Past Articles

From the Archives: Al Shaqab 2004

A look back at some of the great Al Shaqab horses by Denise Hearst. Photos by Rik Van Lent Jr.  

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Racing: The President of the UAE Cup at Deauville

by Steve Andersen photos by Noëlle Derré The winning streak spans five races over 21 months, from August 2015 to May of this year. In major stakes in France and England, Muraaqib has amassed a record

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Warrior Horse

by Cindy Reich Ryan Melendez has a heart bigger than most. Just as Ryan’s horses have helped him in his battle with leukemia, he came up with an idea to help kids with pediatric cancer have their own

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Wadee Al Shaqab: A Trainer’s Views

Wadee Al Shaqab’s (Marwan Al Shaqab x OFW Mishaahl) rich bay coat gleams with vitality as he surveys the Tuscan countryside outside Cortona. Here Wadee’s grandsire, sire, and full brother have

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Wit and Wisdom from Our Early Breeders: Garth and Joe Buchanan

by Mary Jane Parkinson Think of this: Soaring-hawk view. Iowa road below. 1949 Memorial Day weekend traffic. Truck pulling a horse trailer, moving at low-average speed. Truck and trailer stop.

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Stud Farm Diaries: A Very Curious Case, Plus Answers to Common Foaling Questions

by Cindy Reich My phone chimed and I glanced down to see a text from one of the mare caretakers. The text was alarming and the photo more so. The breeding crew had just gone down to the barn teasing mares

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