Bint Al Bahr Arabians

Preservation Breeders of Straight Babson Egyptians


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(Ahmed Fabo x Almoraima Alegria

This fancy bay Straight Babson colt was born March 27, 2006.  His proud breeder is Elizabeth Dawsari.  He is leggy, pretty and smart.  

Serr Kazmeen - 6 days old

Pedigree and More photos 

Symposium on Preservation 2006

The Institute for the Desert Arabian's second annual symposium held in Cave Creek AZ from Feb 17 - 19 2006 focused on "Assessing Breeding Quality in the Desert Arabian Horse."

            On Saturday Liz Salmon, Patti Feilker-Breiner, Cynthia Richardson and Adele Furby  presented comprehensive demonstration of judging and evaluation systems including Sport Horse, European and American halter, and Shagya Arabian assessment. 

Liz Salmon, Patti Feilker-Breiner, Cynthia Richardson and Adele Furby

The Symposium concluded on Sunday with Dr. John Shelle's presentation of a breeding value model developed at Michigan State University.  Monday the 20th many of us spent the day at the Scottsdale show watching the Sport Horse classes as well as a wide spectrum of other classes.      

Plans are already underway for next year's Symposium again to be held in Scottsdale the first weekend of the show!  Don't miss it!

2006 Symposium Photos!


Ibn Sabbah Bedu+/  is a very proud Dad!  Two of his Straight Babson sons competed in the 2005 Region 9 Championship Show in the Sport Horse events held in Texas.   

Serr Sotamm (x Almoraima Alegria) was the Reserve Champion and a Top 5 in Training Level test 4 Open and a Top 5 in First Level test 4 Open.  He is owned by Elaine Yerty and ridden by Kelli.    Photos of Serr Sotamm.

Mah Sabbah Bedu (x Bint Roulett) is co-owned by Susan Mayo and Keith Kosel. Mah Sabbah Bedu earned Top 5 honors in Sport Horse in Hand Amateur shown by Keith.  He will start his dressage show career very soon.  More on Mah Sabbah Bedu.


A new Farm Story, Sweet Lips! has been added following the visit from a local 4H group.  A page of Abbas Ibn Lothar's foals has also been added.  Some new foal photos are also up.  See birth news below for links to those pages.

2005 Beautiful Bouncing Baby Babsons!

  Ashkar al Khebir         Khebirs Kira    

Serr Ibn Sabbah           Serra Khedena

Show News!

Mah Sabbah Bedu, (Ibn Sabbah Bedu+/  x  Bint Roulett) now 4 years old, made his class A show debut for owners Susan Mayo and Dr. Keith Kosel at the Cowtown Classic in Texas on March 18, 2005.  He was shown in the Sporthorse in Hand classes by co-owner Keith Kosel.  Mah Sabbah won his Sporthorse in Hand classes in both the Amateur and Open divisions.  He was awarded the High Point Purebred Sporthorse in Hand for the Amateur division.  Photos coming soon!!

After the classes Susan rode him around the show grounds, through dark tunnels into the brightly lit indoor arenas with bright white walls and hundreds of red seats up to the sky, around the stable areas and in general showed him the sights and sounds of a busy horse show.  He  seemed to enjoy the whole experience.

We are very proud of all of them!!!

2005 Symposium on Preservation

Are you thinking of coming to the 2005 Scottsdale show?  You may be interested in the Symposium on Preservation will be held February 18-20, 2005, at the historic Hotel San Carlos in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Participants will explore the current state of conservation and opportunities for cooperation and collaboration among breeders, users, historians, researchers, and other equine experts.  

For more information go to  It will be an exciting meeting for all who attend.  Speakers include Joe Ferriss, Bazy Tankersley and Edouard Aldahdah.  If you are interested and can not attend, please visit the Forum pages and join in the discussions. 

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