Arabian Horse World is proud to announce, in conjunction with the All Nations Cup Show Committee, “Arabian Horse World’s Horse of the Year” perpetual trophy. This ground-breaking award draws on the rich history of the “Araber des Jahres”…but now it’s your turn to crown the Horse of the Year with your vote.

The Arabian Horse World Horse of the Year will be chosen from the Gold Champion yearling fillies, junior fillies, mares, yearling colts, junior colts and stallions from the world’s prestigious title shows.

The Gold Champion that receives the most votes via the Vote and Win system will be awarded the title. Go to the voting page and select your one champion.


Alphabetical List of Gold Champions

  1. Abha Qatar
  2. Admiraal
  3. AJ Banafsaj
  4. AJ Kafu
  5. AJ Norah
  6. AJ Radman
  7. AJ Saray
  8. Alexxanderr
  9. Aliyaar Al Wawan
  10. Anood Al Nasser
  11. Antares RCF
  12. Aria Majesty
  13. Aziz MAM
  14. Bandit SRA
  15. Baviera HVP
  16. DA Alihandra
  17. D Ajayeb
  18. Delacroixx
  19. D Mahboob
  20. Donna Molta Bella SRA
  21. D Shihanah
  22. Edwan Al Zobair
  23. Emandoria
  24. E.S. Harir
  25. Excalibur EA
  26. Fadi Al Shaqab
  27. Falah Al Shaqab
  28. Figaro
  29. Fyre Me Up
  30. Gabel Athbah
  31. Ghalliba Al Shaqab
  32. Giana Leah PCF
  33. Hariry Al Shaqab
  34. HDF Munique
  35. HL El Ganador
  36. LR Era de Excalibur
  37. Lulu Marajj
  38. Maher Al Sayed
  39. Makayah
  40. MB Vivyanna
  41. Menton HVP
  42. Mozn Albidayer
  43. Nesj El Markhisa
  44. Om El Erodite
  45. Perseus K.A.
  46. Pistoria
  47. Preludio OSB
  48. Queen Ayda FWM
  49. RD Harenaado
  50. RFI Sawari
  51. Rhadashah Arabco
  52. Rshediah Alkhashab
  53. SM Azraff
  54. Sophie ELS
  55. Teejan Al Muawd
  56. Tehama Ballalina
  57. Titanium LM
  58. Turismo RA
  59. Vaidosa Rach
  60. Venice MI
  61. Vivaldi Al Shawan
  62. Wadee Al Shaqab
  63. Wortex Kalliste


All Gold Champions from the following shows are included in the nominations:

  • All Nations Cup, Aachen, Germany, September 22-24, 2017
  • U.S. Nationals, Tulsa, U.S., October 20-28, 2017
  • European Championships, Verona, Italy, October 28, 2017
  • Brazilian Nationals, Indaiatuba, Brazil, November 15-19, 2017
  • World Arabian Horse Championship, Salon du Cheval, Paris, France, November 24 – December 3, 2017
  • Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 25-27, 2018
  • Kuwait International Arabian Horse Championship, Kuwait, February 2-3, 2018
  • Abu Dhabi International Arabian Horse Championship, Abu Dhabi, UAE, February 10-14, 2018
  • Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, Scottsdale, U.S., February 15-25, 2018
  • Dubai International Arabian Horse Championship, Dubai, UAE, March 15-17, 2018
  • Arabian Breeders World Cup, Las Vegas, U.S., April 12-15, 2018
  • Mediterranean & Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championships, Menton, France, June 23-24, 2018

List of Gold Champions by Show

2017 All Nations Cup, Aachen, Germany

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Excalibur EA (Shanghai EA x Essence of Marwan EA)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Anood Al Nasser (Ashhal Al Rayyan x Aleysha Al Nasser)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Alexxanderr (Excalibur EA x AR Most Irresistible)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: Mozn Albidayer (S.M.A. Magic One x Mattaharii)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: HL El Ganador (HP Shakir TE x Lonco Baby Maria)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: LR Era de Excalibur (Excalibur EA x LR Expected Beauty)

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2017 European Championships, Verona, Italy

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Excalibur EA (Shanghai EA x Essence of Marwan EA)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Nesj El Markhisa (Marwan Al Shaqab x Nesj El Khisaya)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Wortex Kalliste (Shanghai EA x Mirwanah Kalliste)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: DA Alihandra (EKS Alihandro x DA Miss Justice)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: AJ Radman (AJ Mardan x AJ Rahifa)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: AJ Norah (AJ Mardan x Inspired Najla)

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2017 Salon du Cheval, Paris, France

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Wadee Al Shaqab (Marwan Al Shaqab x OFW Mishaahl)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Tehama Ballalina (Tehama NA Sidaqa x JJ Shai Majestic Queen)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Alexxanderr (Excalibur EA x AR Most Irresistible)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: Mozn Albidayer (S.M.A. Magic One x Mattaharii)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Figaro (Wadee Al Shaqab x Shirin by Aisha)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: LR Era de Excalibur (Excalibur EA x LR Expected Beauty)

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2017 U.S. Nationals, Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

Champion Senior Stallion: Hariry Al Shaqab (Marwan Al Shaqab x White Silkk)

Champion Senior Mare: Queen Ayda FWM (FA El Shawan x TN Mariani)

Champion Junior Colt: SM Azraff (Faraa Al Shaqab x LC Psychesfinesse)

Champion Junior Filly: Makayah (OFW Magic Wan x Maria El Besson)

Gold Champion Breeders Sweepstakes Yearling Colt: Fyre Me Up (Spitfyre VF x Fawnette)

Gold Champion Breeders Sweepstakes Yearling Filly: Lulu Marajj (Marajj x Silhouette FF)

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2017 Brazilian Nationals, Indaiatuba, Brazil

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Bandit SRA (DA Valentino x LL Albufera)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Baviera HVP (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea)

Gold Champion Young Stallion: Menton HVP (FA El Shawan x JR Burmagny)

Gold Champion Young Mare: Vaidosa Rach (RFI Maktub x Vanity Rach)

Gold Champion Colt: Titanium LM (El Tino x Evora LM)

Gold Champion Filly: HDF Munique (WH Justice x Pure Seduction VCM)

Gold Champion Young Colt: Preludio OSB (Dominic M x Partyssima OSB)

Gold Champion Young Filly: Sophie ELS (PA Gazsi x Nahja ELS)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Vivaldi Al Shawan (FA El Shawan x HK La Fiesta Power)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: RFI Sawari (Excalibur EA x RFI Sophie Al Maktub)

Gold Champion Junior Junior Colt: Aziz MAM (HP Ali x RL Alita MAM)

Gold Champion Junior Junior Filly: Rhadashah Arabco (El Tino x Yasmin HWM)

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2018 Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival, Riytadh, Saudi Arabia

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Abha Qatar (Marwan Al Shaqab x ZT Ludjkalba)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Donna Molta Bella SRA (DA Valentino x RD Fabreanna)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Gabel Athbah (EKS Alihandro x Meqbilat Athbah)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: Venice MI (Allegiance MI x Valentine MI)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Admiraal (Emerald J x Haniyyah)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: Teejan Al Muawd (Alexxanderr x ADH Just Divine)

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2018 Kuwait International, Bait Al Arab, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Fadi Al Shaqab (Besson Carol x Abha Myra)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Donna Molta Bella SRA (DA Valentino x RD Fabreanna)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: RD Harenaado (Hariry Al Shaqab x DM Endless Romance)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: Rshediah Alkhashab (EKS Alihandro x Symphony of Love)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Aliyaar Al Wawan (Fadi Al Shaqab x Psynecia SPA)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: Ghalliba Al Shaqab (Hadidy Al Shaqab x Sharifa Al Shaqab)

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2018 Abu Dhabi International, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Perseus K.A. (Espressivo x Phirouettes)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Pistoria (Gazal Al Shaqab x Palmira)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Edwan Al Zobair (S.M.A. Magic One x Mahrisa)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: AJ Saray (Marwan Al Shaqab x Siberia SA)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: D Mahboob (D Mshary x Julianna Z)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: D Shihanah (FA El Rasheem x D Shahla)

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2018 Dubai International, Dubai, UAE

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: E.S. Harir (AJ Dinar x TF Magnums Magic)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Emandoria (Gazal Al Shaqab x Emanda)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: AJ Kafu (Shanghai EA x AJ Kahayla)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: D Ajayeb (RFI Farid x Ladi Veronika)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Admiraal (Emerald J x Haniyyah)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: AJ Banafsaj (AJ Marzan x Princess of Marwan)

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2018 Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, Scottsdale, Arizona, U.S.

Champion Classic Senior Stallion: Turismo RA (Trussardi x Marlene Dietrich)

Champion Classic Senior Mare: Queen Ayda FWM (FA El Shawan x TN Mariani)

Champion Classic Junior Colt: Aria Majesty (Marwan Al Shaqab x Honey’s Delight RB)

Champion Classic Junior Filly: Giana Leah PCF (Polidoro FC x Aliyah Vision PCF)

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2018 Arabian Breeders World Cup, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: Falah Al Shaqab (Fadi Al Shaqab x Joseph Just Emotion)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Baviera HVP (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: Delacroixx (RD Dynamo x HED Caramba)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: Om El Erodite (EKS Alihandro x Om El Excella)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Antares RCF (Barzan Al Shahania x Forever Mi Dream)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: MB Vivyanna (Lawrence El Gazal x Victorya FHP)

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2018 Mediterranean & Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championships, Menton, France

Gold Champion Senior Stallion: E.S. Harir (AJ Dinar x TF Magnums Magic)

Gold Champion Senior Mare: Anood Al Nasser (Ashhal Al Rayyan x Aleysha Al Nasser)

Gold Champion Junior Colt: AJ Kafu (Shanghai EA x AJ Kahayla)

Gold Champion Junior Filly: D Ajayeb (RFI Farid x Ladi Veronika)

Gold Champion Yearling Colt: Maher Al Sayed (Alexxanderr x Mera Al Sayed)

Gold Champion Yearling Filly: D Shihanah (FA El Rasheem x D Shahla)

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