Volume 57 · Number 11


26 2017 Egyptian Event
This year’s Event in Lexington, Kentucky, was blessed by perfect weather and some truly satisfying moments both in and out of the showring, by Denise Hearst

50 2017 Egyptian Event Results
Complete results can be found on www.arabianhorseworld.com

52 2017 Egyptian Event Leading Sires
Rankings of purebred sires whose get excelled at this year’s event, research by Douglas Tatelman

68 Egyptian Breeder Profiles

72 Sire Line: Saklawi I Part 2, A Gift to the World
More than 50 years ago, El Zahraa stud director Dr. Marsafi gave the colt Ibn Halima as a gift to his American guests, the Forbises, and no one could have imagined how tremendous a gift this was, by Betty Finke

84 Heritage Breeder: Abbas Pasha I
An influential breeder of old, Abbas Pasha has not lost his influence on Egyptian Arabian breeders to this day, by Mary Jane Parkinson


22 From the Artists — Gladys Brown Edwards
A reflection of her insistence on correct conformation, Gladys Brown Edwards paintings, drawings, and sculptures pay homage to the beauty and usefulness of the breed we love. 

90 Twisted Tales: How Not to Electrolyte Your Horse
“If you can’t be a good example, then be a horrible warning,” by Darice Whyte

92 Moments in Time: The Russian Year
All senior champions and reserves from the 1980 All Nations Cup were straight Russian, by Betty Finke

94 Wit and Wisdom from Our Early Breeders: The Ed Tweed Family
Ed Tweed’s simple dream to “own a farm and raise fine livestock” eventually led to the start of the Scottsdale Show, by Mary Jane Parkinson

154 The Perfect Horse — A Conversation with Author Elizabeth Letts
The story of the daring rescue of priceless stallions kidnapped during World War II, by Gary Dearth

160 Horse Properties Across the Nation
This month, we travel north, to two beautiful horse properties in eastern Canada. Join us in taking a look at what Region 18 has to offer, by Wendy Tinker

around the world

97 Cover story: Wadee Al Shaqab ­— A Victory by the Sea
“Here, on a white sand beach in Menton, Wadee’s dramatic entrance, with his extravagant mane flying, was thrilling, by Denise Hearst

124 2017 Mediterranean Arabian Championships
One of the most glamorous shows on the international circuit and the best and most beautiful horses from around the globe, by Caroline Reid

132 International Days for the Arabian Horse — Ströhen 2017
In a time when Arabian horse shows in Germany are fighting for survival, if not being canceled altogether for lack of entries, Ströhen is unique, by Betty Finke


142 Old Dominion Endurance Ride
The “Beast of the East” Old Dominion trail traverses the Great North Mountain range in Virginia, crossing over into West Virginia and back again, by Genie Stewart-Spears

150 U.S. Summer Racing
The Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton, California, saw some exciting action this summer as part of the HH Sheikh Mansoor Global Flat Racing Festival, by Steve Andersen

152 French Racing
Nafees won the $172,185 Qatar Derby des Pur Sang Arabe at Chantilly Racecourse, Joudh won her Group 1 stakes debut, and Jamaheer won her first stakes at La Teste, by Steve Andersen


8 Web Exclusives at http://arabianhorseworld.com/online-exclusives/

10 What in the World — Conformation Clinic at Om El Arab
Clinic guests were captivated as they were schooled by Cindy Reich on topics related to conformation, by Cindy Reich

162 At the Waterhole

166 Stud Farm Diaries — Less is More: Methods of Restraint
Restraining a horse can take a variety of forms, depending on the size of the horse, the amount of handling it has had, and what it is you are wanting to accomplish, by Cindy Reich

170 Arab Year

174 Rates/Map/Index

175 Upcoming Issues

upcoming features

20 AHW’s Horse of the Year

122 Egyptian Arabians in December

123 U.S. National Contenders in September and October

169 Arabian Horse World — Classy

173 National Breeder Final Contenders in September