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40 years of British Arab Champions 1953-1992 compiled by Deirdre Hyde

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40 Years of British

ARAB HORSE CHAMPIONS

1953-1992

compiled by

Deirdre Hyde

This book contains a collection of photos of purebred in hand champions at the Arab Horse Society's annual show between 1953-1992, showing junior male and female and supreme male and female for each year. This book will appeal to owners, breeders and Arabian horse fanciers. In the early years the most influential breeders were still in the forefront--Lady Wentworth- Crabbet Arabian Stud, Miss Gladys Yule at Hanstead and Bill Musgrave Clark at Courthouse. After the dispersal of Crabbet and Hanstead, and the importation of influential animals from Poland, Russia, Spain and the United States, it is interesting and educational to compare the later horses to the earlier horses and see the fashion in Arabian horses change. Its also fascinating to note the persistence of some characteristics generation after generation in some families. This book contains champion line of descent in tail male, restricted to families having two or more winners and an index of champions listed alphabetically and chronologically

Fascinating study.

A MUST HAVE book

Horses shown are Junior Male, Junior Female, Supreme Male and Supreme Female Champions. Horse are shown with d.o.b., color, strain, and 3 generation pedigree and photo.

Arabians pictured in this book include: CHIEF KASALO; CROWN OF DESTINY; GRAND ROYAL; SILVER SHADOW; COUNT ORLAND; TERESITA; CRYSTAL FIRE; PRINCESS ZIA; DARGEE; SIRELLA; SILENT WINGS; INDIAN MAGIC; MANTO; SILVER VANITY; BRIGHT SHADOW; SILVER GREY; BLUE MAGIC; MIKENO; CELINA by WITRAZ; BENJAMIN; SILVER SHEEN; SHAMMAR; DARJEEL; NAPRASLINA; HAROUN; KING COTTON GOLD; GHAZALI; MIKAELA; ACHIM; AZARA; SHEER MAGIC; NAHODKA; EL SHAKLAN; BANAT; THE SHAH; KADIDJA; NAJAT; GENERAL GOLD; MALEIK EL KHEIL; SILVER FLAME; ESPLENDOR; RALVON ELIJAH; HAGUNIA; TRIUMPHAL CHANT; ESTASAN IBN ESTOPA; MANICH; IBN WARSAW; ESTA-ESPASHAN; MUSTAPHAH; ALIHA; CRUSADER; PILARKA etc.

This hard cover book is in very good condition, although this copy has a fair amount of underlining in the pedigrees following certain bloodlines but does no impact the usefulness of this book, copyright 1993. 152 pages, B&W photos.

These books are becoming harder to find and an important addition to the library of anyone interested in the study of the Arabian horse.