39 Arabian Horse World’s Third Annual AWPA Brochure
In just two years, the AWPA Futurity program has created a market for young prospects that did not exist before.

In this Issue: February 2018

Table of Contents

Volume 58 · Number 5

awpa western pleasure futurity section

39 Arabian Horse World’s AWPA Brochure
(“W” refers to placement within the AWPA Western Pleasure Futurity section, beginning on page 39)

6W AWPA Table of Contents and Introduction
by Gary Dearth

32W AWPA Board of Directors

46W Leading Sires of U.S. and Canadian National Western Pleasure Winners

64W AWPA 2017 Winners

78W AWPA Innovations, Rules, and Regulations

82W Arabian Horse World — Sponsor of the AWPA Purebred Futurity

84W AWPA Nominated Stallions

103W AWPA Index of Advertisers


26 Totally Tops
The leading professionals and amateurs at the National level in 2017, research by Douglas Tatelman

32 Twisted Tales — How the Obsession Began
by Darice Whyte

36 State of the Industry
In this new series, we will be examining hot topics in the horse industry and speaking with breed leaders. We begin with AHA Executive Vice President Glenn Petty, by Cindy Reich

148 Sire Line: Saklawi I — Part 7, Lords of the Ring
The Netherlands succeeded in producing the most influential branch of the Aswan sire line in the world, by Betty Finke

158 Wit and Wisdom from Our Early Breeders: The Leland Mekeel Family
In their 50-plus years with the breed, the Leland Mekeel Family bred nearly 1,000 Arabians, by Mary Jane Parkinson

161 Cover Story: Congressional Farm
Buddy Salisbury’s breeding program continues to thrive thanks to his unique vision and great eye for a horse, by Gary Dearth

188 Moments in Time — The Return of the King
A tale of a champion who challenged the idea that show horses have an “expiration date,” by Betty Finke

190 World Champion Stallions, 1980-2016
A look back at the World Champion Stallions of the past 37 years, by Emma Maxwell

210 From the Artists: Théodore Géricault

around the world

178 Paris Salon du Cheval 2017 World Championships
This year, the World Championships in Paris hit the ground at a gallop, with spectacular horses and an electric atmosphere, by Caroline Reid

196 Salon du Cheval d’El Jadida
This is no ordinary International A Show — here we have more relaxed showing, more homebreds, plus exciting displays by Moroccan cavalrymen astride magnificent Barbs, all in a spectacular setting, by Caroline Reid


206 Finally! Paddys Day Had His Day in the UAE
At last, an international win for Paddys Day. Late December and early January also saw victories for Mawahib, TM Thunder Struck, and Caid De L’Ardus, by Steve Andersen

from the world

147 Farm Stories — No one tells your story better than AHW

209 Arabian Horse World  Connects by Design

220 Arabian Horse World  Digital Services


8 Online Exclusives — Web T of C

10 What in the World –— Lenita Perroy, Who Left Us in January, by Denise Hearst

212 Stud Farm Diaries — Better Get Tetanus: A Cautionary Tale, by Cindy Reich

216 Arab Year

221 At the Waterhole

223 Rates/Map/Index

upcoming features

100W We Love Scottsdale!

177 Stallions II in March

204 Egyptian Arabians in May

222 Upcoming Issues

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