You Be the Judge: September 2019

by Cindy Reich This month brings a higher challenge, I think. You are going to have to look closely at all these mares and perhaps look deeper than before. Likely a lot of people may not agree with my decision this month, but I don’t mind. As always, it’s not whether...

You Be the Judge: August 2019

by Cindy Reich In this series, we invite readers to submit a photo of their horse to be included in a recurring conformation evaluation.Noted International Arabian judge Cindy Reich will place each class and explain her thought process. The horses are not identified,...

My Life with the Arabian Horse: Betty Finke

Betty Finke In 1980, Betty Finke submitted her first article to Arabian Horse World. Nearly 40 years later, she is still enriching Arabian Horse World’s pages through the breadth of her knowledge and her astute and soulful commentaries about our breed today. As she...

You Be The Judge: June/July 2019

by Cindy Reich This is an interesting group of mares that will test your observational skills this month.  Remember, it doesn’t matter if you place the horses exactly the same as I do. What’s important is that you see, or begin to see the same things. I always strive...

You Be The Judge: April 2019

by Cindy Reich Here is another interesting group of stallions. I think personal preference will come into play with the top two choices. I made my decision based on a combination of structural correctness, balance, and refinement, but I wouldn’t argue with those who...