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

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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.

20
U.S. Nationals Performance
The U.S. National performance judges discuss some of their favorite horses of the show, by Gary Dearth.

42
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.

50
Twisted Tales
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.

170
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.

178
Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: The Hewitts
by Mary Jane Parkinson.

FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST

40
My Life with the Arabian Horse
The beauty and intelligence of the Arabian horse have drawn Lori Lawrence to them all her life.

53
You Be the Judge
Think you know how to evaluate conformation? Test your judging skills, by Cindy Reich.

RACING & ENDURANCE

172
French Arabian Breeders Challenge Stakes Races,
by Steve Andersen.

176
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.

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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.

“P” refers to placement within the Pyramid Yearbook beginning on page 57

18P
Egyptian Event
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.

34P
2018 Egyptian Event  Leading Sires

46P
Egyptian Event Cairo
Fantastic Show + Wonderful Hosts = Unforgettable Experience, by Cynthia Culbertson and Gail Mailloux

54P
Members In Motion
Straight Egyptian Celebrations in the Show Ring and Beyond.

59P
Straight Egyptian World Championship Milan

65P
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.

102P
Egyptian Breeder Profiles
Conversations with those breeders who have devoted themselves to the Straight Egyptian Arabian.

105P
Egyptian Stallion Profiles
A look at some of the breed’s prominent Egyptian Stallions.

108P
Greener Pastures
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.

See Yearbook Table of Contents on page 8P for All listings.

FROM THE WORLD

169
AHW Thoughtful

UPCOMING FEATURES

52
Racing Yearbook and Stallion Guide
 in March

191
Totally Tops in February

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Upcoming Issues

DEPARTMENTS

8
Online Exclusives

182
Stud Farm Diaries
December Duties, by Cindy Reich

185
Waterhole

186
Arab Year

190
Map & Index

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