News

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

IMPRESSA MI | Scottsdale Gold Champion

Exciting news from Scottsdale! On Saturday afternoon, IMPRESSA MI made her debut in the international section of the Scottsdale All Arabian Horse Show, winning her section of the class for Three & Year Old Mares. In the championship as the youngest mare in the competition, IMPRESSA emerged the victor as 2014 Scottsdale International Gold Champion Senior Mare. Congratulations to Joanne & Ram Gunabalan on your continued success with IMPRESSA.

KAVALLE MI | Congratulations Joanne and Ram Gunabalan

Mulawa is incredibly pleased to announce the sale of KAVALLE MI to Joanne & Ram Gunabalan - USA. KAVALLE MI will make his North American show ring debut at Scottsdale 2014 in Three Year Old Stallions with Andrew Sellman. Thank Joanne & Ram for putting your trust in KAVALLE. We wish you extraordinary success with him in the show ring, in the breeding barn and in your everyday lives.

East Coast Championships 2014 | Team Mulawa Results

The 2014 East Coast Championships proved another major success for Team Mulawa. Team Halter emerged victorious with eight East Coast Champions, including a fourth successive win for KLASSICAL DREAM MI and new owner HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Al Khalediah Stables (KSA). Team Performance had an excellent two days at the East Coast Championships with ARTISTRY MI leading the way as Arabian Under Saddle Champion of Champions & the East Coast Cup Winner.

East Coast Champion KATALYST MI Sells

Congratulations to Gretchen & Keeley Copeman on the purchase of KATALYST MI! Recently crowned Champion Three & Four Year Old Gelding at the prestigious East Coast Championships, KATALYST is a former Reserve Champion Junior Colt at the 2013 NSW State Titles Show. KATALYST is a son of Australian, East Coast & National Stud Show Champion GUILIANO, one of the most successful young sires on the continent. His dam, MULAWA KARA MIA MI, is an esteemed Mulawa broodmatron with four champion produce to her credit, whose dam KARMAA - "the Queen of Mulawa" - is the most valuable dam in the four-decade-old breeding program. Welcome to Mulawa Community and best of luck with KATALYST at the Australian Championships and beyond.

PRUSSIA MI Wins at PSAIAHF

Great news from Saudi Arabia! In his Middle Eastern show debut, PRUSSIA MI emerged victorious in the class for Two Year Old Colts at the Prince Sultan Abdulaziz International Arabian Horse Festival. With a excellent score of 92.0, PRUSSIA was awarded the highest score from amongst all the colt entries. On Friday afternoon, PRUSSIA earned yet another title in his stellar career - Silver Champion Junior Colt! Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahad Al Saud and Al Mohamadia Stud on your continued success with PRUSSIA MI.

A DREAM Come True | Congratulations HRH Prince Khaled

Mulawa is extremely pleased to announce the sale of KLASSICAL DREAM MI to HRH Prince Khaled bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in the highest esteem by the leading breeders, trainers and judges from around the world, KLASSICAL DREAM is universally respected as one of the most beautiful and charismatic Arabian mares in the world. DREAM will have the honour of competing for HRH Prince Khaled at both the upcoming East Coast Championships in February and the Australian National Championships in March. Congratulations to HRH Prince Khaled and the entire team at Al Khalediah and a very warm welcome to the Mulawa community.

KAVALLE MI in North America

Mulawa is pleased to announce the arrival of KAVALLE MI in North America! An undefeated champion in his homeland as unanimous 2012 Australian National Champion Yearling Colt & East Coast Champion Yearling Colt, KAVALLE has amassed a legion of fans from amongst the most accomplished & respected breeders and exhibitors from around the world. Building on the momentum created at home, the decision was made to send KAVALLE to North America to compete on the world's biggest stage amongst the breed elite. KAVALLE will make his international debut at Scottsdale with Andrew Sellman in Three Year Old Stallions. We invite you to Expect Extraordinary - KAVALLE MI will ignite your passion for the Arabian horse anew!!

Happy Holidays from Team Mulawa

Wishing everyone a Very Merry Christmas and a Joyous & Prosperous New Year from the Farrell Family and everyone at Team Mulawa

National Stud Show 2013 | Mulawa Success

Mulawa is once again proud to report significant success at the National Stud Show in Sydney, held from 14-17 November at the Sydney International Equestrian Centre. Both Teams Performance & Halter returned home with major titles earned in the toughest competition from around the country. Team Performance can be especially proud of wins in the Ridden divisions for both Arabians and Warmbloods. Team Halter returned once again with a clean sweep of Ambition Legacy Awards for all three champion yearlings.

IMPRESSA MI | US Reserve National Champion

Wonderful news from Tulsa! Reigning Canadian National Champion IMPRESSA MI was named United States National Reserve Champion in an outstanding group of Two Year Old Fillies. Finishing just one point behind the champion when the final scores were tallied, IMPRESSA was the last filly to show as the youngest competitor with a September birth date. With Andrew Sellman on the lead, IMPRESSA was at her best at the US Nationals, improving in confidence and presence with each show. Congratulations to the Gunabalan Family on all of our success with IMPRESSA.

All Nations Cup Success in Aachen

Exciting news from Aachen! In their All Nations Cup debut, both PRUSSIA MI & VALENTINO’S ANGEL MI, did both owner and breeders incredibly proud. PRUSSIA was awarded the Yearling Colt Silver Champion title, while VALENTINO’S ANGEL earned the Bronze Junior Champion Female. We are incredibly proud of both of these young horses and their success at the most important annual international showcase of Arabian breeding horses at the All Nations Cup. Congratulations to HRH Prince Abdullah bin Fahd Al Saud and Al-Mohamadia Stud!

Mulawa Foaling Season 2013-2014

The foaling season at Mulawa is in full swing, with several excellent foals born to date. The expectations for the 2013-2014 foal crop are very high as foals are expected from several of the leading sires from around the world as well as from the best Mulawa chief sires. The influence of World Champions GAZAL AL SHAQAB & MARWAN AL SHAQAB will continue in the Mulawa program directly, as well as indirectly through their celebrated descendants ZT MARWTEYN, ARIA IMPRESARIO and POGROM. Several foals are expected by the Pride of Mulawa - three-time Australian Champion & four-time East Coast Champion KLASS.

Sales Activity Leading Up to Open Day 2013

One can always anticipate the excitement of the annual Mulawa Open Day by monitoring sales activity within the program. 2013 has been an especially busy pre-season, with sales of several horses to three different Australian states. Local owner & Mulawa Community member Tim Bednall returned to Mulawa in search of high quality geldings and found the yearling KANSAS MI (Konfidence MI X Valencia by DA Valentino) as well as the three-year old KADENCE MI (Guiliano x Mulawa Karismaa by Magnum Psyche), full brother to East Coast Champion KONQUEST MI.

MULAWA OPEN DAY 2013 | September 15th

Mark your calendars for the annual Mulawa Open Day! Always a highlight of the Australian and international calendars, the 2013 event is scheduled for Sunday, September 15th. Informational seminars and the preview of the Mulawa show teams will once again fill a full day of Arabian horse excellence. We look forward to welcoming you to Mulawa in September.

NSW State Titles Success

Mulawa is happy to report successful results from the New South Wales State Titles Show on Sunday 7th September. With winners in four classes for junior fillies, colts & geldings, Mulawa is pleased to report a clean sweep in the Junior Championships. As a breeder, it is always incredibly rewarding to celebrate the success of the most important foundation families with those individuals recently imported to enhance the program with new blood. Congratulations to all the winners and to Team Mulawa Halter on a great start to the spring show season.

KONFIDENCE MI Sells to Thailand

Congratulations to Prutirat Serireongrith on the purchase of KONFIDENCE MI! Australian & East Coast Reserve Champion KONFIDENCE is headed to Southeast Asia to begin his new career as chief sire for the country's leading endurance program. KONFIDENCE will join his stablemate, MULAWA ANGELUS, who was recently named endurance champion at the Sultan Mizan Cup for the second successive year. As a son of KLASS, a grandson on MAGNUM FORTY FOUR and a great-grandson of GLF APOLLO, KONFIDENCE will undoubtedly pass on his impressive heritage of accomplished athleticism, strength, substance, courage and trainablity.

IMPRESSA MI | Canadian National Champion

Congratulations to the Gunabalan & Sloan Families on the continued success of IMPRESSA MI. Just this week in Brandon, Manitoba, IMPRESSA was named Canadian National Champion Two Year Old Filly, scoring first on 4 of the 5 judges' cards. This success at the Canadian Nationals was a first for Mulawa. We are incredibly proud of her achievement thus far in North America and thrilled that she has been a star for her new owners. We wish both the Gunabalan and the Sloan Families the best of luck with IMPRESSA at the United States National Championships in October.

KAVALLE MI Video Online

The video of show ring sensation KAVALLE MI is now online. Unquestionably the most exhilirating and talked about colt of the 2013 show season, KAVALLE has proven indomitable in the show ring as East Coast Champion Yearling Colt in February as well as unanimous Australian Champion Yearling Colt in March. We invite you to enjoy the exceptional video below and on the KAVALLE MI web page, courtesy of the incredible artistic talents of Darryl Larson (videography) and Stuart Vesty (photography).

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!