The last of the European championships held on the weekend of May 20th-21st was the Arabian Masters in Bordeaux. Chosen as Junior Champion Mare was KONOUZ ALBIDAYER (FR) out of the Michałów-bred EBLA. The Silver Senior Champion Mare title was awarded to PERVINRASETTIMOCIERO (IT) out of the Michałów-bred ELGIRIA, while third in the class of mares 7 years old and above was WRÓŻKA (Ganges – Wipera/Fawor) bred by Michałów.
Amongt the events which took place during the weekend of 20th-21st of May were two shows in Coventry, held under the British Breeders Alliance banner: the B-International and AJF Amateur Challenge.
In the Amateur Show LITTLE GALENA (GB) placed second in class. Her dam GINEA was bred by Ewex Arabians.
Whereas in the B-International Show the Junior Bronze Champion Mare title went o EMILJA (GB) (Gotico – Ewitacja/Ganges), whose dam was bred by Jan Głowacki, while in the 4-5 year old stallions class MT EMPIRE (SE) out of Michałów’s ENDORRA placed 4th, while the Janów-bred PISTOLERO (Kahil Al Shaqab – Pinga/Gazal Al Shaqab) was 5th.
The past weekend was abundant in Arabian events. During the 20th-21st of May the Dutch Sint-Oedenrode hosted three Arabian horse shows: for amateur presenters (divided into groups according to their experience), a national and international event.
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The results of Polish horses (and their offspring) at the Amateur Show:
Geldings (experienced amateurs)
1st POSTAR (Om El Bellissimo – Pomerania/Gazal Al Shaqab) bred by Janów Podlaski
Senior mares (novice amateurs)
1st PERLINA (FR) – out of Janów’s Persenkówka
Senior mares (amateurs)
2nd ELIZADA (Om El Bellissimo – Eliwia/El Nabila B) bred by Janów Podlaski
Senior stallions (experienced amateurs)
1st EBENOS (Om El Bellissimo – Enaam/Ekstern) bred by Janów Podlaski
The results of Polish horses at the International (C) Show:
Two Year Old Fillies:
1st EOS LEILANEE (Shanghai E.A. – Lenka/Piaff) bred by Andrzej Majchrzak
Mares 7-9 Years Old
2nd WIEŻA RÓŻ (Ekstern – Wieża Babel/Laheeb) bred by Michałów Stud ---> Senior Bronze Champion Mare
Stallions 4 Years Old
3rd WANDEROS (Shaghai E.A. – Walida/Etnodrons Psyche) bred by Stanisław Redestowicz
Stallions 5-6 Years Old
2nd EBENOS (Om El Bellissimo – Enaam/Ekstern) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud
Stallions 7 Years Old and Above
2nd ETORYK (Om El Shahmaan – Etnologia/Gazal Al Shaqab) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud ---> Senior Bronze Champion Stallion
1st POSTAR (Om El Bellissimo – Pomerania/Gazal Al Shaqab) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud ---> Gold Champion Gelding
The DK Open Arabian Horse Show was held on May 20th in Denmark. Participants included Polish horses:
- filly ESTURA (Kabsztad – Eusara/Pamir), bred by Wojciech Martyniuk, owned by Urszula Łęczycka, Junior Gold Champion Mare,
- filly CEZARIA (Ekstern – Calineczka/Metropolis NA), bred and owned by Marek Kondrasiuk; 3rd place in yearling fillies,
- filly FLORKA (Satis – Fifa Maja/Fez), bred by Sławomir Bubas, wł. Cavelia Arabians; 2nd place in 2 year old fillies,
- colt TEABOY (Emerald J – Tynisha/Etnodrons Psyche) bred by StanRed Arabians, wł. Cavelia Arabians; 3rd place in 2-3 year old colts,
-colt ZALI BOY (Good Boy – Zara/Ganges) bred and owned by Polia Arabians; 3rd place in yearling colts
Gold Champion ESTURA with Tomasz Kotyński
The title of Best Handler was awarded to Tomasz Kotyński (TK Arabian Center), who presented all horses from Poland.
Furthermore the Janów bred ALTA (Poganin – Alantina/Emigrant) became Senior Reserve Champion Mare and Best Mover. Chosen as Senior Champion Stallion was the Michałów-bred LISSAR (Gazal Al Shaqab – Larissa/Eukaliptus). Whereas in the 7-10 year old mares class the Janów-bred PAGANA (Eol – Panonia/Eukaliptus) was fourth.
On Sunday the Kabaret St. (cat. B) for 4 year old Arabians over 2200 m were held at the Służewiec track. Victorious was the mare SHANNON QUEEN (Ainhoa St. Faust – Sasanka Fata/Sam Tiki) bred by Magdalena Gromala. Second to cross the wire was the mare TWILIGHT (Murhib – Tamojnia/Madiar), also bred by Magdalena Gromala.
Another breeder to score a double win was Janów Podlaski in the Arabian-type race for 3 year olds over 1600 m on Saturday. Their colt PROSPERO (Kahil Al Shaqab – Perespa/Enzo) came in first, followed by their colt PAGANELL (Abyad AA – Panonia/Eukaliptus).
The upcoming weekend has several Arabian horse scheduled at the same time, but it’s worth looking back at the results of the European Amateur Cup, held on May 6-7th at Sint-Lenaarts in Belgium. The show was held for amateur presenters, who were divided into three groups depending on their experience. There were quite a lot of Polish horses in the classes:
Senior mares (novice amateur)
3rd ERABEA (Piber – Elandra) bred by Michałów Stud
Senior stallions (novice amateurs)
2nd WANDEROS (Shanghai E.A. – Walida/Etnodrons Psyche) bred by Stanisław Redestowicz
Senior stallions (expert amateurs)
1st EBENOS (Om El Bellissimo – Enaam/Ekstern) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud
3rd GLORIET PSYCHE (Padrons Psyche – Glorietta/Arlet) bred by Stanisław Redestowicz
Geldings (expert amateurs)
1st POSTAR (Om El Bellissimo – Pomerania/Gazal Al Shaqab) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud
1st ESFAHAN (Ekstern – El Fatha/Entyk) bred by Janów Podlaski Stud
2nd EMIRZO (Enzo – Emira/Laheeb) bred by Michałów Stud
The past weekend at Służewiec was all about the Pamir Stakes, the Stanisław Sałagaj Memorial and the Arabian-type race.
The Stanisław Sałagaj Memorial (a handicap group I race for 4 year old stallions and mares over 2000 m) was won by ZAHAAB (FR) (Mahaab – Madone de Piboul/Dormane) of Zbigniew Górski.
Victorious in the Arabian-type race for 3 year old horses of the II group over 1400 m was PARSEK (Kahil Al Shaqab – Pętla/Visbaden) owned by Janów Podlaski Stud.
Whereas the Pamir Stakes (cat. B) for 5 year old horses and older over 2200 m were won by SHADWAN AL KHALEDIAH (FR) (Nashwan Al Khalidiah – Quesche du Paon/Akbar) owned by Polska AKF.
Saturday results (13.05.2017)
Sunday results (14.05.2017)
The Tulip Cup in the Ermelo, this year held on April 29-30th, begins the European show season in earnest. One of the judges was PAHBA member Tomasz Tarczyński.
The bronze medal of the senior stallions went to ELGAST (WH Justice - Elfera/Psytadel), bred and owned by Lech Błaszczyk. Elgast qualified for the finals from second place in class, behind the Janów-bred ETORYK (Om El Shahmaan - Etnologia/Gazal Al Shaqab), who was awarded with 3x20 for movement, but only the first of them managed to stand on the podium. Furthermore Elgast received the main cash prize (250 EUR) in this class for the best European bred and owned stallion.
The winner of the geldings championship was the Janów bred POSTAR (Om El Bellissimo - Pomerania/Gazal Al Shaqab), while victorious in the Liberty class was Michałów's gelding EMIRZO (Enzo - Emira/Laheeb) and right behind him - PERLINA (BE), daughter of Janów's Persenkówka.
Photo courtesy of Urszula Łęczycka