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Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 31 2013

Reining Blood Runs in his Veins

On his way to victory: TM Mozart winning the 2012 Scottsdale Open Reining Futurity Championships

The only purebred Arabian stallion who has won the Scottsdale Arabian Open Reining Futurity Championships two times in consecutive years is TM Mozart (Kordelas / Marieta); in October 2012 he also won the Purebred Jr Reining US National Championship. TM Mozart is bred by Toskhara Arabians/USA from Polish parents, born at Michalow stud. Winning the …

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Jan 29 2013

From Formula 1 to Western Riding

Michael Schumacher changed his formula 1 car with a Quarter horse.

Okay, this is not about Arabian horses. But it is about a sports heroe who changed his seat in a formula 1 car with the saddle of a Western horse: Michael Schumacher. He gave an example of his riding skills during a Western riding show in Oklahoma recently – and not bad at all! See …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.in-the-focus.com/magazine/?p=832

Jan 26 2013

Europeans under the Desert Sun…

Nearly 200 horses competed in the new PSAIAHF Show in Tebruk/Saudi Arabia. The Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival (or PSAIAHF in short) was formerly the Al Khalediah Festival and has now been upgraded to an ECAHO Title show. The show was held over three days and we had a look at the …

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Jan 25 2013

ECAHO – A Rock in the Surf?

For all the criticism that can be made – and there is quite a few – the ECAHO also achieved much good in its 30-year history. Example show calendar: In the early 80‘s there was no coordination of the show dates. Show dates were announced whenever the organizers came up with the idea to organize …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.in-the-focus.com/magazine/?p=221

Jan 24 2013

Splendor in the Desert

The Nabataean city of Petra was rediscovered by Ludwig Burckhardt and an exhibition is dedicated to the 200-years-anniversary.

On 22nd August 1812, the orient traveller Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (alias Sheikh Ibrahim) from Basel made a sensational discovery: He was the first European to find the mysterious antique city of Petra, whose position and existence was long forgotten in Europe. The Antikenmuseum in Basel, Switzerland, honours the rediscovery of this long-forgotten “rose-red” Nabataean city, …

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Jan 23 2013

Equine Management Studies in Germany

Part of the Equine Management studies take place at Marbach State Stud.

Ever thought about making “horses” your profession? The University of Nuertingen in South-West Germany offers bachelor studies of “Horse Management”. The program qualifies for conducting advisory and organizational tasks in many areas of the horse industry and equestrian sports, such as in companies, associations, organizations, media, horse farms, etc. However, the best part for Arabian …

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Jan 22 2013

IFAHR Racing Statistics 2012

IFAHR has published the racing statistics 2012

The IFAHR Racing Statistics includes 17 countries in the year 2012, each of which has its special conditions and history. France is leading these statistics with 2.5 Mio Euro in total prize money, and the second most number of races per year, followed by Qatar, UAE and USA. The highest number of races has Russia, …

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Jan 20 2013

Path to Glory

Janow Podlaski - the cradle of Polish Arabian breeding.

PATH TO GLORY – The Rise & Rise of the Polish Arabian Horse – this DVD by Horseflyfilms is a “must have” for any Arabian horse enthusiast, but for the lover of Polish Arabian horses in particular. Emotionally powerful, this documentary won’t leave you untouched! The film tells the story of Polish Arabian breeding, how …

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Jan 20 2013

Open Barn at Darby Farm

ZT Sharuby was presented at last year's Open Barn.

On 7th April 2013, Johanna Ullstroem is opening the barn doors at Darby Farm in Belgium to welcome visitors from all over the world. Last year’s Open Barn Day was enjoyed by around 500 visitors who could not only see fantastic horses but also stroll through the beautiful parklike studfarm. Please check our Events Calendar …

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Jan 19 2013

Keep Your Fingers Crossed!

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From 23-25 January, the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Arabian Horse Show (formerly “Al Khalediah Show”) takes place in Saudi Arabia. Several horses from Europe were invited to participate, among others the following horses have set off to Saudi: Aragon OS of Osterhof Stud, Germany, Marshan of Sax Arabians, Germany, SF Shaklina of Johanna Ullstroem, Belgium, …

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