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.

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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May 2024:

Whispers From the Tent – Where Should a ...

Whispers From the Tent

Where Should a Breeder Begin? 
We turned to Dr. Nagel of Katharinenhof Stud in Germany

“The first step should be to ...

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Wintersteen Arabians — Summer of 2007

Wintersteen Arabians — Summer of 2007

By Jeffrey Wntersteen

Wintersteen Arabians is a small family-run Arabian breeding operation outside of ...

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Kim and Joe Orr – A Breeders’ Life

Kim and Joe Orr – A Breeders’ Life.

By Denise Hearst

Life with horses began for Joe Orr when he was 22, and the manager of a car dealership. ...

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Raising the Young, Part Two

Raising the Young, Part Two, 

by Johanna Ullstrom

As described in chapter one of foal raising in Swift Runner’s November 2023 issue, ...

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