In this Issue: December 2018
On the Cover
The 2014 mare Bint Bint Asila RCA (*Mishaal HP x Bint Asila RCA), bred and owned by Arabians Ltd., Waco, Texas. Photo by suzanne sturgill
Table of Contents
Volume 59, Number 3
What in the World: Surviving Paradise
The rescue of eight Arabians left behind after their owners were forced to evacuate from the fire in Paradise, California, by Denise Hearst.
U.S. Nationals Performance
The U.S. National performance judges discuss some of their favorite horses of the show, by Gary Dearth.
Sire Line: Skowronek
Arabian Horse World’s series on sire lines, now in its 21st installment, arrives at Skowronek, the controversial superstar. No other great stallion of the Arabian breed has been the subject of such veneration, but also close scrutiny, by Betty Finke.
Have you ever snuggled up on a cold winter evening and gone horse shopping online? And bought a horse sight unseen? It happens! by Darice Whyte.
Moments In Time: The Black Stallion Returns
One of the great things about visiting stud farms over many years is seeing foals grow up and become part of the bigger picture, by Betty Finke.
Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: The Hewitts
by Mary Jane Parkinson.
FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST
My Life with the Arabian Horse
The beauty and intelligence of the Arabian horse have drawn Lori Lawrence to them all her life.
You Be the Judge
Think you know how to evaluate conformation? Test your judging skills, by Cindy Reich.
RACING & ENDURANCE
French Arabian Breeders Challenge Stakes Races,
by Steve Andersen.
The $1.362 Million Sheikh Zayed Jewel Crown
Meet the filly who beat the boys in Arabian racing’s richest race in November, by Steve Andersen.
PYRAMID SOCIETY YEARBOOK
The Pyramid Society’s 38th annual celebration of the straight Egyptian Arabian. This edition presents profiles of the people, the shows, and events all over the world, dedicated to the this regal horse and his infinite legacy.
The annual gathering for Egyptian Arabian horse enthusiasts moved from early summer to late summer, drew more entries, and remains one of the more enjoyable show experiences around. After all, it’s in Lexington – horse heaven.
2018 Egyptian Event Leading Sires
Egyptian Event Cairo
Fantastic Show + Wonderful Hosts = Unforgettable Experience, by Cynthia Culbertson and Gail Mailloux
Members In Motion
Straight Egyptian Celebrations in the Show Ring and Beyond.
Straight Egyptian World Championship Milan
Cover story: Arabians Ltd.
After the passing of foundation sire Thee Desperado and outcross sire *Mishaal HP, the forty-year legacy of Arabians Ltd. turns to the next generation of young stallions, by Jeffrey Wintersteen.
Egyptian Breeder Profiles
Conversations with those breeders who have devoted themselves to the Straight Egyptian Arabian.
Egyptian Stallion Profiles
A look at some of the breed’s prominent Egyptian Stallions.
We mourn the recent passing of stalwarts of Egyptian Arabian breeding, including the classically beautiful stallion and World Champion, *Al Adeed Al Shaqab, and The Vision HG, one of the most important mares in straight Egyptian breeding.
FROM THE WORLD
Racing Yearbook and Stallion Guide in March
Totally Tops in February
Stud Farm Diaries
December Duties, by Cindy Reich
Map & Index