Bravery trial as an essential factor in breeding Arabian horses in Poland
Until recently, placing 3-year old Polish Arabian horses in race training was an undisputed prerequisite, considered on equal footing with the horse’s quality and beauty. However, that situation has changed, and Polish Arabian horses are now being ousted from Polish race tracks by horses unconnected with the Polish Breeding Program.
The Arabian horse sirelines in Polish breeding over the centuries
As early as in 1570 the chief groom of King Sisigmund August – Adam Miciński - wrote about “breeding the Arabian lines” in his book. Unfortunately there are no details about the breeding and after the King’s death the stud was diffused...
Polish Arabian Stud Book 1926-2020
The beginnings of breeding oriental horses on Polish lands date back to legendary times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, which is as far as the 16th and 17th century.