KFArtisticLady

KF Artistic Lady

 

“Lady” won numerous championships in Half-Arabian English Pleasure, Native Costume, and Show Hack. Even after her retirement from the show ring, she was a wonderful horse to ride and a favorite to take to Addicks Reservoir for a romp out in the open. Lady leaves behind one fabulous son, which we continue to enjoy at Magic Moments: Party Tyme MM.

 


Lady was definitely cut from a different cloth than most horses. It took a special relationship between Granger and Lady to have the success in the show ring that the two of them achieved. Lady loved to be flashy and fast in the show ring, at home, or even out on the trail. There was nothing better for an adrenalin rush than riding Lady. You never knew what to expect from her... But whatever she did, it was always fun!!

 

 

Detailed Information on KF Artistic Lady:

 

Sire:

DW Bonfire

Dam:

Artistic Talent

Foaled Date:

2/2/1990

Gender:

Mare

Breed:

½ Arabian ½ Saddle Bred

Color:

Chestnut

Height:

15'2"

 

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DA Melt Down
 
Granger purchased melt down from Dolorosa Arabian as a 3 year old. He was to be her next Country English horse. She showed him a couple of times in that class and "Melty" let her know that this was not his career of choice. So at the next horse show, Granger decided to just tack him as a Hunter Pleasure horse, braid him up, enter the class, and see what happened.
 
After that they showed in the Hunter Pleasure division for a couple of years and had a great time. Melty then decided that he was bored with Hunter Pleasure and that he would really like Dressage. He spent about six years of his show career as a Dressage horse, and really seemed to enjoy this type of work. He was schooling second level when he struck a career ending health issue.
 
Granger lost Melt Down when he suffered from an extreme case of founder. Melty was the big, bay gelding that Granger could go to when she was having a bad day, sit in his stall, and he somehow made everything better. He was a great listener and the perfect kisser! He would move her hair around on her head with his muzzle while seeming to say "life always gets better".
 
For many, it is a once in a lifetime experience to have such a close, personal relationship with a horse, just between the two of you. We know Melty is up with some of his other barn mates prancing around a Dressage arena with perfect footing; his favorite thing!
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Sire:        Enoss

Dam:      Cesarzowa

Foaled:  5/29/1986

Gender: Stallion

Breed:    Pure Polish Arabian

Color:     Grey

Height:   15 Hands


This pure Polish stallion comes from classic bloodlines and has a power house pedigree. His sire, *Enoss, was bred by Janow Podlaski and was 1981 Polish National stallion.

Ukzmal is a hidden treasure we purchased from a Sannes Arabians in North Dakota. In addition to Ukzmal, we purchased three of his get: Katcha, Petula and Justajoi. These fabulously athletic mares are willing to work and are a pleasure to ride.

Petula has a solid show record in Sport Horse halter and performance horses. Petula is showing 2nd level Dressage and is working on 3rd level movements. In 2009 she produced a beautiful filly, American Thunder MM, by our leopard Appaloosa stallion Thunder Bay May.  This typey bay filly has a white blanket and the athleticism of both sire and dam.

 

Petula’s most recent accomplishments:

NTAHC Shootout, November 2011: First in ATR First and Second Level Dressage; Third in Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle ATR

2011 Region 9 Sport Horse Championship Show: Reserve Champion in Arabian Sport Horse Show Hack, Open & ATR; Top 4 in Arabian Sport Horse Under Saddle, Open & ATR; Top 3 in ATR Second Level Dressage

 

Katcha, a 16-hand grey mare, is part of our program to breed typey, athletic performance horses.

 

In 2010 Ukzmal sired Catch the Butterfly MM, a bay filly out of Parvana, one of Magic Moments Stable’s most successful Sport Horse competitors.

 

Catch’s recent accomplishments:

Houston All Arabian Show, January 2011: Reserve Champion Arabian Sport Horse Mares In-Hand; 2nd place in the qualifying class

Houston All Arabian Sport Horse Show, January 2011: Champion Arabian Sport Horse Mares In-Hand; 1st in the qualifying class

 

Ukzmal is enrolled in the Sport Horse Nationals Pay Back program, which makes his offspring eligible to win prize money if they earn Champion/Reserve and/or Top Ten in a Payback class at the Arabian Sport Horse Nationals

Retired From Breeding, However we have some of his get.

 

 

 

 

Sire:       Bey Shah

Dam:     HL Serenity

Foaled:  8/12/1996

Gender:  Gelding

Breed:    Arabian

Color:     Chestnut

Height:   15'1" 

 

The Durdin’s purchased DA Joshah as a 3 year old from Dolorosa Arabians. Two months after his purchase, with only three months of training under saddle, he earned a U.S National Top Ten in the Arabian Hunter Pleasure Snaffle Bit Futurity. After this stunning show ring debut, Joshah came home to Texas.

 

The following January Joshah sustained a serious injury to his front right leg and was stall-bound for over six weeks. He made a full recovery and with Granger in the saddle, went on to win numerous blue ribbons in Hunter Pleasure, AAOTR, Open and Junior Horse classes. Joshah had a couple of nicknames that fit him well. “Baby Shah” paid homage to his sunny, child-like disposition. He was also known as “Band-Aid Joey” because he seemed to always nick or scrape himself just before an important show.

 

Joshah’s great personality is much missed at the barn and in the show ring. He was a wonderful friend and partner we will remember forever.

 

 

 

 

 

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