Arabian Horse Yearbook
prepared and arranged by
E. Murl Duff and Larry G. Duff
A Picture record of Ribbon winners of
twenty All Arabian horse shows
and 14 Class "A" shows of 1958
Number 78 Limited edition
Theses collectible books are a fascinating connection to the history of the Arabian horse in North America.
If you're not familiar with these books you need to be. Published for 30 years (1953-1982), they include information about horses, shows, and clubs and associations for each year.
This one starts off with a list of North American member associations of the I.A.H.A. and an index of shows. Then comes over 130 pages of photos, showing hundreds of horses including Ibn Hanrah, Mujahid, Surita, Serafire, Natez, Serafix, Chloette, Fadjur and more. You will also find the get of Sureyn, Witez II, Indraff, Fadjur, Ferneyn, Raffles, and other greats from the past. The text accompanying each photo varies but typically includes name, registration number, sire and dam, show honors, owners, and stable location. Following the photos is a summary of show information, giving the host association, name, date, and location of the show, judges, champion and reserve champion of each gender, and then individual class information (name of class, number of entries, and top five places). Then there is an index to the horses, and finally a list of exhibitors and associate members of the I.A.H.A.
These books are quality publications, printed on glossy stock.
Hard cover no DJ as issued, very good condition, really excellent for its age, copyright 1959, 155 pages