Al Jood Stud: Gateway to the Stars

Alixir (The Elixir x The Prevue), 1998 straight Egyptian stallion. Like people, stars are born. Their birthplaces are huge, mystical clouds known as ‘nebulas.’ In our case, the horses are the stars and the Al Jood stable is their nebula. It is a place of wonderment;...

2017 Totally Tops

The leading professionals and amateurs at the National level in 2017, research by Douglas Tatelman Latest Posts 2018 Mediterranean and Arab Countries Arabian Horse Show Championships History Unfolding Cover Story: A Visit with Shirley Watts In this Issue: August 2018...

Aristocrat Mares

Introduction by Mary Jane Parkinson By this time, those “wonderfoals” who entered breeders’ lives last spring have all four legs under control and are loping circles in the pastures, practicing their slow and fast canters and their high trots, learning to respond to a...

A Tribute to Sigi Siller and Om El Arab

by Betty Finke and Denise Hearst We trace the evolution of the Om El Arab breeding program and its contributions to the Arabian breed, as well as take a glimpse of the future as Sigi’s daughter, Janina Merz, picks up the reins. Read one part of our four-part feature...

A Look Back at the Reigning U.S. National Champion Purebred Mares

2016 U.S. National Champion Senior Mare *MD Hibat Allah (DA Valentino x Anastasiaa), 2009 bay mare bred by Manuel F. Durini, Quito, Ecuador, and Sorrento, Florida. Owned by NJ Arabian Horse Ventures LLC, Birmingham, Michigan. Other accolades: Ecuador National Champion...