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A New-Age Equestrian: Kendyl Peters by KARA LARSON When you grow up in the Arabian horse industry, it’s easy for people to feel like they know you. They may assume details about who you are, where you come from, and whether or not you deserve the success you’ve accrued. They see you sail out of the show ring wearing roses and a big smile and think that’s the extent of your connection to the horse—the victory. However, in most cases, it’s amazing how little they actually know. In a show world where the outcome can overpower the journey, Kendyl Peters and...

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Cover Story: JJ Bellagio … The Future Of Gemini Acres by THERESA CARDAMONE The heart of Gemini Acres Equine is the uniquely collaborative partnership that Jim and Sally Bedeker fostered when they joined forces several years ago with longtime client Scot Mason and his son Taylor. Between them, they have created an ownership group with a combined 70+ years of experience breeding Arabian horses. While each brings an individual perspective to decision making, they share a common vision of the ideal Arabian and what they need to do within their program to try to attain that perfection. Although there have...

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Marajj: More Than A Champion (Marwan Al Shaqab x RGA Kouress) by THERESA CARDAMONE Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qasimi beamed with joy as he led his newly crowned United States National Champion Stallion Marajj on a victory pass. Having owned, believed in, and promoted Marajj ever since he was a yearling, Sheikh Mohammed took extreme pleasure in his triumphant return to competition among some of the finest horses on the planet. It was the culmination of a remarkable 28 hours that had already seen his two other entries win their own National Champion honors to set the stage for...

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ANSATA HALIM SHAH Leader of the Great Migration Once in a Lifetime  By Judith Forbis © (Portions of this story are condensed from Authentic Arabian Bloodstock II) A Hint of Things to Come If you were visiting Ansata Arabian Stud on April 28, 1980, you would have felt excitement pulsating throughout our farm deep in the piney woods of Lufkin, Tex.  The broodmares were happily grazing the tender spring grass.  The staff were tending their daily chores, lunging show horses, putting them on the walker, grooming Ansata Ibn Halima, Ansata Ibn Sudan, Ansata Shah Zaman and various horses in the show...

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