Also known as Beteyens mare. Desert Bred. Color: Dark Bay/Brown. 1879 Imported from Syria by the Blunts for their Crabbet Stud, Sussex, England. Lady Anne Blunt wrote in her book, the Bedouin Tribes of the Euphrates, Queen of Sheba is incomparably superior to anything we have seen here or elsewhere and would be worth a king's ransom, if kings were still worth ransoming. Strain: Abayyah Sharrakiyah Crabbet Foundation mare.