on the cover: Exxalt (*Excalibur EA x Vesperra by SF Veraz), 2014 stallion, owned by The Exxalt Partners, White Oak, North Carolina. Photo by Javan Schaller. See story on page 137. Vol. 57, No.
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What In The World
“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.” – James Dent Reactor (Vicente x Replika), Joeth Knight Fire (To Knight
For The Horse
by Cindy Reich Charlottenberg Arabians is situated in the hills above Windhoek, Namibia. The location of the barn, on the highest ridge, is not just for the sweeping views in all directions.
Racing and Endurance
by Steve Andersen photos by Noëlle Derré The winning streak spans five races over 21 months, from August 2015 to May of this year. In major stakes in France and England, Muraaqib has amassed a record
by Gary Dearth Photos by April Visel, Morgan Moore, Stuart Vesty, Rick Osteen, and Howard Schatzberg Enjoy a sneak peek of our Scottsdale coverage — as seen from a refreshing and beautiful perspective
Stud Farm Diaries
by Cindy Reich My phone chimed and I glanced down to see a text from one of the mare caretakers. The text was alarming and the photo more so. The breeding crew had just gone down to the barn teasing mares
From the Archives
A look back at some of the great Al Shaqab horses by Denise Hearst. Photos by Rik Van Lent Jr.
Small Breeders, Big Results
by Mary Jane Parkinson What is the shortest distance between foaling and a Nationals winner? Ask Lee and David Black. They can give you a shining example. What is the most successful sale a small