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Arab Horse Couture Magazine - October 2015 CONTENTS.... Page 11 WORLD CHAMPION DRESSAGE RIDER & CARRIAGE DRIVER Characteristics of the Well-Trained Horse Written by Jean Paul Guerlain Page 14 AMERETTO.... Wins Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup Editorial & Photos Provided by Al Badia Magazine Page 18 FINNISH ARABIAN HORSE SOCIETY The Photography of Anette Varjonen Page 28 WORLD ARABIAN HORSE CHAMPIONSHIP PARIS - 2015 Page 34 PRIVATE HAUTE COUTURE Personalized Luxury Fashion Owner & Founder - M. Christophe D. PETYT Page 48 AN INTERVIEW WITH.... Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel Katharinenhof Stud Germany Written by Judith Wich-Wenning Page 57 A Visit to Orienta Arabians Owned by Judith Wich-Wenning Page 59 HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Shares His Passion for Arabian Racing Written by Pamela Burton Page 64 EQUINE LAW What You Didn’t Know About Liability Insurance Written by Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law Page 66 ARABIAN HORSE FINE ARTISTRY Featuring.... Angelika Ciesniarska On the Cover: *Kahil Al Shaqab

*Marwan Al Shaqab x OFW Mishaahl

Owned by Al Shaqab Stud, Qatar Photo by Erwin Escher

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Dear Arab Horse Couture Magazine Readers, As Owner & Publisher of Arab Horse Couture Magazine, it is my pleasure to bring to you the October/November issue of the magazine. This edition of the magazine will be published both in print and digital formats. The print copies of the magazine will be distributed at the US Arabian & Half-Arabian National Championship Show in October as well as at the World Arabian Championship Horse Show in Paris at the end of November. This year, Arab Horse Couture Magazine was invited to become a Press Partner with the Paris Championship Show by the Cheval management in Paris. Through this partnership, I have developed new friendships. I believe this is the most relevant and enjoyable part of publishing the magazine.... forming new friendships and business relationships along the way. A benefit of the position of Publisher that I am sincerely grateful for. I would like to wish all the exhibitors, owners, breeders and trainers my very best wishes for a wonderful US Nationals Show and Paris World Championship Show. Sincerely, Laura J. Brodzik

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Arab Horse Couture Magazine is extremely pleased and honored to feature an exclusive column written by Jean Paul Guerlain. In the past, in addition to his role as master perfumer for the House of Guerlain, Jean Paul also accumulated World Championships in Dressage and Carriage Driving. Jean Paul will be sharing his extreme training knowledge and his love of horses with the readers of the magazine. Dear Arabian Horse Riders, I hope you will enjoy the article. As always, it has been my very great pleasure to share my knowledge and experience with you. I wish you lots of joy and fun with your Arabian horse. For so long as people love horses.... the Gods will love people. The characteristics of the well-trained horse can be evaluated by observing first the whole horse, and then the detail. The horse’s back, the bridge between the haunches and the forehand, should swing gently up and down, allowing the rider to sit with suppleness and to use leg, weight, and lower back to drive. He should be responsive to all aids, evenly connected on both reins, and move easily the same forward, sideways or backwards. He cannot be stiff or tense.

The rein contact is the consistently fine connection between the rider’s hand and the horse’s mouth. The well-trained horse should seek this contact, and the rider with an independent seat and hand should use variation in the contact depending upon the demands on the horse. A good rider will always try to be brief in his use of increased rein contact, in order to return to a light contact. When the horse is working with correct contact, and chewing evenly on both sides of the mouth, he is on the bit and carries himself. If the horse goes above or behind the bit, it shows that the rider’s hand dominated incorrectly and that the opportunity to use the driving aids was missed. The desired harmony of rein aids with driving aids was not achieved. The driving aids, Kreuz and leg, should always prevail over the restraining rein aids. “Driving comes before restraining.” A steady, strong contact is evidence of a tight poll in the horse, the result of a lack of muscular relaxation. However, if the horse allows and responds to a brief strong contact, this proves the horse is solidly on the bit. Only when the horse accepts a light and steady contact and seeks the bit can the rider make the necessary changes in the horse’s frame from longer to shorter, etc. The horse should show his confidence in the harmony of the rider’s aids by chewing softly with his mouth closed. This cannot be achieved by forcing the horse’s mouth shut with a very tight noseband, which can seriously affect the horse’s breathing. Rather, an open mouth and tongue over the bit or hanging out are always signs of too strong rein aids, and the rider must correct his aids in order to win back the horse’s acceptance. The trot and canter of the well-trained horse must have schwung, resulting from complete athletic relaxation: a swinging back and springy hind legs. Schwung can only come from the hindquarters—the motor! The best car is worthless when the engine doesn’t work! The movements of the horse should be supple and graceful, effortless and powerful. The schwung in a horse is easily recognized by the moments of suspension in his trot and canter. Whereas a horse without schwung, shows a lack of suspension. Schwung is seen both in collection and in extensions. A well-trained horse with good suspension lands and pushes off lightly from the ground. He should appear to hate to touch the ground.

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Ameretto proved his class as one of the top Purebred Arabian horses racing in Europe, winning the Polish leg of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival’s Group 3 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup and with it, the European Triple Crown for the fourth year in a row.

Ameretto, the 9-year-old son of Amer, was beaten to second spot by Lahoob in Duindigt, and had to win last month to claim the European Triple Crown and the bonus of 50,000 Euros. The first leg winner, Al Mouwaffak in Toulouse and Lahoob, were not running in this final leg and Ameretto’s task was cut out. With Italian Mauro Maneuddu on board, Ameretto showed what a great champion he is as he came up with his traditional run to win the 2,600-metre race at the Sluzewiec Racetrack here in Sluzewiec on Sunday.

Ussam de Carrere, ridden by V. Popovk, took second place while Alladyn under S. Mazur, finished third. The winner covered the 2600-metre distance in three minutes. “Ameretto is a wonderful horse. He was always going well and responded keenly when I asked him the question in the home straight,” said winning jockey Maneuddu.

Winning trainer Gunter Richter said, “Last year we decided to retire him to stud, but he continued to win and the connections for the horse felt he should stay in competition. However, the first crop of this top European performer will be seen next year following the decision of the owner to use his semen in the breeding process prior to his official retirement,” Richter added. In the Festival’s second race of the day, Canadian apprentice jockey Brandon Duchaine brought Kasir Al Khalediah home in the sixth round of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship. The 23-year-old Canadian apprentice jockey said he was over the moon after securing a berth in a dream final of the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice Championship in Abu Dhabi. “I think I owe it to a lucky draw which made me the ride on such a high class horse,” he said. “The instructions were to keep Kasir Al Khalediah behind the early pace and to let him run in the home straight, but I was truly astonished with the smooth progress which he made to hit the front and sprint home unchallenged,” Duchaine said. The winner covered the mile’s distance in 1:50:22 seconds to win by four lengths. The races were attended by Jansuz Piechocinski, Deputy Prime Minister of Poland, along with UAE Ambassador to Poland, Dr. Yousif Eisa Hassan Eisa Al Sabri, besides other sports officials and a large number of racing fans.

Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairperson of the Int’l Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) and Chairperson of Ladies & Apprentice Racing Committees in the International Federation of Arabian Horse Racing Authorities (IFAHR) commented: “It’s a great and unprecedented achievement by this brilliant horse Ameretto and I’m truly excited with this impressive performance.” Ameretto has won 13 of his 27 starts and has never finished out of the frame in the rest.

Regarding the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship, Sawaya said: “The youngsters are the seeds of the future who have received the support of the ‘Mother of the World’, HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood. We are also delighted to welcome new partners as represented in Hayatna Company,” she said. The HH Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival is sustained by the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority and coordinated by Abu Dhabi Sports Council in cooperation with Emirates Racing Authority, IFAHR, Emirates Arabian Horse Society, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Authority of Youth and Sports Welfare with The National Archives as the official partner and Emirates airline as the official carriers and sponsored by Invest AD, National Feed and Flour Production and Marketing Co. LLC, Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), Al Awani General Enterprises, Kabale, Al Wathba Centre, the UAE’s General Women’s Union, The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the HH Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition 2015, Bloom, Rise General Trading Co. LLC, Petromal, Hayatna, Dr. Nader Saab Switzerland, Al Wathba Center, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Eastern Mangroves Suites-Abu Dhabi by Jannah, Yas Channel, Omeir Travels, Racing Post and Laboratories Fadia Karam Cosmetics. Article & Photos Contributed by: Al Badia Magazine; www.albadiamagazine.com. Page 15

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Photographed by Anette Varjonen - AnetteFotografik.fi Written by Miia Koistinen & Topi Kuusinen

Far, far up in the north is a sparsely populated land called Finland. Between Russia and Sweden, five million people live surrounded by thousands of lakes and lots of clean forests. Even with the cold winters of northwards of 60 degrees C, on this land of the North there are over 400 Arabian horses in this small country. The Finnish Arabian Horse Society was formed in 1982 and is a member of WAHO. The Society helps with registration, organizes shows, shares information about the breed and contacts between Arabian horse lovers. Since 2010, the number of foals has been declining and the worst was 2012 when only one filly was born. Since then, it has been steady.... 4-7 foals per year. The weak economy has had an impact in all horse-trading and being the small breed, the Arabian has suffered severely. Still the small 100 member society works hard to hold one ECAHO Show per year and arrange joint events. About 30 horses participate in the annual Show and the venue for this year was the lovely town of Hamina. This year, the Finnish Arabian Horse Show was organized under the name KotHam City Open 2015. We had very good judges at the show.... Marianne Tengstedt from Denmark and Irina Stigler from Italy/Russia. The DC of the show was our friend Alicja Poszepczynska from Poland; she is very good, strict and fair in her office of DC. The ringmaster was Topi Kuusinen from Finland. As you can imagine from the number of members of the association and the total amount of Arabian horses in Finland, there is no professional show scene in Finland. However, this does not mean that there is no enthusiasm. Rather the reverse --those that attend the shows bring their horses to the shows and organize the shows, do it for their love, appreciation and enthusiasm of the breed. While the summer had been cold and rainy so far in Finland, the weather was favourable for the show-–warm, sunny and no rain. This year around 30 horses had been entered in the show, with 28 actually being shown. There was also a nice amount of spectators enjoying the show and the good weather. As is usual in Finland, the day of the show starts with riding classes (non-Ecaho), with 8 horses entered in total for the English and Western Pleasure. The actual halter classes start with another non-Ecaho-class, partbreds, of which there were two. First of the actual Ecaho classes to enter the beautifully decorated show ring was the class of yearling fillies. There was only one entrant in this class, so show, Phi Zeleah SE (ZamZam SE - Zelinen Lilih SE - WH Justice US) won the class and also qualified for the championships later on in the afternoon. There was also only one entrant in the next class, two-year old fillies, so the local filly Zeniya (Pelennor - Zelda - Nimbusz SE) won her class, scoring 88.5 points. The class of three-year old fillies had two horses, with the feminine chestnut Walentina DK (Walu DK - Wahenah DK Masran El Shaklan US) being the judges’ choice and scoring 90.5 points. I’ve seen her sire, Walu, a number of times and he is a fine stallion.

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After the filly classes, it was time for the colt classes. There was, however, only one colt in the show, the yearling Phi Paciano SE (Zen Zalvador SE - Panchaia SE - Premier PL) so he won the class and so also won the Junior Male Championship. The next classes were the three gelding classes. The first one, two-year old geldings was won by the only entrant in the class, Mahrai (Pelennor - KA Madjila DK - Om El Magic US). The class of geldings born 2008 to 2011 had two competitors, Perlamor and Maranello. The judges picked the half-Egyptian chestnut Maranello (Wan Kahli DK Mareesa - GR Amar DE) as the winner with 87.5 points. After the gelding classes, it was time for the lunch break, with lunch served in the VIP tent. During the lunch break this year’s Finnish WAHO Trophy winner was announced, the honour going to the stallion Pelennor. He’s a versatile horse, with nice success in the show ring. He has also competed under saddle and has been trained for driving. Also his get have had considerable success. During the lunch break, FAHS also announced the election of a new honorary member, Ms. Tuija Sipilä, who has been active in the Society for a very long time, being. e.g. the registrar of FAHS. After the lunch break it was time to continue with the show. The first class was that of foals, with only one entrant, Habibi (Mohaned Al Shaqab QA - Genesis PL - Ecaho PL) after the other entrant had cancelled. Instead of scoring with points the judges gave their verbal assessment of the foal. Next were mares born from 2008 to 2011. Of the three horses in this class the winner was the black Samarah (Pelennor - RS Sahira AT - Madallan Madheen DE), who won by type points after a tie at 88 points. In the next class, mares born from 2004 to 2007, there was again only one entrant, Ka Madjila DK (Om El Magic US - Ess Djemila BE - Essort DE) who scored a nice 89.5 points. The older mares class of four horses was won by the dam of the only foal shown in the show, Genesis PL (Ecaho PL - Glowica PL - Pepi PL). She was awarded 87 points and so qualified for the Senior Mares Championship class. The second-placed horse in this class was the dam of the winner of the previous class, RS Sahira AT (MadallanMadheen DE - Sara IV DE - Ghazlan DE). Given the total amount of horses in the show, there was a fairly large number of stallions entered, a total of six stallions. As so often happens, the stallion classes were the most spectacular classes, with the older stallions emitting their own masculine charisma. The young stallions class, stallions born between 2008 and 2011, was won by Laurent DK (Wan Kahli DK - Lumina DK El Amin BE), a beautifully moving dark grey stallion. He also scored the highest points of the day, 91 points. The older stallions class of three horses, stallions born before 2004, was dominated by Mohaned Al Shaqab (Al Adeed Al Shaqab QA - - Mags Star US - Mag SU) like many times before. This totally white stallion exhibited a very good type and scored 90.5 points.

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The show was nearing its end, with only Championships and the Best in Show to be judged. First of the Championships was the Junior Mare Championship, and the young fillies were first trotted individually around the ring and then guided to stand in the ring for the selection of the Champion. The judges chose Walentina as the Gold Champion, with Zeniya being awarded as Silver Champion. As there was only one colt, Phi Paciano, in the show, he won the Gold Championship. After the Junior Championships, the geldings entered the ring for their Championships. Again, they were trotted around the ring and then walked to the ring to stand there for the judging. The judges picked Maranello as the Gold Champion, with Narkissos Silver Champion. In the Senior Mares Class, the Gold Champion winner was KA Madjila, a nice white mare. Samarah was chosen as the Silver Champion. The last of the Championships was the Senior Male Championship, with a fierce competition between the class winners.... Laurent and Mohaned Al Shaqab. This time the judges picked Laurent as the Gold winner and Mohaned as the Silver Champion. These stallions kept up a show during the awards, with Mohaned alternately rearing up and bowing down and Laurent also lifting his front feet off the ground. The audience was also treated to the two stallions when allowed to face each other. The selection of Best in Show is a special occasion in the Finnish show. The award is a bronze statue of an Arabian mare with her foal, presented by Countess Penelope Lewenhaupt, to be awarded each year to the Best Arabian Horse registered in Finland. The participants of the Best in Show were the Champions, and the Best in Show was chosen the same way as the Champions: each horse was shown trotting individually around the ring and then all horses were walked to the ring for the judges to choose from. When the horses were judged standing, there was a lot of effort put to the pose of the horses; and finally the judges’ decision was ready: Laurent was chosen as the Best in Show and got, on addition to the Lewenhaupt Trophy, a beautiful ribbon. All in all, the show was a pleasant one, with handlers of all skill levels. Despite the different levels of the handlers and therefore also the different level showing of the horses, our experienced judges could spot the best horses in each class. There was good sportsmanship and readiness to help each other among the exhibitors. The Finnish Arabian Horse Society will arrange an International Ecaho C Show next year as well and we would naturally welcome foreign entries as well. And what’s with the name, KotHam City open? Well, it’s a local joke. The neighbouring towns are Hamina and Kotka and the name is derived from these names.

Finnish Arabian Horse Society

www.sahy.fi (also shortly in English) www.finnisharabianhorseshows.com

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M. Christophe D. PETYT Owner & Founder - Private Haute Couture

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respected as a true connoisseur of Arabian horses. His famous breeding programme started already in the 1960s. When he bought the filly Hanan (Alaa El Din x Mona) at the Egyptian State Stud of El Zahraa, the foundation for Nagel’s “Katharinenhof” had been laid. True icons descend from this breeding programme, as for example Jamil (Madkour I x Hanan), Salaa El Dine (Ansata Halim Shah x Hanan) or NK Hafid Jamil (Ibn Nejdy x Helala). The idyllic Stud Farm, situated close to Bremen, Germany, attracts numerous international Arabian horse enthusiasts year by year. Horses from Katharinenhof are treasured worldwide as important cornerstones for other stud farms. Dr. Nagel is a highly esteemed Show Judge, President of WAHO since 2004 and was President of the German Arabian Horse Association for 20 years. In 2009, Dr. Nagel received the Arabian Horse Breeders Association Lifetime Achievement Award. Furthermore, he is the author of the new highly acclaimed book, “The Arabian Horse, Nature’s Creation and the Art of Breeding“ (available through www.nawalmedia. org or at Bait Al Arab). Being interviewed by Judith WichWenning, Dr. Nagel talks about his breeding programme and shares with us some personal thoughts on his guidelines and the future of the Egyptian Arabian horse.

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Judith Wich-Wenning: The Open House Presentation at Katharinenhof in Summer 2013 was a great success, with visitors being very enthusiastic. What were your personal thoughts on this special day? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: I was very pleased that so many people, from all parts of Germany and even from far away countries, have followed my invitation, and it was definitely necessary and wise to make all possible efforts in order to give a very special presentation of our breeding stock on that day, given people made efforts to travel so far. We made a similar presentation a few years ago on the occasion of Salaa el Dine’s 20th birthday. In the meantime several new stallions have been raised and used in this stud; it must be of interest to present the progress in breeding due to this new generation of stallions. I am sure that many people are interested to know how this exceptional and until now unique breeding programme of Katharinenhof is developing – exceptional because this programme is, since 1985, closed, which means that no other horses from outside have been added to the breeding herd. Judith Wich-Wenning: On the same day, your new, much sought-after book “The Arabian Horse – Nature’s Creation and the Art of Breeding” was presented to the public. What were your most important motives for writing it? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: As many other people I am very interested in the well-being of the Arabian horse breeding and it is worrying to notice that in the course of time the number of Arabian horses bred worldwide is decreasing; in the old traditional Western countries, even in a dramatic way. So many major breeders and breeding associations are concerned about this negative trend which has been prevailing now more than 10 years. One of the reasons may be the fact that the Arabian horse is caught as well by a trend and ambiance, where specialization and standardization are prevailing. The Arabian is advertised mainly to be a show horse or possibly a performance horse in the first place, and has to qualify for these purposes, but all its other merits and reasons why to keep or to breed Arabian horses are not finding much recognition anymore. All magazines and major publications are concentrating on show horses and show results, and there are special magazines for performance horses, even when these two activities are attracting only 10–15% of the horses and their owners or breeders. The remaining 90% has practically no forum and a newcomer and outsiders may think that they are not existing. The Arabian breed offers much more and highly interesting aspects when one studies this breed in its totality of merits and abilities. The concept of my book “The Arabian Horse – Nature’s Creation and the Art of Breeding” should open a wider view into this well appealing breed and to make known which are the extraordinary qualities of this horse with an amazing history which cannot be found in other horse breeds; all this is due to its territorial isolation – the Arabian Peninsula - in October 2015 - ARABHORSECOUTURE.COM

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which this horse developed over centuries as a combination of environmental influence and selection by humans, and later on to the efforts which were made in the past in the Western world and today by dedicated breeders to keep the momentum of the breed alive. I feel a publication, where these items are discussed, would give a helpful orientation. Judith Wich-Wenning: Which guidelines led you when you built up your world-famous breeding programme? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: The Arabian horse must be clearly recognizable as such; there should be no doubt that one faces an Arabian horse, if such a horse is presented. Therefore, one should know very well what are the typical characteristics and features of an Arabian. This question should be studied, and if doing so, one will find out that there are different types of Arabian horses. One should think first about its own preference and then decide for one of these types and make sure that the typical characteristics of the breed are represented in such a chosen horse. My choice was, 50 years ago, the Arabians of Egyptian type. Judith Wich-Wenning: Which are the cornerstones – the most important mare families – at your stud farm today? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: Our stud is built on four mare families, all four tracing back to the State Stud El Zahraa in Egypt. Only after having studied properly the breeding herd of this important stud, these four mares were chosen to become the foundation mares of our breeding herd. We are using stallions which are all belonging to the sire line of Nazeer, and this from the very beginning, which means with the appearance of Nazeer as one of the greatest and most influential stallions of El Zahraa in Egypt. As a sire, Nazeer was known to breed good mares and good stallions at the same time. He was a horse expressing finest Arabian type, which means dryness on one side and harmony on the other in a perfect way. Judith Wich-Wenning: Which stallions do you currently use and what do you especially appreciate about them? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: We are presently using our older stallion NK Hafid Jamil, and also his three sons: Jamal el Dine, NK Kamar el Dine and NK Nadeer. The dams of these Hafid Jamil-sons are among the best mares we have in our stud, as Ansata Ken Ranya or NK Nadirah. Each stallion must have one or two very specific characteristics in their features, which we like to introduce into our breeding herd. They must be able to transmit them to their offspring. A stallion which does not have one or two highlights or is not able to breed them onwards will not be used. Judith Wich-Wenning: Please tell us about some of the most promising young horses at your farm. Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: Every breeder’s pride would be to see some exceptional young horses grown in his stud. What is exceptional in our case? We prefer our young horses to expose the main characteristics of an Arabian, but also, besides Page 51

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these outward features, they should be gifted with a very likeable behavior and an easy, happy temperament. Both traits should go together. It needs some time and a very well considered selection scheme over several generations to bring such horses forward. In principle, all our younger stock is fulfilling nowadays the above mentioned requirements. Judith Wich-Wenning: What does a normal day at Nagel’s Katharinenhof look like? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: We are annually breeding about 12–14 mares, which is only a slight increase compared to the last 10 years. We have divided our stud into five different stables, the main reason of which is the sanitary control. It is easier for any kind of disease control to have the herd divided into smaller groups. All our horses have ample space for grazing every day for a certain time as far as the yearly season is allowing it. Our stud is located on a rather meagre ground with only medium fertile vegetation. Like this, we can have the horses grazing for a long time during the day, and not to limit their outside time so much for reasons of body weight control. We like our horses to be slim and try to avoid any tendency to heaviness. We take them into their stables every evening for additional or special feeding, if needed, but mainly for safety and control reasons. Yearlings, older foals, mares with foals, pregnant or empty mares, each group is kept onto its separate paddock. This applies to the stallions as well, each stallion has its own paddock and stays there for a certain time per day. We are not training our mares for riding or other special purposes, but all have learned to behave well and they can be easily handled in all situations. For stallions, however, we apply training like riding and/or lounging. Judith Wich-Wenning: What do you enjoy most about being with Arabian horses? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: My main profession was the agricultural business, poultry production as one activity and contracting by building agricultural projects in East Europe and in the Middle East as the other one. My Arabian horses I Page 53

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have kept, since the very beginning, for pleasure and my personal entertainment. However, this interest has developed in a way I never had expected. The closer I got to these horses, the more I wanted to know about them, including how to breed and select them. My close connection to other agricultural livestock, which I was breeding professionally, was definitely an incentive to include also Arabian horses into such thoughts. Judith Wich-Wenning: Please describe for us your ideal Arabian horse! Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: My ideal Arabian horse is the one which represents in its best way all the brilliant features and traits which such a horse has developed in its maybe 2000 years’ history. It should reflect that this Arabian is an exotic horse seen from a European point of view. The influence of its original homeland, Arabia, should still be present and visible. In addition, its inborn close relation to men, acquired in its history together with its Bedouin breeders, must still be felt in an Arabian of today: A nice, smaller, dry head, a high tail carriage, a good pigmentation, four black hooves, the most appreciated elegant and powerful movements and a dry appearing body structure are important selection criteria in our stud. Judith Wich-Wenning: Which of your horses was – or is – closest to your heart? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: I favour a stud farm of limited size, this allows to know every single horse very well. Therefore, I will limit myself to about 15 mares, 5 stallions and their offspring. I know each one in every detail concerning behavior, their positive or sometimes negative traits, their qualities in heritability and as a broodmare. Being in this situation, I can recognize each horse in its own personality and I know well that they, in this respect, all differ from each other. My preferences have always been those horses when behavior and their other required qualities are united. To such preferred horses belonged my old mare Hanan, her son Jamil, and at present I would mention our stallion NK Nadeer and the mares NK Nadirah, NK Habiba and NK Lina. October 2015 - ARABHORSECOUTURE.COM

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Judith Wich-Wenning: Which advice would you give to a newcomer of Egyptian Arabian horses? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: If I can give any advice to a new breedeR, this advice should not be limited to Egyptian horses, it would apply to all Arabian breeds, no matter from which breeding programme they ever originate. All depends, first of all, on the interest of each person, why he thinks to buy an Arabian. If he is a person liking competition, he should choose a horse with high show qualities, since he will enter with this decision into the very specific section of Arabian show horses. He would need to own a horse which has show qualitites, which should be given later on to a professional trainer, otherwise his success in the show rings of today would be very, very limited. Another person might be more interested in sporting activities. In such a case, the Arabian horse offers the quality to be the best performance horse in long distance events worldwide. In such a case, his contact and relation to his horse will be very close, since he has to train this horse for a long time, and it takes years to prepare a performance horse in order to be competitive in major events. Such an activity takes effort and a lot of sacrifices in personal life. Somebody who decided to choose this direction and does it in a proper and responsible way should be given a lot of credit. A third group might like and be attracted by the Arabian breed as such with no distinct professional interest and no specialization. He likes to keep his Arabian as his companion so-to-say, maybe as a small breeder, maybe as a horse for leisure-riding or for sharing his Arabian with his whole family, as one does it with a good friendly dog or cat. The love and the attachment for an animal in these categories is the same, it does not depend on body size or features. In such cases a newcomer should look for an Arabian which should have basically two main characteristics: a) He should decide for a horse which really looks like an Arabian. It should be a good representative of this breed, so that everybody can recognize easily that this is a specific breed, different from all other horse breeds worldwide: a typical Arabian. b) He should decide for a horse which is totally reliable in its character; not vicious, not aggressive and friendly towards its owner. A good Arabian must have such a mentality. Regrettably in the past and nowadays, these mental qualities of the Arabian horse were neglected and many people nowadays do not know or have forgotten that the Arabian horse was once famous for these qualities, due to its position inside a nomadic society. Judith Wich-Wenning: What is your opinion regarding the current situation of Egyptian Arabian horses? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: I strongly believe that the Arabian horse has found again a solid and lasting place in the society of the Arab countries. This renaissance is new and maybe the interest is overheated to a certain extent. Many young breeders and newcomers should be a little more careful in what they choose. In the long run, only a better quality of Arabian have a good future. In so far there is no difference between the US, Europe and the Middle East. However, the relative number of Arabians in the Middle East will be higher, compared to the countries in the West; at first since the Arabian is their horse, a part of their culture and history, consequently the interest and commitment should be higher. Secondly, in the Page 55

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Arab countries, other competitive horse breeds do not exist and it will be difficult to get properly settled, due to the climate and environment which is prevailing in Arabia to which these European breeds are not adapted. Therefore the Arabian is in a very unique position. Regrettably, certain developments can be observed in these countries which look very artificial or even abnormal and where even welfare and basic natural requirements for sound management in breeding are neglected. Such deplorable ill development remains hopefully only an exception. Definitely they will not disturb the overall positive situation of Arabian horse breeding in these countries, since the vast majority of the new breeders seems to be proud to own and work their historical horse. Judith Wich-Wenning: Where do you think Egyptian Arabian horse breeding is heading? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: Until now, most Egyptian horse breeders show a very particular thinking and are judging their horses under two aspects: first, the horse as an animal as such and second, on its history and genetic background as a pure-bred Arabian. The last point is often overestimated and the horse itself underestimated. One should not make such a mistake, especially since all what is written in the studbooks about a history of a horse is proper and correct information. If one looks into the studbooks of the last 100 years, one is on safe ground. These studbooks have been so much scrutinized by so many people, experts and also sceptical readers that any irregularity would have been detected. The Egyptian breed has breedingwise the advantage that this population is relatively small and closed for more than fifty years. Only a certain number of horses worldwide, maybe less than 2% of all Arabians, are belonging to this group. Experience has shown that all positive traits which a good Arabian should have, are available in this population, and they can be determined easier than in populations which are wide open for additional influence from outside. Each additional horse, belonging to a different population, means the introduction of new elements which need a new evaluation and positive, and negative surprises in breeding results are not easy to anticipate. It is easier to build a breeding programme on animals which can be clearly defined and described in all their qualitites. Therefore the Egyptian population, if properly handled, has a lot of advantages for further breeding. It is up to breeders, which horse they want to breed within this population: a taller horse, a stronger horse, a finer horse or following the standards of a show horse; all possibilities are open. Until now, the Egyptian breed was known to incorporate a lot of type and in looking to the pedigrees of many show horses, then this fact is evident. To keep a certain type is therefore one of the main directives which should not be overlooked. Judith Wich-Wenning: What are your plans for the future? Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel: In my opinion, I have a well established breeding concept which is highly interesting and challenging at the same time. To continue with such a closed population on a small number of horses could be seen as a risk, but until now there are no indications of such mishappenings which are in the mind of many people connected with such a programme with a higher inbreeding factor. In evaluating this procedure in a positive way, such a population offers a solid base for very systematic interesting studies in applying new methods or procedures in selection. Therefore, I will continue this programme with great care in the same size, applying my own particular concept. Dr Hans-Joachim Nagel Katharinenhof Germany Tel. ++49 4433 558 office@nagels-arabianstud.de October 2015 - ARABHORSECOUTURE.COM

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A Visit to Orienta Arabians

For every Arabian horse lover, a visit to Orienta Arabians in Germany is an unforgettable experience. Watching the silver herd of broodmares move majestically in their pasture is a sight to behold. This uniform group of beauties with refined, classic type is the heart of the stud farm. All of them are of carefully selected Straight Egyptian bloodlines. The breeding program is based on three ethereal mares and their progeny: Ansata Azali (Ansata Iemhotep x Bint Faras Azali), a Kohailan Jedran out of the Riyala family, MB Moneena (Safeen x Talmona), a Saklawy Jedran out of the Moniet El Nefous family and Ansata Jeylan (Ansata Iemhotep x Ansata Jahara), a Dahman Shawan out of the Farida family. Orienta Aliya, a daughter of Ansata Azali by multi-champion Al Adeed Al Shaqab was recently exported to Kuwait as a foundation mare for a young, aspiring stud farm. Two of her full sisters – Orienta Aysha and Orienta Ameera – were retained for Orienta Arabians. Furthermore, several rare, original Ansata – stallions complete the breeding program. Orienta Arabians is located in Germany, ca. 2,5 hours from Munich or Frankfurt. The owner Judith Wich-Wenning is a freelance journalist and photographer and works for numerous Arabian horse magazines around the world. Moreover, she is the author of the highly acclaimed book “Jewels of the Desert – The Magic of Egyptian Arabians“, published by Orienta Publications. Judith Wich-Wenning Orienta Arabians Germany Tel. ++49 9260 9639022 JudithWich@t-online.de www.OrientaArabians.com Page 57

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Moving to Abu Dhabi On that day in 2007, I watched in nervous anticipation as the plane descended over the Arabian Gulf, sweeping over the white sands now being carved into housing grids towards the Abu Dhabi International airport. My husband Steve, who had already been in the country for over a month, would be meeting me at the airport to take me to our new home, a villa by the waters of the Gulf. My Journey Began in 1998 The World’s Most Preferred Endurance Race Invitational was hosted in Dubai by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in 1998. The thousand plus invitees included 200 riders and crew and their imported competition horses, and yes, over 1,000 journalists. Most of the latter, I came to know, did not know a stirrup from a foreleg.

The US had been a leader in popularizing world endurance riding, and Valerie Kanavy won this first Dubai invitational. Afterward, the US press was anxious for more of this exotic equestrian news, and I was able to pre-sell articles for the next few years to an expanding clientele.

In those early days, the events in the UAE always billed as “The World’s Largest” and ”World’s Best”, were a jet-set party. HH Sheikh Mohammed would mingle at the poolside parties before the races, ride in the 160 km race, and personally congratulate the winners afterwards. Later, the addition of his wife, HRH Princess Haya of Jordan, brought another layer of glamour as she, an accomplished Olympic horsewoman, rode with HH Sheikh Mohammed.

In the following years, I saw HRH Princess Haya many times in her role as President of the FEI. Following our relocation to the US, I was honored to be among a small group of press invited to a think tank meeting at the Geneva FEI headquarters. Princess Haya said she included me as she liked the way our internet magazine delivered the news. Beginning in 2001, my visits to the UAE happily coincided with the Dubai World Cup on the first Dubai race track, Nad al Sheba. On this first event I witnessed Bob Baffert’s entry, Captain Steve, win the $6 Million race under jockey Jerry Bailey.

Every trip to the Middle East brought new heights of achievement. Dubai was growing so fast that an estimated one third of the world’s building cranes formed their own Lego City in the sky as they advanced the Emirate’s projects. The once empty six-lane highway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi now sported Ferraris, Maseratis, and Lamborghini moving at Formula One speeds. High-rise buildings reflected the sun from gold, blue and silver metallic windows as they reached high overhead with futuristic shapes pushing away the desert. When once asked why everything had to be the “World’s Biggest and Best”, HH Sheikh Mohammed is reported to have said, “Why not?” In 2005 Steve traveled with me to the UAE to take a closer look at these once-in-a-lifetime projects. In 2007 he was offered a job to design many of the marinas on the drawing table for the largest developer in Abu Dhabi, the largest one being the Yas Island Marina to be surrounded by the Formula One racetrack. The island, the racetrack, the marina, the roads, the buildings, the bridge to the island, and the landscaping were on paper and had a scarce deadline of 30 months to complete the massive project in time for the 2009 first Formula One race in Abu Dhabi. Following our move and while Steve helped make a sand island into a world-renowned marina, I took advantage of additional opportunities to write in english for local publications on yachting, food, and lifestyle. A bonus for me as a lady photographer was the opportunity to photograph some of the ladies of the Royal families and capture their love and appreciation of their Arabian horses.

Ali Al Ameri is the Middle Eastern horse whisperer. A bedouin from the UAE desert, he took his natural talents to Australia and then to Hollywood, helping on movie productions such as The Black Stallion. Al Ameri is a showman, opening many of the equestrian productions in the UAE, but also known around the world for his expertise in training or refocusing troubled horses. His talents with camels, falcons and horses are well-known in equestrian circles. www.alialameri.com/ali/welcome Page 59

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The HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival In 2010, under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the first Festival was organized with four flat races in the name of HH Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, �Zayed the First�, the ruler of Abu Dhabi from 1855 to 1909. These first races were a huge success and the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Flat Racing Festival was born. Five years later, with the addition of many sponsors, the races have expanded to 106 races on six continents with the help of the Festival Director, Ms Lara Sawaya. The US was one of the first countries to embrace the Wathba Stud Farm races (now numbering 65), and I was asked to be part of the team that promotes the Festival in the English news. The project fit the expanding international magazine webpage www.HorseReporter. com. Page 61

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The Support of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Nahyan Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Nahyan has placed her support firmly behind the group in the form of a worldwide championship race series for Ladies. This has expanded to 13 races with a championship finale in Abu Dhabi. She also lends her support to an Apprentice Jockey Training Program and 10 Apprentice Championship races around the world culminating in an Abu Dhabi finale.

US Benefits The US benefits from the Global Racing Festival receiving close to $350,000 of prize money for 21 races in California, Colorado and Texas. The 2015 Triple Jewel Championship offers an additional $150,000 to high point winner in three designated Festival races. The third and deciding race is slated for Los Alamitos, California, in September. In addition, for the past two years, the Darley Awards, the annual coveted Arabian racing awards for the US, is now co-sponsored by the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Racing Festival in Hollywood, California, with red-carpet treatment at the Dolby Theatre. A flat race worth $50,000 prize money is planned as a side event to the 2016 Darley Awards. The first World Arabian Racing Conference was held in 2010 in Abu Dhabi and brought together owners, breeders, and racing enthusiasts to discuss how to promote Arabian racing. Now in it’s sixth year, the Conference has now been held in The Hague, Germany, France, London, Poland and will move to Rome, Italy, for the seventh edition in 2016. The 2015 Conference hosted 400 guests which included over 20 UAE Ambassadors from Europe and the Middle East. The program is soaring. The conferences have become a gathering of friends and compatriots that share knowledge and give voice to obstacles. People are again talking about Arabian racing, and new owners and breeders are coming back with the addition and support of sponsor money. One Million Two Hundred Thousand Euros in Prize Money The newest richest prize money race for Arabians is the Abu Dhabi Jewel Crown €1.2 Million Group 1 HH Sheikh Zayed Cup to be held in Abu Dhabi in November 2015 during the Global Festival Championship finals. The Festival will invite 440 jockeys the jockeys who competed in the Apprentice and Ladies Racing Series - as well as another 1,200 guests and dignitaries from 80 countries. The Festival underlines the motto One World, 6 Continents.

Notes: HH Sheikh Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan (1918-2004), “The Father of the UAE”, was the principal driving force behind the formation of the United Arab Emirates formed in 1971. His wife, HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Al Nahyan, known as “The Mother of the UAE”, is renowned for her forward thinking and support for the advancement of women.

About the Author: Pamela Burton has written and photographed many of the top international equestrian sport events for over 20 years. The Arabian horse magazine www.horsereporter.com and Email Newsletter share the exclusive world of the Arabian horse. In 2013, Pamela was awarded the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies Top Photographer Award at the International Darley Awards in Hollywood. pamela@horsereporter.com www.horsereporter.com

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A N EQ UINE L A W PR A C T IT IO NE R

WHAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT LIABILITY INSURANCE Written by Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law Julie Fershtman is one of the nation’s most experienced Equine Law practitioners. A Shareholder with the firm Foster Swift Collins & Smith, PC, based in Michigan, she has successfully tried equine cases before juries in four states. She has drafted hundreds of equine industry contracts and is a Fellow and officer of the American College of Equine Attorneys. Her speaking engagements on Equine Law span 29 states. For more information, please visit www.equinelaw.net and www.equinelawblog.com.

Coverage for Injured Workers

Every year, you write the check to your insurance agent, fully expecting that you’re covered for liabilities arising from your horse-related activities. But what if a claim or lawsuit is brought against you, and you discover that you’re not covered for it?

For equine business operators who have employees, commercial general liability insurance is rarely enough, especially because these policies often have “employee exclusions,” which prevent coverage for claims brought by injured employees. These businesses would also need to purchase worker’s compensation insurance.

Here are some equine liability insurance coverage surprises that people have experienced over the years. With careful planning, you can make sure that they never happen to you.

The problem is, equine business operators wrongly assume that their workers are “independent contractors,” not employees, and that that they need no worker’s compensation insurance. That can be a costly mistake. As a matter of law, your “independent contractors” might very well be employees. Before concluding that your business does not need worker’s compensation insurance coverage, secure a knowledgeable opinion.

Small Businesses Most businesses in the equine industry are small businesses. For example, some people give riding lessons on the weekends to earn a few extra dollars, and barn owners sometimes board a small number of horses to help fill stalls and pay the bills. These business operators might assume that the small scale of their activities makes business insurance unnecessary, and they might further assume that their standard homeowner’s liability insurance coverage will extend to their businesses. Nothing could be farther from the truth.

This article does not constitute legal advice. Please remember that the rights of an insurance company and its policyholders vary depending on the policy and the law. When questions arise based on specific situations, direct them to a knowledgeable insurance agent or attorney.

Homeowner’s insurance is not business insurance. In fact, homeowner’s insurance policies almost always exclude coverage when someone is injured in connection with a “business pursuit.” By comparison, commercial general liability insurance policies are designed to cover business-related risks, and equine professional liability insurance policies also exist. Small business owners can discuss appropriate coverage with their insurance agents. Injuries to Horses in Your Care, Custody, or Control Even if a boarding stable protects itself by purchasing commercial general liability insurance coverage, it might still be uninsured against a foreseeable risk.... the risk of a horse becoming injured (or worse) at the stable. Why? Liability insurance policies typically exclude coverage for claims involving damage to or loss of personal property belonging to others in the stable’s care, custody, or control. In the eyes of the law, horses are considered to be personal property. By comparison, equine insurance companies offer extra insurance to fill this coverage gap. For additional cost (depending on the type and extent of coverage you buy), insurers will sell coverage commonly known as a “care, custody, or control” endorsement. This endorsement offers coverage for claims against the stable involving injury or damage to boarded horses. Page 65

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Angelika Ciesniarska (online pseudonym name “Angel Tarantella”), was born in Krakow, Poland in

1977.

Angelika is a self-taught artist and studied agriculture and animal breeding from 1996-2001. This is when her love of Arabian horses began. In 1999, while having a kind of “job experience” during studying, Angelika found herself at the Kurozweki Arabian Horse Stud in Poland for three months. This was Angelika’s first encounter with Arabian horses and also the first CLOSE encounter with horses in general. She was able to groom the horses, in addition to riding and interacting with them on a daily basis. This is when Angelika says the seed of the Arabian horse was sown forever. After this very special encounter with the Arabian horse, Angelika focused primarily on Arabian horses in her artwork and photography. Angelika took her first images of the Arabian horse at Kurozweki Stud and this become her main subject for several years onwards. In 2002-2005, Angelika collaborated with Polish horse magazines such as “Kon Polski”, “Konski Targ”, and “Swiat Koni”, as a photographer. During those years, she would visit Polish Arabian horse studs fairly regularly. Meanwhile, at home she was painting large soft pastel portraits of Arabians and was selling them online. Major interest in her paintings and drawings came from the United States. In 2005, Angelika made a life-changing decision to leave her homeland and move permanently to the United Kingdom. This changed most everything in her life. As she left Poland and was trying to start a new life in a different country, Angelika did not have the time or opportunity to keep her collaboration with the Polish horse magazines any longer. At this time, Angelika began using watercolors, as this technique requires less working space. Watercolors and pen drawings are Angelika’s main techniques used today. Occasionally she uses soft pastels; sometimes oils and acrylics. Angelika does not take Arabian horse photographs anymore due to her lack of time and developing a different lifestyle in the UK; however, she continues to paint these majestic horses and believes this will never change. Moving to the UK broadened the subjects of Angelika’s photography that now include.... horses, landscapes, nature and people. In addition, another huge love of Angelika’s is aviation. She tends to call herself an equine artist plus an aviation photographer. To reach the artist, following are her contact links: angel@tarantella.pl The online gallery to purchase prints of her images is: www.tarantella.pl The online shop to purchase Angelika’s original artwork is: www.angelhorses.co.uk Angelika’s facebook fanpage is: www.facebook.com/angeltarantella

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