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Arab Horse World Championship 2014

The classical yet prestigious event gathered 140 horses from 24 nations.
In the Female Yearling Class, Poland was honoured as the Gold medal was for Pustynia Kahila, belonging to the Michalow stud. Silver was for Aj Suwari, bred by HH Sh. Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi (UAE) and belonging to Ajman Stud (UAE).
Bronze Medal went to Victoria Al Shaqab borna t and belonging to Al Shaqab Stud (QAT).

In the Junior Female Class, gold went to Donna Molta Bella SRA, born in the United States at Dan & Maureen Grossman’s Farm, and belonging to Al Saqran Stud (KUW). Silver Medal was for D Shuala (UAE) bred by and belonging to the Dubai Arabain Horse Stud. The bronze title was for Esperanza Al Ventur, bred in Brazil at the Santa Ventura Stud, and belonging to the Athbah Stud (KSA).

Emira
Emira born in Michalow (Poland) won bronze medal in the Junior Female Class. © L.Bataille

The Senior Male Championship, the World Champion was Nadjah Al Zobair for the UAE, where she was bred at the Al Zobair Stud. Silver medal was for Badawieh AA bred in Israel at Arabains Ariele, and owned by Ajman Stud (UAE). Emira, bred by and belonging to the Michalow Stud, won Bronze medal for Poland.

A gold medal for Uruguay

In the male classes, the yearling world Champion was deligntful Ghazwan Al Jassimya, belonging to Jassima Farm (Qatar). Silver Medal is for Morion, bred and owned by the Michalow stud (Poland). Bronze went to D Mshari (UAE) bred and owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud.

The Junior Male class was won for the first time by Urugay, with outstanding Excalibur, who was bred in Spain at Equus Arabians, and belongs to Las Rosas Arabians (URU).
Silver was for Fa El Rashem (UAE) bred by Marlene and Rieder in the USA, and owned by Dubai Arabian Horse Stud. Bronze was for Kanz Al Nasser) bred and owned by Al Nasser Stud (QAT).

Excalibur
Excalibur, who won the Junior Male Gold medal, with his owner, Princess Laetitia d’Arenberg. © L.Bataille

The Senior Male Gold Medal –always a highly coveted title- went to Kahil Al Shaqab, bred by and belonging to the famous Al Shaqab stud in Doha.
The Senior Male Silver Medal was for Eden C, bred in the USA by Rhonda L. & Rhonda Coleal, and owned by Alsayed Stud (KSA). Poland also had its part of the glory as the Bronze Medal went to Equator, bred by and belonging to Michalow stud.

Kahil Al Shaqab
The Senior Male World Champion was Kahil Al Shaqab (QAT). Here receiving his trophy with his handler, Giacomo Capacci, and with M. Mohammed Al Sulaiti, Breed manager for Al Shaqab, and Mr. Al Kuwairi, Chairman of Al Shaqab Stud. © L.Bataille

Platinium medals too!

This year again, two Platinium Medals, suprême title of the ECAHO (European Conference of Arab Horse Organizations), honoured a Senior Female and a Senior Male having already been crowned Senior World Champion.
The Female Platinium Medal was for Kwestura, (UAE). She was bred in the Michalow stud in Poland and belongs to the Ajman stud (UAE).

Marquis CAHR
Famous Marquis CAHR, bred in Canada, wins the Platinium Medal this year in Paris for the KSA. © L.Bataille

The Male Platinium Medal was for the famous chestnut stallion Marquis CAHR, bred in Canada at Sandra & Graham Powell’s Farm and belonging to Al Khalediah Stables (KSA).
As usual, these Championships in Paris dipslayed the most beautiful Arabian horses in the world…

1 comment(s) »

Bea [guest] :
04/16/2015 at 19h42

The horses are beautiful. The leaning away from the whip, tenseness in handlers, and extremely tense necks of horses tell an unhappy story.

Published 08-12-2014

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