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FILM 'HORSES OF THE EMIR'
Learn about our international film production concerning the famous travels, work and heritage of legendary Count Rzewuski. According to the assumptions of the producer the film is to be broadcast on the international TV channels, as well as to be presented at various film festivals arround the world.
ARABIAN HORSE - WORLD NATURAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
AHCII chairman Łukasz Łuniewski (Lucas Lunevsky) was the first to officially proclaim the need to recognize the Arabian Horse as a part of the World Natural and Cultural Heritage under the UNESCO regulations.
THE OSCARS HAVE BEEN AWARDED, UNANIMOUS VICTORY OF THE WIEŻA MOCY! - SCOTTSDALE 2015
Arabian horse lovers also had their great gala, at the one of the most important and oldest horse show in Scottsdale, Arizona in the United States. The show lasted 10 days (10 – 22 February) and was organized by the Arabian Horse Association of Arizona. It was the 60th time that Scottsdale hosted Arabian stars. The number proved very fortunate for SK Michałów. see more...
HORSE DRAWN CARRIAGES MANUFACTURED BY SLAVEK-KUTSCHEN
The construction of horse drawn carriages, their tradition going back hundreds of years, requires in-depth knowledge and a great deal of patience from contemporary builders. The multitude of details and their variety makes this an art that is not available to everyone. The highly qualified staff working in the SLAVEK KUTSCHEN manufactory meet with new challenges every day in order to fulfill the most sophisticated demands of our clients. see more...
WORLD ARABIAN CHAMPIONSHIP PARIS 2014
During the last weekend of November (28 – 30.11) Paris, the cultural capital of the world and an ever-living city, became the capital of Arabian horses and host to a circle of world class celebrities. Among them the best of the best – the Michałowice Stud which won the title of the Best Breeder! But that is not all …
In 2014 the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre hosted the World Arabian Championship for the sixth time. On Friday (28.12) the mares’ qualifiers took place, the stallions’ qualifiers on Saturday (29.12), and Sunday (30.12) was the day of impatiently awaited finals. Some surprises were in store, as well as long speculations about who will win the most coveted titles.
The Polish team put up an excellent performance, winning four medals: gold was awarded to Pustynia Kahila, silver to Morion and two bronze medals to Emira and Equator. Top Ten titles were awarded to Zigi Zana and Wilda. see more...
EWA IMIELSKA - HEBDA - ARABIAN HORSE PHOTO GALLERY
We had yet another chance to proudly listen to the Polish national anthem! This time it was during the European Championship, which was held on 25-26 October at the Azelhof equestrian centre near Lier. All that because of Equator from Michałów, which has been reigning as the European Champion. However, it does not end there; Poland also won seven medals! see more...
CHEVAL LIBERTE TRAILERS AND HORSE TRANSPORTERS – HORSE TRANSPORT IN A NUTSHELL
Everyone who is in some way related to horses will eventually find themselves in a situation where transporting a horse from A to B becomes necessary. You may have some doubts as to how, what with and by whom your horse should be transported. Debon is a leader among horse trailer manufacturers. In Europe, it is known as Cheval Liberte. Drawing on many years of their experience, Cheval Liberte elaborate on the topic of horse transport. see more...
VI POLISH SPORT CHAMPIONSHIP AND AUTUMN PURE-BRED ARABIAN SHOW IN JANÓW PODLASKI
On the October weekend of 10 – 12.10 the 2014 Autumn Arabian Auction took place in Janów Podlaski. It was combined with the Autumn Arabian Show and the Polish Pure-bred Arabian Sport Championship 2014. The contestants participated in Dressage, Show Jumping, Hunter Pleasure and Classic Pleasure classes, and in a Ladies English Side Saddle competition. It was the lady riders in their magnificent gowns who attracted most attention. The colourfull autumn leaves floating in the air made a superb background for them. In fact what place other than Janów can make a more beautiful setting for welcoming autumn? see more...
XXXII NATIONS CUP IN AACHEN
Polish pure-bred Arabian horses constantly prove that they are unequalled. Both the Nations’ Cup as well as the Breeders’ Cup fell into Polish hands! This was the eighth time in history that Poland won the Nation’s Cup, Lady Harmsworth’s Trophy, and the fifth time we took the Breeder’s Cup, that is Major Hedley’s Trophy. The Dąbrowski Mazurka was indeed a delight to our ears… The XXXII Nations’ Cup in Aachen took place on 27 – 28 September, the organizer of this prestigious event being the German Arabian Breeder’s Union. Our representatives left Poland on Tuesday. The group included horses from SK Michałów, SK Janów Podlaski, Falborek Arabians Stud of Mr and Mrs Goździalski and Chrcynno-Pałac of Mr and Mrs Poszepczyński, Best Arabians of Mr W. Parczewski and Mr and Mrs M. J. Pietrzak. see more...
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES DAY IN WARSAW'S SŁUŻEWIEC
On Sunday, 24th August, we attended one of the most important events that take place in Służewiec in Warsaw – the United Arab Emirates Day. It was held for the fifth time, and this year the Al Khalediah Poland Cup race was organised for the first time, under the auspices of the Polska AKF stud. The race was won by Aziz ridden by Martin Srnec, who left behind the favourite Ouzbeks du Panjshir ridden by Piotr Krowicki. Via Verdi Kossack ridden by S. Mazur came third, followed by T. Lukasek on Cepton. The race closed the AAl Khalediah European Arabian Horse Festival organised by the Polska AKF stud from Nowe Wrońska. Wonderful crystal trophies were funded by the Julia Glassworks from Piechowice, a partner of the Polish Institute of Equestrian Culture (PIKJ). see more...
2014 AL KHALEDIAH EUROPEAN ARABIAN HORSE FESTIVAL AT THE POLSKA AKF STUD
The fanfares of Janów have not yet died down and we have not had time to start missing the show atmosphere, when another opportunity came up to admire the success of Polish horses. A triumph of Michałów Arabians, excellent organization, beautiful weather and a set of celebrated guests, this can be the only appropriate summary of the international show of the Al Khalediah European Arabian Horse Festival held in Poland for the first time and organized by the stud Polska AKF in Nowe Wrońska. The entire set up was at top level, with His Royal Highness Khaled Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, owner of AKF, among the attendees. The Festival was held under the honorary patronage of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and was hosted by the owner himself, His Royal Highness Khaled Bin Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. see more...
EXCLUSIVE YACHTS BY DELPHIA YACHTS
Delphia Yachts Kot Sp. J. was launched in 1990 and has become the largest builder of luxury yachts in Poland. The boats in our fleet range are in length from 7 to 15 meters with detailed specifications unique to the client. see more...
ARABIAN HORSE DAYS 2014 IN JANÓW PODLASKI
Arabian horses are the pride of Polish horse breeding. They are a symbol of the Poles’ love of horses and horsemanship that is many centuries old. The Arabian Horse Days are a great festival for breeders, trainers and stud employees, a celebration of their hard work, often taking years for results to be seen. The uniqueness of Arabian horses is appreciated all over the world, which was demonstrated by the exceptional gesture of the son of the heir to the throne of Bahrain, Prince Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa. The Prince of Bahrain presented a wonderful gift to Deputy Prime Minister Janusz Piechociński, the stallion Kuhailan Afas Maidaan. The stallion was bred in the royal stables of the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. In his speech the prince underlined the world class of Polish Pure Bred Arabians. The Stallion Kuhailan Afas Maidaan will be become a part of the Janów stock.
During the auction the presence of Shirley Watts, wife of Charlie Watts, the Rolling Stones’ drummer, was visible as usual. Mrs Watts is an unchanging admirer of the Polish “pearls”. The main host of the Arabian Horse Days was Mr Leszek Świętochowski, President of the Agency for Rural Property. Among the guests were Mr Dariusz Młotkiewicz, Secretary of State in the Office of the President of the Republic of Poland, and Deputy Speaker of the Parliament, Mr Eugeniusz Grzeszczak. see more...
The Arabian Derby at the Służewiec Race Course – 27 July 2014
The sounds of the classical 2400 m Derby for three-year-old Thoroughbreds have not died down yet (the race took place on 5 July) while the admirers of this sport are already looking forward to the blue ribbon for four-year-old Arabians, which is also called the Derby. It is a spectacular race because the horses, racing over a distance of 3000 m, pass by the spectators’ stands twice. see more...
11th European Sports Championship for Arabian Horses in Janów Podlaski
Last weekend, 18-20 July, the Janów Podlaski Stud hosted a prestigious event, the 11th European Sports Championship for Arabian Horses. 67 horses from 5 European countries took part. Alongside horses from Polish herds, it was attended by horses from Austria, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and the UK. The Championship was held in compliance with the ECAHO rules. The competitions included Dressage, Show Jumping and Western Pleasure. The magic of Janów Podlaski combined with the unusual view of riders wearing cowboy hats and elegant ladies in beautiful historical outfits accompanied by galloping horses allowed the audiences and the participants to travel in time. Let us relive it all... see more...
CLASSIC FURNITURE BY RAD-POL
The company keeps track of new trends in furniture design and does not limit its offer to classic, period styles. We continue to look for aesthetic challenges and meet them by executing unique collections of designer furniture. see more...
In the French climate - Mediterranean & Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championships.
Menton is a town in southern France, along the Franco-Italian border. It has been known among tourists as la perle de la France, that is "the pearl of France". It was in Menton that Arabian horse breeders celebrated the first day of summer. All because of the Mediterranean & Arab Countries Arabian Horse Championships held on 21-22 June 2014. Middle Eastern stables made up the majority of visitors to the event. The jury comprised a group of seven jurors: Koenraad Detailleur (Belgium), Manfred Hain (Germany), Murillo Kammer (Brasil), Francesco Santoro (Italy), Renata Schibler (Switzerland), along with Poland's representative, Dr Marek Trela. see more..
24th Pure Arabian Youth Spring Show in Białka
On the weekend of 7-8 June 2014 the 24th Pure Arabian Youth Spring Show took place in Białka. The Białka Stallion Depot has been hosting this important event, which has been focusing on the best Arabian horses in Poland, for many years. Let us recall that the First Pure Arabian Youth Horse Show was held on 1983 in Łąck, while the second, in 1988, was already held in Białka.
The Białka show is a warm-up and foretaste of what we may expect to see at the National Cup in Janów Podlaski. It enjoys a great deal of popularity and presents the best achievements of Polish Arabian horse breeding. The horses are professionally evaluated by ECAHO judges.
In past centuries horse-drawn carriages were, and still are today, not only an object used for moving from place to place, go hunting or for a walk, or for the unique sport of carriage driving. They were also an element of prestige that reflected the wealth of their owner. Depending on the type of carriage, the type of fabric used for upholstery and who built them it was possible to assess the class of the carriage. see more...
The 75th anniversary of the sport of kings at the Warsaw Służewiec race course. The new racing season is due to start on 26 April.
The jubilee 2014 season in Warsaw will last for 54 days and the total prize money in the races will be PLN 8 152 900. The first race is scheduled for Saturday, 26 April, the last for Sunday 23 November. Another season of great racing emotions lies ahead. The fun starts on Saturday at 13.15. Everybody is invited! see more...
2013 End of Racing Season Gala
On 16 December represenatives of the Polish horse racing community met at the annual Gala Celebrations organized by Totalizator Sportowy. Traditionally during the meeting prizes were given to winners of 10 categories to summarize the 2013 season which ended at the end of November. The Best Jockey was once again Szczepan Mazur. The Best Trainer prize returned to Andrzej Walicki. The title of Horse of the Year was awarded to Patronus, who was sensational during the past season. see more...
World Arabian Horse Championship in Paris.
The 34th World Arabian Horse Championship was held as part of the Salon du Cheval at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Centre. The Championship program was divided between three days: Friday (29.11) – mares qualifiers, Saturday (30.11.2013) – stallions qualifiers, Sunday (1.12.) – finals. The Polish horses started their journey to France already on Monday. see more...
PRIDE OF POLAND -18 VIII 2013 - AUCTION HORSES GALLERY