Present your best Straight Egyptian Arabian Horses

All participating horses shall be registered as Straight Egyptian Arabians as per Definition of the Pyramid Society Europe. 

The breeder can participate and enter his/her horse/horses according to one or more of the below four classes:

  •  For Straight Egyptian Arabian Stallions (minimum 3 years old)

 General Condition:

The Stallions have to be either owned or leased by persons with European citizenship or in possession of a permanent residence permit, who own and operate a stud farm for Straight Egyptian Arabians in Europe.

CLASS 1) Stallions without offspring  (with a minimum of one stallion )

Presentation: Stallions will be shown individually in hand or under saddle and in a Stallion Parade (in hand only)

CLASS 2) Stallions with a minimum of two and maximum five offspring

Presentation: The stallions will be shown with their offspring and in a Stallion Parade (in hand only)        
Liberty presentation of Stallions is not recommended but possible under full liability and responsibility of the Stallion owner.

 

  • Straight Egyptian Arabian Mares

General Condition:  The Mares have to be owned by persons with European citizenship or in possession of a permanent residence permit, who own and operate a stud farm for Straight Egyptian Arabians in Europe.

CLASS 3) Straight Egyptian Arabian Mare Families

A mare with at least two offspring (own daughters or sons, or an own daughter or son with one granddaughter/son). In case of a daughter/son or granddaughter/son having been sold, the new owner may enter the horse to complete the mare’s family group. In such cases several breeders/owners may put together a family group.
In case the 'foundation mare' of the family is either no longer alive or old and therefore not in the condition 
to be shown, at least 3 representatives of the mare (daughters or sons and / or grand daughters or sons) need to be shown.

Presentation: In hand and liberty. In case an offspring is presented with both, its sire (in Class 2) and its dam (Class 3 or 4), it may only be shown once in liberty.


CLASS 4) A group of homebred Straight Egyptian Arabians

A minimum of FOUR Straight Egyptian Arabians which represent the breeding program of the farm. Not more than two males shall be included in the group       

Presentation: In hand and liberty. In case an offspring is presented with both, its sire (in Class 2) and its dam (Class 3 or 4), it may only be shown once in liberty.

 

Please note: Stallions can be shown in all Classes (1 - 4) if they fulfill the above mentioned requirements.

 

  • Closing Date of Horse Entries: 15.June 2018
  • All horses must be free from infection and from a home stock free of epidemic diseases. They must be effectively vaccinated against Influenza.
  • Only A maximum of 10 horses per participant is allowed.
  • Multiple owners can create a group to represent the breeding program.
  • One groom of the participant to be on-side per 4 horses.
  • Participants are advised to ensure having the health or such travel documents for their horses which might be required to cross the border to the Netherlands.      
  • The Organizing Team has the right to limit the numbers of participants and aims to have a maximum of diversity with the Straight Egyptian strains and families.
  • Grain food for the horses shall be provided by the owner/participant.
  • Water, hay, bedding material (only straw) will be available at the venue.
  • Stable equipment has to be provided by the exhibitors.
  • Grooms shall assist their colleagues in presenting each group of horses, in order to create a fluent presentation of the individual breeders’ program. A briefing for the grooms/handlers shall be held on the day before the Festival.
  • It shall be clear that this is not a horse show, no tensed stand-up is required. Horses only have to behave correctly and shall be presented in a relax atmosphere.
  • Dress Code: The organizing team requests the grooms and handlers who are presenting the horses to wear dark jeans and the organizing team will provide them polo shirts with NOBLE logo.
  • A catalogue (A4 format) will be created with information on the festival, the participating stud farms, and the horses. Each stud farm (participant) will be given one page in the catalogue for its logo, address and contact details, and photographs. The following page will list the information on the participating horses.
    It would greatly help the commentator if you could provide him with written information on your stud farm and your breeding program (including the dame line, name, color, DOB, breeder, owner, strain & family, 3 generation pedigree).
  • The participant may also bring his stud/farm brochures.
  • The organization and the owner and team of Sham Stables are not liable for damages and accidents to participants, grooms, audience or fittings, nor are they liable for theft.
  • No compensation for transport costs will be granted.

             Communication for the registration of the horses and relevant clarification is with:

             Mr. Geert Oben.

             Mobile: + 31 6 18 33 74 44

             E-mail:  Geert@noblefestival.com