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
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.
Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: Frances and Donald Jones
by Mary Jane Parkinson.
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.
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.
U.S. Nationals: Halter Division Results
Leading Sires of U.S. National Champions
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.
Sport Horse National Championship Results
Leading Sires of Sport Horse National Champions
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.
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.
2019 Stallion Directory
FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST
My Life with the Arabian Horse: Janina Merz
You Be the Judge
Think you know how to evaluate conformation? Test your judging skills, by Cindy Reich.
AROUND THE WORLD
European Sports Championships
by Betty Finke
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
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
The Texas Lone Star Stakes
Older horses and juveniles close out the season, by Steve Andersen
UAE Year-End Stakes and a Florida Connection, by Steve Andersen
Qatar’s National Day Trophy, Oaks, and Derby, by Steve Andersen
Scottsdale Signature Stallion 2019 Auction & Futurity Stallion Guide
Table of Contents and Board of Directors
Arabian National Breeder Finals 2019
Prize Money Payouts
A Look Back — Champions of 2018
Gelding Incentive Program
We Love Scottsdale!
Index of Advertisers
Scottsdale Signature Stallion Auction Catalog
FROM THE WORLD
Engaged, Steady, Bound
$100,000 AWPA Futurity
Totally Tops in February
Las Vegas World Cup Contenders in March
Stallions II in March
Racing Yearbook and Stallion Guide in March
What in the World: Chasing This Crazy Dream, by Alexis Doughty
Letters to World
Stud Farm Diaries: What’s Good for the Showring May Be a Disaster for the Breeding Shed, by Cindy Reich
Map & Index