|NEWS FROM THE BOARD||Apr 16th 2019||
Plans to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Society, beginning with our educational lecture and anniversary toast in Scottsdale were an important topic at the January Board meeting. Historical photos and films are being reviewed and a wonderful selection of Society memorabilia will be offered at this year’s silent auction.
|EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S UPDATE||Apr 16th 2019||
I recently realized it has been just over six months since my final transition to Executive Director took place. The time has flown by in a flurry of activity, and while my mind is still full of future ideas and possibilities, I had to reflect that six months is but the blink of an eye in our Society history…..so let’s turn back the clock…
|Zajaddi Egyptian Arabians to Host Equine Photography Workshop||Apr 9th 2019||
Duane & Diana Cantey of Zajaddi Egyptian Arabians are proud to be celebrating 20 years of breeding Straight Egyptian Arabian horses. As part of their dedication to the breed, they are pleased to be hosting this equine photography workshop at their farm on June 29th in Mount Vernon, Arkansas. Kim Boyd Vickery will lead the workshop on how to photograph beautiful Arabian horses and models in natural light to produce fine art images!
|AUTHENTIC IBN NAWAAL'S FIRST AMERICAN BORN FOALS||Apr 8th 2019||
AT LAST!! Eros Arabian Breeders is proud to announce that the first American born foals, sired by Authentic Ibn Nawaal have arrived!
In late March, Arabians At Egg & I welcomed a beautiful colt, out of the mare Sim Sim Dahmee (KA Damascus x Simeon Shearith). And on April 4, J & J Arabians' mare Alixirs Sha Shaaa (Alixir x Anaza Sha Shaaa) gave birth to an exotic black filly!
Welcome to the world, Authentic Ibn Nawaal babies!!!
|IN MEMORY OF MB MISTAZ||Apr 5th 2019||
* Ibn Safinaz x Imperial Mistil
|STRAIGHT EGYPTIAN SHALOM SHEHAAB HAS NEW HOME IN KENTUCKY||Apr 5th 2019||
Julie Teutsch of Golden Cross Arabians and The Imperial Shehaab Heritage Partners would like to congratulate Amy Green of Kentucky, on her recent acquisition of Shalom Shehaab. He is sired by Imperial Shehaab and out of the Ansata pedigreed mare WH Savannah. Shalom is a half-brother to the 2018 yearling futurity winning filly Barmyre Safina, herself, one of several full siblings sired by Imperial Shehaab who have each won their futurity. We hope to see Amy and Shalom at the Egyptian Event!
|LD ARABIANS ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF TWO EXTRAORDINARY MARES||Apr 5th 2019||
Dan & Louise DeRusseau of LD Arabians are pleased to announce the sale of two wonderful Straight Egyptian mares. Aneesah LDA (Mishaal HP x Minstris Petunia LDA by The Minstril), has been purchased by Colin and Denise Gillis of KeyStone Arabians in Virginia and Nagham Magidaa LDA (Bellagio RCA x Il Bint Magidaa) is now owned jointly by Denise Gillis of KeyStone Arabians and Gwendolyn Soong of Caledonian Arabians. Both mares will soon be started under saddle by Andres Castano and will be bred this spring.
|STRAIGHT EGYPTIANS PARTICIPATE AT COLLEGE AGGIE DAY||Apr 5th 2019||
Gail Mailloux of Two Silos Farm writes: “We had a wonderful day doing outreach for Straight Egyptians. Four of our mares hit the road on March 21st to help Crowder College in Neosho, Missouri host Aggie Day (Agriculture). The purpose was to help FFA students practice their judging skills. The mares were enthralled by all of the activity...stock horses, sheep, cattle, goats, and hogs. They got along so nicely in the trailer and did a super job in the ring. It's good to show a different breed, and these mares were great ambassadors.
|MICHELE LAUCKE PUBLISHES NEW ARABIAN CHILDRENS' BOOK||Apr 5th 2019||
Life Member, Michelle Laucke, has published her first Arabian Horse Children's book entitled, Arabian Horses at Play, I Could Watch Them Every Day. Michelle hopes this enchanting book featuring many Straight Egyptian Arabians will charm new readers with the history and magic of the Arabian Horse, bringing new interest to our breed.
|LONESTAR ARABIANS STRAIGHT EGYPTIAN PERFORMANCE CHAMPIONS||Apr 5th 2019||
Lonestar Arabians is proud to announce that their Straight Egyptian Jassur LSA received the title of Champion Western Pleasure Junior Horse and Open Western Pleasure Champion at the Cowtown Classic in March. Watch for them at upcoming open shows as four of their Straight Egyptians will be competing in Western Training and Hunter Pleasure!