No. 1/2016 (Vol. 5)

Jun 29 2016

The Classic Russian Arabian (I)

Russian Registrar Alexander Shemarykin of VNIIK introduces us to the Russian sirelines, reveals how and in which combinations they breed successfully, and explains, what means “Classic Russian Arabian” in Russia today.

Show Horse Breeding

Recently, a growing number of breeding experts and likeminded horse owners have discussed about the reduction of genetic diversity in …

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Apr 29 2016

(Deutsch) Die besten Araber im Turniersport

Sorry, this entry is only available in German.

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Mar 31 2016

(Deutsch) Arabische Pferde 1-2016 zum blättern

Sorry, this entry is only available in German.

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Mar 02 2016

Gloomy Prospects

Walking down the tree-lined avenue towards the iconic Clock-tower stable in Janow Podlaski, you breathe history. I’ve always loved to be here as I love both Arabian horses and history, and especially the history of Arabian horse breeding. Right now, we are witnessing another chapter in Arabian horse history unfolding – but I would rather …

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Mar 02 2016

Commentary on Polish Situation

As a teenager, I had a favourite book: Erika Schiele’s “The Arab Horse in Europe” in which she described the history of Arabian horse breeding in each European country. Great emphasis was put on the state studs and one could locate them on a map. “If only I could go there once in my life”, …

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Mar 02 2016

The “Case Pianissima”

The course of events that led to the death of the mare Pianissima according to the stud employees and the veterinary doctors reads as follows: “Pianissima took part in the breeding survery the day before and everyone could see she was in excellent condition. Marek Trela left for Rome, where he received the information that …

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Feb 07 2016

And the dying goes on …

Less than a year ago, IN THE FOCUS reported about the intolerable situation of endurance riding in the United Arab Emirates and other countries of the Middle East (“Enough is Enough!”), but unfortunately, one has to say: Nothing much has changed since, but there is a thin silver lining at the horizon!

Whoever saw video …

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Jan 31 2016

Happy Birthday – Drug (*1985)

One of the very greats celebrated his 31st birthday these days: Drug (Prizrak / Karinka). The silver grey stallion was the first and only, who managed to be victorious at the top level races as well as shows and as such embodies the ideal of the Arabian horse: versatility, performance and beauty.

Born at the …

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