Vol. 57, No. 11

on the cover:

Wadee Al Shaqab
(*Marwan Al Shaqab x OFW Mishaahl), 2017 Menton Gold Champion Senior Stallion, owned by Al Shaqab, Member of Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar. Photo by Gigi Grasso. 


2017 Egyptian Event
Beautiful horses, a gorgeous venue, and good company — the 37th Annual Pyramid Society Egyptian Event, by Denise Hearst

Egyptian Event Results
Complete results can be found on www.arabianhorseworld.com

Egyptian Event Leading Sires
Rankings of purebred sires whose get excelled at this year’s event, research by Douglas Tatelman

Egyptian Breeder Profiles

Sire Line: Saklawi I Part 2, A Gift to the World
More than 50 years ago, El Zahraa stud director Dr. Marsafi gave the colt Ibn Halima as a gift to his American guests, the Forbises, and no one could have imagined how tremendous a gift this was, by Betty Finke

Heritage Breeder: Abbas Pasha I
An influential breeder of old, Abbas Pasha has not lost his influence on Egyptian Arabian breeders to this day, by Mary Jane Parkinson


From the Artists — Gladys Brown Edwards
A reflection of her insistence on correct conformation, each Gladys Brown Edwards painting, drawing, and sculpture pays homage to beauty and the usefulness of the breed we love.

Twisted Tales: How Not to Electrolyte Your Horse
“If you can’t be a good example, then be a horrible warning. Don’t be trying this method at home folks,” by Darice Whyte

Moments in Time: The Russian Year
All senior champions and reserves from the 1980 All Nations Cup were straight Russian, plus the reserve junior female champion, as well as many additional class winners, by Betty Finke

Wit and Wisdom from Our Early Breeders: The Ed Tweed Family
Ed Tweed’s simple dream to “own a farm and raise fine livestock” grew into a passion to promote the Arabian breed, eventually leading to the start of the Scottsdale Show, by Mary Jane Parkinson

The Perfect Horse — A Conversation with author Elizabeth Letts
The story of the daring rescue of priceless stallions kidnapped during World War II, By Gary Dearth

Horse Properties Across the Nation
This month, we travel north, to two beautiful horse properties in eastern Canada. Join us in taking a look at what Region 18 has to offer, by Wendy Tinker

around the world

Wadee Al Shaqab — A Victory by the Sea
“Here, on a white sand beach in Menton, Wadee’s dramatic entrance, with his extravagant mane flying, was thrilling. Everyone was on their feet, whooping and hollering, and it seemed the louder they got, the more Wadee showed himself,” by Denise Hearst

2017 Mediterranean Arabian Championships
One of the most glamorous shows on the international circuit, the best and most beautiful horses from around the globe come every year with hopes of leaving with a gold title and a lemon garland around their shoulders, story by Caroline Reid

International Days for the Arabian Horse — Ströhen 2017
In a time when Arabian horse shows in Germany are fighting for survival, if not being cancelled altogether for lack of entries, Ströhen is unique, by Betty Finke


Old Dominion Endurance Ride
The “Beast of the East” Old Dominion trail traverses the Great North Mountain range in Virginia, crossing over into West Virginia and back again, taunting the most daring endurance riders from across the nation to attempt this 100 mile challenge, by Genie Stewart-Spears

U.S. Summer Racing
The Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California, saw some exciting action this summer as Paddys Day won at the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al Nahyan Arabian Cup and Dream Pearl won at the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Stakes, by Steve Andersen

French Racing
Nafees won the $172,185 Qatar Derby des Pur Sang Arabe at Chantilly Racecourse, Joudh won her Group 1 stakes debut in the Qatar Coupe de France at Chantilly, and Jamaheer won her first stakes in the Shadwell-Criterium des Pouliches at La Teste, by Steve Andersen


Web Exclusives at www.arabianhorseworld.com

What in the World: Conformation Clinic at Om El Arab
Clinic guests were captivated as they were schooled by Cindy Reich on topics related to conformation, as well as the ins and outs of Arabian horse judging. All of this with world-class Arabians as models.

Stud Farm Diaries: Less is More — Methods of Restraint
Restraining a horse can take a variety of forms, depending on the size of the horse, the amount of handling it has had, and what it is you are wanting to accomplish, by Cindy Reich

At the Waterhole

Arab Year


Upcoming Issues

upcoming features

AHW‘s Horse of the Year

Egyptian Arabians in December

U.S. National Contenders in September and October

Arabian Horse World — Classy

National Breeder Final Contenders in September