COVER

VOLUME 59, NUMBER 11

On the Cover:
Sheikh Ahmed Abdulla KH H Al Thani visits with his mares at Al Waab Farm, Qatar. Photo by Jennifer Ogden.  

 

AROUND THE WORLD:

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Cover Story: Al Waab – Dreams Made Real
A quiet and sensitive man, Sheikh Ahmed Abdulla KH H Al Thani is an accomplished horseman, having competed in equestrian sports. But it is the Egyptian Arabian horse that has captured his heart, by Denise Hearst

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The British National Championships 2019
The fact that the decision to cancel the show was universally accepted by the exhibitors bears witness to the affection and the respect Ryan was accorded in the Arabian community, by Betty Finke

MARES:

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Arabian Horse World’s Annual Collection of Baby Photos

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Keeping Faith – A Story of Loss and What Was Found
When a couple rescued two Arabian mares, sight unseen, from the kill pens, little did they know what a bittersweet journey they had  begun, by Denise Hearst

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AHW’s Aristocrat Mares
It’s time to celebrate these mares who have produced four or more champion offspring. They’re called Arabian Horse World Aristocrats, known throughout the breed for their accomplishments. AHW has been honoring them since 1979.

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The Dowager Club

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Dams of Distinction

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Leading Dams of 2018 Nationals Winners

 

GENERAL:

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Sire Line: Seanderich — Spanish Conquerors
Besides Poland, Britain, France, and Germany, Spain is the fifth European country that developed its own sire lines within the Arabian breed. Of the original Spanish desertbred lines, two have survived, the most significant being that of Seanderich, by Betty Finke

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Twisted Tales: Best Laid Plans
by Darice Whyte

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Arabian National Breeder Finals Preview
by Wendy Flynn 

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Wit and Wisdom From Our Early Breeders: The Warren Buckley Family
The Warren Buckley family of Cedardell Farms, bred 250 foals from 1939 through 1970. As Bazy Tankersley noted, “The Buckleys put together an extraordinary group of horses, very uniform. Warren was one of the breeders of the day who had the knowledge to think ahead more than one generation.” by Mary Jane Parkinson

 

FOR THE NEW ENTHUSIAST:

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You Be the Judge
It generally follows that if there are two animals that are very similar, and one that is not, the one that is not will either be first or last, by Cindy Reich

RACING:

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2019 World Arabian Racing Forum
The annual World Arabian Horse Racing Forum celebrated its eleventh anniversary in Bucharest. The Sponsor HH Sheikh Mansoor has given so much to promote Arabian racing and bring us all together. It is up to us to work for continued success, by Deirdre Hyde

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Arabian Stakes at Deauville
Lady Princess beats the boys in her second start, by Steve Andersen

 

FROM THE WORLD

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AHW: Destined, Promising, Believable, Expected

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Farm Stories:  No one tells your story better than AHW.  

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Digital Services

UPCOMING FEATURES

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Arabian Horse World Proud Sponsor of the AWPA Futurity 

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Pyramid Society Yearbook in December 

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Upcoming Issues

 

DEPARTMENTS

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Online Exclusives

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Stud Farm Diaries: A Cattle Virus Causes the 
Most Common Tumor in  Horses — Sarcoids 
by Cindy Reich

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At the Waterhole

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Arab Year

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Map & Index

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