News

The source for all the latest news regarding Mulawa-bred horses both at home and around the world.

2014-2015 Breeder of the Year

We are tremendously pleased to announce that for both 2014 & 2015, Mulawa Arabian Stud was honoured as Purebred Breeder of the Year at the Australian National Championships. These awards were announced at the Annual General Meeting of the Arabian Horse Society of Australia in late March. The late Mulawa chief sire MAGNUM FORTY FOUR was also honoured as Purebred Sire of the Year for a record fifth time. We are incredibly thankful to the the many breeders both in Australia and around the world whose decades of dedication to the Arabian horse have contributed to our success. We look forward with great expectation to a bright future for the Arabian horse here at home and all across the globe.

KLASS | WAHO Horse of the Year

Setting industry records and redefining the standard of excellence for the Arabian breed worldwide is just another day in the life of KLASS, born in January 2003 and proudly bred by Mulawa Arabian Stud. Mulawa is incredibly proud to accept the honour of 2015 Australian WAHO Horse of the Year for KLASS. As the classic Arabian ambassador and consummate versatile equine, KLASS continues to raise the bar of excellence in his native Australia, while elevating the aspirations of Arabian breeding worldwide.

An ANGEL in Vegas

Congratulations to VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI, who made her Senior Mare debut at the Arabian Breeders World Cup in Las Vegas this afternoon. Scoring an impressive 339 points, VALENTINO'S ANGEL was named World Cup Champion Four Year Old Mare! VALENTINO'S ANGEL was once again handled by Andrew Sellman of Argent Farms. A special thank to the entire Argent Farms staff for your superb care. ANGEL is proudly owned by HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud of Al Mohamadia Farms - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Thank you to Prince Abdullah, and the Dr. Bruce & Karin McCrea for your continued faith in ANGEL. She was honoured with the Supreme Bronze Senior Mare Championship on Sunday afternoon!

The National Champion Mares of Mulawa

For over four decades, mares have been the cornerstone of the Mulawa program. Proudly stewarding 16 dam families from 12 unique dam lines, Mulawa has thoughtfully assembled and bred a world-class collection of broodmares that continue to raise the standard of excellence in Australia. From this superb group of mares, Mulawa is honoured to have bred the last successive five Australian National Champion Mares. Each of these Australian National Champions represents a unique Mulawa dam family, while several of these mares have already gone on to produce champion progeny of their own.

Aristocrat Dam | ALWAYS AN ANGEL

ALWAYS AN ANGEL made Arabian breed history at the 2015 Australian Championships with her son VANGELIS MI & daughter ALWAYS VALENTINE MI. Both were awarded highest scoring horse in their respective divisions, joining their sister, United States & Canadian National Champion VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI, as unanimous Australian National Champions. A special thank you to Dan & Maureen Grossman as well as David Boggs for sharing DA VALENTINO, the sire of each of these exceptional horses, with the Mulawa program.

Bronze Champion in Dubai | KLASSICAL DREAM MI

Congratulations to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for the latest international success of KLASSICAL DREAM MI! Winning the class for Four to Six Year Old Mares at the Dubai International Arabian Horse Championships, KLASSICAL DREAM went on to be named Bronze Champion Senior Mare amongst elite competition at her second ECAHO title show. With her success in Dubai, KLASSICAL DREAM can now claim championship honours, incredibly, on five continents. A special thank you to the entire team at Al Khalediah Stables, especially Sheikh Mutlaq bin Mashref, Philippe Hosay & Mario Gallager, for your extraordinary success with DREAM.

Unanimous National Champion | ALWAYS VALENTINE MI

In unprecedented fashion, ALWAYS VALENTINE MI has finished her Senior Mare season in Australia undefeated and a unanimous Australian National Champion! From September 2014 to March 2015, ALWAYS VALENTINE was shown just four times at the continent's leading events, each time emerging victorious. This past season marked the debut of ALWAYS VALENTINE MI on home soil, as she had previously been campaigned as a Two Year Old in North America with Andrew Sellman and Argent Farms. With her record-setting show career behind her, ALWAYS VALENTINE will now resume her broodmare duties in the Mulawa breeding program.

RACQUEL MI | The Promise of Poland at Mulawa

Mulawa is delighted to announce the success of RACQUEL MI, as both Australian National & East Coast Reserve Champion Yearling Filly. RACQUEL is the first Mulawa-bred daughter of POGROM to be shown in Australia. Through her multi-international champion sire, RACQUEL introduces the influence of Poland's phenomenally successful "P" line to the Mulawa breeding program. RACQUEL is uniquely blessed with a second influence of living legend MARWAN AL SHAQAB through her extraordinary dam RIMARAA. A special thank you to Gene Reichardt, Marek Trela & David Boggs for making the dream of RACQUEL MI a reality.

A KLASS All His Own

The Australian National Championships once again proved extremely successful for the get of KLASS . With a universally acclaimed reputation for siring horses of the highest calibre, KLASS continues to rewrite the record books in Australia and raise the standard of excellence for the Arabian breed worldwide. Reigning Australian National Champions KLASSICAL PRESENCE MI - 2014 National Champion Junior Filly - and KLASSICAL DEVOTION MI - 2014 National Champion Yearling Filly - both returned to compete for Mulawa in the Junior Filly division. Each became the highest scoring filly in their respective age divisions, with KLASSICAL PRESENCE earning the highest score amongst all the female entrants at the show.

MAGNUM FORTY FOUR | National Championships Leading Sire

The 2015 Australian National Championships proved once again a very successful event for the descendants of MAGNUM FORTY FOUR. In both the halter and performance rings, three generations of MAGNUM FORTY FOUR get earned over 45 National Championship titles at Australia's most prestigious event. MAGNUM FORTY FOUR already holds the record as the most accomplished sire of Australian National Champion winners, having earned the Leading Sire award at the Australian National Championships an unprecedented four times.

MAXIMILLIANO | Setting the Australian Standard

The 2015 Australian National Championships in Werribee, Victoria proved to be a momentous occasion for MAXIMILLIANO . In a unanimous decision by all three judges, "MAX" was named National Champion Senior Stallion with Jason Hodgins, and in doing so, became the first stallion in Aussie history to be named National Champion in all three age divisions. It is only fitting that MAXIMILLIANO is proudly owned by Kay & Phil Edward of Shane Edward Arabians, since Kay & Phil are responsible for breeding his dam - the incomparable MUSTANG'S MAGNUM . A daughter of Mulawa's supersire MAGNUM FORTY FOUR and the Edward's prize South Australian Champion Mare SAHTARAH , MUSTANG'S MAGNUM was a favorite

TRUST MI | A Journey of Success

Congratulations to TRUST MI on achieving the title of Australian National Reserve Champion Junior Colt! TRUST is proudly owned by Tegan Harris & Aaron Schmidt of South Australia. Purchased as a yearling at the Mulawa Open Day in 2012, TRUST has been a faithful campaigner for the young couple all across Australia. In addition to winning with TRUST at the Australian National Championships, Tegan & Aaron were also very successful with BRANDO MI as National Reserve Champion Junior Gelding. We wish both TRUST & BRANDO continued success in South Australia. May they both continue to bring you joy and happiness for many more years to come!

Australian National Arabian Championships 2015

Congratulations to all the winners at the 2015 Australian National Arabian Championships, held at Werribee National Equestrian Centre in Victoria. Mulawa-bred, owned, trained and shown horses have been rewarded with numerous championship honours both in-hand and halter. We are especially proud of the clean sweep of the gelding category by clients with Mulawa-bred horses, as well as the second successive win for FAMES PHANTOM MI as National Champion Arabian Gelding Under Saddle. Mulawa-bred horses also won both Champion & Reserve Champion in the Junior Filly & Colt divisions, as well as unanimous National Champion Yearling Colt with the high score of the show.

East Coast Championships Success | 2015

Mulawa is incredibly proud of the team of Arabians & Arabian Derivatives that competed at the 2015 East Coast Championships. It was an incredibly successful show for both the halter and performance teams, as well as for Mulawa-bred and Mulawa Community horses. FAMES PHANTOM MI won the East Coast Cup for a second time, giving Mulawa five successive wins in this prestigious competition. Both VANGELIS MI & ALWAYS VALENTINE MI scored big wins in undefeated seasons thus far. Congratulations to all the winners!

KARMAA | 1986-2015

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved KARMAA. The Heart & Soul of Mulawa for over two decades, KARMAA continues to bless breeding programs around the world with four generations of incomparable descendants. Our lives are infinitely richer to have shared 25 wonderful and unforgettable years with you, KARMAA. The celebration of your life is the legacy of the generations yet to come. We thank you for all that you were, all that you are, and all that you continue to be.

Victorian Classic Success

Congratulations are in order for the group of Mulawa-bred horses who recently competed at the Victorian Classic at Werribee Park. Under Shannon Armstrong of the USA, three Mulawa-bred get sired by Australian Champion GUILIANO were named Supreme Champions in each of the purebred divisions, resulting in a clean sweep for sire and breeder. Congratulations to all the owners and exhibitors on your success in Victoria!

Celebrating the Joy of the Season

Each and every day, it is an honour and a privilege for us to be involved with the Arabian horse. We are incredibly thankful for the wonderful and colourful people it has brought into our lives and for the joy, happiness and fulfillment these horses continue to inspire in all of us. We look forward to a bright future for this beloved equine and wish all of those who share our passion for the horse a New Year filled with an abundance of inspiration, aspiration and unqualified success.

Paris Success | KLASSICAL DREAM MI and PRUSSIA MI

Congratulations to Al Khalediah Stables & Al Mohamadia Farm on their success with the Mulawa bred respresentatives competing at the World Arabian Horse Championships at the Salon du Cheval in Paris. Both KLASSICAL DREAM MI & PRUSSIA MI finished second in their qualifying classes with excellent scores, and were both awarded the prestigious title of World Champion Top Ten in their respective divisions. Congratulations to all the proud owners, handlers and managers for believing in the Arabian horses of Mulawa and for choosing them to promote their programs worldwide.

2014 National Stud Show Success

Congratulations to Team Mulawa and the Mulawa community on the recent success at the National Stud Show in Sydney! We are incredibly proud of your achievements in all disciplines. Highlights include a clean sweep of the Yearling Championships by Mulawa-bred horses, full sibling championship wins for ALWAYS VALENTINE MI (Senior Mare) and VANGELIS MI (Yearling Colt), and Supreme Saddle Horse of the Show honours for FAMES PHANTOM MI.

MULAWA INSPIRED | QLD Horse of the Year

Congratulations to MULAWA INSPIRED (Magnum Forty Four x Jiah Aspire by GLF Apollo)! At the 2014 Queensland Arabian Horse of the Year Show, INSPIRED emerged victorious as Champion Purebred Gelding Under Saddle. Later the same day competing against the Champions from the Purebred Stallion & Mare divisions, INSPIRED was sashed Queensland Champion Purebred Horse of the Year. Congratulations to Tahlia & Sharon, Peta & Ashleigh and to MULAWA INSPIRED on all of your well deserved success. We are incredibly proud of how the Mulawa-bred Arabians have brought joy, reward and success into the lives of so many people around the world.

KLASSICAL DREAM MI | Unanimous Champion in Morocco

Congratulations to KLASSICAL DREAM MI on her successive unanimous win! Shown last week during the prestigious Salon du Cheval in El Jadida, Morocco, KLASSICAL DREAM MI was named Gold Champion Senior Mare with full consent from all the judges! Congratulations to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bi Abdul Aziz Al Saud and Al Khalediah Stables, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on this success. Best of luck with DREAM as you continue to promote her under the Al Khalediah banner! 

US National Champion VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI

The best possible news from Tulsa, Oklahoma - VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI has been crowned United States National Champion Three Year Old Filly! Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud and Al Mohamadia Stud of Saudi Arabia! A very special thank you is due to Dr. Bruce McCrea, who believed in ANGEL's potential for international success the very first time her saw her at Mulawa. We look forward to many more years of success for ANGEL yet to come...

KAVALLE MI | US National Reserve Champion

Congratulations to Joanne & Ram Gunabalan and KAVALLE MI! At the United States National Championship in Tulsa, Oklahoma, KAVALLE earned the title of US National Reserve Champion Three Year Old Stallion amongst strong competition from around the world. A special thank you to Andrew Sellman and the entire Argent Farms Team for caring for, promoting and presenting KAVALLE with the utmost respect and attention to detail. Thank you Ram & Joanne for believing in KAVALLE and for providing him the best opportunity to succeed.

Mulawa Symposium | LET'S TALK HORSES

Mulawa is proud to announce that the annual Open Day celebration will now be conducted under a new name: the Mulawa Symposium. Held over two days at the Berrilee location in rural Sydney, the information-rich event entitled "LET'S TALK HORSES" is designed to provide Australians with cutting-edge equine knowledge and access to leading international professionals in their respective fields of expertise, encompassing not only the Arabian horse, Arabian Dervatives, Warmbloods and FEI-level Dressage, but all breeds competing across disciplines from beginner to the highest level of equine sport. Mark your calendars for the first annual Mulawa Symposium: Saturday & Sunday, the 4th & 5th of October.

MULAWA ANGELUS | Top 15 in Normandy

Exciting news from the World Equestrian Games in Normandy! MULAWA ANGELUS, an 11 year old gelding sired by Australian & Brazilian National Champion TS AL MALIK and out the invaluable Mulawa foundation mare M ANGELIQUE, competed under the flag of Thailand for owner Mr. Prutirat Rattanakul Serireongrith, with rider Wipawan Pawitayalarp in the saddle. At the finish, ANGELUS and Wipawan achieved an impressive Top 20 position in 14th place with a total riding time of 09:55:49.

KLASSICAL DREAM MI | Unanimous UKIAHS Gold Champion

Congratulations to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin AbdulAziz Al Saud on the success of KLASSICAL DREAM MI at the United Kingdom International Arabian Horse Show (UKIAHS) in Addington this weekend. Not only did DREAM score the highest marks amongst all the female entries at this all important ECAHO-rated A-show, she was named unanimous Champion Senior Mare from all five international judges. Best of luck to the entire Al Khalediah Team throughout the upcoming show seasons in Europe & the Middle East!

Canadian National Champion | VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI

Our most enthusiastic congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud on the recent crowning of VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI as Canadian National Champion Mare! In a unanimous decision of five judges, VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI became the very first Australian-bred mare to earn the senior mare title of Canadian National Champion and one of the youngest ever at just one month shy of turning three years old. Thank you especially to Dr. Bruce McCrea for believing in ANGEL from the very beginning and for sharing her with the rest of the Arabian community worldwide at the elite level of competition. We wish HRH Prince Abdullah and Al Mohamadia continued success with ANGEL and years of enjoyment with this incredible mare.

KLASSICAL DREAM MI | Gold Champion in Belgium

Congratulations to Al Khalediah Stables & HRH Prince Khaled bbin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud! At the prestigious West Coast Cup in Belgium over the weekend, KLASSICAL DREAM MI was named Gold Champion Mare with Philippe Hosay. This was the second show for KLASSICAL DREAM MI, following her debut at Menton in June. Fresh from her arrival from North America by just four days, DREAM debuted in spectacular style by winning her class, defeating two former World Champions in the process. We are thrilled for DREAM's continued international success. Best of luck to HRH Prince Khaled and Al Khalediah as they enjoy further success with DREAM throughout the 2014 show season.

Region 14 Champion | VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI

Congratulations to VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI on winning the Region 14 Champion Mare title in Lexington, Kentucky over the weekend! VALENTINO's ANGEL is proudly a fifth generation Mulawa-bred female from the celebrated dam family of M ANGELIQUE. Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud on this prestigious achievement. A special thank you to Dr. Bruce McCrea, Andrew Sellman and the entire Argent Team. Best of luck at the US National Championships in October!

KLASSICAL DREAM MI | Class Winner in Menton

Congratulations to HRH Prince Khaled Bin Sultan Bin AbdulAziz Al Saud and Al Khalediah Stables! Today in Menton, France, at the prestigious Mediterranean and Arab Countries Championships, KLASSICAL DREAM MI won the highly competitive class for Mares 4-7 Years of Age with an excellent score of 93.5! KLASSICAL DREAM MI is a former four-time undefeated East Coast Champion and the reigning unanimous Australian National Champion Mare. Best of luck to HRH Prince Khaled and Team Al Khalediah as they continue to campaign KLASSICAL DREAM MI in Europe and the Middle East!