Gaskonia 1987-2018

Gaskonia age 29 in September 2016 on her way out to pasture
Gaskonia age 29 in September 2016 on her way out to pasture

There is a saying that quality goes before quantity and that saying does certainly apply when it comes to the progeny of the beautiful Gaskonia. This grey mare was born in 1987 at Michalow Stud in Poland and she was destined to leave only 4 offspring but with 3 of them becoming chief sires she live on through her sons.  Continue reading “Gaskonia 1987-2018”

HK Krystall and Joanna Kale

HK Krystall (LD Pistal x Lisa Mine/RD Ariel) at Bialka Stud in Poland
HK Krystall (LD Pistal x Lisa Mine/RD Ariel) at Bialka Stud in Poland

One of my biggest joy in life is to meet new people and especially when you find people that you know crossed your path for a reason and that they will be an important part of your life. Of course you will meet people that will hurt or use you, that will test you or teach you things. But the important people are the ones that brings out the best in you and those are very precious and worth keeping on to. Continue reading “HK Krystall and Joanna Kale”

The great Palmeta – the dam of 4 Polish National Gold Champions after Palatina won the prestigious title in August.

palmeta5658

The 2016 Polish National Gold Champion Mare Palatina was the 4th offspring of the great Palmeta to claim the National Champion title of Poland, and everyone knows that this title is not easy to achieve. Looking at some of the greatest mares in the history it was easier for them to be US National or World Champion than to win the title at the Polish National Show, so for Palmeta to not only claim the title herself as a Junior and as a Senior but also to produce 4 Champions has for ever placed her among the Supreme broodmares in Poland and she is a worthy Queen of Janów Podlaski. Continue reading “The great Palmeta – the dam of 4 Polish National Gold Champions after Palatina won the prestigious title in August.”

In memoriam – Brita Axelsson´s 85th Birthday

Brita Axelsson and Director Ignacy Jawarowski during a visit at Michalów Stud in 1980. Photo: Rolf Axelsson
Brita Axelsson and Director Ignacy Jawarowski during one of her and Rolf´s visit to Poland in 1980. Photo: Rolf Axelsson

Today is the Birthday of a wonderful woman that has been one of the most important people in my life – Brita Axelsson was my mentor, my friend and a great horse-woman. Unfortunately we lost her way too soon in 2008 and she will be forever missed. But today, on the 1st of May 2015, we celebrate what would have been Brita´s 85th Birthday. Continue reading “In memoriam – Brita Axelsson´s 85th Birthday”