Today, January 10, is the 20th Birthday of one of the most influential stallions in Poland, the great Ekstern by Monogramm (Negatraz x Monogramma/Knippel) out of Ernestyna (Piechur x Erwina/Palas).
Poland is famous for their white great moving mares and I can tell you that watching the Polish National Show will give you the opportunity to see several of them and it is nearly impossible to predict the future champions prior to the show! Continue reading “Norma – 2013 Polish National Champion Mare”
It is a hot Swedish summer day in 1989 at the Swedish National Show and we are at Elmia in Jönköping. Everyone is waiting for the first stallion class to begin and 22 stallions aged 4-7 years old are eager to be shown. The first stallion entering the ring is full of confidence and with an attitude that shout – Here comes the King! And indeed he did – Casino – shown by Michael Byatt. Continue reading “Powerful memory from the 1989 Swedish National Show”
Back home from a three-day photo shoot at Blommeröd Arabian Stud. This is owner Vicke Philip Sörensen with her amazing mare Migracja (Gazal Al Shaqab x Mandala/Fynt). Continue reading “Blommeröd Arabian Stud”
One of my favourite moments when I am in Poland is to walk through the barns to watch the mares and foals, to visit my favourite mares and to see the new foals of the year. Or to walk among the young horses, where you can see all the yearlings and two-year olds lined up according to their sires, a great way to see how different stallions produce at the farms. Continue reading “Polish mares – Europa”
It was a warm and sunny day in September 1989 and I was for the first time at Kurozweki, one of the four State Studs of Arabian Horses in Poland. I was 19 years old at the time and it was my first trip to this amazing country with the illustrious history of their Arabian horses. Kurozweki was a favourite farm for many Swedish breeders and I have had the priviligue to work with several Kurozweki-bred horses so it was with great anticipation that I walk through the gate and toward the first barn. I knew exactly which horses I wanted to see and I was well aware of that I was about to see two legendary stallions, Palas (Aswanx Panel) and Eukaliptus (Bandos x Eunice). Continue reading “My first visit to Poland – Palas (Aswan x Panel/Nil)”