Established 1969. Celebrating over 50 years of
breeding world-class performance Arabians


Anne Brown welcomes you to Gadebrook Arabian Stud. We raise pure-bred (mainly Crabbet) performance Arabian horses for racing and endurance based on pure Crabbet lines from Australia.

We have been home over the years to top Arabian stallions: Racing superstar Sambist, World Endurance Champion Hachim (left), and Performance Horse Awards overall champion, Binley Prince Salim. We represent the US winner of the first WAHO trophy and multi-talented Remington Steele*++.

  Gadebrook stud is located near Oundle, Peterborough in Northamptonshire, 75 miles north of London, England.
Gadebrook resumé 2016 click HERE. Gadebrook poster click HERE

(left) Enchanting 100% Crabbet colt Hazar born on May Day 2020, by Hadiya out of maiden mare Azarina (Shaded Silver x Zaharina by Ludomino ) – the fourth generation of Gadebrook breeding

(center) 100% Crabbet filly Bright Moonlight, born on the night of the super-moon, 8 April 2020. She is the first foal by Gadebrook’s Reserve Futurity Endurance champion Hadiya and out of 24-yr old Inshallah Signature (imp Australia) Click photo for more info, a short video, and larger photos. She has her own Facebook page at Bright Moonlight - FB

(right) Filly Kamelliya born on 14 June is the magic cross of Crabbet sire, Hadiya, and WAHO trophy-winning Egyptian dam, Kamillah. She is fast AND beautiful!

  Anne's year as Hon President of the Arab Horse Society April 2014 - April 2015, click HERE.   Last updated November 2020
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Arab yearlings by pure Crabbet Hadiya at Gadebrook in June 2021: filly Kamelliya, colt Hazar and filly Bright Moonlight


Sambist, winning at Goodwood 1994
An iconic photo of Sambist winning the UK Long-Distance Championship at Goodwood in 1994, for the second time, ridden by Colin Jenkins. Photo: Judith Ratcliffe. View enlarged

AHS Centenary Celebrations 2018
'Centenary' book EventsParade
  Anne is 'Featured Partner' on top US Arab show and sport horse breeder, Patti Bailey's website, view HERE











Past Highlights
2015 2016 2017

The three foals by Hadiya we entered for the national Futurity Evaluations in August did extremely well, all gaining Gold, with Bright Moonlight (pictured) earning the second highest score for Endurance foals, Hazar the third and Kamelliya the fourth – with the highest vet score! Caroline Hawes has kindly produced mini-videos of their performances.

Click the Bright Moonlight, Hazar or Kamelliya links below to view.



Bright Moonlight

Congratulations to the new owners of horses from Gadebrook Stud:


2-year old chestnut colt Gadebrook Blade from 100% Australian Crabbet Arabian bloodlines is sold to a top Endurance rider for competition and stud duties.

Bay mare Kalish is sold to a keen riding home in Leicestershire. She is by AHS Premium stallion Crystal Magic, now FEI** endurance mare, and took Rebecca Parsler to 2nd place nationally in the Pony Club Endurance Championships. They were proud to be selected for the AHS Centenary Arabian Performance Horse Parade in Newmarket in 2018.

Hadiya's 6-yr old Crabbet half-sister Mazaria is sold to a loving home in Sussex. She is by Marbon Masadi (now in Germany) out of the bay Australian Crabbet mare Pevensey Zariffia.


Shaarif, now 5, ridden by Debbie from NZ, romped home after his first-ever Endurance Ride on 1 August at Wellow in Nottinghamshire.

The 20kms route was a bit of a come-down for his sire Kaalif who kept him company, ridden by owner Anja, as he is now an FEI*-qualified endurance horse. Both boys bred at Gadebrook.

  Tragic news - young stallion Hadiya shattered his leg in a freak field accident at his trainer's and has been put down. He leaves three wonderful foals. He was British Breeding's Leading Endurance winner at the 2019 Futurity Evaluations and winner of the Crabbet Organisation's 2019 Futurity Trophy.    

Congratulation to Kaalif, winner of Dinsdale Memorial Trophy for Champion Pure Arab in the prestigious AHS Performance Horse Awards for 2019, owned and ridden by Anja Ward, and also to her 13-yr old daughter Victoria (right) on winning the Arab Horse Society’s Farenza Cup on Kaalif for leading Junior Rider.

Kaalif won the pure Crabbet Endurance Championship at the Crabbet Organisation Performance Awards 2019 and also the FEI Endurance section.

However, tragedy struck in autumn 2020 when Kaalif broke his leg in his field and had to be put down – such a loss of an exceptional horse.

Kaalif was pure Crabbet by endurance sire Silver Zaanif out of my imported Australian mare Palma Benay. Kaalif was the sire of Shaarif (2015) from my imported Australian mare Inshallah Signature. He is also owned by Anja Ward and starts his Endurance career in earnest this year.

  2018 & 2019    

Anne is proud to have won the Arab Horse Society 'Breeder of the Year' award for 2018, and also the Crabbet Endurance “Breeder of the Year” award.

The results were based on the achievements of horses bred at Gadebrook including Kaalif, Remynise, Azarina, Kalish, Samba B, Mandarine and Kalista.


Photo right: Anne was at the WAHO conference in
Australia when the awards ceremony took place so
only received the rosettes and garlands on her return

  Imported Australian mare Palma Benay is the foundation of the Boomerang Plan to re-introduce Crabbet genes to the UK; winner of the Crabbet Mare trophy at the Crabbet Organisation's 2019 awards for winning achievements by her first son Kaalif  

Gadebrook is delighted to have acquired the talented and beautiful pure Egyptian AHS Premium mare Kamillah from her breeder Judy Phillips.

Kamillah is the World Arab Horse trophy winner for 2013, the first ever NaStA Performance-tested mare, a winning eventer and endurance horse, and dam of the Royal Cornish Show Champion 2019.

Kamillah produced a refined and beautiful filly, Kamelliya, to Hadiya in June 2020

  Kamillah with new-born filly Kamelliya by Hadiya, 14 June 2020 at Gadebrook



Bay gelding Shaarif, now sold to Anja Ward for endurance.

Bay gelding Shiraaz, sold to Karen Ward (no relation!) for dressage.


  Anne attended the 2019 WAHO conference in Australia, and afterwards visited Palma’s breeder Leon Bennett in New Zealand. In association with Leon, Anne now shares the important pure Egyptian mare Simeon Shurah (Asfour x Simeon Safron), a great-granddaughter of 27 Ibn Galal V, with her filly foal Shiraz sired by Simeon Shulchan by Anazah Bey Shahh (a Morafic grandson) out of Simeon Saadia (also a great-granddaughter of 27 Ibn Galal V).  

Gadebrook's racing supremo Sambist (deceased 2014) won the AHS 'Arabian Racing Sire of the Year' award in 2018 for an unprecedented 13th time in 15 years.
Sambist appears on the cover of the AHS Centenary Premium Performance Scheme commemorative book of stallions, and his genome sequence features in the Centenary exhibition and on the back cover of the Centenary book. He was the first Arabian in the world to have his genes identified. A limited amount of frozen semen is available to approved mares.



Advanced endurance mare Azarina (2007) produced a delightful bay/grey pure Crabbet colt Hazar by Hadiya in May 2020.

This is a very special foal as he represents the 4th generation of Gadebrook breeding, Anne having bred Azarina (by Shaded Silver) and her dam Zaharina (by Ludomino) and owned her dam Zarah (by Orion).

Photo right: Anne with her beloved riding
mare Azarina, at Gadebrook May 2019


Susan Hawes competes my high percentage Crabbet gelding Remynisce (born 2007), by the top US long distance champion and Tevis Buckle winner, Remington Steele*++. He is qualified to international FEI*** level. Rem won the King's Cup at King's Forest in 2019, and was 2nd in the Crabbet Organisation's Endurance Awards 2019.

A limited amount of Remington Steele's frozen semen is available to approved mares, stored at West Kington Stud.

  Gadebrook has done especially well at the Crabbet Endurance Awards. Anne has won the Crabbet Endurance Breeder title for results from Remynisce, Kaalif, Kalish and Azarina.

As Vice-Chairman of the Arab Horse Society Council, Anne chaired the AHS Centenary 2018 committee. She was heavily involved in raising funds and organising the 2018 events, including the Performance Horse Parade at the National Heritage Centre in Newmarket, the special exhibition "From the Desert to the World" from March to July, also at the National Heritage Centre in Newmarket, and the successful Centenary Marathon in Newmarket in October 2018. Photo right: The chairman, Joanne Lowe (on right), thanked Anne with a pot of flowers.

Anne compiled the fully illustrated AHS "Centenary" book and attended a book-signing in Oundle in May 2018. It sells for £40 (£35 to AHS members), available from the AHS website.


Anne presents the Gadebrook Trophy to the Reserve Performance Horse Awards Champion at the National Championship Show each July, and also the Gadebrook Shield to the overall Crabbet Champion (Gayzella in 2018, photo right with owner/breeder Fiona Leng).

Anne chairs the Premium Performance Scheme (PPS) committee of the Arab Horse Society and supports breeding using AHS Premium stallions - like Sambist!

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