In this Issue: February 2019

Volume 59, Number 4

ON THE COVER:
The 2013 stallion SHF Shilveree (*Besson Carol x SHF Miss Scarlet), owned by Southern Heritage Farm, Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photo by Stuart Vesty

Table of Contents

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Cover Story: SHF Shilveree
Dr. Ed Davidson’s beginning as an Arabian owner came in the true Bedouin way . . . as legend says that the Arabian should be a gift. Out of that gift has come 40 years of breeding, culminating in SHF Shilveree.

”w” refers to placement within the AWPA Western Pleasure Futurity section, beginning on page 39

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AWPA Table of Contents and Introduction, by Gary Dearth

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AWPA Sponsors

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AWPA Board of Directors

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

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AWPA 2018 Winners

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AWPA Innovations, Rules, and Regulations

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AWPA Nominated Stallions

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Arabian Horse World — Sponsor of the AWPA 

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Purebred Futurity AWPA Index of Advertisers

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AHW: Down to Earth 
Authentic, Traditional, The Real McCoy

FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST

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

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The Bond We Share With Our Arabian Horses
Intimate portraits by April Visel.

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My Life With the Arabian Horse: Steve Patrick of Redwood Lodge, by Denise Hearst

SCOTTSDALE

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The Scottsdale Farm Tours
This year, nine farms participated by showcasing our industry’s passion and lifestyle, by Sue O’Neill

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Sights of Scottsdale
Local recommendations for enjoying the best of Scottsdale while you’re in town for the show, by Sue O’Neill

GENERAL

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Totally Tops
The leading professionals and amateurs at the National level in 2018, research by  Douglas Tatelman

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The Arabian and the Apache Way
“An Apache traditional belief says that we once talked with the animals. That became a reality for Miraz and me in the truest sense,” by Danny Sal Da Na

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Moments in Time: A Little Prince
The mischievous face of a young yearling colt in 1972 stands out in a memory clouded by thousands of Arabians throughout the years, by Betty Finke

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Twisted Tales: We’re Having Fun, Right? 
by Darice Whyte

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Understanding Stud Book Vol. 89
Reflections on AHW’s Stud Book Research Vol. 89, by Joel Hedtke

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Sire Line: Skowronek, Part 3 — Naseem/Negatiw
Without ever siring a foal in his native Poland, Skowronek’s line became one of the strongest in Polish Arabian breeding, in a roundabout way, by Betty Finke

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Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: Blanche and Herbert Tormohlen
As the years and generations went by, the Tormohlen Arabians were recognized for their usefulness, their beauty, and their productivity, by Mary Jane Parkinson

RACING

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The $65,000 Al Maktoum Challenge — Round One, by Steve Andersen

FROM THE WORLD

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AHW: Down To Earth, Authentic, Traditional, The Real McCoy

UPCOMING FEATURES

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Las Vegas World Cup Contenders in March

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Egyptian Arabians in May

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Upcoming Issues

DEPARTMENTS

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Online Exclusives

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What in the World: 
The Scottsdale Tradition

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Stud Farm Diaries:
 
Special Considerations for Recipient Mares, by Cindy Reich

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At the Waterhole

209 
Arab Year

214 
Map & Index

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