Silver Aura from Anne Brown of Gadebrook Stud

Two Pages of Anecdotes from Ben Rabba Fans Near and Far

I ended up with a beautiful bay colt with just enough chrome. When Ed came up to see him, his biggest concern was that I not give him a ‘wimpy’ name. When asked for suggestions, he came up with Bayrabba. It worked for me. Bayrabba is now 13 years old and has sired a dozen or so babies. He and his foals have that typical Ben Rabba look with a twinkle in their eyes. They’re consistently very kind and people-loving, but they all have enough mischief in them to keep from ever being boring. This is all in addition to being very correct, beautiful and athletic. While it is sad that Ed and Ben are gone, it is made less sad for me when I look out over the pastures and see what I have because of the both of them.

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Alla Amarward 1140 and H.H. Reese

By Carol W. Mulder © 1986. In some circles, at various times, Alla Amarward has been considered a controversial horse who was owned by a controversial man, H.H. Reese. However, in his prime at the peak of his immense popularity there was nothing controversial about Alla Amarward, although his owner was controversial even then. Yet this man owned the three leading American Arabian sires of their time, and Alla Amarward was one of the three (the other two were Ferseyn 1381 and Abu Farwa 1960).

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Comparison Photos of Ben Rabba Horses From the 1990 British National Show

By Georgia Cheer. Pictured¬†left is the Israeli National Champion mare ABBAH by Ben Rabba out of Azeme Bint Gleam. Pictured on right is 1990 Junior British National Champion Mare AUREME by Aurelian (by Ben Rabba) out of the same dam, Azeme Bint Gleam. Do you notice the similarities? I took Abbah’s photo in 1994 in Virginia where she lives with owner Debra Cashvan. I think then she was about age 12.

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