Posts Tagged With: #foal2020

KT Star Solider

KT Star Solider is a fancy bay colt out of Sugars Badger Doll, “Camie,” and by Favorite Solider. Camie is a daughter of Star Chex Badger who was a son of Peppy San Badger and earner of $6,450.39 in NCHA earnings and a COA. This mare is a fancy bay roan with Doc Bar on her papers twice as well as Doc’s Malbec, Win or Lose, King Fritz, and is a granddaughter of NCHA cutting  mare Docs Star Chex who earned over $64,000.00 and a ROM. Camie has good bone and muscle as well as a kind eye. Favorite Soldier is a son of Favorite Cartel, Race Record: SI 105, 24-9(3)-2-4(2), $598,069; California Hi-Point Distance Horse, 1st-AQHA Challenge Championship G1, 1st-Los Alamitos Championship Challenge G2, 1st-Paul B Ford Memorial Handicap, 3rd-Rainbow Futurity G1, 3rd-Slm Big Daddy Stakes, 4th All American Futurity G1, Finalist in All American Derby G1, Finalist in Los Alamitos Super Derby G1, Finalist in Rainbow Quarter Horse Derby G1, Finalist in Champion of Champions G1, Finalist in Remington Park Invitational Championship G1, Finalist in Robert L Boniface LA Invitational Championship G1. Favorite Soldier’s dam is Yak Ity Yak Go who has 6 wins to 5, $64,583, 2nd Bellflower S., 3rd Far West Futurity [R] [G3], San Diego S., Lake Forest S., finalist in the Miss Princess H. This colt was born on 5/25. $5,000

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Last Week in Pictures – No Jr Angus Show pictures, I don’t have them uploaded yet.

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Last Week in Pictures – It is a little light for us.

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KT Slide N Shine

KT Slide N Shine is a showy bay colt out of Slide Me A Baileys and by Shining Blue Dr, “Bishop.” Bishop is a very good looking son of Autumnator, from the Davis Ranch in Utah. He has a big hip, low hocks, pretty neck and is very balanced. The Autumnator is sired by SMART LITTLE LENA, earner of $743,275, NCHA Triple Crown Champion. Autumnator’s dam is AUTUMN BOON Earner of $244,470 NCHA. Dam of 26 foals, 17 perfs earning $1,003,985 NCHA. Bishop’s dam is Plum Sparkling who is by Shining Sparkler, a gorgeous palomino son of Reining and Reined Cowhorse Leading Sire Shining Spark . He has as pretty of a head and neck as any horse. He has a lot of bone and a big hip. He was trained by Brett Losekeand Joe Hayes but his show career was very limited due to an injury. His colts are very pretty and have a lot of ability. Bailey is out of Slide On Bartender. Bailey is a very pretty, feminine mare that has a strong performance top side, crossed with a great foundation bottom. Bailey was ranch ridden and used in the roping pen before becoming a broodmare. Bailey’s sire, Slide on Bartender was a buckskin stallion with both AQHA points in reining and some championships under his belt. Slide on Bartender was an own son of Shining Spark out of a Two Id Bartender daughter. Bailey’s bottom side includes rope horses deluxe, featuring some of the greats like Jimeny Jumpup, Maverick Coke, Grey Badger II, Waggoner, and many others. Bailey is a favorite as she is always by the gate and loves attention. This colt was born 4/7/20. $3,000

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KT King Union Jac

KT King Union Jac is a handsome dun colt is out of KT Copper Isabelle, “Izzy,” and by Docs Dollscan, “Leroy.” Izzy is out of Captains Double Coy and by KT Copper Queen Cleo. Izzy is our first 4th generation mare. We were able to show her prior to her being injured, then we use her on the ranch for a few years before adding her to our brood mare band. She is a really nice mare that we love, she is one of our favorites. She is a really cowy mare that goes after the cows, and dogs. We love her foals, they are very smart and trainable as well as having great confirmations. She is 83% NFQHA and her pedigree includes Sizzlin Hot, Major Bonanza, Ed Echols, Coys Bonanza, Major King and 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 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% This colt was born 4/25/20. $3,500

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As we look to the end of our foaling and calving season, we now start our haying. It never ends around here!

Happy Memorial Day! Toni went to grandpa’s grave and put more flowers on. Anna and Kaine caught the steers and heifers and fed and washed them. I worked on getting the videos uploaded. Dolly and Cammie had foals on Monday, Memorial Day foals. Ben worked on the continuous fence, and put the post in where Toni and I wanted to put in a gate, so we put the gate up that night. Kicker mowed more Russian Olive trees, he is making a big mark on them. Monday night we found out the champions of the Sasquatch Virtual Show, Foxy was the Overall Champion Heifer, we were all really excited. All three of the kids did excellent and were in the top Washington steers.

I did not sleep well Monday night, so Tuesday I was just exhausted. But, Toni is always tired, so she does not let you have a day of rest. We did a bunch of stuff, but I did not write it down right away so I don’t remember what we did that day.

Wednesday was much better, and it reminded me of the Lorrie Morgan song, “Except for Monday.” It was good that I felt much better because we were in meetings all day at work. It was a long day. Dad took Anna to the Jr High in the morning to turn in her library book and then his friends came and he and Anna showed them the horses. Toni had another day of school with the boys, and her work, which included some hearings on the phone. Toni and the three older kids went riding with Kathy late afternoon, so Jaxsen, mom and dad were the only ones there when I got there. So Jaxsen and I went out to start chores, but everyone was not far behind. The kids told Kathy she needed to come over every Wednesday afternoon, so Toni would have to take a break from work and take them riding. The horses definitely needed the riding.

The weather is warming up. Toni took the kids over to grandma’s on Thursday and they spent the better part of the morning helping move heifers, Joe asked them to help for 10 mins and two hours later when Toni complained about how long it was taking Joe just told her she should have known it would not be 10 min. She texted us that, and mom and I agreed, she should have known. At one point Toni did confiscate Mar’s horse and rode a bit instead of walk, so that at least made her happy. BeeBee cut her leg up at Sonny and Jeanie’s so Jeanie brought her back on Thursday, straight from the vet office. They thought they should keep her up there to Dr her since it happened at their house, but we told them to go ahead and bring her back, we will add her to our Dring rounds. It is just that type of year. Jeanie brought a baby pig with her and Toni texted it was for the kids.

Friday three older kids worked on their steers and heifers, the ones we are taking to Filer to the Jr Angus show and the Idaho Beef Expo. Jaxsen and I got the other steers in and tied them up. The three older kids started clipping the six we are taking.

Toni had court, then brought us tacos from El Fat Cat, and they were GOOD. She was not happy though because she had to wait in line and was almost late for her 1 pm phone call.

Jaxsen stayed with Toni after lunch and Traci and Whitney brought Natalie, Savannah and Kayla over in the late afternoon to see the baby pig, the horse named after Savannah, “Mean Jean,” and everything else. They left around chore time, after cookies with Auntie Pam.

And then Chad texted he was almost at mom and dads to trim the yearling colts. We got them all done, and Hottie. The kids did chores and then we headed to my house to feed the steers and doctor BeeBee.

Saturday we had lots of people out looking at horses. Which means we got lots of pictures. There was a storm early Saturday morning, so first thing we ran around and made sure everyone was ok. First thing we had an outside mare come in to be bred to Dude. While we were visiting with that family, a neighbor showed up to look at the foals.

Then we had our afternoon family come and Toni took them around. After showing everyone around we took Dolly and an outside black mare and put them in with Sagebug, We brought Fancy, Twiggy and Abs back down to the house and took another outside mare to put with Dude. Then we doctored BeeBee and the kids fed their steers. About that time the storm really hit hard. We had heard we were going to get hail, so we were scrambling to get the vehicles under cover and as many of the animals protected as we could. During lightning storms, there just isn’t much we can do except pray. Our thoughts go out to the Alexanders who lost cattle during the storm due to a lightning strike.

Sunday was stormy again, Anna, Kaine and I ran around in the morning and made sure that everyone was ok. We had another guest out on Sunday, so Toni and Kade showed him around. Mike is a repeat visitor that got his wish and was able to purchase a Gunner foal.

After lunch Anna clipped her steer and most of her heifer, I worked on pictures and updating the website. When Toni and Kade got done they called and we went down and did chores early. But by the time we got chores done, all the doctoring, pulled out some t-posts where Ben built a new fence, pulled a pole out of the burn pile, checked every horse on the place, we made it home at normal time, so not early!

Next week begins the last official week of school for the kids and the official start of summer! We are really excited to begin summer and Toni is really excited to put her teacher’s uniform away and just go back to being a rancher and attorney. Over the weekend we got our first stack of 2020 hay and are looking forward to having some hay for sale this year. As we look to the end of our foaling and calving season, we now start our haying. It never ends around here!

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