The End of *Hamrah’s Story

This was the back cover ad for the program of the 2013 Al Khamsa/CMK Convention & Symposium. We’ve seen a cropped version of this photograph before, but the uncropped version, showing the crowd admiring *Hamrah, is new. This picture shows *Hamrah early in his career, ridden by Said Abdallah at one of Homer Davenport’s farm… Continue reading The End of *Hamrah’s Story

Fathers and Sons

Sometimes a resemblance carries through the generations; sometimes an entirely unique individual makes his or her mark. Last September while visiting Davenport breeder Betty Ball, I was struck by how familiar certain young horses are, even when I’m meeting them for the first time. Although this post focuses on stallions, it’s important to not overlook… Continue reading Fathers and Sons