View Full Version : 34 Year Old Arabian (And Rider) Join The Century Club

Mike Matson
Jul. 31, 2011, 08:59 PM

http://www.dressagefoundation.org/Linda ... y_Club.htm (http://www.dressagefoundation.org/Linda_Lester_Century_Club.htm)

And a message from "Mom", the Arabian. :D

http://www.dressagefoundation.org/uploa ... %20Mom.pdf (http://www.dressagefoundation.org/upload/Message%20from%20Mom.pdf)

Jul. 31, 2011, 11:29 PM
19 babies!! Wheew!

Aug. 1, 2011, 03:33 AM
She is still a looker :) (the horse).

Aug. 1, 2011, 06:13 AM
Great story! Thanks.

Chris Rush
Fair Winds Farm

Aug. 1, 2011, 08:54 AM
<like> Kudos to both of them!

Dawn J-L
Aug. 1, 2011, 10:38 AM
19 babies!! Wheew!

And then put back under saddle and happy to "work"! Just fantastic!

Aug. 1, 2011, 01:01 PM
Arabians are pretty incredible that way. I've read and heard many times about Arabians going strong well into their thirties (and once I read about one in his early forties still eagerly self-loading into the trailer to go for trail rides!). What a fabulous breed.

Congrats to horse AND rider! :)

Aug. 1, 2011, 04:26 PM
As a late comer to Arabs I was delighted to see "Mom". There's still hope for me. Check out this one too.


Aug. 1, 2011, 07:02 PM
I tried to look up the story of the forty-something year old I had read about, and didn't see it but found a different story about a 42-year-old mare that still gallops down the trail and looks fabulous :)


Aug. 1, 2011, 07:25 PM
that 42 year old mare looks amazing

Aug. 1, 2011, 08:04 PM

Sx Staley's Gemini and Sx LaQuinta winning the 15 & over class at a major horse show. They were 29 at the time. Gem's last foal was born when he was in his 30s.

Serazim (sire of Snooze Alarm, among others) lived quite a long time too. His final foal crop, gave the son everyone so hoped for. He had very few sons, and most were raced and gelded, and then there was a dry streak, all fillies for many years, so it was awesome that his last foal crop included a full brother to Snooze, and a PB as well. http://public.fotki.com/hypoint/arabians/arabian_directory_s/serazim76bsskichief.html is the only photo I can find of him.