The second – just as scorching as the first – day of the International Arabian Horse Show in Radpuszta, upon Lake Balaton, brought a lot of joy to the Polish breeders. The two year old Panicz (Gaspar – Pelisa/Europejczyk), bred and owned by Monika Luft, was victorious in the fight for the highest trophy among the junior stallions, claiming the title of champion. Two horses from Poland became Reserve Champions of the show: Fascyt (Ekstern – Firosetta/Eldon), bred by priest Stanisław Sławiński and owned by Magdalena and Robert Rudziński, and the US-bred, but Polish-owned filly Daisy (DA Vinci FM – AP Sheez Sassy/Bey Shah). In the final competition she was bested by the Austrian granddaughter of Emigrant, TM Walentina (Desant – TM Walijka/Emigrant), bred by TA Merij Arabians and owned by HD-Arab.
The success of Fascyt should especially be emphasized, as it is not easy to gain a title from a second place in class.
„We are extremely happy”, said Magdalena and Robert Rudziński, commenting the result of their colt. “It is his, and at the same time ours, first trophy! We also like the friendly, disobliging atmosphere of these championships. It is clear that the organizers did what they could to ensure their guests a great time”.
Earlier on the senior horse classes were held. A Polish representative in the 7-10 year old stallions class was Mihrab (Borek – Minorka/Wermut), bred by Andrzej Mroczek, owned by Zuzanna Zajbt, who placed fourth. The class was won by a Koronec son, DA Caruso (out of Riva/Narew), bred by the Austrian stud of Diamond Arabians and owned by Sunhillstables, also from Austria. DA Caruso went on to win the Senior Reserve Champion Stallion, yielding before his rival, who won the class of 11 year old and older stallions – TM Aikor (Mirok Montpelou – Aillura/Negatraz), bred and owned by TA Merij Arabians from Austria. The horse was presented by Jerzy Prokopiuk, once bound with Janów Stud, today residing in Austria. In the yearling colts’ class he also presented TM Aikor’s son – TM Aragorn (out of Lady Annie/Padron). The yearling won the class, but finally did not get the title, so the more happy was Jerzy Prokopiuk with the victory of TM Aikor.
Among the older mares the title of champion went to a representative of the 11 years old and above mares class – Verbala (Balaton – Verba/Murmansk), bred by Kossak Stud, owned by Schmid Araber and leased by the hosts of the show, Zimelie Arabians. The title of Reserve was grabbed by the winner of the 7-10 years old mares class, a Hungarian granddaughter of Kubinec, Gidy (Malik B – Gina B/Magdan).
On Sunday the Shagya horses championship took place. It turned out that not all Shagya enthusiasts are also Arabian lovers. One of the honor guests (who awarded the victorious Shagyas with trophies), many times shouted “American circus” under the address of their Arabian cousins. We however, despite our enormous respect for a breed being the national pride of the Hungarians, and just as large sympathy towards our mates (as the Polish proverbial rhyme “Pole, Hungarian, two good mates – to fight and to drink” goes), we will still write about the achievements of Arabian horses…
Junior Champion Mare
TM Walentina (Desant – TM Walijka/Emigrant), bred by TA Merij Arabians, owned by HD-Arab
Junior Reserve Champion Mare
Daisy (DA Vinci FM – AP Sheez Sassy/Bey Shah), bred by Freelandfarm LLC, USA, leased by Andrzej Wójtowicz
Junior Champion Stallion
Panicz (Gaspar – Pelisa/Europejczyk), bred and owned by Monika Luft
Junior Reserve Champion Stallion
Fascyt (Ekstern – Firosetta/Eldon), bred by priest Stanisław Sławiński, owned by Magdalena and Robert Rudziński
Senior Champion Mare
Verbala (Balaton – Verba/Murmansk), hod. Kossak Stud, wł. Schmid Araber, leased by Zimelie Arabians
Senior Reserve Champion Mare
Gidy (Malik B – Gina B/Magdan), bred by Dairy Farm RT, owned by Dr. Lajos Somogyi
Senior Champion Stallion
TM Aikor (Mirok Montpelou – Aillura/Negatraz), bred and owned by TA Merij Arabians of Austria
Senior Reserve Champion Stallion
DA Caruso (Koronec – Riva/Narew), bred by Diamond Arabians, owned by Sunhillstables
Read about the first day of the competition: Polish horses win classes upon Lake Balaton