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  Leader Of The Times: Im The Real Deal … Saluting Arabian Horse Reining’s Living Legendby CATHERINE COLE FERANDELLI When visiting McNutt Performance Horses, it’s highly likely you will have the pleasure of viewing the ever youthful Im The Real Deal (“Barry”) going through his paces. Now 18 years of age, Barry is in his 14th year of thrilling all with his performance in the show pen. Barry’s athletic magnetism, his glistening mahogany coat and Arabian charisma have resulted in a roomful of roses and a big fan following. Legendary breeder, trainer, judge and Barry fan, Judy Kibler, says it...

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Leaders Of The Times: Cedar Ridge Arabiansby LARA AMES Usually, Leaders Of The Times is devoted to the subject which appears on the Arabian Horse Times calendar page for that particular month. It’s an extra benefit for the advertisers who support our popular calendar, and also a good deal, because the calendar is viewed in tons of tack rooms and other equine venues across the country. That’s why my family has always purchased June for Cedar Ridge; this issue of the magazine comes out a month before Youth Nationals, which makes it another way to spread the news about the...

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ASA Scandalous Affair—A Red Hot Black Stallion Spectacleby CATHERINE COLE FERANDELLI Alistar Arabians’ owner, Kim Butler Blevins, is in the thick of making a life-long dream a reality. “My husband and I breed on a very small scale, only one to two foals a year, and a goal of ours has always been to breed, ride and show our own national champion. Like many young girls growing up, I dreamed of one day owning a black stallion, so ‘Scandal’ has already made that dream a reality, and we believe he could be the one to complete the other part of the dream.” Four-year-old home-bred stallion...

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Leader Of The Times: Eleanor’s Arabiansby CHRISTY EGAN  Eleanor Hamilton’s horse program is now over 35 years old and the venerable horsewoman and breeder of National winning Arabian and Half-Arabian working western horses is herself a very young and spirited 83. Still breeding, raising and riding reiners at her farm, north of the twin cities in Minnesota, Eleanor is the first to point out that she owes her love of horses and probably much of her strength and determination, to a childhood of riding and cattle ranching in the Sandhills of Nebraska. “We did everything with the horses at the...

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