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Roberto Ciregia

Portrait of an Italian Handler

Horse training and handling is a tough profes- sion either for a man or a woman. However, Italian handler Roberto Ciregia is undaun- ted. His love for horses is overwhelming to the extent of spending twenty-four hours with the most elegant animal in the world. Roberto lives in Versilia where he owns and runs the CR Training Centre.

Mediterranean and Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championship

The 2020 Menton Arabian Horse Cham- pionship took place from 4th to 5th July at the picturesque Promenade du Soleil, Menton, France. Organized by the Association Promotion Cheval Arabe (APCA) led by Madame Christianne and Monsieur Jean-Pierre Chazel, the ceremony held on the exclusive French Riviera welcomed no- table breeding programmes of the world breeding sector.

Montefalco 2020

Arabian Summer Festival 2020

From 21st to 23rdAugust 2020, the town gates of Montefalco re-opened to wonder- ful Arabian specimen which arrived in the beautiful ancient borough to participate in the competition organized by A.S.D. Arabian Horse Event led by Mr. Roberto Ceccaroni in collabo- ration with the Municipality of Montefalco. The International C-Show affiliated with E.C.H.A.O.

Roberto Ciregia

Portrait of an Italian Handler

Horse training and handling is a tough profes- sion either for a man or a woman. However, Italian handler Roberto Ciregia is undaun- ted. His love for horses is overwhelming to the extent of spending twenty-four hours with the most elegant animal in the world. Roberto lives in Versilia where he owns and runs the CR Training Centre.

Mediterranean and Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championship

The 2020 Menton Arabian Horse Cham- pionship took place from 4th to 5th July at the picturesque Promenade du Soleil, Menton, France. Organized by the Association Promotion Cheval Arabe (APCA) led by Madame Christianne and Monsieur Jean-Pierre Chazel, the ceremony held on the exclusive French Riviera welcomed no- table breeding programmes of the world breeding sector.

Gianmarco Aragno

Portrait of an Italian Judge

Judging Arabian horses’ conformation takes practice, but anyone who has spent time around these beautiful creatures can learn to do it. Judges usually look for a combination of balance, structure, muscling, gait, and breed-specific features. For the 2020 Aachen edition, I had the honour to interview Dr. Gianmarco Aragno from Turin, Italy.

Ströhen 2020

International Days for Arabian Horse European C Show & International B Show

The Ismer Stud, ecstatically positioned on 200 hectares of grounds, in Ströhen, Germany, is the largest private Arabian Horse Stud in Europe. Approximately 50 mares and 10 stallions form the breeding stock of the stud.

Internatiuonal Arabian Horse Show

Due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 pande- mic disease, the Prague InterCup 2020 was put off to a later date just as many other In- ternational Arabian horse shows of this season. Although there were no specific restrictions for travelling to the region of Prague, the Czech Association of the Purebred Arabian Horse (ACPAK)

This year, the European Champion- ship –B International show was held outdoors from 19th to 20th September at a different venue, the Velka Chuchle Racecourse, on the outskirts of Prague. After careful evaluation of the current COVID-19 coronavirus circum- stances, the Czech Association of the Pu- rebred Arabian Horse, (ACPKA) led by Mr. Jaroslav Lacina, following to the

Ahmed Elsawy

Stud Mannager and Veterinarian

A Stud manager oversees the proper care of horses, supervises employees, and maintains buildings and grounds. They may work in many facets of the equine industry. Showing, racing, breeding, and boarding operations generally have a stud manager to handle the care of the horses and management of employees. For the Aachen issue 2020,

A Traditional Equestrian Art

Besides the great variety of the territory and climate of the diffe- rent regions of Maghreb, including all the countries of North Africa, the name ‘Tbourida’ comes from the Arabian dialect word ‘baroud’, which in the Berber language translates ‘tafrawt’, it is a popular tra- ditional art resulting from very old ‘Berber’ traditions

Portrait of a Turkish Horse Shoes Artist

From an early age Murat Seyok was obsessed with horses. His father used to take him to local horse race associations since he was only a kid and, in the future, they would also have their own ranch with their four mares.

Part One

Men have reached great heights with passionate hearts over the centuries, one of these was certainly this proud steed and flaming horse who led the pe- oples of the ancient world to many war victories, but even today the horse - of any breed - continues to cause much joy to those who ride him, sometimes

Part 2

Bint Nefisa 06.08.1959 (Nazeer x Nefisa) was one of the foundation broodmares on Gle- annloch Farms, which were owned by Mr. Douglas B. and Mrs. Margaret Marshall, Spring, Houston, Texas. In the early 1960s, Mr. Marshall got a hold of Mr. Carl Reinhard Raswan (Schmidt), the greatest scholar of Arabian bloodlines

Part 4 Houcine Ziani

Painter Houcine Ziani lives and works in France. Professional painter since 1978, he gets famous for his very fine and delicate pictorial re- presentations on display at many Exhibitions in the best world capitals. Media from all around the world depict him as an artist of his time,

Riding Couple

Hi Constantin. Hi Giulia. First of all, thank you very much for accepting our invitation and for sharing with us some of your time in this difficult period. Please, introduce yourselves to our readers.

Riding Model

Iwas born in Northern California, USA. I have had a passion for horses, more specifically arabian horses for as long as I can remem- ber. My earliest memory of it was when my fa- ther was on a business trip in Arkansas, USA, and brought me a little blue brochure. It was from Ansata Arabian Stud, I was hooked.

Portrait of Spanish Judge

Judging Arabian horses’ conformation takes practice, but anyone who has spent time around these beautiful creatures can learn to do it. Judges usually look for a combination of balance, structure, muscling, gait, and bre- ed-specific features.

The Art of Photographer

Personal dispositions as well as talent are not ordinary things of human life, even more so if this is accompanied by considerable effort to enhance what the Lord of the Heavens has once created and, that, for centuries, have been man’s best companions.

Portrait of Dominika Pawlowska

“A Stud manager oversees the proper care of horses, supervises employees, and maintains buildings and grounds. They may work in many facets of the equine industry. Showing, racing, breeding, and boarding ope- rations generally have a stud manager to handle the ...

Three Stars Align

Al Shiraa Arabians - considered as one of the best establishments in the Arabian horse industry today; where the love and the pas- sion for the Arabian horse run deep. Owner, H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Hazza bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan and farm manager, Antonia Bautista,

The Art of Photography

Hamid Shokouh, Dana Russo and Paola Drera’s photographic research gravitates towards the Arabian horse, a dimension in which the horse does not only appear as a noble creature, as a bearer of shared cultural values and meanings; but in the relationship between his being physical, his action and his spiritual dimension.

Portrait of a Belgian Handler

Horse training and handling is a tough pro- fession for a man or a woman. But Nicolas Frere from Belgium is undaunted. His love bian Horses standing at his recent born Danisa Training Centre.

Film and Horses

Whatever his breed, the horse is increasingly closer to man in many rural occupations as well as in various under saddle exercises or pleasure activities whether they are sports-related or not; it is also necessary to highlight his many disposi- tions for which the horse has long been engaged in the movie industry, in as much epic genre as historical period drama or ction.

Arabian Horse Montecarlo World

The purebred Arabian horse has been a constant presence at both Fairs and Beauty Exhibitions for a long time, particularly, at national and international morphology events or competitions; however, he is also known or used by fans of horseback riding, both in their free time and in sports events of all kindshowever,

A New Leading Sire

Dominic M. is an only 6 years old stallion, owned by Dominic M Partnership, sired by the Versace son Da Vinci FM and out of Rosa La Valentina, a daughter of DA Valentino out of a Ryad El Jamaal daughter. His pedigree combines some of the most valuable bloodlines giving breeders all over the world a huge range of new opportunities. A new partnership with great project supporting Dominic M for his future.

Located in Ströhen, Germany, Gestüt Ismer is one of the most famous and successful private bree- ding programs in Europe dedicated to interna- tional quality production. In the stable of Ismer Stud you can find World, European, and National Show Champions and first class riding horses.

Portrait Of Dutch Handler

Horse training and handling is a tough profession for a man or a woman. However, Denise van Gils from Holland is undaunted. Her love for hor- ses is overwhelming to the extent of spending twenty-four hours with the most elegant animal in the world. Denise has lived in Doha, Qatar, for five months working for Al Bayraq Stud. Now she is back in the Netherlands where she built her own Van Gils Show-Training Centre.

Magnificence is in his destiny

The word magnificence is a noun that means: the quality of being magnificent. And if we look at the meaning of magnificent, we see it is an adjective that means: extremely beautiful, elaborate, or impressive. In the Arabian horse industry, there is a stallion that embodies the word magnificent.

THE BRAZILIAN BEAUTY

Baviera HVP (Marwan Al Shaqab x HB Bessolea) was born in 2012 in Brazil. Bred by Nelson de Oliviera Prata Pinto Moreira, Brazil, is currently owned by Aria Pre- stige Holdings LLC and is on lease to Mr. Ahmad Ab- dulaziz Al Babtain of Abhaa Arabians, Kuwait. Baviera HVP is considered a vision of perfection.

The serenity of the nature so quiet

Muranas Jassehr, in an Egyptian type, is the ‘ap- ple of the eye’ of Michaela Weidner from Murana Arabians in Germany. This Koheylan Adjuz grey stallion was born at Murana Stud in 2007. He is sired by the stallion Major...

It was while sipping a delectable glass of wine at Oeno- tri, an Italian restaurant in the picturesque Napa Valley of California, that long-time breeder and lover of the Arabian horse, Philip Del Pozzo, realised what he was going to name his superstar colt at home.

Dominic M

A NEW LEADING SIRE

Dominic M. is an only 6 years old stallion, owned by Dominic M Partnership, sired by the Versace son Da Vinci FM and out of Rosa La Valentina, a daughter of DA Valentino out of a Ryad El Jamaal daughter.

A New Follower Blossoming

Abhaa Arabians of Kuwait, owned and loved by Mr. Ahmad Abdulaziz Al Babtain, is one of the premier modern-day breeding programs in the world today.

Royal in every Way

Have you ever seen the arrival of a royal figure? The crowds gather in their thousands and split to make way.

A New Chapter

Orrion Farms, A name rich in history as well as industry innovation. In late 2016 Orrion Farms was purchased by newcomers to the Arabian horse, Steve & Christina Poore.

When Greatness comes to life

I n our world, great things come in all forms, shapes and sizes; from the small ants to the humoungous blue whale to the majestic Mount Everest ...

Kuwait

W hile much of Kuwait and its neighboring countries are covered in desert sand, the city of Wafra is surrounded by fertile soil and lush farmland...

A Magic Name for a Magic Horse

An ancient legend narrates that Excalibur was the magical sword of King Arthur associated with the rightful sovereign. The magic of the Sword is still alive today in different ways.

The rebirth of a legend Part 1 and 2
By Nakashen Valaitham

Alexander The Great, king of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead Dynasty, was, is and will always be ranked as one of the most influential people in human history. ​

A Hero. A Legend. A Icon
By Nakashen Valaitham

Manificence is in his destiny
By Nakashen Valaitham

The word magnificence is a noun that means: the quality of being magnificent. And if we look at the meaning of magnificent, we see it is an adjective that means: extremely beautiful, elaborate, or impressive. In the Arabian horse industry, there is a stallion that embodies the word magnificent.

Embarking on a new journey "And suddenly you know...It's time to start something new and trust the magic of beginning"
by Nakashen Valaitham

Every so often is our industry, there is a certain form of magic that comes to life when the blood of two stellar individuals is united. Padrons Psyche and the Bey Shah daughters did just this; together they brought to life an era of unparalleled beauty and success with an always relevant impact.

An Evening like 101 nights: The Exceptional Open day at Al Zobair Stud, Sharjah
Written BY Noemie Zeller

On the 19th of March 2017, late in the afternoon, we flew to one of the world most beautiful places where you can find some of the finest Arabian Horses. This place is the amazing Stable of Al Zobair.

The Majesty of QR Marc Words
by Samantha Mattocks

QR Marc’s name is one that is known throughout the world. A champion and a sire of champions, this 11-year-old charismatic bay stallion is one that has transfixed Arabian breeders around the globe for over a decade. Bred in the US by Lou and Vicki Doyle of Quail Ridge Arabians, QR Marc very much calls Belgium home.

by Sonja Smaldone - Soad Badwan

Since its inception in 2007, Dubai Arabian Horse Stud fast became one of the world’s most successful Straight Egyptian and Pure Bred horse farms.Dubai Arabian Horse Stud has left their mark on International Arabian horse shows, producing Champion after Champion and gaining respect from around the world, as leaders in the industry.

Two Champion - makers meet up at Knocke Arabians
Written by Gianluca Martino
Translation by Sonja Smaldone

Mrs. Ria and Paul Gheysens and their typey horse’s vision have been progressing successfully over the time. For many years, the spouses have been focusing on Polish mares ; since the beginning of their ‘adventure’ they have bought many daughters of WH Justice and Marajj, thereby, bringing into play bloodlines other than Polish

Written by Gianluca Martino & Sonja Smaldone

Last March we were delighted to see up close some of the most beautiful Arabian horses in the world at the stunning Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Dubai Stud 10th annual Open Day that was held straight after the 2017 Dubai International Championships.

Written by Nakashen Valaitham​

Located in Emilia Romagna, just one hour from the famous city of Bologna, in a very small village that goes by the name Galeata, you will find a small piece of heaven nestled away on earth – you will find Woody Arabians.​

Written By Sonja Smaldone ​

Surrender To His Beauty And Genetic Power Written By Sonja Smaldone​

Giacomo Capacci Arabians farm team is very proud to have him at their farm in Cortona, Italy for the 2017-2018 breeding season. He is pearl-grey, typey and incredibly Arabian beautiful. His temperament is mind-boggling. One can hardly ever see a stallion as gentle and as...