AHW Oct '17 | The Global Influence of *Estopa, and How Sigi Siller's Breeding Choices Profoundly Changed Arabian Breeding Throughout the World
AHW Oct '17 | "Forgotten Foundations: A Photographic Record of Om El Arab's Original Foundation Mares
Perspectives by Janina: The Way Things Were
When my mom started breeding Arabian horses in 1970, there was a different atmosphere in the industry. Breeders traveled to each other’s farms to see the horses, to brainstorm and to learn. Often these visits involved many hours of passionate discourse giving people a way to share knowledge and ideas. The internet has taken this organic way of learning away from us. With the swipe of a finger or a click of a mouse, we can conveniently
2018 Om El Arab OPEN HOUSE
Come see the stallions, mares, and foals of one of the most illustrious and longest-running private breeding programs in the world. You'll enjoy a presentation of generational mare families, 2018 babies, and of course, the royal stallion roster of Om El Arab. Want to understand more of the pedigree behind now-famous Om El Erodite and other superstars? Come to the broodmare source for potent, linebred type that is an ideal outcross for virtually any international
Perspectives by Janina: Reflecting on Lenita and Sigi
(Pictured left to right: Lenita, Sigi and Marietta Salas of Ses Planes) What an interesting and uplifting exercise it is to contemplate the lives of two of the most influential breeders of our time: Lenita Perroy and Sigi Siller. My mother Sigi founded Om El Arab in 1970 in the Black Forest region of Germany. My mother and father imported 18 mares from Spain and three horses from Egypt as the foundation of the Om El Arab breeding program.