Leader of the Times RSS

Leader of the Times -

Leaders Of The Times: From Florida With Love … Pat Dempsey’s Beloveds Farm by THERESA CARDAMONE Pat Dempsey has a penchant for breeding exceptional Arabian horses, regardless of the location or the decade. Her unerring eye for excellence and strong belief in her own judgement put her Wapiti Ranch amongst the most elite breeders of the 1980’s. Located 9,000 feet up in the Colorado Rockies, the Wapiti horses were primarily of Polish and Spanish descent, and coveted by astute horsemen. Fast forward to today, and Pat is riding the crest of the wave of success she began three years ago when...

Read more

Leader of the Times -

Leaders Of The Times: ROL Divine Style (Afire Bey V x IXL Miss Firefly) by MARY KIRKMAN  At the 2015 Canadian Nationals, ROL Divine Style won the English Pleasure Championship unanimously, and his owners, Nancy De Lisi and Carol Sandusky, of Delsan Arabians, rushed back to the stalls to reward him with one of his favorite treats. “Buddy, I am so proud of you!” De Lisi greeted him. “Ready for your carrots?” Surprise: Duke, as he is called (more on that later), just blinked at her. “Apples?” He loved apples. Still, just that steady gaze. Then he stuck out his...

Read more

Leader of the Times -

*Pscore  Leaders Of The Times: Pscore  by THERESA CARDAMONE Joyfully romping through his grassy paddock, Pscore’s burnished mahogany coat glistens warmly in the sun. His majestic presence, abundance of type, and natural athleticism are evident as he trots effortlessly through the grass, knees breaking even. He exudes confidence and character, additional attributes of his stellar pedigree. Pscore is the premier stallion at Haras JM, which is among Brazil’s leading breeders under the guidance of owners José Alves Filho and Maisa Tucci Alves, proven by a ten-year stretch as Brazil’s Breeder of the Year. All told, they have been creating magnificent...

Read more

Leader of the Times -

Kahil Al Shaqab: The Contemporary Icon by THERESA CARDAMONE  Whether Kahil Al Shaqab steps out into the barn aisle, or erupts into the show ring, he demands the undivided attention of every onlooker. Tall and extremely elegant, he is a melodious balance of strength and classic Arabian type, an icon of the contemporary Arabian. Foaled in 2008, the dynamic bay has it all … near-perfect phenotype and the ability to both reproduce and even out produce himself in creating the next generation for Al Shaqab – a member of the Qatar Foundation. Named both 2011 Gold World Champion Junior Colt...

Read more