Last Saturday the staff of Michałów Stud and President Maciej Grzechnik bid farewell to the retiring Krystyna Podlejska, who for many years took care of Michałów horses. In recent years Krystyna Podlejska was the head groom of the stud. We wish Krystyna many years in good health!

 

Yesterday DASTAN (Equator - Dama Pik/Enzo) was awarded the bronze medal in the junior stallions category at the Elran Cup held in Bilzen, Belgium.

During the 3rd All-Polish Arabian Horse Show held in Radom this weekend (30.06-01.07) our WILDONA (Shanghai EA - Wilda/Gazal Al Shaqab) was unanimously chosen Senior Champion Mare and Best in Show. Her dam, WILDA, is offered as lot 10 at this year's Janów Podlaski Sale.

Also returning home with medals are: EL GOTTA (Ascot DD - El Mediara/Eryks) - gold in the yearling fillies category and ZŁOTY MEDAL (QR Marc - Złota Orda/Pesal) as senior bronze champion stallion.

The Mediterranean and Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championship held in Menton on the French Riviera (23rd-24th of June) brought our horses two recognitions: Pustynia Kahila (Kahil Al Shaqab - Pustynna Malwa/Ekstern, on the photo left and below) was chosen Best European Horse, while Equator (QR Marc - Ekliptyka/Ekstern) received two awards for best movement: the Best Movement Senior Male the Pegasus Trophy for Best Movement). Both horses placed second in their classes.

There were also other Michałów accents. The Senior Silver Champion Mare title went to Bint Hazy Al Khalediah by El Palacio VO, as on of Michałów's El Dorada and a chief sire at Michałów in the 2018 breeding season. The grandson of Kwestura, AJ Kafu, was unanimously chose Junior Gold Champion Stallion and received the prize for Best Arabian Type Junior Male. Whereas Wahaj AT, a son of Michałów-bred parents: Morion and Wieża Róż, placed second in the yearling colts class.

Pustynia Kahila will perform this weekend in Menton. Keep your fingers crossed!

 

During the International B Nordic Open Show held in Ikast, Denmark, the Michałów-bred LISSAR (Gazal Al Shaqab - Larissa/Eukaliptus) was uannimously chosen Senior Champion Stallion. Also unanimously chose was the Senior Champion Mare, GMAL JAHIDDAH, daughter of the Michałów-bred Erabea by Piber.

Emandoria graces the cover of a special issue of Tutto Arabi for this year's show in Menton.

The Prague Inter Cup held on the 9-10th of June brought several honors to the Michałów-bred EREIRA (Piruet - Elgina/Ekstern). The mare was chosen Inter Cup Senior Reserve Champion Mare, European Cup Senior Champion Mare, Best Mare, Best Mover and received the show's highest score.

Also successful were produce of Michałów-bred mares: WADELIA (Pogrom - Wróżka/Ganges) received the bronze medal of the junior mares in the Inter Cup  finals and a silver medal in the European Cup, whereas EMAR AVI (Empire - El Medisa/Shanghai EA) received the gold medal of the junior stallions in the European Cup.

During the Czech National Championships which took place on June 9th Michałów-bred mares won two medals: ZŁOTA NIĆ (Emigrant - Złota Orda/Pesal) received the silver in the senior mares, while DRAGA (El Nabila B - Diastema/Eldon) the bronze in the same category. Furthermore Draga's daughters, DAMALI (by Chaos Enki) and DAHAB (by Wadis) won the gold and bronze in the junior category.