Welcome to the KARABS website
Kentucky Arabian Riders And Breeders Society
The Kentucky Arabian Riders & Breeders Society (KARABS) was established as an
Arabian Horse Association Region 14 affiliate club in 1983. The object and purpose
of KARABS is to aid and encourage the breeding, exhibiting, use and perpetuation of
Arabian Horses, to formulate publicity and educational programs and other activities
in the interest of Arabian horse owners and enthusiasts in the Kentucky area, and to
promote and encourage and stimulate popular interest in the outstanding using
qualities of the Arabian horse.
KARABS members come from across the United States but the majority resides in the
Southwestern Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana region. Most of the
clubs activities take place in the Greater Cincinnati, Ohio area. Those activities
include general membership meetings, the annual awards banquet, the club’s horse
show, the Medallion, is a 2-day, 2-Region (13 & 14) qualifying show held in June.
Programs: KARABS offers both a High Point Awards program for those members who
show their horses and a Recreational Rider Program open to all amateurs who just
enjoy time spent riding their horses.
The Medallion: This year the club’s show, The Medallion, will be held at the newly
renovated World Equestrian Center formerly known as Roberts Arena in Wilmington,
OH in June. Sport Horse classes will be held on Saturday, and the class line up for
Sunday will include National Show Horse classes.