Arabs at Aachen

Scenes from the All Nations Cup arab horse show at Aachen, 2011. The man in the straw hat who interposes himself between a horse and a handler is Sven Svensson, the ring master during the class. This show was organised under the auspices of the European Conference of Arab Horse Organizations, whose regulations on showing …

Can’t Ride? There’s a Strap for That

The blogger Shame in the Horse Show Ring doesn’t post often, but when she does, there’s a heck of a punch. I would say that these images of twisted snaffles, draw reins,  cranked martingales and curbs (often in mindboggling combination) at the  Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show are jawdropping, but those poor horses don’t have a …