In this Issue: September 2018

on the cover:
Kharismatic PGA (*Khadra NA x Aphrodite FA), owned by the Pitassi family, West Linn, Oregon. Photo by Kelly Kenneally.

Table of Contents

Volume 58, Number 11

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Cover Story
Kharismatic — The Gentle Giant Owned by the Pitassi family and trained by Brett Becker, Kharismatic PGA the gentle giant is a multi-National champion and sire of National Champions. by Gary Dearth

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A Conversation with Taryl O’Shea About the Arabian National Breeder Finals

58
State of the Industry: Johnny Ryan
The President of the Arabian Professional/Amateur Horse Association offers some advice for making the Arabian horse industry more relevant and attractive to today’s youth, by Cindy Reich

84
Rissla: The Queen of Crabbet, Part 1 
Rissla’s blood has reached all continents where Arabian horses are bred, by John Schiewe

142
Wit and Wisdom from Our Early Breeders: Robert B. Field
R.B. Field acquired his first Arabian in a rather unusual way — as collateral for a bank loan, by Mary Jane Parkinson

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From the Artists: George Stubbs

148
The Second Annual Varian Way Weekend
Bringing together old friends and new for the love of the Arabian horse, by Sue O’Neill

RACING AND ENDURANCE

104
63rd Western States Tevis Cup Endurance Ride
This year’s ride brought 149 riders and their horses together for a 100-mile journey of endurance, honor, and companionship, by Genie Stewart-Spears

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Conquering the Heights: Tevis 2018
My lead up to the Tevis Cup had been a rather tumultuous affair, a roller coaster ride of epic proportions to say the least. I very nearly did not make the start line, by Sally Fenner

126
Twisted Tales: My Tevis Misadventure
Things didn’t go as planned, but as always, an adventure was had, by Darice Whyte

132
Summer Arabian Stakes at Deauville
Rajeh won the $57,500 Doha Cup, and Marid was victorious at the $57,500 Al Rayyan Cup, by Steve Andersen

136
The Richest Arabian Horse Race in England
Muraaqib won the $524,000 Group I Qatar International Stakes, and Nafees, Joudh, and Al Chammy saw victories in the UK as well, by Steve Andersen

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Quick Sand Rises to the Top, and Darley Winner Prevails in the Oaks
Quick Sand AA, So Big Boy, and Uptown Sandy Girl claimed wins at Delaware Park, by Steve Andersen

AROUND THE WORLD

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A Heritage of Beauty: 50 Years Nagel’s Katharinenhof
It is not often that a private stud farm can  celebrate a 50th anniversary, but Dr. Hans-Joachim Nagel has been breeding exquisite straight Egyptian Arabians for the past half-century, by Betty Finke

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The British National Championships 2018
This year’s British Nationals marked a special anniversary — 100 years since the  founding of the British Arab Horse Society, by Betty Finke

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

MARES

10
Arabian Horse World’s Annual Collection of Baby Photos

60
AHW’s Aristocrat Mares

76
The Moska Legacy
by Ginny Fagerlin Baldwin

79
The Dowager Club

80
Dams of Distinction

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Plisczka — A tribute to a mare that shows us who she was on the inside, by Salomé Malou

FROM THE WORLD

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Arabian Horse World: Captivating, Irresistible, Alluring, Enticing

UPCOMING FEATURES

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Arabian Horse World
 Sponsors
the AWPA Futurity

135
U.S. National Contenders in October

154
Pyramid Society Yearbook in December

168
Paris Contenders in November

169
National Breeder Finals in November

175
Upcoming Issues

DEPARTMENTS

8
Online Exclusives

124
Letters to World

145
At the Waterhole 

150
Stud Farm Diaries: Fetal Loss, by Cindy Reich

170
Arab Year

174
Map & Index

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