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The Golden Girl: Delight’s Divah RB

The Golden Girl: Delight’s Divah RB

by Samantha Mattocks

Tue, Jul 11, 2017

The beautiful mare Delight’s Divah RB is our July cover horse. This lovely mare has captivated all who have seen her since she made her first appearance in Europe. Owned by Alsayed Stud in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Delight’s Divah is enjoying a very successful show season and has just taken her second title on the famed beaches of Menton at the Mediterranean & Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championships.

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AJ Azzam – The Triple Crown Star Returns

AJ Azzam – The Triple Crown Star Returns

by Samantha Mattocks

Thu, Jun 01, 2017

AJ Azzam is no stranger to the spotlight, having taking the European Triple Crown title in 2015 when just one year of age. Bred and owned by HH Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi of the Ajman Stud, AJ Azzam very much represents the future of this world-renowned breeding farm, located in the United Arab Emirates.

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The Next Generation – Om El Sinon

The Next Generation – Om El Sinon

by Samantha Mattocks

Thu, May 11, 2017

Om El Arab is renowned around the world for its ethereal white mares, regal and elegant, who have captivated generation after generation of Arabian horse breeders around the world. However, the farm, located in the extremely picturesque Santa Ynez Valley in California, is just as famed for its stallions. Om El Arab is unique as greatness follows from both their sire and dam lines – and this year, the next generation is now making his mark... Om El Sinon.

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Na’mous Al Shahania – Going for Gold in Las Vegas!

Na’mous Al Shahania – Going for Gold in Las Vegas!

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, Apr 02, 2017

The incredibly showy two-year-old colt Na'mous Al Shahania (FA El Shawan x Virtuosa MLR) is our cover star for April. In February, he took the Gold Junior Male Championship in Scottsdale, and he will once again be going for gold, this time in the show-rings of Las Vegas at this month's Arabian Breeders' Alliance World Cup.

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Education : Health : Health - Latest News

New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) can affect any horse. It can cause discomfort and may have a detrimental effect on behaviour and performance but new research has confirmed that a suitable diet can help to manage the condition, especially after veterinary treatment is stopped.

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From the Therapist:How the mouth controls the legs…

From the Therapist:How the mouth controls the legs…

by Nikki Routledge

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Back treatment for horses varies widely between practitioners, but generally focuses on the neck, back and hindquarters as the key locations for treatment. As a McTimoney Animal Therapist I use animal chiropractic techniques to adjust areas of the spine where there is dysfunction or abnormal range of motion.

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Blondes Have More Fun

Blondes Have More Fun

Sat, Jul 15, 2017

Grand Prix Dressage rider and FEI trainer Laura Ashley Killian and her golden Palomino mare MS Spanish Legacy glistened at the White Fences Summer Fun II, held 8-9 July in Loxahatchee, Florida.

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New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

New research confirms that diet can help manage gastric ulcer syndrome

Tue, Jul 25, 2017

Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) can affect any horse. It can cause discomfort and may have a detrimental effect on behaviour and performance but new research has confirmed that a suitable diet can help to manage the condition, especially after veterinary treatment is stopped.

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From the Therapist:How the mouth controls the legs…

From the Therapist:How the mouth controls the legs…

by Nikki Routledge

Fri, Jul 21, 2017

Back treatment for horses varies widely between practitioners, but generally focuses on the neck, back and hindquarters as the key locations for treatment. As a McTimoney Animal Therapist I use animal chiropractic techniques to adjust areas of the spine where there is dysfunction or abnormal range of motion.

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Morgans and Morabs: Perhaps the horse world’s best kept secrets?

Morgans and Morabs: Perhaps the horse world’s best kept secrets?

Tue, Jul 18, 2017

I came to horses relatively late in life, only buying my first one when I was aged 40, after surviving a life-threatening illness, the two years following were spent confined to a wheelchair which made me realise that I should not put off achieving a childhood dream any longer. Now, almost 20 years later I continue to over compensate for my horseless childhood, having bred most of my 11 strong herd of Morgans and Arabians, the latter arrived much more recently; but not without a very steep and painful learning curve!

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Reflections of Syria - WAHO 2007

Reflections of Syria - WAHO 2007

Fri, Feb 03, 2017

Monday sees the start of the 2017 WAHO Conference in Bahrain, an event eagerly anticipated by many around the world. Looking back to recent WAHO Conferences, the 2007 Conference in Syria stands out for all that attended for its incredible horses, the dramatic and historic landscape, the welcoming people, and the amazing culture. Sadly, as we all know, much of Syria and its artefacts have been destroyed in recent years.

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Remembering Pilot by Marek Trela

Remembering Pilot by Marek Trela

Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The great stallion Pilot passed away on Tuesday 23 August. Marek Trela shares his memories and thoughts on this great stallion with The Arabian Magazine family, and we share it here on The Romance of the Arabian Horse.

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Memories of Poland

Memories of Poland

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, Aug 14, 2016

Poland is a place like no other. The grounds of Janów Podlaski, Michalów and Białka are very special indeed. To be there, to drive through those iconic gates at Janów, is a moment guaranteed to induce goosebumps. ‘Special’ does not even begin to cover how amazing the State Studs are, and arriving at them is emotional every time.

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Performance : Endurance : Endurance - Latest News

Endurance GB to formally adopt 'The Leading Rider Award' at major competitions

Endurance GB to formally adopt 'The Leading Rider Award' at major competitions

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

Following extensive trials, 'The Leading Rider Award' will be formally launched at Endurance GB's major competitions, starting with Euston Park on the 17th and 18th of June.

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What next for Madjin?

What next for Madjin?

Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Elite British endurance competitor Tricia Hirst recently announced that her French-bred Anglo gelding, Madjin des Pins (Said Lotois x Perlingueta) is retiring from the sport after a stellar career that has spanned almost a decade.

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The Endurance Futurity Graduate Scheme is launched

The Endurance Futurity Graduate Scheme is launched

Wed, Mar 15, 2017

An exciting new scheme has been launched to recognise the performance of Endurance Futurity Graduates. The Scheme has been the inspiration of Endurance GB (EGB) and sets out to recognise the performance of endurance horses that are realising the potential identified at the Baileys Horse Feeds/BEF Futurity Evaluations.

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The Hub : Shows : Shows - Latest News

The 2017 Australian National Championships

The 2017 Australian National Championships

Wed, May 10, 2017

This year’s Australian Arabian Championships was held in a very soggy Sydney Equestrian Centre after weeks of torrential rain. The programme was condensed and all classes moved to the indoor arena. There followed a lot of hard fought classes, supported by enthusiastic spectators.

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The 2017 Australian National Championships Gallery Two

The 2017 Australian National Championships Gallery Two

Mon, May 08, 2017

The judges this year were Shannon Armstrong from the USA and Lorne Roberston from Canada, and our Australian judges – Sheila Jones, Liz Carlile and Jayne Bellchambers from Victoria, and Kylee Chandler from Queensland.

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The 2017 Kuwait International Arabian Horse Festival: All Nations Cup – Straight Egyptians by Lisa Abraham

The 2017 Kuwait International Arabian Horse Festival: All Nations Cup – Straight Egyptians by Lisa Abraham

by Lisa Abraham

Tue, Mar 28, 2017

The All Nations Cup – Straight Egyptians took place on February 17–18, 2017, in Kuwait, at the Arabian Horse Center – Bait Al Arab. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah and in cooperation with the All Nations Cup Committee represented by its Chairman Dr. Hans J. Nagel.

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The Arabian Breeders' Magazine

Celebrating the Breeders – The Royal Arabian Studs of Bahrain

Celebrating the Breeders – The Royal Arabian Studs of Bahrain

by Samantha Mattocks

Wed, May 17, 2017

The latest blog from The Romance of the Arabian Horse has been published, sharing the recent visit to The Royal Arabian Studs of Bahrain. "The thing that stuck me the most, watching these amazing horses, was how these they had more true Arabian type within them than I see in the modern show-ring..."

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The Arabian Breeders' Magazine - the next issue!

The Arabian Breeders' Magazine - the next issue!

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, May 07, 2017

Following the tremendous success of the first three editions of The Arabian Breeders’ Magazine, it is now time to start work on our summer issue. The feedback to the new look of The Arabian Magazine continues to be extremely positive, and we are excited about the next steps for this beautiful coffee-table book publication.

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Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue III

Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue III

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, May 07, 2017

Welcome to our first edition of The Arabian Breeders’ Magazine for 2017 – and what a bumper issue we have for you! From the exotic Exxalt gracing the front cover, to the Crabbet of Australia, via the pure Bahraini Arabians and the Egyptian bloodlines, there is something in here for everyone – and more.

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Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue II

Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue II

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, May 07, 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of The Arabian Breeders’ Magazine. The feedback on the first edition was absolutely fantastic. I would like to thank everyone for taking the time to contact me and share their thoughts on this new direction for The Arabian Magazine Family.

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Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue I

Editorial - The Arabian Breeders' Magazine Volume I Issue I

by Samantha Mattocks

Sun, May 07, 2017

Welcome to the first edition of The Arabian Breeders’ Magazine! To write those words puts a smile on my face as what was just a dream back in May has now become a reality. You are holding the inaugural issue of a new way at looking at the world of the Arabian horse – a way that celebrates breeders, breeding, mares, stallions, geldings, everything that represents the true heart and soul of the Arabian horse. And yes, that does include you.

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The Arabian Magazine is changing

The Arabian Magazine is changing

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

The world of the Arabian horse has changed significantly since 2005, when the first edition of The Arabian Magazine was published. That was a world where the internet was not as prevalent as it is now, and before the advent of Facebook, Twitter and other social media. In short – an era before the instant world became an expected part of everyday life.

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