The 8th annual Arabian Horse Association Sport Horse National Show was held September 22-25th in Nampa, Idaho. KB Omega Fahim+++// and daughter KB Jull Fahim+//, swept the open FEI dressage division. This is the first time a father and daughter have dominated the entire open FEI dressage competition of this national championship show. Fourteen year old KB Omega Fahim+++// won Grand Prix and Intermediate 11, while eleven year old KB Jull Fahim+// captured Intermediate 1 and Prix St. Georges. People were on the edge of their seats for the final Grand Prix test to be performed on the last day of the championships. Omega, under his exceptional trainer and rider, Chelsey Sibley, completed this monumental task with grace and ease. During the evening’s special ceremony, both horses were presented and awarded as champions of each test. Jull also achieved the open FEI high point of the show.

Approximately 400 horses displayed their athletic abilities at the Idaho Horse Park. The Sport Horse National Championship Show featured 90 classes in several divisions that included in hand, hunter, jumper, dressage and driving, to name a few. Horses from forty-one states and two Canadian provinces came to compete in this national event. The prominent dressage judges were Marlene Schneider, Brian Ross, Jacqueline Lindberg and Sandra Chohany. Sport Horse Nationals is the only single-breed sport horse event in the nation offered just for Arabian, Half-Arabian and Anglo-Arabian horses registered with the Arabian Horse Association or the Canadian Arabian Horse Registry.

The breeder of Omega and Jull, Elaine Kerrigan, has devoted the past 35+ years creating these amazing Arabian sport horse athletes. According to Chris Bailey, “Not only is Omega amazing but he also produces the perfect get; kind, smart and athletic.” I have not seen one Omega offspring that I would not want.”

Arabian stallion KB Omega Fahim+++// is owned by breeder Elaine Kerrigan of Kerrigan Bloodstock in Eureka, CA and Half-Arabian KB Jull Fahim+// is owned by Chris Bailey, also of Eureka. Both horses are trained and shown by Chelsey Sibley of Sky Ranch, in Sonora, CA.