The Horses of the World

By Lady Wentworth. The horse stock of the world can be roughly divided geographically into (A) “cold” blood (Equs caballus frigidus), which belongs to the North or more exactly Northwestern cold countries, including the strong slow-moving convex headed thick-skinned breeds, and (B) the “hot” blood of the South and East founded on the concave-headed Equus Arabicus, which is the tap root of speed and quality.

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Towards an Appreciation of CMK Identity

By Michael Bowling *from the 1996 Preservation Breeding Symposium booklet. CMK stands for “Crabbet-Maynesboro-Kellogg” and recognizes three programs which transmitted much of the central stock of what became North America’s historical Arab-breeding tradition. The CMK Record newsletter grew out of the general interest in these horses in 1981, without attempting to define specific pedigree limits […]

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The *Raffles Connection, to the Phara Arabians

This is and was *Raffles.  The “little white dynamo” Arabian stallion, one of the icons of the Arabian breed. Bred by Lady Wentworth of Crabbet Park Stud in England.  *Raffles was not one of her favorite accomplishments, according to Lady Wentworth herself, at least at the time. *Raffles’ sire, Skowronek, had a tremendous effect on […]

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