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Shelby Stud of Arabian Horses 1937

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Roger Selby was one of the most influential Arabian Horse Breeders of his time. He imported many influential horses from Crabbet Stud of Lady Wentworth including such famed Arabians as *RAFFLES; *MIRAGE; *SELMIAN; *RAHAL; *NUREDDIN; *KAREYMA; *RIFALA; *INDAIA; *RASMINA; *RIMINI; *ROSE OF FRANCE; *SELMNAB and more. Their impact on American breeding is just legendary. Yet, this is more than just a catalog.

Topics discussed include:

A Word from Crabbet Stud by Right Honorable Lady Wentworth

An Appreciation of the Arab Horse by Lynn Bogue Hunt

The Appeal of the Arabian horse by George Ford Morris

Facts About the Arabian by Albert Harris

Why an Arab by Roger Shelby

Selby Stud

Selby Stallions

Champion *Mirage (a gift to Selby from Lady Wentworth)


Ch. Nureddin





Selby Mares


Pedigree of Ch. *Rifala done by Lady Wentworth

*Champion Rifala

Brood Mares

Blood Strains at Selby Stud

Foals at Selby

Cross Bloods at Selby

Famous progenitors of Selby Stud Foundation Stock

The First Made to Order Horse

Lady Wentworth's Famous Crabbet Stud

The Arab Compared

What is an Arab-from preface to The Horse of the Desert by Brown


the Typical Arab Horse

History of the Horse by Lawrence 1909

Arabs and their horses by Wilfrid Blunt-1879

Observations on the Arab Horse by Spencer Borden

Do you Know?

Various Breeds of Horse by George Ford Morris

Mr. Selby's Great Arabian Stud

An Arabian Window Display -at Saks 5th. Ave. New York

Adolf Schreyer--Great Depicter of Arabian Horses

and the Saddlebred Division of Selby Stud-color image of KING'S GENIUS by GEORGE FORD MORRIS and photos of Selby Saddlebred Ch. mares.

This appears to be the original Selby Catalog of 1937. This is a treasure of informative and loaded with wonderful old photos and fabulous art by the famed George Ford Morris. 

These catalogues are getting harder to find. 104 pages, printed on glossy paper. Front cover stained and worn, back cover shows wear, plastic comb binding in good condition, one page coming loose causing lead and bottom edge damage, otherwise pages in good condition especially for its age usefulness of this rare old publication is not effected.