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<tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Honors</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">sired one National Champion</td></tr><tr style="font-size:80%; font-weight:lighter; text-align:center; color:#555;"><td colspan="2">Horse infobox last updated on: January 12, 2008.</td></tr>

Raseyn as a young horse

Breed: Arabian
Sire: Skowronek (GSB)

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Ibrahim (PASB)</td></tr>

Dam: Rayya (GSB)

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Rustem (GSB)</td></tr>

Gender: Stallion
Foaled: 1923
Country: United Kingdom
Color: Gray
Breeder: Lady Wentworth
Owner: W. K. Kellogg
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Raseyn was an Arabian stallion foaled in 1923 and bred by Lady Wentworth of the Crabbet Arabian Stud. After being imported into the United States by W.K. Kellogg in 1926. He was part of a large shipment of horses that Carl Schmidt, later Carl Raswan, purchased from Lady Wentworth for Kellogg's new ranch in Pomona, California.[1]

Upon arrival in America, he was registered as number 597 with the Arabian Horse Club of America.[2] Raseyn went on to sire twenty foal crops consisting of 135 purebred foals, including one National Champion.[3] He was a gray horse who was very dark as a young animal, then lightened into a dapple gray for many years before his hair coat became completely white.

He was used as a jumper when he was young, and was also a "five-gaited" horse, able to perform the rack and the slow gait that are more typically found in the American Saddlebred.[4] He passed this trait on to some of his descendants [5]

After a number of years on the Kellogg ranch, he developed arthritis, possibly due to overuse as a young horse. When he was 25 years old, it was discovered that he had also become sterile. Instead of being euthanized, he was given to Alice Payne 1948.[5] He lived with Mrs. Payne another four years, the last two in the company of another famous Skowronek son, Raffles, and died on May 19, 1959.[3]


desert bred
Ibrahim (PASB)
(Poland Arabian Stud Book)
desert bred
(General Stud Book, England)
Jaskoulka (PASB)
(Poland Arabian Stud Book)
1923 gray
Queen of Sheba
Rustem (GSB)
Rose of Sharon
Rayya (GSB)
1915 bay
Yamama III
Riada (GSB)


  1. Archer The Arabian Horse p. 75
  2. Arabian Horse Club The Arabian Stud Book Volume V p. 51
  3. 3.0 3.1 Carpenter Arabian Legends p. 166-175
  4. Edwards The Arabian: War Horse to Show Horse p. 69
  5. 5.0 5.1 Mulder, Carol W. "Raseyn 597" The Crabbet Influence, September-October 1984 accessed online October 17, 2007
  6. All Breed Pedigree Database Pedigree for Raseyn accessed on October 22, 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, 1999 ISBN 0-911647-48-1
  • Edwards, Gladys Brown The Arabian: War Horse to Show Horse 3rd Revised Edition Denver, Colorado: Arabian Horse Trust, 1980 ISBN 0938276-00-X


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