Friday, September 27, 2013

Great Britain: Shahkeira Wins Highest Futurity Evaluation Score - Full Article

Equestrian by Kathryn Pearn, September 25, 2013

THE potential endurance horse, Shahkeira, gained the highest score ever awarded to an endurance horse in the 2013 Baileys Horse Feeds/British Equestrian Federation Futurity Evaluation series held at Tall Trees Arena, Camelford.

Jo Claridge from Phoenix Field Arabians, Cardinham, has been breeding horses for 23 years and Shahkeira is out of her mare, Shahlua.

The filly scored 9.23 to emerge with an elite premium indicating that this youngster has the potential and outlook to perform at international level.

"Shahkeira is the sixth foal we've bred from Shahlua and the fifth one by R Ali Bey," said Jo. "Shahkeira's full brothers, Ali Shahrif and Ali Shahmahl did well at the Futurity and Ali Shamahl has just competed in his first pleasure ride..."

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