June 26, 2013 –
IXL Noble Express+ x Bonita Afire by Afire Bey V
Inception (by U.S. National Champion Park IXL Noble Express+ x Bonita Afire by Afire Bey V) is owned and bred by Dave and Gail Liniger of Maroon Fire Arabians; managed by Shea Stables and Kiesner Training, and trained and shown by Joel Kiesner. Inception took roses in the prestigious 2017 U.S. National Champion AEPA $100,000 English Futurity, the 2018 U.S. National Champion English Pleasure Junior Horse and, in 2019 and 2020, the U.S. National Champion Park Horse (open), all four championships by unanimous decision! Inception was also the APAHA Saddle Seat Horse of the Year in 2017 and 2019.
Inception’s pedigree is filled with Hall of Fame mares and great National Champion Park and English Pleasure horses. He is no mystery. He comes from the great trotting blood of multi-National Champion Park horse, MHR Nobility and National Champion Park, IXL Noble Express+. Inception’s first foal crop arrived in 2018 and his oldest offspring are now under saddle and making a dramatic impact on the National Arabian showring. Recently, the Inception son Bourbon Street SHF, ridden by Andy Dearing and owned by Tom and Elizabeth Moore, was named 2022 U.S. Reserve National Champion English Pleasure Futurity. In the same class, the Inception son, In Quest, bred by Maroon Fire Arabians and owned by Shan and Molly Wilson, was Top 10.
Inception’s first foal crops have exceeded every imaginable expectation. The outstanding size of Inception sons and daughters is utterly profound. Stretchy and well balanced, with strong, long legs and excellent bone, these offspring are breathtakingly exotic with extreme Arabian type, large, expressive eyes, faces and ears. Most dynamic are their impressive, long, beautifully shaped necks and superb carriage. Their hock action is taking the Arabian horse to an entirely new level of English style quality and character. Not since the immortal sire *Bask++ has an Arabian stallion brought together such a show-stopping combination of bold trot, extreme presence and beauty, combined magnificently in foal after foal.
Nationally respected and leading winning Arabian horse trainer Joel Kiesner perhaps said it best. “Inception has a perfect pedigree and he represents superbly, absolutely everything good that his flawless bloodlines have to offer.”