Sponsor: Małopolska Hodowla Roślin – Cracow


The youngest of the three legendary, contemporary, state-owned pure-bred Arabian horse stud farms (Janów Podlaski Stud Farm, Michałów Stud Farm) in Poland.

“Białka Państwowe Dobra” (Białka – the state-owned goods) was the first name of the stallions’ depot established in 1928. It was an idea of the contemporary head of the State-owned Stud Farm Department, Eng. Jan Grabowski (the later professor) – the very same that brought mares to the newly established Arabian Department of the State-owned Stud Farm in Janów Podlaski in 1919.

A stallions’ depot was also situated in Janów Podlaski and the next in the east – as far as Sądowa Wisznia. In the period of incessant national emergency on the part of Soviet Union, one more stallions’ depot was necessary in the east – to ensure production of horses for cavalry. Then, Anglo-Arabs were considered as the most suitable horse pedigree for army use, so 156 stallions gathered in Białka in the period 1930 – 1932 were of the following pedigree. (…)

Read more… (click to go to the Polish Digital Equestrian Library)

Author: prof. Dr Krystyna Chmiel
Source: “Białka – od Państwowych Dóbr do Małopolskiej Hodowli Roślin” – prof. Dr Krystyna Chmiel, National University named after the pope John Paul II in Biała Podlaska

Click the links below to go to the Polish Digital Equestrian Library (will open in a new tab):

„Duma Białki, czyli skąd się wzięły Pesal i Perfinka” (2020) – Krystyna Chmiel

„Białka. Od Państwowych Dóbr do Małopolskiej Hodowli Roślin” (2020) – Krystyna Chmiel

„Małopolska Hodowla Roślin Sp. z o.o. – Stadnina Koni Białka” (2019) – Krystyna Chmiel

„Pure Polish Arabian – to wciąż dobra marka!” (2020) – Krystyna Chmiel