No. 4/2016 (Vol. 8)

Jan 12 2017

(Deutsch) Arabische Pferde 4/2016 zum blättern

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Jan 11 2017

Merchant and Breeder – Baron von Fechtig (II)

One name pops up again and again, when it comes to the foundation horses of European Arabian horse breeding: Baron von Fechtig. But he did not only import horses, he maintained a stud over many years, where he bred “pure Arabian horses”. Unfortunately, hardly any horse of his breeding can be found in the pedigrees …

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Jan 10 2017

The Eye of the Owner Feeds the Horse

Feeding the horse athlete is one of the headaches of many endurance rider. Some horses eat too much, others are fuzzy eaters… but all need some individual adaptation of the “standard food plan” to their individual metabolism and requirements by the demanded effort. That’s where “the eye of the owner feeds the horse”.

Let’s have …

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Jan 07 2017

(Deutsch) Auf “Insptektionstour” in den USA

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Jan 07 2017

(Deutsch) Er kam, sah und siegte!

English Summary

He was without any doubt the most successful horse at the Aachen riding competition: Haifi El Sorrento with rider Susanne Hoyler from Germany achieved 3 victories and 2 second places in 5 starts. He, who was scared by the click of a photo camera some years ago, has now become much more self-confident …

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Jan 05 2017

The “Triple Crown” Shows 2016

The show season has come to an end, and we reminisce about the three big shows, the All Nations Cup, the European Championships and the World Championships. Which were the most impressive champions? Of which bloodlines were the winners made of? And where to does the journey go in the next couple of years?

This …

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Jan 05 2017

Higher – Faster – Stronger?

Commentary

on the World Endurance Championships

The worst case scenario for endurance riding has happened. First, the FEI relocates the World Championships from the UAE to Europe, to ensure the welfare for the horses, and then we have to see pictures like the ones of Nopoli del Ma, when he crossed the finish line, …

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Jan 05 2017

Too fast on the track…

The victory at this year’s World Endurance Championships went to Spain, but only because the three fastest riders were disqualified at the last gate. Unfortunately, the event was overshadowed by the death of yet another horse – this time on European soil.

Mid-September, the World Endurance Championships took place in Samorin / Slovakia. Originally, this …

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Jan 04 2017

Breeding instead of Proliferation

Just like everybody else, I receive a lot of advertisement – mostly electronically to my email inbox. And there, I read about an auction in neighbouring Belgium, where a mare was supposed to be auctioned who had in 5 years 18 foals by embryo transfer – all full siblings with one exception. Another mare had …

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Jan 04 2017

To combine breeding and sport…

… is the goal of Ahmed and Klaudia Al Samarraie. For 25 years they are pursuing this goal with the support of their children by breeding Shagya-Arabian horses.

Situated above the Fulda valley, the 200 year old buildings of Samarra Stud are surrounded by 20 ha of land, suitable to raise young horse in healthy …

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