Belesemo Trad is featured here at the 1987 Bruneau Dunes State Park dedication. Read about the Bruneau Park Dedication "Riding Across Sand and Sky" from the Idaho Statesman newspaper.
*KIM'S KOMET */(Las Trad x Beauty) - /Half-Arabian Mare
First foal born to the breeding program in 1972
Multi-champion halter, western pleasure, english, driving and native costume.
Kim's Komet is the granddam of Belesema Black Lady featured on the current news page for 2015. Shown on the cover of the AERC News, Black Lady is a testimony to the consistency of a 30 year breeding program.
*BELESEMO TRAD *winning pleasure driving at
Salem, Oregon - 1985.
*Belesemo Trad* featured on the The Crabbet Influence in
Arabians Today magazine cover and article. [Click Here]
"Mane attractions draw thousands" - Idaho Statesman article circa April 1987
Expo displays art, 14 breeds of horses, equipment, and jewelry.
Article featured photo of Belesemo Trad in native costume on display in the breed demonstration.
*BELESEMA STAR KOMET *- (/Belesemo Trad x Kim's Komet by Las Trad) /First 2nd generation Belesemo bred offspring. Many times champion mare and trail horse. Dam of Belesema Star Ebony featured on the cover of AERC Endurance News.
*MOONCZET - */(Silverczet x Desert Moon Shadow by Las Trad) /Champion mare and early Belesemo broodmare. Dam of Belesema Moonsong, Belesema Moonbeam, Belesema Moonlite.
Dirk & Kim Johnson with dowager foundation mares - 1991 photo featured in the Arabian Horse World and article [Click Here]
L. to R. Cedarlane Gay-Gi (Abu Baha x Gigi by *Serafix), Miss Nateza (Abu Farwa x Nateza by *Witez II), Mulaana (Jezaan x Muletta by Muhuli).
*VELVET DAWN - */(Misimma Ibn Shiko x Zi'Kishta) /Foundation mare for Belesemo Arabians. First foals a set of twins Belesemo Prelude and Belesemo Postlude featured in the Arabian Horse World magazine.
Dam and grandam of national AERC champions and Tevis Top Ten finishers. Dam of Belesemo stallions, Belesemo Ibn Trad and Belesemo Obsidian. The most influential mare in the Belesemo breeding program due to her sons.
Arabian Beauties and harem master at Belesemo Arabian Ranch open house - 1989
Double R / Crabbet magazine article featuring the breeding program - "Dreams Do Come True" [Click Here]
Belesemo Trad ridden native costume at Belesemo Arabian Ranch open house - 1989.
Oil painting of Belesemo Trad by international artist Leslie Hartman displayed at Scottsdale, Malvern and Christie's.
Oil painting of Belesemo Trad by Eileen Parmentier set against the Owyhee Mountains of Idaho.
Broodmares in the snow at the ranch with the Snake River Valley vineyards and Owyhee Mountains in the background.