Posts Tagged With: #AQHAProud

KT King of Blue

KT King of Blue is out of KT Copper Queen Isabelle, “Izzy,” and by Shining Blue DR, “Bish.” Bish is a very good looking son of Autumnator, who is sired by SMART LITTLE LENA. Smart Little Lena is earner of $743,275, NCHA Triple Crown Op Ch. Autumnator’s dam is AUTUMN BOON is an earner of $244,470 NCHA. Dam of 26 foals, 17 perfs earning $1,003,985 NCHA/WS. Bish’s dam is Plum Sparkling who is by Shining Sparkler, a gorgeous palomino son of Reining and Reined Cowhorse Leading Sire Shining Spark . Izzy is out of Captains Double Coy and KT Copper Queen Cleo. This is a filly that was our first 4th generation foal. We were able to show her prior to her injury, and now we use her on the ranch. She really goes after the cows. Izzy’s pedigree includes many greats like Major Bonanza, Sizzlin Hot, Major King, Docs Dee Bar and more. This colt was born 5/22/18. King has been color tested as a true blue roan that is homozygous black mane and tail. E/E, a/a. $5,000

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KT Hollywood Cad

KT Hollywood Cad is a charming colt out of Continental Piper, “Piper D,” and is by Doll Docsan, “Leroy.” Leroy is a stallion with a performance packed pedigree along with a very good disposition. He was a very smooth ride with tremendous talent, beautiful movement and huge stop. He was quiet and trainable which he passes along to his foals; he consistently produces fantastic foals with looks, color, conformation and brains. Leroy was unshown due to a wire cut injury that took a long time to heal; it happened just before hitting the showpen as a 3 year old and as a result he was turned out to the studpen. Leroy has produced 1 foal that has NRHA earnings. He also has a 3 year old competing in Western Dressage, was 3rd in Canada in July 2016 and has racked up more 1st place finishes since then. He is sired by Dolls Union Jac- ROM, NRHA earnings, and sired foals that have earnings in excess of $310,000.00 in NRHA, as well as earnings in NRCHA, Buckskin Assoc., and the AQHA world show. Leroy’s dam is Docsan Jeany who has produced foals with earnings in excess of $3700.00 and AQHA point earners. Leroy is also double registered with NFQHA at 92%. Piper D is a daughter of AQHA point earner Continental Cad. Piper D is a stunning red dun mare that has elegance, size, and breeding with Zip It Up as her maternal grandsire and Snipper Reed on her papers. This young mare is heterozygous dun. Piper D is very big and pretty and we are looking forward to seeing what she will produce with the Western Pleasure breeding on her bottom side, mixed with the toughness of the Continental line. This colt is really bred to perform. He was born 5/3/18. $2,500

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Foal #2, Lola x Bishop

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So here is to hoping for the best weather possible and just one more week of winter, then bring on spring, I am ready for spring.

Monday we went and helped at the BB Cattle Co sale, we had snow and some wind that day. Luckily they have internet sales now so there were lots of people biding online and some call in bids. But it was a cold and wet day, and it snowed the entire time. We got home and still had hay at the house from dad bring it up in the tractor the day before, Kaine, Kade and I walked to the corral and fed Whim, Bishop, Double, Kool and Smoke and threw some hay out in the pasture for the horses. There are some DEEP drifts. The boys fell down a number of times. Toni and Anna did chores up at the house, they could get the four wheeler at least part way down the driveway to feed so they did not have to drag the hay like us. Toni and I got out to the desert to feed the mares, now that there is so much snow they all do think they need fed, so came running as soon as they heard the pickup. Anna helped Ben feed the cows for a while because Kicker got stuck at work showing people around, yes in the snow. Kicker made it about the time Toni and I got done feeding the mares so Anna got reprieved. The snow and cold makes for a lot of chores.


We lost our last old bay mare Monday, Emmy. Emmy was a great mare and at least did not go downhill, and was still eating and drinking well up until her body started shutting down. Emmy is the mother to Cow Cutting Colonel, and she has had a number of nice foals at our house by Colonel and Dude.


The kids didn’t have school again Tuesday. Ben got to go in late so he checked the cows before he went in. He got off of work early, so he plowed the snow around mom and dads with the tractor again. We needed to get some hay from the corral, so he plowed the road down to there and Toni brought back enough for a couple of days. Toni went out and fed the mares and most of them came and met her. Coco was around so her and the kids helped with chores. There were still plenty of snow drifts to get through and it made for some interesting driving at times.


Wednesday no school again due to freezing rain in some areas, luckily we just got more snow and a touch of freezing rain. Ben had to go to work at normal time, I got a 2 hr delay. Toni checked cows and horses and luckily they were all holding their babies in. Thursday the snow and rain did not start until the afternoon, the kids had no school again and I went home early. Not the prettiest Valentine’s Day we have ever had, but everyone was healthy and safe, so you can’t ask for much more. And, speaking of Valentine’s Day, Happy 70th to Grandma and Grandpa.


Friday there was still no school. Anna and I got up and checked the cows, watered everything and fed the steers, bulls and show heifers. Then mom and I ran into Connell and got our hair done. When I got home Anna and I went out and fed the mares in the desert and then we all went down and did chores. In this weather, chores take about an extra hour, minimum. The kids really enjoyed the snow and went sledding, built a snow fort out of the snow pile (over 5 feet tall), and there was lots of snow flying at times. We also had a heifer, that was one of our embryo transplants, calve, and Poison, one of Kaine’s show heifers. Anything that calves or foals at this point gets moved into the barn just to be safe!


Saturday Ben, Anna, Kaine, Kade and I got the cows in that looked like they might calve this coming week and locked them in with the heavy heifers. We cleaned out the pen and got the two pair out, Big Boy, a fall calf, had to crawl in through the feed bunk to see who all the new ladies were. Anna and Kade worked on their miniature yearling fillies. Ben and I went out and fed the mares. Toni, Coco, the kids and I did chores and Ben and Kicker fed the cows, like every night.


Sunday Ben, the kids and I went to Moses Lake to get groceries and lunch after checking the cows, morning chores and Ben changed the fuel filter in the tractor. Toni, Kicker, Kade and Jaxsen took big bales down to mom and dads and put them out for the horses. We got back and went and fed the mares then went down and did chores. By Sunday a few of the mares were not coming in to eat the hay we feed everyday, I guess they thought there was plenty of grass under all of that snow, so we drove out a different way and checked them to make sure all was well. We are still feeding 34 head of mares everyday, but these additional 7 didn’t need us. They all look good, so I guess they know what they are doing.


Monday while Anna and were checking, we were home since it was President’s Day, we saw that Ro had foaled. We tried to get through the gate, which had a giant show drift it in, but got stuck. I tried calling Toni, she was on the phone with another attorney and she texted back and asked if she could call me later. I said NO, Ro foaled and I am stuck. She raced down and pulled us out and we got Ro into the barn. Cleo is also due any day. We did a Facebook poll to name the cute guy since it was Presidents Day and “KT Cant Trump This” won. Besides the foal we had a pretty normal day at home. Toni yelled at Kicker and I since we did not know who her favorite president was, it is Lincoln if you don’t know. Feeding, watering, checking, deicing. We are in for another front of bad weather on Wed. I feel like we are ready, but every time I think that, the weather is worse than I expect. So here is to hoping for the best weather possible and just one more week of winter, then bring on spring, I am ready for spring.

More Winter Pictures

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Any Good Presidential names?

Any good name ideas for this cute guy born on President’s Day?

Our first foal is here, he is out of KT Gunz N Roses,”Ro,” and by Doll Docsan, “Leroy.” Ro is by Silver Gun and out of KT Major Shasta Dais. Silver Gun was a phenomenal stallion by Playgun and out of Miss Freckles Reed. Siver Gun has 100+ AQHA Points in Heeling, Heading, Working Cow Horse, Reining, and he was an AQHA Reserve Champion Superhorse, AQHA Champion, Sr. Heeling, AQHA Top Ten Finalist, Sr. Heading (7th), PCQHA Champion, Heeling, PCQHA Champion, Working Cow Horse, PCQHA Reserve Champion, Heeding, AQHA Performance Register of Merit is many divisions. KT Major Shasta Dais is be Zinks Major Kid. She goes back to Sonnys OO Buck, Docs Superstar Bar, Major Bonanza, Skipper W, and many more. Leroy is a stallion with a performance packed pedigree along with a very good disposition. He was a very smooth ride with tremendous talent, beautiful movement and huge stop. He was quiet and trainable which he passes along to his foals; he consistently produces fantastic foals with looks, color, conformation and brains. Leroy was unshown due to a wire cut injury that took a long time to heal; it happened just before hitting the showpen as a 3 year old and as a result he was turned out to the studpen. Leroy has produced 1 foal that has NRHA earnings. He also has a 3 year old competing in Western Dressage, was 3rd in Canada in July 2016 and has racked up more 1st place finishes since then. He is sired by Dolls Union Jac- ROM, NRHA earnings, and sired foals that have earnings in excess of $310,000.00 in NRHA, as well as earnings in NRCHA, Buckskin Assoc., and the AQHA world show. Leroy’s dam is Docsan Jeany who has produced foals with earnings in excess of $3700.00 and AQHA point earners. Leroy is also double registered with NFQHA at 92%. He was born 2/18/19.

 

 

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Foal #1, colt by Leroy out of Ro

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Feeding and checking

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KT A Dandy Magnum

KT A Dandy Magnum is a big bay roan colt out JWB Call Me Lura and by KT Gunpowder N Lead. Lura is by True Enchanted Copy, who goes back to Jackie Bee, San Peppy, Biankus and Go Man Go. On the bottom side Lura is out of Luras Gold Star, who goes back to Dandy Derby, Hancock, Barts Sunglow and Fritz Command. Gunner is a roan dunskin son of Cue Bars Laddie, AQHA point earning and producing stallion. Gunner’s dam, Pistol, has been shown NFQHA, has been featured on rule book and in the NFQHA magazine. She is a great working ranch horse, rope horse, and the kids can ride her as well. Pistol’s sire, Gold Country Charro is a dunskin stallion that was shown in 1998 and 1999 in halter at local shows. This is going to be a big, ranch type colt with a lot of bone and natural thickness. He was born 4/22/18. $2,500

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KT Cash on Justify

KT Cash on Justify is a lovable charming colt out of Miss Kyra and by Just Plain Starlight, “Colonel.” Miss Kyra is a big elegant mare by Remember Smash out of Cashs Juno. Remember Smash is a AAA money earner that was raced very little, several of his foals went to CA to be money earners in barrel racing. His sire is Easily Smashed who was an AQHA race Champion; he had 14 wins and had earnings in excess of $320,000. He had an S.I. of 99 and his foals have earnings of over $9 million. Her dam, Cashs Juno, is by Juno Dat Cash, a AAA and AAAT sire by Dash for Cash, and her dam is by Pasamonte Paul (AAAT and AQHA Champion). Miss Kyra’s pedigree also includes the Old Man, Jet Smooth, Easy Jet, Rocket Wrangler and much much more. Colonel is a son of Tamalight, winner of $21,492.10 in NCHA dollars and COA. Colonel’s dam is Wright on Sugarnic, winner of the Cascade Cutters Futurity. This colt has an incredible pedigree, an unbeatable confirmation, and an incredible disposition. He is bred to have a lot of agility and endurance. He was born 6/9/18 $3,000

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Good judgment comes from experience, and a lotta that comes from bad judgment.

Monday the kids had no school, teacher in-service day, next Monday the kids have school, then next Monday the kids have no school, BB Cattle Co bull sale, then the next Monday no school for President’s day, then we will have to see about Mondays after that, we might revisit school on Mondays. Dad went and got more pellets, which was good since we were close to rationing. Anna and Kaine checked the cows Monday AM. I went to the East District for a meeting, then took coworkers to Checos for lunch. Kade had basketball practice Monday night, so Toni, Anna and Kaine did chores. Kicker came down and took the pellets off of the trailer. Ben got the steers in so we sent one to Colton Tuesday afternoon, he shows our steers at the fair.


Tuesday everyone was back to school again. Anna was excited because it was the start of a new semester and she has Ag with Mrs. Shattuck this semester. Anna is applying to be an ambassador with the 509 Show Circuit too, and she is excited about that. Toni checked cows Tuesday morning. Dad took Jewels to Sagehill Veterinary clinic to get an ultrasound to see if she is pregnant and he took a tire in from the flatbed trailer for a tire repair. Then he snuck in my house to get the left over pie out of my fridge for mom, but I caught him on the camera and sent him a text. The kids did chores, Toni had a meeting that went longer then she had expected.


Wednesday Toni checked cows in the morning, our big red eyed Hereford cow had a really cute black ballie heifer. The kids and dad did chores, Toni headed to Tacoma in the afternoon for a big case that she has going on. 337 calved after Toni left and before Ben got home. Thursday dad checked since Toni was in Tacoma, Rob’s cow Olivia calved. Kade, Jaxsen, Kaine and Kicker went to the Pinewood Derby in at the boy scouts. Both Kade and Jaxsen’s cars did really well. Kaine got his last Cub Scout award since he aged out of cub scouts. Toni said that the eating was good in Tacoma, but the people and weather, not so much.


Friday I did not have to work so I checked. Dad had an apt for Red to get the oil changed so I went and picked him up and took him back. Diane needed some totes, and we have lots, so she came out and got totes. Besides that I just checked the cows, cleaned the office a little. Toni’s mediation did not get done until late Friday, so she was really late getting home. Kade’s basketball team got to play during half time at the varsity girls basketball game, dad took him to it since Toni was not home yet. I hear it was a really good game. Kade’s team won, but it was against the 3rd graders, so good job to them for playing so well.


Saturday we had a pretty good day, we tagged the calves and checked the cows. Krista and Sue came out to look at Jitter Bug and Hollywood Cad. Ben, Anna and Kaine got the yearlings heifers and steers in and were getting yearling weights when I got back. Toni, Kicker, Kade and Jaxsen were at Kade’s basketball games in Connell, they won both, good job boys. Then we did chores and looked through the Hereford World and picked out Hereford bulls and heifers we want to buy (haha).


Sunday we checked cows, like normal this time of year. Then we weighed the show steers, they are gaining really well. Cody came and checked on Felix, and brought some friends, one is scared of horses. So of course the horses had to maul her. Then we did chores early to get home to watch the super bowl, and Toni, Kicker, Kade, Jaxsen and Kaine with to a superbowl party at Booths. We were also going through our long list of bulls to AI too and narrowing it down. Toni and I normally like the same type of bulls and Ben likes a different type, and Kicker normally just waits to see what we pick out and pick from those on what to breed too. Ben’s comments are always super amusing. One bull he says is so short bodied he looks like he ran into a feed bunk, and another is so fat his blubber is just falling off of him. Toni and my comments back on his bulls are must better, like not enough rib shape, not deep enough, etc. it is quite comical. We have the more professional, legitimate comments that count. No one can take Ben’s comments seriously. Winter it last night, so lets all hope it comes and goes quickly.

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