The Arabians Ltd. staff are proud to announce a collaboration with The Pyramid Society. In conjunction with its 2nd annual Breeders Symposium, to be held at the site of the former Bentwood Farm in September, Arabians Ltd. will host a closing lunch for all attendees at its farm, just down the road from Highlander Ranch, the site of the Symposium.
As Lifetime Members of The Pyramid Society, Arabians Ltd. owners Judy and Jim Sirbasku have long been supporters of its mission and values. Judy and Jim are celebrating 30 years as breeders of Egyptian Arabian horses in 2008 and credit The Pyramid Society for bringing together a group of like-minded people to share ideas and celebrate together every June.
At the 2008 Scottsdale All-Arabian Horse Show, a Thee Infidel son was the highest placing Egyptian Arabian at the show! Thee Kaffir AA (Thee Infidel x AK Pasha Sharoufa) placed in the ribbons in performance classes all over the show.
His ribbons included:
- 3rd place Jumpers
- 4th place Sport Horse In-Hand ATH and Work Hunter
- 5th place: Sport Horse Undersaddle Stallions
- 6th Place: Work Hunter, Hunt Hack, Sport Horse In-Hand Open, Work Hunter Under Saddle
Thee Kaffir AA is owned by Patricia and Harley Delano of Aralia Arabians.
At the 2008 Cowtown Classic show in Ft. Worth, TX, Arabians Ltd. proved that their current show string is formidable!
Arabians Ltd.’s magnificent grey sire, Mishaal HP, the 2007 Egyptian Event Reserve Senior Champion Stallion, was awarded the Champion Stallion title of the Cowtown Classic, and was led to his victory by Head Trainer Luis Paniagua.
We’re honored to announce that Modern Arabian Horse magazine has selected Arabians Ltd. and owners Jim and Judy Sirbasku as one of the top 100 most significant contributions to the Arabian horse breed over the last 100 years. Modern Arabian Horse is the official publication of the Arabian Horse Association, the U.S.’ official breed registry for Arabian horses. Featured as #75 on an illustrious list of the last century’s most important events, breeders, and innovations of the breed, Jim and Judy Sirbasku are prominently featured on pages 144-145 of the magazine. It is a great honor befitting the Sirbaskus to be recognized by the breed association for Arabians Ltd.’s long-standing commitment to making Arabian horse ownership a viable business, to client services, to education, and to breeding an unprecedented number of champion Egyptian Arabian horses.
Magazine feature photo: Jim and Judy Sirbasku stand with Bobby Boggs and Thee Desperado after his US National Reserve Champion victory.
Congratulations to the striking young Egyptian Arabian stallion, The Bandera (Alixir x Arabella MCA by Thee Infidel), for his recent Reserve Championship win in the Junior Hunter class at the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the world’s largest Arabian horse show! He adds this to an impressive Top Ten finish in the Arabian Hunter Pleasure Futurity at the 2007 US Nationals in October!
Our 2008 Arabian foals are arriving regularly, and they are all we’d been hoping for and anticipating this foaling season! Check out our new foals page for daily updates on who foaled last night, descriptions of all of the foals born on the farm, and pictures. Better yet, contact us to schedule a time to come meet these youngsters for yourself!
Photo by Randi Clark.
SA Theemoondancer, an 11-year-old grey Egyptian Arabian stallion, was awarded the 2007 Zone 8 Reserve Champion Amateur Owner Jumper Award by the US Hunter Jumper Association! His division was for jumps 4 feet to 4 feet 6 inches tall–quite a height! Moondancer (Thee Desperado x AK Shalina) was bred by Sharon Kettwich, is proudly owned by Stella Conklin, and was trained and ridden to his award by Dianna Conklin.
The Sequel RCA’s full younger brother, MS Tewfik, is proving the beauty, consistency and athleticism of our Egyptian Arabian bloodlines yet again. By Thee Desperado and out of his full sister, La Marsala, the 3-year-old black stallion was named 2007 Sport Horse Nationals Top Ten 2-Year-Old Colt!
Congratulations to Naem Al Jahaini and the King Abdul Aziz Arabian Horse Center of Saudi Arabia on the recent purchase and exportation of The Sequel RCA’s handsome brother MS Marsali (Thee Desperado x La Marsala). Marsali, bred by Tom and Martha Salome, is a younger full brother to our Egyptian Event Reserve Supreme Champion Stallion and up-and-coming sire The Sequel RCA.
Thee Cover Girl, a straight Egyptian Arabian Thee Desperado daughter owned by HRH King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, produced this year’s Reserve Senior Champion Mare at Germany’s All Nations Cup! Her 2000 Arabian filly Bint Al Shamal, sired by Koronec, received her ribbon shown by our friend Frank Spoenle for King Abdullah.