The Swift Runner

“And God said to the Wind, ‘Be thou gathered together.’
And the wind was gathered together…And he created from a handful of wind a horse of chestnut color like gold.
And God set loose the Swift Runner, and he went on his way neighing.”

The Swift Runner
The Swift Runner

Who We Are... And About That Name

     After 40 years as Editor and Publisher of Arabian Horse World magazine, I decided to change direction and create a more intimate project, one that would allow me to work alongside a handful of some of the most talented and knowledgeable people in the breed. They all happen to be dear friends of mine whom I admire. They each have their own particular talents, but one thing they share is that they are fearless advocates for the Arabian horse.   Read More

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Keep up with The Swift Runner – we’ll be be presenting new editorial every week.

July 2024:

Farewell to a Good Man – Alan Kirshner

Farewell to a Good Man – Alan Kirshner

by Denise Hearst

Alan Kirshner, who passed away on March 17, 2024, was one of the Arabian breed’s ...

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The Fourth Of July – The Animal Owners’ ...

The Fourth Of July – The Animal Owners’ least favorite Holiday

By Cindy Reich 

If you have animals, the Fourth of July is the most ...

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Wisdom From the Breeding Shed With Rob Bick

Wisdom From the Breeding Shed With Rob Bick,

by Denise Hearst

The arc of trainer Rob Bick’s career is impressive in terms of the quality of ...

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Whispers from the Tent – Dr. Hans Nagel ...

Whispers from the Tent

Dr. Hans Nagel contemplates the the nature of the Arabian horse.

Attentive, alert, intelligent, with a sense of humor ...

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June 2024:

Whispers From the Tent - Never forget where ...

Whispers From the Tent

Dr. Nagel implores us to never forget where this horse came from…

All those who embark seriously into the breeding and ...

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Secrets of Doktryner

Secrets of Doktryner

by Betty Finke

The stallion Doktryner was foaled in 1950, so you’d be justified asking why he should be of particular ...

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Wisdom From the Breeding Shed with Sherry ...

Wisdom from the Breeding Shed with Sherry Conrads  

Sherry Conrads is still over the moon after her home-bred filly, Al Noor Miralina (Om El ...

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Kristin Hardin Reflects On The “Magical” ...

Kristin Hardin Reflects On The “Magical” Arabian Horse,

By Denise Hearst

“Arabians have always made my life better,” says Grand Prix ...

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