From May 1997: Don and Judi Forbis

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the founding of Ansata Arabian Stud by Judith Forbis and her late husband Don. As Cynthia Culbertson noted recently, “When it comes to the realm of Arabian horses, there is no private breeder in the world more successful than...

From February 1979: An Interview with Wendell Robie

As we gear up for our September coverage of the 2018 Tevis “Western States Trail Ride,” we’re reflecting on endurance riders of years past. Enjoy reading this interview with Wendell Robie, known as the “Father of Endurance Riding,” by his granddaughter Marion Robie...

From March 1990 Issue Cover Story: Ali Jamaal

“Every now and then in our breed we create an individual so captivating, that public enthusiasm and adulation for the horse are across the bloodlines board, from newcomer to seasoned breeder. Such a horse is Ali Jamaal, 1989 U.S. National Reserve Champion Stallion....

From June 2012 and May 1984: Dani El Barbary

In January 2018, Madam Wegdan El Barbary passed away. Known to her friends as Dani, her Shams El Asil stud near the Pyramids was one of Egypt’s oldest private stud farms. She had been breeding Arabians for more than 40 years and was into the ninth generation of her...

From March 2002: Catch Riding

Now that show season is in full swing, it’s a fitting time to pay tribute to the unsung heroes: the catch riders. In this story from our March 2002 issue, writer Joanne Fox shares her guidelines for easing the stress for everyone involved … from making the match to...

World Champion Mares, 1980-2011

If you enjoyed our piece this month on World Champion Stallions from 1980-2016 (page 190), you’ll love this throwback. Six years ago in our September issue, Emma Maxwell wrote “World Champion Mares, 1980-2011. //e.issuu.com/embed.js Latest Posts Shah Mishaal RCA 2018...