News

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

VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI Sells to AL-Mohamadia Stud

Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud on the purchase of VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI! As the reigning Australian, East Coast & National Stud Show Champion Yearling Filly, ANGEL is undefeated in show ring, making her the most successful young daughter of the late great DA Valentino. A very special thank you to Dr. Bruce McCrea for believing in ANGEL and trusting that her future as both a broodmare and show horse will have a positive impact at AL-Mohamadia. We wish you the best of luck with her in all her endeavours!

IMPRESSA MI Wins at Region 10

Great news from Minnesota! IMPRESSA MI , the most successful imported daughter of multi-National Champion and twice Scottsdale Supreme Champion ARIA IMPRESARIO, was recently named Region 10 Champion Two Year Old Filly. A third generation Mulawa-bred female, IMPRESSA is a direct descendant of US import LM MAGICS GIFT, a Pure Polish daughter of US National Champion and legendary sire ALADDINN. All three generations of Mulawa-bred females have earned championship honours for this family, with IMPRESSA's wins in the United States and wins for her dam, MULAWA ALEXA, and granddam, PERCEPTION, in Australia. A heartfelt congratulations to the Gunabalan & Sloan Families on your continued success with IMPRESSA.

AAMAHNI | Australian Champion Cover Model

Australian Champion AAMAHNI graces the most recent cover of the Arabian Horse News, an honour earned for his unprecedented victory in March. Bred, owned and shown by Cameron Bonney, AAMAHNI is a twice Australian Champion Stallion (both Junior & Senior) as well as East Coast Champion. Breeder & owner credit is also due Evelien Bonney, the matriarch of Parkview Arabians. Parkview began nearly 20 years ago with the acquisition of ALIHA BINT NIZR, who was shown to Australian Champion by a very young and enthusiastic Cameron. Congratulations to Cameron, Evelien and AAMAHNI on your much deserved success!

PRUSSIA MI Wins Gold in Menton

Making a big impression in his European debut, PRUSSIA MI conquered the best competition from Europe and the Middle East by winning the title of Gold Champion Yearling Colt at the Mediterranean Championships in Menton, France! This is the third successive championship for the undefeated PRUSSIA, making him the winningest yearling colt internationally in 2013 after winning Gold at both Scottsdale and the World Cup in Las Vegas.

MULAWA ANGELUS Wins Endurance Prize in Thailand

Big news from Thailand, where MULAWA ANGELUS has won the Sultan Mizan Cup for the second successive year back in October! Ridden by female rider Wipawan Pawitayalarp, a native of Thailand, ANGELUS completed the 120 km in just over 7 hours. MULAWA ANGELUS is a 2003 grey gelding sired by superstar athlete & Australian Champion TS AL MALIK and out of the beloved Mulawa Foundation Mare M ANGELIQUE. Congratulations to Wipawan Pawitayalarp and MULAWA ANGELUS on your continued success. We wish you the best of luck on your future endurance endeavours. We are incredibly proud of your achievements!

KLASSICAL DREAM MI | Video Online

The latest video of KLASSICAL DREAM MI is now online. Flimed in March at Mulawa with Darryl Larson, this video captures perfectly the beauty, elegance and transcedent essence of this ethereal mare. Admired the world over, KLASSICAL DREAM is maturing into the international superstar that was expected of her since she graced this world back in December of 2008. We look forward to DREAM's ascendancy on the world stage with great anticipation. We at Mulawa are incredibly proud of her achievements, and even more proud of who she is - the epitome of the ideal Arabian mare...

VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI Video Online

The latest video and photos of undefeated Australian Champion VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI is now online! Thank you to Darryl Larson & Stuart Vesty for capturing this budding superstar at her best. Inquiries for this superlative young mare are invited. As the winningest and most successful daughter of the incomparable DA VALENTINO, we are confident her future will be abundant with achievement!

2013 CDI Sydney | Mulawa Success

Mulawa is pleased to report success at Australia's premier Dressage event - the CDI Sydney. The star for Team Mulawa was LUXOR 118, an 11 year old Hannoverian gelding imported from Germany. With rider Katharine Farrell aboard, LUXOR won the Horseland FEI Young Rider Individual Test (CD-Y). Brett Parberry was also hard at work at CDI Sydney with ABER HALLO 29, a nine-year old dark bay Westphalian stallion also imported from PSI. The promising pair finished a strong third in the Mulawa Performance FEI Intermediate I (CDI) and the Needs for Steeds FEI Prix St Georges competition, as well as the Zilco Intermediate Freestyle CDN.

New Videos Online - APHRODITE MI | MAXIMISE MI

The latest videos of aspiring young show stars MI APHRODITE & MAXIMISE MI are online now! Both APHRODITE & MAXIMISE are available for sale to the discerning buyer looking to advance their show & breeding program significantly. We welcome your inquiry for both APHRODITE & MAXIMISE as well as all of the exceptional Arabians & Arabian Derivatives available in the Mulawa Marketplace.

Mulawa Success at the Queensland Gala Event

Mulawa is proud to report success from Queensland! With a small team of youngsters, Team Mulawa returned home with both Junior Championship titles under judge Terry Holmes of the USA. MI APHRODITE (Guiliano x Audacia by Parkview Audacious) was named Champion Junior Female, while the up and coming ALYIANCE MI (Allegiance MI x DM Marcedes True Love by RHR Marcedes) was awarded the Champion Junior Male title in his show ring debut.

World Cup Supreme Gold Champion PRUSSIA MI

Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud on the recent success of PRUSSIA MI! Not only was PRUSSIA rewarded with the highest score amongst all the Yearling Colt entries in Las Vegas with 20's for Type & Head, he was most importantly named Supreme Gold Champion Yearling Colt on Sunday morning amidst a group of exceptional colts. We are incredibly proud of PRUSSIA's success at both Scottsdale & Las Vegas. A fourth-generation Mulawa-bred Arabian, PRUSSIA represents the best of his European Triple Crown-winning sire ABHA Qatar and his beloved twice-Australian Champion dam PARADA.

Resounding Success | 2013 Australian Championships

The Australian Championships at Horsley Park in rural Sydney once again proved an extremely successful event for Mulawa owned, bred and exhibited horses. Both Team Halter & Performance were in top form with mutliple champiionships earned in the most prestigious purebred & derivative divisions and disciplines. The show was especillay good for the late MAGNUM FORTY FOUR, whose get and grandget excelled both in-hand and under saddle. Thank you to the outstanding staff and professionals at Mulawa for a job superbly done. Congratulations to all the owners and exhibitors of Mulawa-bred horses who achieved Australian Championship success in 2013. We are extremely proud of you!

IMPRESSA MI | Scottsdale Junior Two Year Old Filly Winner

Wednesday night at Scottsdale brought more good news to Team Mulawa with the win of IMPRESSA MI in the Junior Two Year Old Filly class. Together with the win for PRUSSIA MI as Scottsdale International Champion Junior Colt, Mulawa is proud of a perfect record at Scottsdale with both contenders winning their respective classes. Congratulations to the Sloan & Gunabalan Families on your success and for putting your faith in this beautiful filly. Thank Argent Farms and Andrew Sellman for preparing and presenting IMPRESSA with diginity and style. Best of luck on Sunday in the Junior Filly Championship!

PRUSSIA MI | Scottsdale Gold Champion

Congratulations to AL-Mohamadia Stud & HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd El Saud on your tremendous success with PRUSSIA MI at Scottsdale 2013. On Saturday afternoon, PRUSSIA MI won the senior section of Yearling Colts in the Scottsdale International classes. Later in the championship that same afternoon, PRUSSIA was awarded the title of Gold Champion Junior Colt. PRUSSIA MI is proudly a fourth-generation Mulawa-bred superstar. We wish you nothing but success going forward to the World Cup and beyond. Thank you for giving PRUSSIA the chance to succeed - we look forward to your continued victories around the world...

A Tribute to MAGNUM FORTY FOUR

Rarely in life do all the elements converge to result in the best possible outcome. When they do, however, and those involved in the fortuitous events recognize and appreciate the synergy of circumstance and opportunity, the world is rewarded with uncommon success and achievement. The story of MAGNUM FORTY FOUR is one such positive convergence of humans and horses, filled with magnificent highs and desperate lows, spread across a decade and a half and magnificent locales on opposite sides of the globe. Born from the first foal crop of international icon Magnum Psyche in 1998 amidst the sun-drenched hills of Southern California, Magnum Forty Four was bred by North Arabians prior to the addition of his legendary

2013 East Coast Championships

The East Coast Championships 2013 will go down in history as one of the most successful for Mulawa Team Halter & Performance. Right on track with a super successful season, Team Mulawa Performance once again dominated in the under saddle classes. Team Halter finished with their best East Coast results ever, with spectacular wins for KAVALLE MI, KLASSICAL DREAM MI, VALENTINO'S ANGEL MI & KONQUEST MI. The descendants of MAGNUM FORTY FOUR have been especially successful at this year's East Coast Championships, a fitting tribute to the lasting legacy of the recently deceased Mulawa chief sire.

ADVENT | August 1985 - February 2013

It is with great sadness that we share the news on the passing of one of the most beloved members of our equine family - ADVENT. The gelding son of Mulawa foundation horses AMBITION and EUNI, ADVENT was a full brother to the late Mulawa sire ARRIVAL. Just shy of 28 years of age, ADVENT had served for the past 23 years of his happy existence as the personal mount of Greg Farrell. We thank you for being a truly wonderful horse and superb ambassador for your breed. Goodbye friend...

MAGNUM FORTY FOUR | 1998-2013

It is with great sadness that we share the tragic news of the premature passing of Mulawa chief sire MAGNUM FORTY FOUR. His time with all of us was far too short. For those of us who had the privilege to know him or to be touched by his influence, our lives have been unquestionably changed for the better. You will always be loved and remembered with great fondness and esteem. Rest well and in peace, dear friend.

Final Foal of the Season at Mulawa

The final foal of the 2012-2013 season was born this morning, January 18th Aussie time, or better said, Alabama time. We are proud to report it is yet another filly, this time a stunning bay out of former Scottsdale Champion LLC BRIANA, sired by Mulawa junior stallion ALLEGIANCE MI. Thus far, both BRIANA and ALLEGIANCE have emerged as the superstars of the current Mulawa foal crop. Together, the pair produced three superb fillies via embryo transfer, all within five weeks of each other and all a different colour!

Open Day Videos Online

Video highlights of the Mulawa Open Days in both 2012 & 2011 are now online. Always a highlight of the Australian Arabian calendar each September, the Mulawa Open Day features the best of the enduring four-decade strong breeding program, the brightest stars of the current show teams as well as several high quality sale prospects. Full coverage of both Mulawa Open Day 2012 and Mulawa Open Day 2011 can be discovered in detail here on the Mulawa portal by clicking on the links above. A special thank you to Jen Miller & Sophie Pegrum of Horsefly Films , not only for filming the 2011 Open Day footage, but for editing both videos for the Mulawa website.

2012-2013 Foaling Season at Mulawa

The 2012-2013 foaling season is well underway with several outstanding foals already on the ground. Since August, each month has been full of promising colts and fillies that have both met and exceeded expectations on every level. The first foals of young Mulawa chief sire KONFIDENCE MI are thus far proving their sire a worthy successor to KLASS. Tall, correct and well balanced with impressive scope and athleticism, the KONFIDENCE foals all typify the excellence of their sire. KLASS continues to defy the odds by siring world-class foals with uncommon consistency. The superstar of the foal crop thus far is the first filly out of twice National Stud Show Champion Mare MAE MARIE. Several more foals are due in early 2013.

PRUSSIA MI Sells to AL-Mohamadia Stud

Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Fahad Al Saud of AL-Mohamadia Stud in Saudi Arabia on the recent purchase of PRUSSIA MI. PRUSSIA is a dynamic young son of European Triple Crown Junior Champion and reigning European Champion Senior Stallion ABHA QATAR, and out the captivating PARADA, National Stud Show Champion Junior Mare, East Coast Champion Three & Four Year Old Mare, and Australian Champion Three & Four Year Old Mare, as well as the reigning Australian & East Coast Champion Mare. We are thrilled to have this outstanding young colt under the AL-Mohamadia banner and in the capable hands of HRH Prince Abdullah Bin Fahad Al Saud and Dr. Bruce McCrea. A special thank you to Michael Byatt, Christine Jamar and David Boggs for your support of PRUSSIA MI and the Mulawa program!

Team Performance at the National Stud Show

The National Stud Show at the Sydney International Equestrain Center was once again the setting for success for the Mulawa Performance team.This season our elite team consists of a number of young up & coming super stars of the future. We hope to carry this success on into 2013 with the East Coast & Australian National Championships.

National Stud Show Success - 2012

The National Stud Show, hosted at the world class venue of the Sydney International Equestrian Centre, once again proved an unqualified success for Team Mulawa - Halter and Performance. Congratulations to everyone involved, owners, trainers and exhibitors, on a job superbly done and a fantastic start to the Aussie show season.

IMPRESSA MI Sells to USA

It is with immense pride that we announce the recent sale of IMPRESSA MI to the Sloan Family & the Gunabalan Family in the United States. A spectacular daughter of three-time US National Champion & twice Scottsdale Supreme Champion ARIA IMPRESARIO, IMPRESSA MI is strikingly reminiscent of her incomparable sire at the same age. As a third-generation Mulawa-bred female, IMPRESSA is a daughter of the invaluable broodmatron MULAWA ALEXA, a former Australian Reserve Champion Yearling Filly. Congratulations on the purchase of this rising superstar - we wish you great success with IMPRESSA on her new life in North America!

ASTOR Sells to Andrew Buckley

Congratulations to Andrew Buckley on the purchase of East Coast Champion ASTOR ! An accomplished son of Mulawa cornerstone sire MAGNUM FORTY FOUR, ASTOR has matured into a handsome, athletic stallion with a promising performance career ahead. His dam, ASTORIA, was the eldest of the PARKVIEW AUDACIOUS-MULAWA ARIA daughters, and as such, a member of the most important dam family in the Mulawa program, that of KARMAA. Everyone at Mulawa wishes Andrew great success with ASTOR on his new life as a saddle horse.

MULAWA ARIA | 1993-2012

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of MULAWA ARIA . She was peacefully found in her paddock at Alabama on the morning of October 13th. A beloved daughter of invaluable foundation mare KARMAA, MULAWA ARIA was the second foal of her remarkable dam, and the oldest daughter to remain in the Mulawa breeding program throughout her breeding career. Her sire was ARRIVAL, the Mulawa-bred Pure Polish son of foundation pillars AMBITION (imported from the United States) and EUNI (bred in Poland and imported from Germany). While evoking the unmistakeable femininity and effusive quality of her dam, ARIA was most strongly influenced by her Polish heritage, possesing the strength, substance and athleticism

Successful Sales at the Mulawa Open Day

Mulawa is proud to announce the successful sales of several horses during and shortly after the annual Open Day. Several aspiring stars sold to long-time local supporters, while two outstanding young colts, TRUST MI and KATAR MI, sold to South Australia and Victoria, respectively. Congratulations to all the new owners of these Mulawa-bred horses. Warmest welcome to the Mulawa Community and best wishes with each of them in the future!

Queensland Bound - MAXIMILLIANO

Mulawa congratulates De-Sharvarll Arabians - Peter Rutten & Tony Midson - on the recent purchase of MAXIMILLIANO. The reigning East Coast & Australian Champion Yealrling Colt, MAXIMLLIANO was the undisputed sensation of the junior stallion competition from the last Australian show season. His sire is the reigning Australian, East Coast & National Stud Show Champion Stallion GUILIANO. His dam, former Australian, East Coast & National Stud Show Champion Yearling Filly MUSTANG'S MAGNUM, is the leading producer of champions at Mulawa. We wish both Peter & Tony tremendous success and happiness with MAXIMILLIANO in his new life in Queensland!

Mulawa Open Day - Celebrating the Arabian Horse

Each mid-September in the dramatic, verdant hill country of North Sydney, Mulawa Arabian Stud orchestrates one of the annual highlights of the Australian Arabian calendar. Recognized as the premier open house experience on the continent in terms of program scope, quality of bloodstock and participant attendance, the Mulawa Open Day rivals the best such events celebrating the Arabian horse to be found anywhere in the world.