STATISTICS FOR 2011:
Foals registered: 7
Horses imported: 2
Artificial insemination and the use of imported and exported semen is allowed.
Embryo transfer is not allowed.
There are now 2 Shows and 7 Endurance competitions annually.
The Estonian Horse Breeders Society – Arab Horse Stud Book, reports as follows for 2008:
Estonia became an Applying Member of WAHO in 2007. The first Estonian Arabian Horse Stud Book is set for publication in 2009. 7 foals were registered in 2008, at present there are an estimated 11 active broodmares and 4 active breeding stallions. The estimated number of living Arabians is 50.
All foals are parent verified by DNA prior to registration and passports are issued. No horses were exported in 2008, and 5 were imported, being 2 from Sweden, 2 from Austria, and one from The Netherlands.
Artificial Insemination and the use of imported semen is permitted, at this time Embryo Transfer is not yet permitted.
We organize 1 Arabian show each year, as well as 8 endurance rides.
AALIYAH – 2014 WAHO Trophy Winner – Estonia
AALIYAH, Chestnut Mare, 2007 (Germanec / Alora)
Breeder: Astra Nilk, Owner: Elle Lassi
Strain: Hamdanieh Simrieh (Selma)
The Estonian Horse-Breeders Society is proud to announce that their first WAHO Trophy was awarded in 2014 to the mare AALIYAH.
Aaliyah with handler Anni Elisabeth Piirfeldt, breeder Astra Nilk, owner Elle Lassi
Aaliyah with handler Doris Tedre and Aaliyah winning the senior mare class
Aaliyah with Owner Elle Lassi, her husband Arvo Lassi, handler Kaisa Kajo, breeder Astra Nilk
Aaliyah is of Russian and Polish lines, which are very popular in Estonia. This charming mare was born in 2007, sired by the Tersk-bred Russian stallion Germanec out of the Lithuanian-bred mare Alora from Vilnius Stud, who is by the Polish stallion Etor .
Aaliyah is a very beautiful and sensitive Arabian mare, representing the best sides of Arabian blood. She is successful show horse and a brilliant breeding mare. She has now started a ridden career and is being trained for dressage.
Her show results in Estonia include:
- 2009: Reserve Champion Filly
- 2010: Champion Filly, Supreme Champion Arabian
- 2014: Champion Mare, Supreme Champion Arabian
Results of Aaliyah´s progeny to date, both bred by Elle Lassi:
- Abellamy – born 2011, bay filly by Ariman (SE): Reserve Champion Filly 2013
- Astrach – born 2012, bay filly by Ariman (SE): Champion Filly 2014