welcome arabians

Above: "Higher Places", oil painting by Rita Faye


    WELCOME ARABIANS: registered purebred Arabians 


These are not just Arabian horses: they have been bred for several generations for the specific purpose of  endurance, competitive trail riding, pleasure trail riding, and racing.  They are bred for  top  quality in conformation, soundness, disposition and athletic ability.  Welcome Arabian horses are in demand on on all levels: Local, National and  International!

 NEWS  BLAST FALL 2015!! Susan Summers sent us this picture of their great success at the Milwaukee Rail Trail Endurance Ride this fall, 2015!! right: Dennis Summers and OH SUSANNA ("PEACH"): FIRST PLACE AND BEST CONDITION on the 80 miler! left of him" is Susan Summers on wma STEADFAST ("BONGO") SECOND PLACE AND HIGH VET SCORE on the 80, and the chestnut to the left of her is WMA SEAWALKER ("CHUNKY MONKEY") who took a 5th on the 50 miler with Kendal Ingraham!       Congratulations to all three riders and all three Welcome Arabian bred horses!

 UPDATE NEWSBLAST!!  November 1st: another 50 miler win for  Sue and "CHUNKY MONKEY" and second place right behind her Dennis on "PEACH". They also tied for BEST CONDITION!


NEWSFLASH!  WMA SANDPIPER WINS  endurance ride in THAILAND!!   Her owner Wootti says" Last Sunday was a good day for me again! Sandpiper won a 40 km , ridden by Nimmar Gardner, a 12 year old girl! Sandpiper is smart, learning quickly, friendly with everything. She is lovely. Next two months we plan for 60 km, first time for her, but I know she"ll be in the top ten! "   SANDPIPER is sired by THE KENTUCKIAN.

Above: Jamie and WMA THE CALL,  recently completing his first 50 miler! 

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CATFISH MOE recently purchased WMA BURNING FIRE and her full sister WMA FIRELIGHT from Welcome Arabians!; This was  the second competition for BURNING FIRE and she won again,  then again received BEST CONDITIONED!  You can't do better than that! Cat and  WMA FIRELIGHT also  successfully completed her second endurance competition the same weekend! Another winner sired by THE KENTUCKIAN and bred by WELCOME ARABIANS! CONGRATULATIONS!!

Above: wma SANDPIPER and WOOTI in Thailand!


left photo REFERENCE: Jamie Hughes  bought wma THE CALL from Welcome Arabians. She writes: "I took THE CALL (aka CALVIN) to his first LD this weekend (July 19th, 2015) and we came in second place, and barely missed BC...he was fantastic- easy to ride, took care of himself on the trail, and maintained an efficient gait.  Will be moving up to 50's next! I love my boy. Thank you so much!" 

FUTURE WINNERS! Browse through these good endurance prospects and trail horses below

 for sale at WELCOME ARABIANS RANCH!!  Proven bloodlines, many already trained, reasonable prices!


WMA TITUS: Get a smooth ride on this friendly gelding!  Strong, good legs and feet, sensible, and easy to ride. $4500

 WMA TITUS: What an athlete! His trot can cover the miles!  Sound, correct, and handsome! $4500

wma SPARKS A FLYING: at the final vet check after completing the intro at the HIGH ROLLER ENDURANCE RIDE Jan 2. He covered the terrrain like a pro, not afraid of anything on his first ride! for sale $3500.

 WESTERNS CHARM: 8 year old mare, sound, gentle and typy Arabian!  Wonderful, proven Endurance mare--rides English or Western! $5,000

above: WESTERNS CHARM: during the final vet check at the HIGH ROLLER Endurance ride January 2! she finished top ten, out of 65 riders, with excellent vet scores: In condition and ready for Endurance or racing!


 CACTUS ROSE: 2012 filly by THE KENTUCKIAN out of WIKING daughter. Good size, excellent conformation and legs.  for sale $5000. 

 DESTTINEE: A gentle older mare that is a great pleasure and trail horse, also can do endurance. Easy to catch, easy to ride. She is a pure Polish daughter of MONARCH AH. She is 15 hands, beautiful, likes attention!  $2500.

 ABOVE: WMA TITUS, three year old gelding,  sire: THE  KENTUCKIAN, dam: WMA TROPICAL (pure Polish mare from race winning parents) . Trail eXperience

WMA TITUS, bay, loping alongside KENTUCKY TIKI (chestnut).

wma SPARKS A FLYING !This one will stand out in a crowd! He has flashy roan markings and a flaxen mane, and will  love to cover the miles with you! Very friendly, easy to catch, likes people! $3500

 WESTERNS CHARM: In condition for racing or endurance! bred to be an athlete, pretty enough to be a show horse!   French blood through KONG, Polish through MONARCH. $5,000

WMA CACTUS ROSE: Successfully completed the intro ride at the HIGH ROLLER ENDURANCE RIDE. Will be ready for the 25 milers this year! Potential to compete at the top levels!   $5,000

  photo above WMA CACTUS ROSE: already completed intro ride at the High Roller endurance ride with excellent vet scores!

WMA TROPICANA, 6 year old mare by THE KENTUCKIAN , out of pure Polish mare.  $3,500. In foal for 2016. recent photo 

WMA TROPICANA,  Six year old mare, trained and a good prospect for endurance or pleasure.   (photo taken age 3: Rider is 5' 11", mare is bigger now, about 15 hands.)  $3,500.


DONT GET LEFT BEHIND!! " I condition my horse very well, but I still can't win. What can I do?" ----  You don't have to have a great horse to enjoy endurance, but it gives you an edge when you want to win! Welcome Arabians has 30 years experience breeding endurance winners!  A solid proven breeding program is important!

                                                2015 UPDATED


AERC DATA: WELCOME ARABIAN BRED ENDURANCE HORSES, FROM THE 1980'S TO THE PRESENT!  Welcome  Arabians has been breeding winners, best conditioned,  and sound finishers, in the USA as well as Internationally! We have quite possibly bred more successful endurance horses than any one in the USA!

WESTERNS CHARM; 2016 finished top ten out of 65 riders in the HIGH ROLLER 25 miler, the first endurance ride for her and her rider!
WMA BURNING FIRE: Two endurance competitions in 2015, two wins, two Best conditioned in California for Catfish Moe!!         WMA FIRELIGHT:  successfully completed her first 25 milers at 4 years old, 2015, California.                                                     WMA STEADFAST: Dennis Summers reports: After several BC awards in 2014, " Steadfast (BONGO)came in second and high              vet score in his first 100 miler this year (2015), and recently (fall 2015)   took second place and high vet score in the 80                 miler, Milwaukee Rail Trail Endurance Ride. Dec. 2015 has taken first place and  BEST CONDITION in  Endurance ride                 in Arizona!
WMA SEA WALKER (Chunky Monkey) took B/C at his first 50 miler this year. Susan Summers says he is turning ouT to be "good minded and talented!" He just took 5th in the 50 miler Milwaukee Rail Trail ride, fall 2015 with Kendal Ingraham.
WMA THE CALL: Placed second in his first LD, July 19th, 2015!  Successfully completed his first 50, fall 2015!  "He is fantastic!             I love my  boy!" says Jamie Hughes. 
OH SUSANNA: Endurance champion! Peach has been winning Endurance Races in the Northwest since 2011, after having a very successful racing career!  Recently, fall 2015, she took first place ad best conditioned for Dennis Summers at the Milwaukee Rail Trail ride!                                                         
wma SANDPIPER: First place 2014: Continued Success at endurance in  THAILAND, Her owner Wooti plans to go to 120K, FEI in the future!

wma NEWEST STYLE: 2014 winner of FEI 80 k  and two FEI  120k rides in Oaxaca, Mexico, best conditioned, for owners Bobby Ortiz and Mary Jane! Qualified for the pan-am endurance competition in the US!

wma LOVES BANNER: 2014 Her first endurance rides, finished two  thirds and a Best Conditioned in New Mexico and Texas, continuing to be successful!

FERNANDEZ: won his first endurance race at PUEBLA. His second win and best condition was a 60km  National  ride near OAXACA, MEXICO

wma OVERBOARD: A consistent winner and best conditioned, dominating his division in the midwest for Julie Jackson 2013-2014. 19 rides, 18 wins!
wma RADIANCE:  "Cinco" : 2011-2014: 8 rides: 6 firsts, and 5  best conditioned awards, one second place: at 50, 75, 80, and  100 miles! A Northwest Champion with Dennis Summers!

 wma ZEBULON : 2009 and 20:10, 2011 National Champion endurance horse of Mexico, winning over many miles of rugged terrain, mostly in Southern Mexico.

 WMA LIGHTFOOT; Another racetrack winner,was successfully  competing in Endurance  in THE CENTRAL REGION. HE was IAHA NATIONAL CHAMPION, AND  completed 3025 miles endurance miles, 90 races, including a 2nd and a third in 100 milers. He has 7 wins and 39 top 5's which included many second places,  many awards, including IAHA National Champion Endurance horse!

WMA  GODSPEED: Sired by THE KENTUCKIAN completed her first 50 mile ride to the complete happiness of her owner near San Antonio Texas!

WMA LA PRINCESSA: Now competing in 50 milers successfully for owners in West Virginia!

WMA CHALLENGE; After racing at Los Alamitos , he competed successfully in endurance for 6 years, completing 1405 miles and 28 rides with several wins and top 5's. He completed 150 miles in   3 days, taking third, third, then a win at the Death Valley ride.

wma RENEGADE:  24 rides, 24 completions, including five 100 milers, and placed 19th in the TEVIS CUP!

wma SAMUEL: Competed for 8 years, Completing 4760 miles and 96 rides!! He had 7 wins, 15 seconds, and nearly all others were in the top 10, receiving many awards--AND he is barely 14 hands tall!

wma RATTLER, "RIO": cover horse for ARABIANS magazine, featuring the Canadian Champion endurance ride in 2008! He completed 1430 miles, 43 races over 9 years. He won 19 of these races, and placed second 11 times, 9 best conditioned awards. He also finished 5th and sixth in FEI 100 milers.

WMA HOLY FIRE:  race track winner, then endurance: 20 rides, 19 completions, frm Mchigan to California!
WMA ALOOF: He competed for 8 years in endurance after winning on the racetrack. 17 rides, 8 in the top ten
WMA CISGO: Competed in 1405 miles, ten rides with 9 completions for his novice rider.
WMA SALVATION: ran successfully on the race track, now ran 8 endurance rides and completed all 8.
WMA DRAGONFLY: Ran ten rides, completed 8, all top 15.
WMA ZACCHAEUS: many times winner and runner up on the flat tracks, he competed endurance for 5 more years and 780 miles.
WMA WMA ELECT: 500 miles in endurance, completing 11 rides, all but one in the top ten.
WMA KOREM: 10 rides, 9 completions, 6 top tens.
WMA KORINA: Ten rides, 9 completions, 6 top tens, TWO BEST CONDITIONS..
WMA CALGARY: 275 miles 5 rides, 4 completed, one 100 miler top 20.
and many more!