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Commentary on the European Championships 2015

Icomprehensible! Just imagine the following: There is the two-year-old Morion, who got not only the highest score in his respective classes at the All Nations Cup, the European and World Championships, but the highest score of all Junior Males. Human understanding would expect at least, that he would come home with three medals. But far …

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Ausgabe 4-2015 zum blättern

Turcmainatti – National Arabian or Turkmen?

Until the beginning of the 19th century, Arabian horses were rather rare in European stables, and more often than not, they actually were Oriental horses or originating from the fringes of the Arabian Peninsula, e.g. from Persia, Turkey or maybe even South Russia or Turkestan. Apart from that, the various authors had different definitions about …

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Hans Brabenetz ist gestorben

“I mag nimmer” tönte es in letzter Zeit öfters aus dem Telefon. In der Nacht vom 20. Auf den 21. November ist der Pferdekenner und Hippologe Hans Brabenetz im Alter von 92 Jahren friedlich eingeschlafen. Seinen Militärdienst und Rekrutenausbildung absolvierte er beim Reiterzug, die Kriegszeit verbrachte Hans Brabenetz zumeist an der Ostfront, zwischendurch auch einige …

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Anglo-Araber-Züchter zu Gast in Marbach

Der internationale Anglo-Araber-Zuchtverband (CIAA) hält seine diesjährige Hauptversammlung im Haupt- und Landgestüt Marbach ab. Zu diesem Anlass werden diese rassigen Pferde, aber auch die “Ursprungsrassen”, das englische und das arabische Vollblut sowie der selten gewordene Shagya-Araber am Mittwoch, 18. November um 11.00h in der großen Reithalle vorgestellt. Pferde aus Privatbesitz und Hengste aus dem Gestüt …

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Pianissima –
The Queen of Janow is Dead

Queen Pianissima is dead – this incredible message travels around the globe since this morning. She was the icon of Polish, yes, of global Arabian breeding. She was the most successful show horse of all time and she was a lovable personality, with friends around the globe, who brought her banana, one of her favorite …

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Knowledge ensures Safety

The Arabian horse does no more or less than other breeds suffer from genetic defects, but each breed has some specific hereditary diseases, which breeders should know in order to make a responsible breeding plan. In the following article Alban Krösbacher explains the major hereditary diseases in Arabian horses, and those which are predominantely found …

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… da waren’s nur noch vier!

ZSAA – Hengstleistungprüfung in Marbach Sieben Hengste sollten ursprünglich zur Hengstleistungsprüfung des ZSAA in Marbach antreten, einer fiel schon im Vorfeld aus, einer verletzte sich auf dem Transport und einer während der Prüfung – da waren’s nur noch vier. Von diesen aber war der Kleinste letztendlich der Größte: HAB Grand Couleur zeigte allen, was in …

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Thank You, Totilas!

There is currently a lot of turmoil and public outrage in dressage about the pictures seen of a “semi-lame” Totilas at the European Championship of dressage in Aachen. In addition, to make matters worse, there were “live” demonstrations of the infamous Rollkur by a representative of the Dutch team in the warm-up arena. Experts say …

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Happy Birthday – CH El Brillo (*1985)

Early August, CH El Brillo (El Shaklan / AZH Basknaborra) celebrated his 30th birthday. It was a stroke of luck for La Movida Stud, when this El Shaklan son came into the stud in 1999. Ferdinand Huemer was actually looking for some El Shaklan daughters for his Ali Jamaal stallions, when he heard that Fritz …

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