Two-year-olds on the race track

Racing and training of two year old racehorses reduce the risk of injury – and here’s why! Please read the English version at

Heritage-Rennen in Belgien

Vor über fünf Jahren wurden die “Heritage”-Rennen auf eine Initiative von Sheikh Sultan ins Leben gerufen. Seit seinem Tod 2019 tut man sich schwer, diese am Leben zu erhalten, weil weitgehend Sponsorengelder fehlen. Nelly Philippot hält trotz aller Schwierigkeiten das Europa-Championat für „Heritage-Pferde“ am Leben und so fand dieses Rennen am 12. November in Ghlin …

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The most valuable Horse Race in the World

Das Obaiya Arabian Classic-Rennen für Vollbutaraber findet am Samstag, den 29. Februar 2020 auf der King-Abdulaziz-Rennbahn in Riad im Rahmen des neu eingerichteten Renntags “The Saudi Cup” statt. Mit insgesamt 1,9 Mio Dollar hat das Obaiya Arabian Classic das höchste Preisgeld aller Rennen für arabische Pferde weltweit. Das Rennen ist für 4yo + Vollblutaraber ausgeschrieben …

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Racing Season 2020 in Belgium and Germany

In the 2020 racing season, up to 12 HARC races are planned in Belgium. The most important HARC race of the year is the European Championship, which will be held in Ghlin on November 11, 2020. The race is open to 3-year-old and older Arabian horses and will cover a distance of 2100 m; the …

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Arabians at the “Great Week” of Baden-Baden

On September 1, the 7th race of the UAE President’s Cup series for Arabian horses took place on the main day of the “Grosse Woche” (Great Week) on the race track in Baden-Baden-Iffezheim. In front of a large audience, the list race with 7 starters over a distance of 1,600 m and a prize money …

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First international race-meeting in Romania

On 1st July, the first international Arabian race in Romania took place at the Ploiesti racetrack. For the first time ever, more than 2000 visitors followed races of Shagya-Arabians, Shetland Ponys, Trotters, English Thoroughbreds – and, of course, pureberd Arabians! After a timid demonstration-race of purebred Arabians last fall, I could convince Lara Sawaya, director …

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Sweden takes HARC Championship for the 2nd year running….

Monday (the 30th October) saw the much awaited coming together of six nations in Ghlin, Belgium to celebrate the 2017 end of season Heritage Arabian Racing Club’s (HARC) Championship gathering. A successful confrontation was delivered adhering to the HARC idea to promote racing of Heritage horses helping to maintain the original characteristics of the pure …

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HARC European Championship in Ghlin

Declarations are done! Eleven starters prepare for the 2100m HARC European Championship on 30th October in Ghlin, Belgium offering a purse of Euros 20,000. The big surprise for the forthcoming HARC Championship is the running of an Iranian horse that has travelled especially for this race all the way from Iran to Ireland, where it …

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European HARC Championship

The Heritage Arabian Racing Club (HARC) announced the European HARC Championship which will take place in Ghlin, Belgium on 30th October 2017. HARC promotes the use of traditional Arabian bloodlines for racing. For this reason, certain horses and their offspring are excluded from HARC races. There a growing force of Heritage horses, the best will …

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Prikhot – The Birth of a Legend

Russian Damlines – Rodania (I) In this first part about the legendary mare Prikhot, Russian registrar Alexander Shemarykin introduces us to her ancestors, that came as foundation stock from England to Tersk stud. If we talk about the development of racing families in the Arabian breed in general, breeders and owners of racehorses have said …

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