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Qatar, France


Owner: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani
Director: Abdul Rahman Al Mansour
Manager: Dean Lavy
Show Manager: Faesal Al-Sharqi
The estate of Al Shahania Stud was created and is still today owned by H.H. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani, from Qatar. The stud was originally founded in the early 1980's, at this time the land only housed a few date trees and some scattered buildings. However the essentials were there, the natural springs were full of fresh water and the ground was fertile.
Being a visionary, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed has over the years transformed the stud into one of the most prestigious equine properties in the Middle East. The property now boasts over 200 stables, 19 paddocks spread over 50 acres of grassland, an equine swimming pool, its own private 2000m training track and much more.
In 2011, Al Shahania Stud further expanded by purchasing the Haras des Cruchettes located in the heart of Normandy the center of the French breeding grounds. Which now serves as the base for the stud it's European breeding activities.
Al Shahania Stud today is one of the world's leading Arabian horse racing operation, having bred and raced over 100 Arabian Racing Group 1 winners globally (3 Arabian World Cups, 10 Emir's Swords, 1 Kahayla Classic).
H.H. Sheikh Mohammed values the importance of fillies as they are the foundation of the future. He has invested in a yearling colt, Barzan Al Shahania, who has become a multinational champion colt and stallion champion colt. Barzan Al Shahania stands at public stud and is a big part of the Al Shahania Stud Arabian show horse breeding program.
Since 2012, Al Shahania Stud has seen itself expand with great success into the thoroughbred racing industry and has already had several of it horses carrying its owners' blue with white stars colors victoriously across the finish line in different Group 1's internationally.
An extensive thoroughbred breeding program has also been put into place. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed with the knowledge and experience, he has gained over the years in horses; is strategic when it comes to his investments. He always keeps the future in mind and has so far collected an impressive broodmare band which not only consists of some of the world's finest pedigrees but also both Group 1 producing and preforming mares.


AL SHAHANIA STUD - 2022 Paris World Arabian Horse Championship

RHAN AL SHAHANIA - (Marwan Al Shaqab x Jwaaher Al Shahania), 2018 Colt

AL SHAHANIA STUD - Aftermovie, 2022 KIAHF

AL SHAHANIA STUD - 2022 Amir Sword

AL SHAHANIA STUD - 2021 Prix De L'Arc de Triomphe Aftermovie

PIACENZA - (QR Marc x Primawera), 2009 Mare

AL SHAHANIA STUD - Achievements, 2021 KIAHF

GAZWAN - Al Shahania Stud

GAZWAN - Al Shahania Stud

RHAN AL SHAHANIA - Gold Champion Yearling Colt - 2019 Paris AHWC

AL SHAHANIA STUD - Achievements, 2019 ABWC

RHAN AL SHAHANIA - Gold Champion Yearling Colt - 2019 US Nationals

EBRAZ - 2019, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe

BESSOLINA EL MARWAN - 2019 Scottsdale

BESSOLINA EL MARWAN - Bronze Champion Senior Mare, 2018 Las Vegas