Sunday, July 19, 2015

The Kiwi Crabbet Arabian horse connection

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Robin Marshall | 19 July 2015

A look at some of the recent developments in the breeding of Pure Crabbet Arabians in New Zealand.

The Crabbet Arabian in New Zealand has undergone somewhat of a resurgence in recent months, with four new pure Crabbets being brought into the country by existing breeders looking to consolidate these bloodlines in their breeding programmes.

Sadly, none of the early imports into New Zealand – dating from as early as the 1930s and 1940s – exist today in Pure Crabbet breeding in the country, but there are many high percentage descendents, many of whom also include “Colonial” blood in their lineage, such as that of Shahzada...

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