Memories of the British Nationals: Windella Silver Sensation

As people descend on Malvern for this year’s National Championships, in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This penultimate horse is Windella Silver Sensation, who was also a cover horse for The Arabian Magazine. Windella Silver Sensation – by Alicia Bratby An absolutely stunning grey mare with … More Memories of the British Nationals: Windella Silver Sensation

Memories of the British Nationals: Theobalds Lovely Linda

With this year’s British Nationals now in sight, we celebrate another brilliant and diverse Anglo Arab. This time, it is the turn of Theobalds Lovely Linda. Theobalds Lovely Linda – by Lynne Lidbury Fate took hold the day that Theobalds Lovely Linda (Radfan x Behave) arrived in my yard. She truly changed the course of … More Memories of the British Nationals: Theobalds Lovely Linda

Memories of the British Nationals: Silver Satyr

Our look back at the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society continues. Today, Silver Satyr makes a return to our look-back at champions, this time as recalled by his breeder Liz Titterington. Silver Satyr – Liz Titterington We bred Silver Satyr at Birkrigg Park in 1980. He was the … More Memories of the British Nationals: Silver Satyr

Memories of the British Nationals: Dancing Queen

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This Crabbet mare graced the front of The Arabian Magazine, and she was a very popular champion. Dancing Queen – by Alexia Ross The Princess Muna Saddle of Honour has to be … More Memories of the British Nationals: Dancing Queen

Memories of the British Nationals: BB Balenca

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Today’s champion is a much-loved mare out of the Horse of the Century, Balaton. BB Balenca – by Marie-Louise van Wyk There are several British National Champions that have caught my eye … More Memories of the British Nationals: BB Balenca

Memories of the British Nationals: Al Shamsa

Another wonderful memory from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Today, we look at another horse from the 1970s, a Crabbet mare with a great history. Al Shamsa – by Judy Phillips Apart from some years in the 1990s when I was … More Memories of the British Nationals: Al Shamsa

Memories of the British Nationals: Sword of the Sky

Our memory today from the British National Championships remains a strong one for me personally, as being shared today is one of my own favourite memories from Malvern, and if I close my eyes, I can still see this amazing horse. Sword of the Sky (Sky Crusader x Song of the Sky). Please enjoy today’s … More Memories of the British Nationals: Sword of the Sky

Memories of the British Nationals: Ralvon Elijah

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Today’s post celebrates an Arabian horse bred in Australia and who ended his days in the United States. Ralvon Elijah – by Liz Salmon The first time I saw Ralvon Elijah was … More Memories of the British Nationals: Ralvon Elijah

Memories of the British Nationals: King Cotton Gold

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. We are going back to the 1970s for this one – a very popular and enduring stallion. King Cotton Gold – by Sue Jones I vividly remember the 1972 Nationals when I … More Memories of the British Nationals: King Cotton Gold

Memories of the British Nationals: Ffatal Attraction

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. The stallion featured here remains as popular today as he did at the time of his win. Ffatal Attraction – by Mark Gamlin I was asked a very difficult question – to … More Memories of the British Nationals: Ffatal Attraction

Memories of the British Nationals: Aliha

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Our featured horse today remains one of the most amazing mares bred on British shores in all time. Her name – Aliha. Aliha – by Emma Maxwell The first British National Champion … More Memories of the British Nationals: Aliha

Memories of the British Nationals: Pilarka

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This post celebrates a great Polish mare. Pilarka – by Barry Shepherd Many British National Champions have come and gone over the years, some to go on to become legends while others … More Memories of the British Nationals: Pilarka

Memories of the British Nationals: Litigation

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Our featured horse today remains one of the most amazing mares bred on British shores in all time. Litigation – by Paul Atkinson Some years ago, at the British National Show, the … More Memories of the British Nationals: Litigation

Memories of the British Nationals: Jammilah

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This time, we celebrate an ethereal ridden mare. Jamillah – by Natalie Sweet Jamillah, aka “Minnie”, was born in 1993 and was bred by Wendy Carr of Silverdale Arabians. She was by … More Memories of the British Nationals: Jammilah

Memories of the British Nationals: He’s A Diamond

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Another ridden champion – this time a superb Anglo, who left this world far too soon. He’s A Diamond – by Frankie Waring Whenever I think of the British National Championships I … More Memories of the British Nationals: He’s A Diamond

Memories of the British Nationals: Dadia

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. Many of the champions chosen excelled in the ridden classes, and the featured horse today was no exception. Dadia – by Ann Brundall My first visit to the British National Show was in … More Memories of the British Nationals: Dadia

Memories of the British Nationals: Ali Khan

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This hugely charismatic bay was a hugely popular show horse. Ali Khan – by Jackie Keen My quest was to write about my favourite British National Champion – but where do I … More Memories of the British Nationals: Ali Khan

Memories of the British Nationals: Silver Satyr

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we showcase our next British National Champion. Amazingly, this horse is also featured twice on our list, underlining just how great this ridden stallion truly was. Silver Satyr – by Tina Bennett Back in 1986, I was introduced by … More Memories of the British Nationals: Silver Satyr

Memories of the British Nationals: Scindian Sirdar

Our look into the British National Championships continues with a lovely Anglo Arab who took the title as a yearling. Scindian Sirdar – by Elizabeth Lester Scindian Sirdar arrived at Mill Farm in 1989 as a foal at foot. Owned by Noel Hardcastle, he was by Scindian Sultan and out of the Anglo Arab mare, … More Memories of the British Nationals: Scindian Sirdar

Memories of the British Nationals: Lalique DS

Continuing with memories from the British National Championships in this Centenary year for the Arab Horse Society, we feature our next British National Champion. This mare actually appeared twice on the list, and it is easy to see why. Lalique DS – by Heather Brown When I was asked to write about my favourite British National … More Memories of the British Nationals: Lalique DS

Memories of the British Nationals: El Shaklan

This year sees the Arab Horse Society celebrate its Centenary. With this in mind – and the coming British National Championships to be held at Malvern on 26-28 July – I thought it would be timely to share a series we first ran in The Arabian Magazine in 2005. Called Malvern Calling, the series celebrated British National … More Memories of the British Nationals: El Shaklan