EKSTERN – 2008 WAHO Trophy Winner – Poland

EKSTERN Grey stallion, 1994. (Monogramm/Ernestyna). Breeder and Owner: Michalow State Stud, Poland. Strain: Not recorded (Family of Milordka, 1816)

The Polish Arabian Horse Breeders Society is delighted to announce that the renowned stallion Ekstern, bred and owned by Michalow State Stud, was awarded the Polish edition of the WAHO Trophy 2008. The Trophy was presented in a special ceremony to honour Ekstern and his achievements at the Polish National Championships Show and Arabian Horse Days Festival held at Janow Podlaski in August.

At present, Ekstern is acknowledged as the most influential sire in Poland. Renowned for his flamboyant movement, Ekstern holds the rare achievement of being undefeated in the show ring including every championship he contested. He is the winner of the most prestigious national and international show titles including:

  • 1995 Polish National Junior Champion Stallion
  • 1999 International Champion Stallion, UK International Arabian Horse Show (GB)
  • 2000 Polish National Champion Stallion and “Triple Crown” winner in the same year of the three major titles:
    European Champion Stallion
    Nations Cup Champion Stallion
    World Champion stallion.

Ekstern is now the sire of the highest quality offspring which are distinguished by the most excellent features of the Arabian breed. They include several national and international show champions. Ekstern is currently leading the ranking of the best sires in Poland.

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EKSTERN – Poland 2008 WAHO Trophy winner
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Left to right: Mrs. Izabella Pawelec-Zawadzka, WAHO Executive Committee Member; Mrs. Krystyna Karaszewska, Registrar PASB; Mrs. Urszula Bialobok, Breeding Manager Michalow State Stud; Mr. Jerzy Bialobok, Director of Michalow State Stud; Ekstern; Mr. Stuart Colvin, handler.
Photo credit: Lydia Pawlowska.