Pinga, the pearl of Polish breeding, Platinum World Champion in 2015, Polish National Junior Champion Mare in 2005 and Senior Champion Mare in 2010 (also chosen, on both occasions, Best in Show), one of the most decorated Polish Arabian horses in history, born in Janów in 2004 and leased in the summer of 2020 to the USA to a stud owned by the well-known breeder Lara Ames (Cedar Ridges Arabians, Minnesota), passed away last night. The mare’s death was caused by colic. According to our sources, despite successful surgery, complications ensued and the mare could not be saved.
Pinga was offered for lease at the last winter auction at Służewiec (2019) for € 40,000. According to our information, the contract covered insurance in the amount of € 300,000. Pinga came under the care of trainer David Boggs.
The number of embryos collected from her during the lease is unknown. During the aforementioned winter auction, the offer included the possibility of collecting two embryos, one for the lessee and one for the owner.
Her lease to the US was met with many votes of support in the social media. “It will be nice to see her again in great shape” – we read on the fanpage of “Araby Magazine”. “As long as she doesn’t come home like Pogrom” – someone wrote in the comments. Unfortunately, that particular wish came true: Pinga will never come home.