Vol. 57, No. 5

On the cover: Affliction 
(Mamage x PSI Love U by Allience), 2013 black stallion, with trainer and breeder Jim Lowe, owned by Nancy O’Reilly, Montecito, California. Photo by Shawn Getty-Lowe. See story on page 185.

Around the World

Salon du Cheval, Paris: Glitz and Glamour –— Oh, and Horses, Too
The King of the Ring makes a triumphant return and an incredible broodmare claims a unique feat, by Caroline Reid

Racing

January Racing: Major Stakes for Arabians in Qatar and the UAE
The nine-race program at the Qatar Equestrian center on January 12 featured Arabian stakes for sprinters, milers, and stayers, all on turf, by Steve Andersen

AWPA Western Pleasure Section

Arabian Horse World’s AWPA Brochure

AWPA Table of Contents and Publisher’s Message, by Gary Dearth

AWPA Board Members

Leading Sires of Purebred Western Pleasure Winners

AWPA 2016 Winners

AWPA Innovations, Rules, and Regulations

AWPA Nominated Stallions

AHW — Celebrating the Bond We Share with Our Arabian Horses

Arabian Horse World — Sponsor of the AWPA Purebred Futurity

AWPA Index of Advertisers

General

Moments in Time — First Contact
I didn’t know much about Arabians back then except they were supposed to be special, by Betty Finke

Wit and Wisdom: Jenny and Lester Walton
Jennie and Lester were shopping for a “gelding with smoke coming out his nostrils” … however, the seller presented not a gelding but three mares, two of them in foal, and one of the most notable small breeding programs was created, by Mary Jane Parkinson

Peregrine Bloodstock
We work very hard to produce a complete horse that has function and type, (type being more than just a pretty face) because these are the characteristics that make an Arabian beautiful, by Mark Wharton and Quentin Naylor

Cover Story: Affliction — All the Right Parts
Affliction represents a blending of several of the most successful English pleasure and park horses the Arabian breed has ever known, by Gary Dearth

The 10th Annual Scottsdale Farm Tours
The Arabian Farm Tours continue to be a favorite Arabian horse outreach experience, by Kristi Hopp

Sire Lines: Bairactar — A Royal Heritage by Betty Finke

From the Artists — Juliusz Kossak
Beauty for beauty’s sake — a new monthly feast for the eyes.

Complementary Care
Therapeutic treatments and products often play an extremely important role in keeping your horse in top condition, by Mark DePaolo, DVM

Departments

This Month’s Web Exclusives at www.arabianhorseworld.com

What in The World — Why We’re All Looking Forward to Scottsdale, by Greg Knowles

Stud Farm Diaries: February Madness, and Lots of Foals! by Cindy Reich

At the Waterhole

Arab Year

Map & Index

Upcoming Features

Totally Tops in March

Egyptian Arabians in May

Las Vegas World Cup Contenders in April

Stallions II in March

Scottsdale Coverage in April

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