welcome arabians

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

    WELCOME ARABIANS: registered purebred Arabians 

          ENDURANCE HORSES FOR SALE, TRAIL HORSES, and SPORT HORSES!

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!

Catfish Moe and WMA BANDY THE CLOWN, "JESTER" top competitors at endurance rides in California, and traveling together touring the
 West this summer 2019! (not for sale)


FUTURE WINNERS FOR SALE BELOW!


TRUE LOVE: trained and conditioned three year old filly, excellent prospect for endurance, racing, or sport horse. Full sister to sport horse champion wma TRUMPET!  by SAND TIKI SPECIAL out of  Polish mare. FOR SALE. $5,000

WHADDA QT: 9 year old big 15-1+ hand mare, in  2019  she went top ten in her first two LDs. Easy to ride, sound and sensible, her long stride really covers the miles! Excellent top level contender !  For sale.

WMA POET: a big, strong, 3 year old gray gelding, sired by SAND TIKI SPECIAL, out of MONARCH AH daughter. In training, for sale.

wma FIREBALL: big and handsome two year old colt by NORPHE (DORMANE).  Started under saddle!   for sale.

WMA SILVER SAND: 4 year old gelding, big: already over 15 hands and growing! Trained, sound, by SAND TIKI SPECIAL, race winner,    2018 Texas colt of the year,  for Excellence in      an  endurance prospect!   For Sale!

TO CONTACT US:  email:  ritaandlarrydeleon@gmail.com  or phone: (210) 381-0003 Rita deLeon


Browse through these good endurance prospects for sale below to find one for yourself, CONTACT:  ritaandlarrydeleon@gmail.com



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SOLD: WMA BANDANA and his new owner! They joined up immediately! Yearling colt by Sand Tiki Special.  Sold.

wma TRUMPET: yearling son of SAND TIKI SPECIAL won against older competitors!                Owned by Melissa Harris of California. 
Not for sale.

WHADDA QT: 9 year old , big 15-1+1/2 hand mare sired by NO LIMITE (DORMANE).Race winner on the track, now completed second LD in top ten (third place)!  For Sale.

WMA DOUBLE PLAY: yearling colt, double Burning Sand double Kontiki. Excellent  Racing  or endurance prospect!  For Sale!

WMA FIREBALL: Sired by French race winner NORPHE, big 2017 colt.   Correct and excellent prospect for your future plans! For Sale!

WMA NORTH WIND: two year old gelding by French sire NORPHE, out of KONTIKI BRED MARE. Athletic endurance prospect at a reasonable price. Same dam as Jester, endurance horse top photo.
 

DONT GET LEFT BEHIND!!   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 40 years experience breeding endurance winners!  A solid proven breeding program is important!
     Our Proof below (over 70 horses bred by welcome arabians listed below):

AERC DATA: WELCOME ARABIAN BRED ENDURANCE HORSES, FROM THE 1980'S TO THE PRESENT!  Welcome  Arabians has been breeding winners, best conditioned,  FEI winners, 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!

wma SONG OF PRAISE: 2019 now in Los Vegas for her new endurance home with Elaine!

WMA ATLANTIC: by Sand tiki Special: Top ten in his first LD with green rider!  chestnut gelding by SAND TIKI SPECIAL,  2019 new owner in Massachuttes and is 12 year old daughter are delighted with him!

"JESTER" , wma Bandy the Clown,  completed a LD along the  way on a long  summer camping trip from California to Montana and through Wyoming, back to California, for Catfish Moe!  July, 2019.

WMA FANTASTIC, aka MAHINA:  placed 2nd and third in her first two rides in Texas, she has gone on for Don Holt of North Carolina with 11 more rides including 7 in the top ten and 5 B/Cs! She is sired by Sand Tiki Special.

WMA TINA: Now successfully campaigning with Mary Clark in the Eastern division!  Monarch ah grandaughter.

WMA SPECIAL ROSE: 2017 went top ten in first LD, then went California track racing and went 4 year od filly of the year!  Returning to endurance in 2018-19,  she went second place and B/C, then a 4th place! (sired by Sand Tiki Special).

WMA REXELLA: Went top ten in her frst LD at River Run ride near San antonio Texas, 2019! She has a new owner in California., planning for more endurance in her future!  Sired by Sand Tiki Special.\

wma Silver Belle: full sister to Rexella, arrived in her new California home July 2019. New owner plans for Sporthorse shows while waiting  for her age to begin endurance!

WMA COWBOY: 2019: Just completed his first 80 miler for Tina Schoba of Texas! She says" he was awesome on the trail with plenty of gas left at the end,  excellent recoveries and vet score!"  Burning Sand and Monarch ah grandson.

wma RUTH: has first and second  places, many top tens, and BC's for her owner Kelly in Colorado, since 2017. 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 WMA  LOVE DANCER:  Sharon Andrews is delghted to go top ten in her first endurance ride, 2018!
 
wma ANGEL POWER:  Completed her first ride, 30 miles at Shanghai Trails March 23, 2018, in third place, with excelent vet card!   She is SIRED BY SAND TIKI SPECIAL.  Her new owner Patty  in OHIO  says "she fits her name perfectly" oand now has 7 rides 7 completions, 4 top tens!

WMA DESERT SAND: winner 2017 in Florida for Roxie Welling, now owned and competing in the middle East, and 2018 competed in the Presidents Cup in Dubai! sired by THE KENTUCKIAN (Burning SAnd) x Monarch ah daughter.

wma WHITE  SANDY:  Shanghai trails Endurance ride, March 2018: completed his first LD, 30 miles, in 4th place  and all As on vet card!      Sired by SAND TIKI SPECIAL. Owned by Lucian Spataro, author of THE LONG RIDE, who is now continuing.

wma MISS KROSSFIRE: has a new home in california with Karen Donley, winner of the 2016 Tevis Cup! sired by Krossfire cs x Burning 
Fire, Catfish Moes champion endurance mare.

AMIRAS TRAVELER:  placed 5th, 6th and 4th on first 3 rides 2017-2018!  Foaled in 2018,  but is coming back  for more endurance for              new owner Sarah.

WMA SANDCASTLE:  Getting started in South Dakota with  one ride, one 4th place!

wma Pastella:  July 2017 Kendall Ingraham had her first win at  the oregon Sunriver 50 Miler! Pastella had previously won a 50 mile competititve trail ride, and has successfully completed several other endurance rides.

WMA BANDY THE CLOWN: several successfully  completed LDs in California 2018  for owner Catfish Moe, preparing for 50's! (Burning               Sand x  Kontiki pedigree).
wma SANDBURR: 7 completions, including Old Dominion.

wma ABLAZE: First ride for a 4 year old gelding, 2017, a completion with nearly all A's on vet card!  Has a new home  in Iowa!
wma Sparks a Flying:  two completions.

wmaTHE TEXAN: going good with 10 completions, 4 in top ten.
wma ZECCHARIAH,  "COSMO": 18 completions for owner in Colorado!

OH SUSANNAH: "PEACH"  more 50 mile wins in the Northwest  in late 2017-18!  She has been campaigning for Susan Summers since 2011,
almost unbeatable in the Pacific Northwest, with many wins and BC's!

WMA FLORES: first ride, first place! Congratulations Stacy Ellerbe for riding her to her win at OLD GLORY May 29, 2016!
 SHE IS DOING WELL IN ENDURANCE COMPETITION IN THE MIDDLE EAST 2017 -18  and well loved by her owner in Kuwait!

WMA TROPICANA: Second ride 5th place out of 65 riders  at the Armadillo October 2017!   FIRST ENDURANCE RIDE, TOP TEN AT HEART OF THE HiLLS,  FEB 2017!  Sired by THE KENTUCKIAN. New owner Sarah plans for more competitions in 2019.

WMA RIVERSONG: A first place and a second place in her first  two LDs  in May 2017, then has gone on to another win and a third place in the 50 mile division!  2019  is training now with new owner in Eastern division.                                       

WMA FANCY FAYE:  2016, two rides: second place at OLD GLORY ride, and top ten at THE LAST HOORAH! she is by THE KENTUCKIAN,(Burning Sand) out of a WIKING daughter.   exported to the middle East for more endurance racing!

WMA DESERT RAIN: 2017, 2 rides, two fun  completions in california: ready for the next one! sired by THE KENTUCKIAN (burning Sand)

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!  Her second ride was March 2016 at Heart of the HIlls endurance ride, where she again went top ten, this time in the fifty miler! 

wma FIRELIGHT:  2016 ran the Indian Springs New Mexico 30 miler and took third over very rocky and technical terrain, earning her first FEI star,  after finishing in the top ten several times in 2015. took first place and Best conditioned in June 2016 at the Wild West Pioneer ride inHer new owner is excited to continue barrel racing, pole bending and endurancee with her! California for new owner! 7 rides, 7 completions, one win,  2 Best Conditioned! sired by THE KENTUCKIAN (Burning Sand)

WMA BURNING FIRE: 2018 Fire ran second and B/c in California and several more;  2017 FIRE earned her second FEI STAR, finished third in tough Northwest 75 miler. First place and best condition 2016 at Indian Springs Endurance, Then ran second place to her sister,(wma Firelight) and High Vet score at the Wild West  Pioneer ride in California! September 2016 she ran second in the New Mexico FEI ride!  Congratulations to her owner: Catfish Moe!   20 rides, 6 B/C's, 3 firsts 5 seconds,  many top tens! 2017 completed TEVIS CUP, 23rd place! Sired by THE KENTUCKIAN, by Burning Sand.
                                                                           
WMA STEADFAST: 16 rides, 14 completions,  4 BEST CONDITION, 12 top ten, a first and 3 second places! Congratulations Dennis and Susan Summers!

wma GLORY BOUND: first ride 2017 at GREENWAY GETAWAY, Florida.  Lisanne says:  "She was perfect!"  6 rides, 6 completions including one FEI 2 star.

wma BALLERINA: Darlene Batson reports that she and Ballerina successfully completed their first two endurance rides    (2016) in Alabama, "Ballerina is my dream horse, a gift from the Lord! Thank you Rita"!  She moved to California for a different owner in 2018 who has plans for endurance.

WMA SEA WALKER (Chunky Monkey) took B/C at his first 50 miler 2015. Susan Summers says he is turning out to be "good minded and talented!" He took 5th in the 50 miler Milwaukee Rail Trail ride, fall 2015 with Kendal Ingraham. 2016 won 80 miler, and tied for best condition with Susan Summers. Three B/C's and a first!

WMA ROSEMARY SPICE: Three rides, three completions with one first place!
WMA AFTERBURNER: 8 completions 6 top tens!

WMA THE CALL: Placed second in his first LD, July 19th, 2015!  Successfully completed his first 50, fall 2015, and still going!  "He is fantastic I love my  boy!" says Jamie Hughes from Oregon.
 
OH SUSANNA: Endurance champion! Peach has been winning Endurance Races in the Northwest since 2011, after having a very successful racing career!  Fall 2015-winter 2016, she took five first place wins and best conditioned for Dennis Summers! Back on the trail again 2017, she tied for a win at 50 miles! 2018 is back on trail winningnagain in the Northwest!! 
                                                  
wma SANDPIPER: First place 2014: Continued Success at endurance in  THAILAND, Her owner Wooti plans to go to 120K, FEI in the future!

wma SHADRACH: 36 RIDES, 35 COMPLETIONS AND 5 B/C'S  in the midwest!
wma PROCLAIM: 28 rides, 28 completions, 2 Best Condition, 22 top tens.

wma NEWEST STYLE: 2014 winner of FEI 80 k  and two FEI  120k rides in Oaxaca, Mexico, best conditioned, for owner Mary JaneGagnier. Qualified for the pan-am endurance competition in the US, continuing success in Oaxaca, Mexico.

wma LOVES BANNER:   7 rides, 7 completions, 4 B/C's, a first, a seconds, and 2 thirds, for Marilyne in New Mexico!          

WMA ALOOF: 17 rides, 2 B/c's and 7 top tens!

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

WMA OVERBOARD:  consistent winner and Best Conditioned awards 18 RIDES, 10 FIRST PLACES, FEI 1 STAR, 2 STAR, AND THIRD PLACE, dominating his division in the midwest for Julie Jackson!

wma RADIANCE:  "Cinco" : 2011-2014: 8 rides, 6 firsts and 5 best conditioned, one second place: at 50, 75, 80, and  100 miles! A Northwest Champion endurance mare after being a racetrack winner!

 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:   completed  25 rides, 5 top tens, FEI 1 star and 2 star, completed the Biltmore Challenge and  Greenway getaway fei!

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 RUTH: 10 rides, 9 completions, 9 top tens and a first for Jim in Colorado! Nw going on with Kelly addiing more wins, seconds and B/c!
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! Congratulations Sherrie Reimer of Texas!
wma salvation: 29 rides 27 completions, 6 top tens. completed National champion ride.
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 in the Central region.
wma THE CALL: 5 RIDES, 5 COMPLETIONS, one second place, in Oregon.
wma SILVER SWORD: 7 rides, 7 completions  in the midwest , after winning on the racetrack!
wma BURN BAN: 6 rides 6 completions with junior rider.
WMA SHEKINAH: 14 completions 5 top tens and  and one win.
WMA NIGHTBURN" 7 rides, 7 completions and a second place in 2016.
wma La Pluma  competed  successsfully in FEI Interational competition!
WMA HOLY FIRE:  race track winner, then endurance: 20 rides, 19 completions, from Michigan to California!
WMA ALOOF: He competed for 8 years in endurance after winning on the racetrack. 17 rides, 8 in the top ten, and two b/c's.
WMA CISGO: Competed in 1405 miles, ten rides with 9 completions for his novice rider.
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,4 top tens, one 100 miler.
wma THE ROCK: 21 completions 4 top ten
and many more!