Family Matters

Estra (Karmin x Koranah) in 1982, guarding her eleventh foal by Kaisoon. Estra’s finest son, the 1968 stallion Estroon. Estra’s best producing daughter in Germany, the 1972 mare Eskaja. HL El Ganador (HP Shakir Te x Lonco Baby Maria), Silver Champion Yearling Colt at...

The Return of the King

22-year-old Plakat and friends Eric Dorssers (top and middle), and Major Pat Maxwell (bottom), celebrating his final victory at Aachen in 1992. by Betty Finke Back in the early 1980s, the show scene was booming across Europe. Those years saw the birth of ECAHO, the...

Moments of Magic

Farag (*Morafic x Bint Kateefa), aged 23, in the stallion parade at the first Asil Cup International in 1985. Farag in 1973, snapped through the bars of his stall. “The resulting photo looked nothing like him, but I still treasured it, because it was all I had,”...

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 Latest Posts Haras Meia Lua The Versatile Arabian Michaël’s First Show Cover Story:...