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Breed: Arabian
Sire: Raffles

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Skowronek (GSB)</td></tr>

Dam: Indaia

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Raseem</td></tr>

Gender: Stallion
Foaled: May 9, 1938
Country: United States
Color: Gray
Breeder: Roger Selby
Owner: Bazy Tankersley, Al-Marah Arabians
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Indraff was a gray Arabian stallion, foaled on May 9, 1938 and bred by Roger Selby of Ohio. His sire was Raffles and his dam was Indaia.[1] Both his sire and dam were bred by the Crabbet Arabian Stud in England and imported to the United States by Selby.

As a colt, before he grayed out, he had a blaze and a front stocking.[2] Indraff was sold as a young horse to Donald Schutz, who kept him as a breeding stallion for a number of years before selling him to Bazy McCormick Miller, later Bazy Tankersley of Al-Marah Arabians.[1] He was registered with the Arabian Horse Club Registry of America, the precursor to the Arabian Horse Association as number 1575.[3]

He sired 254 purebred Arabian foals, and had over 2700 grandget. He was one of the foundation sires of the Al-Marah breeding program, one of the most prolific and influential farms in United States Arabian breeding circles.[1][4]

Indraff died on August 22, 1963.[1]



desert bred
Ibrahim (PASB)
Polish Arabian Stud Book
desert bred
Skowronek (GSB)
General Stud Book UK
1909 gray
Rymnik (PASB)
Jaskolka (PASB)
Epopeja (PASB)
1926 gray
imported UK
Ibrahim (PASB)
Skowronek (GSB)
Jaskolka (PASB)
Rifala (GSB)
1922 gray
Berk (GSB)
Rissla (GSB)
Risala (GSB)
1938 gray stallion
Feysul (GSB)
Rasim (GSB)
Risala (GSB)
Raseem (GSB)
1922 chestnut
Rim (GSB)
Ridaa (GSB)
1927 bay
imported UK
Rijm (GSB)
Nureddin (GSB)
Narghileh (GSB)
Nisreen (GSB)
1919 bay
Daoud (GSB)
Nasra (GSB)
Nefisa (GSB)


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Carpenter Arabian Legends p. 154-165
  2. Conn The Arabian Horse in America p. 77
  3. Arabian Horse Club The Arabian Stud Book Volume V p. 136
  4. Archer The Arabian Horse p. 76
  5. All Breed Pedigree Database Pedigree of Indraff accessed on October 18, 2007


  • Arabian Horse Club of America The Arabian Stud Book Volume V 1944 Chicago: Arabian Horse Club 1944
  • Archer, Rosemary The Arabian Horse: Allen Breed Series London: J. A. Allen 1992 ISBN 0-85131-549-6
  • Carpenter, Marian K. Arabian Legends: Outstanding Arabian Stallions and Mares Colorado Springs, Colorado: Western Horseman ISBN0-911647-48-1
  • Conn, Dr. George H. The Arabian Horse in America New York: A. S. Barnes and Company 1966

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