In this Issue: January 2019

Volume 59, Number 4

On the Cover
The 2010 stallion Polidoro FC (DA Valentino x *Abha Palma), owned by Falcon Crest Arabians, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Photo by stuart Vesty

Table of Contents

20
Twisted Tales: Psst … Wanna Buy a Horse?
“Slowly, one by one, I’m infiltrating the area with Arabians, making the landscape just that much more beautiful,” by Darice Whyte.

68
Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: Frances and Donald Jones
by Mary Jane Parkinson.

90
Cover Story: Polidoro FC
Stuart and Sue Larsen might have one of the most disciplined breeding programs in the Arabian horse world, and 2018 National Champion Stallion Polidoro FC is one of the fruits of their labor, by Denise Hearst.

96
2018 U.S. Nationals Halter
This year’s show marked the end of the score card judging system after ten years, and the elimination of the Championships for each age division. How’d it go? Read on, by Cindy Reich.

107
U.S. Nationals: Halter Division Results

108
Leading Sires of U.S. National Champions

112
2018 Sport Horse Nationals
Offering championships from dressage to  jumpers, and everything in between, the Arabian Sport Horse National Championship continues to be unique to the Arabian breed, by Morgan Moore.

125
Sport Horse National Championship Results

128
Leading Sires of Sport Horse National Champions

150
Moments In Time: The Admiraal, the Witch, and the King
A thoroughly modern colt, but also tracing back to the oldest dam line of all, the mare owned by a King, by Betty Finke.

174
Sire Line: Skowronek Part 2/Naseem Part 1 — Heir to the Throne
Naseem was Skowronek’s most significant son, and arguably the most influential stallion ever foaled at Crabbet Park, by Betty Finke.

188
2019 Stallion Directory

FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST

132
My Life with the Arabian Horse: Janina Merz

153
You Be the Judge
Think you know how to evaluate conformation? Test your judging skills, by Cindy Reich.

AROUND THE WORLD

130
European Sports Championships
by Betty Finke

134
Salon du Cheval, Paris
A show of firsts and lasts, of both placings and people — which one way or another made it all rather more exciting than ever, by Caroline Reid

RACING & ENDURANCE

156
AERC National Championships
The 50- and 100-Mile Championships celebrate and honor the top endurance riders in their respective weight divisions, by Genie Stewart-Spears

168
The Texas Lone Star Stakes
Older horses and juveniles close out the season, by Steve Andersen

170
UAE Year-End Stakes and a Florida Connection, by Steve Andersen

172
Qatar’s National Day Trophy, Oaks, and Derby, by Steve Andersen

”s” refers to placement within the Scottsdale Signature Stallion Brochure beginning on page 23

23
Scottsdale Signature Stallion 2019 Auction & Futurity Stallion Guide

4s
Table of Contents and Board of Directors 

8s
Arabian National Breeder Finals 2019

12s
Prize Money Payouts  

16s
General Rules

18s
Nominated Stallions

24s
A Look Back — Champions of 2018

32s
Gelding Incentive Program 

38s
We Love Scottsdale!

39s
Index of Advertisers

73
Scottsdale Signature Stallion Auction Catalog 

FROM THE WORLD

110
AHW Committed,
Engaged, Steady, Bound

UPCOMING FEATURES

18
$100,000 AWPA Futurity

67
Totally Tops in February

89
Las Vegas World Cup Contenders in March

149
Stallions II in March

152
Racing Yearbook and Stallion Guide in March

207
Upcoming Issues

DEPARTMENTS

8
Online Exclusives

10
What in the World: 
Chasing This Crazy Dream, by Alexis Doughty

71
Letters to World

196
Stud Farm Diaries:
 What’s Good for the Showring May Be a Disaster for the Breeding Shed, by Cindy Reich

200 
Waterhole

201 
Arab Year

206 
Map & Index

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