ArabianCentric Spotlight

Alesia ENB

Rae-Dawn: Forward Momentum With Bountiful Rewards

October 8, 2023

It was a crisp, sunny winter’s Scottsdale morning back in January of 2021 when Murray and Shirley Popplewell, along with resident trainer Alcides Rodrigues, vis more

Rae-Dawn… a 25 year reflection of grass-roots beginnings, turned global aspirations

July 3, 2023

When looking ahead, 25 years seems like such a long time. But if asking Murray and Shirley Popplewell how 25 years has changed their landscape from being involved more

Alesia ENB… the beauty of predictability

December 27, 2022

Perhaps the greatest lesson any breeder learns or realizes over the years of breeding Arabian horses is that the results of breeding is anything but guaranteed. H more

Rae-Dawn Arabians… Pride, passion, & the future!

October 12, 2022

It all starts so unassumingly… you visit friends who own Arabian horses, not even quite understanding the breed or any of the specifics—and immediately the ho more

Rae-Dawn Arabians… Our future, our foundation!

September 30, 2021

As the morning orange sun rises over Scottsdale’s Sonoran Desert, a crystal-clear blue-sky breaks dawn on a new day of happenings on Arabian Park Drive, the hea more

Making her mark… MD Massima

October 15, 2020

Murray and Shirley Popplewell have achieved a great deal as breeders and owners of world-class Arabian horses. And, along with thousands of other enthusiasts, the more

Hennessey Arabians… a magical place!

March 9, 2020

Hennessey Arabians has captured the heart and wonder of nearly every person that has visited since its inception in 2007. Frank Hennessey’s dream of building a more

Vegaz: Supreme Show Horse, Superior Sire

November 17, 2019

The cheers from the crowd were deafening as the judges at the 2010 United States National English Pleasure Championship called for a work-off between the top two more

TF Afrikhan Shah… never looked so good!

April 29, 2019

TF Afrikhan Shah now stands at European Training Center in Sint-Truiden, Belgium. Johanna Ullstrom manages “Teddy” (as his closest fans have grown accustomed more

Giana Leah PCF… the dream realized!

May 29, 2018

Merriam-Webster defines lifestyle as, “the typical way of life of an individual, group or culture.” Over the last twenty-plus years, Shirley and Murray Popple more

Belladonna AT – Imagination meets reality!

November 3, 2017

Quality is an undeniable trait that can be seen from a mile away but more appreciated up close. To be of high quality, one must meet or go beyond the breed standa more

Europe has called… Montana Firenze has landed

March 17, 2017

MONTANA FIRENZE has a internationally successful heritage. He is a paternal brother to World Champion *ALMA AL TIGLIO, to Dubai International Gold Champion Colt K more

A once in a lifetime filly… Mystic Magnolia PF

October 19, 2016

Once apon a time... came a once in a lifetime filly. The ever so beautiful Mystic Magnolia PF, sired by Ever After NA and out of Mystic Rose BHF, by Padrons Psych more

The Platinum one returns… Baanderos!

March 15, 2016

There is something magical that surrounds the platinum white stallion Baanderos - to narrow it down to one quality is beyond impossible. Born in 2005, it was appa more

Love and passion that is Jade Creek Arabians

June 15, 2015

It wasn't until one of my first trips to Santa Ynez back in 2008 that I visited the Jade Creek Arabians and Mr. Manny Lawrence. It was a visit I can still rememb more

Armstrong Arabians… producing champions!

February 11, 2015

Armstrong Arabians, LLC is located in Western Michigan and is owned and operated by Ron and Laura Armstrong. The Armstrong’s are committed to breeding Arabian h more

Rumina Afire+… Making the mare movement!

October 18, 2014

The Story of Rumina Afire++ begins back East in St. Clair, Michigan as a four-year old. A phone call one Spring afternoon from horseman Ray LaCroix saying that he more

*Ecaho, a Polish Legend!

April 28, 2014

One can hardly sum up Ecaho's legendary status in the pantheon of great and important Polish Arabian stallions. It is not overstating to say that words do not suf more