

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Shaqab x ZT Ludjkalba), now

black, round eyes, not highly

and at my farm all stallions

are. Indispensable for me are tail carriage and movement, and presence.

Stud. In regard to females:

Om El Amira Estopa); Abha Myra (Marwan Al Shaqab

x ZT Ludjkalba), owned by

Al Shaqab Stud; and Abha

Palma (Marwan Al Shaqab x Abha Ghazali), owned by Al

Mohamadia Stud, are among

“In 2008 I was very lucky

my best. But there are others

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my thoughts and dedication

will be shown. All of these

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most of the qualities I like, is

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in the showring. Finally all

to produce an Arabian with

coming to fruition. Although Abha Myra and Abha

Palma are of different type, both possess many of the

characteristics I love in an

Arabian. When I decide on

the breedings I picture in my

mind the stallion and the mare — not only their morphology but also their expressions, and behaviors, too. Then I

look at the pedigree: parents and grandparents, beauty,

balance, faults, etc. It takes

too, and soon their potential

individuals have pretty heads, beautiful eyes, long necks,

excellent bodies and toplines, tail carriage, charisma, and kind natures.

“A life with horses offers so many enriching moments.

The most outstanding event for me is the foaling of a

mare. Most of my horses live outside together by age, and when the foals’ long coats

shed, normally I get satisfying surprises. I like to watch

stallions free in the arena,

time. If both mare and stallion

to see how their movement

in the arena, and sometimes

when they reach three years,

with it, my breeding plan

ďŹ elds, especially in summer

luck plays an important

watching a show like Aachen,

successful and recognized for

together with friends.

are at my farm, I put them free

becomes more balanced

my picture changes, and

and the foals running in the

for them. Then, of course,

toward sunset. And of course,

role. Everyone loves to be

Paris, or Menton, sitting

their achievements. I am not

“An Arabian horse means

different.

“Until now, the colt I’ve bred that was closest to my ideal is Abha Qatar (Marwan Al

to me: kindness, affection, peace, and love.�

— Marieta Salas, Ganaderia Ses Planes

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