Cover Stories RSS

Cover Story: El Tinoby BETH ELLEN HUNZIKER Even before the international breeding phenomenon El Tino returned to his homeland, there was an electric current of excitement. Born in the United States in 2007, El Tino (DA Valentino x Imprimista CF, by Bey Imprimis/Bey Shah), was exported to Brazil the following year. There he was named Brazilian National Champion Junior Colt and Champion Stallion. El Tino’s show ring success brought him the attention of Brazilian breeders who welcomed him with open arms as he was among the first offspring of multi-National Champion Stallion DA Valentino imported to South America. El Tino soon...

Read more

Featuring Vitorio TO (DA Valentino x Sol Natique, by Solstice)  Click to View:https://issuu.com/arabian-horse-times/docs/oakridge-vitorio-2019?e=1130562/68716997

Read more

Cover Story -

Nancy O’Reilly’s Southern California Equestrian Centerby SARAH JAYNE JOHNSON This past fall, Dr. Nancy O’Reilly, the face of “The Amazing Horse Woman, LLC” and who started riding in 2014, purchased her first horse property, which is “women owned and managed, along with an amazing team of equestrian specialists,” in Dr. O’Reilly’s words. Formally known as Mission Pacific Equestrian Center, it is currently being transformed into Southern California Equestrian Center (SCEC). The farm is in Somis, California, between Camarillo and Moorpark, and is only 40 minutes north of Los Angeles. The property consists of 21 acres surrounded by eucalyptus trees, hundreds of...

Read more

Cover Story: Al Nayfat Studby HEATHER WEBB “The horse is God’s gift to mankind.”—Ancient Arabian Proverb Al Nayfat Stud is a spectacular creation born from Saudi Arabia’s enduring love of the Arabian horse. This deep-rooted passion that is centuries old, still flows through the veins of many a man and has been brought into modern times with the aim to breed the ultimate Arabian horse—horses of perfect stature, displaying perfect conformation, refined but strong, and embodying elegance and breathtaking beauty; horses hailing from various lines of champions from Royal bloodlines and descendants of genetic giants … this is Al Nayfat...

Read more

Cover Story: ROL Divine Styleby MARY KIRKMAN When you ask Nancy DeLisi, who with her DELSAN Arabians partner Carol Sandusky owns ROL Divine Style, to explain the stallion’s appeal, she just laughs. “What would you expect?” she queries. “I’m his owner. Of course,I think he’s fantastic!” Ask those who are breeding and rebreeding to him, she says, and the trainers who have worked with him. Find an objective view on what is so special about “Duke” (everyone calls him that; his personality fills the air the way film star John “Duke” Wayne once owned the screen). As it turns out, those...

Read more