Sponsor: Marek Rzepka, Klikowa Arabians Arabian Horse Stud
History of the Stud Farm in Gumniska, the next Arabian horses stud farm belonging to the famous family Sanguszko. Source: JEŹDZIEC I HODOWCA, 1928, no. 51.
Fragments of the article by dr Edward Skorkowski from the magazine – JEŹDZIEC I HODOWCA (Rider & Breeder), 1928 r. No. 51:
“The Gumniska Stud Farm in Tarnów district, of Cracow province, owned by Roman duke Sanguszko, has at present 10 brood pure-bred Arabian mares: 25-year dark bay Zgoda of perfect type and lines; 19-year chestnut expressive Jerychonka;17-year grey ample Lida, a typical mare from Sławuta; 12-year chestnut of desert type, the perfect dam Sahara; 7-year grey, typical and noble Era; 6-year mares: grey, unusual deep and wide Florencja of carriage type; bay stylish high-class Fantazja and grey, very noble and expressive Faustyna; 5-years mares: grey Gracja rather in carriage type; and dark grey, typical Gehenna of beautiful exterior.
In next year spring, the 4-year mares will be included into stud farm: black, unusual noble and stylish Gruzinka and grey, big and typical Glorja. The following mares ran and won: Fantazja — PLN1,400, Faustina — PLN410, Gruzinka — PLN2,280, Glorja PLN1,350 and Gracja PLN180”
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„Polska Hodowla koni czystej krwi arabskiej 1918-1939” (2002) – Roman Pankiewicz
„Ród ogiera Kuhailan Haifi” (1984) – Roman Pankiewicz
„Stado Gumniska” (1928) – Edward Skorkowski
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Roman Władysław Sanguszko
A prince, Arabian horse breeder (Sławuta Stud Farm, Gumniska Stud Farm), a philanthropist. One of 30 richest landed proprietors in Poland in the interwar period.
A cavalryman, a breeder, a traveller. One of visionaries of racing and Arabian horses breeding in Poland. He died god-forsake, lonely.