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By Rebekah Timothy
Consorto PL is a 5 year old Lusitano stallion with mostly Viega lines imported from Brazil. Lucitanos are known for their bull fighting ability, and are highly athletic. Consorto has their wonderful athleticism, and has a fantastic temperament and incredible versatility. Consorto has only been halter broke and started under saddle just over a year. He is training for three-day eventing; is broke to drive; works at liberty; and is a great trail horse. He is handled and ridden by children (a testament to his disposition) and will have his first foal on the ground in February, 2013. He is currently boarded at Showcase Equestrian Center in Eads, TN, but he travels to White Oak Farm in Atoka, TN for collection for breeding.
Dual Stitch is a 2005 bay roan Stallion owned by Angie and Robert Ferrell, Ferrell Performance Horses, Lexington, TN www.ferrellperformancehorses.com
Dual Stitch is an NCHA Money Earner. (Almost all the money won by Robert Ferrell, an amateur; we have also done most of his training). Stitch is so laid back and a great minded stud, that he is now teaching Angie how to cut, as well as taking Robert farther and winning money.
The Dixie Nationals (March 2012) was a huge show for all of us, Robert in particular. His last run of the day was at 1:00 am, not the best time of day for either rider or horse. But our boy Stitch, who is used to being tucked in his stall at that time, all in all had a good run. We got a lot of interest in people wanting to breed to him.
In 2012 Robert won the $2000 limited rider champion with the Northeast Mississippi Cutting Horse Association. He made the Dixie Nationals as well as the Eastern Nationals! This year, 2013, we plan to go to Eastern Nationals and, hopefully, add to Stitch’s winnings.
Falcon’s Blue Ribbon
(Photo by Tina Parks) Falcon’s Blue Ribbon is owned by Bobby and Jacob Parks, Graceland Gait Farm, Somerville, TN. Falcon's Blue Ribbon is a 3 yr. old, buckskin paint Speed Racking Stallion, standing at Graceland Gait Farm, Somerville, TN. Other stallions standing at the Parks’ Graceland Gait Farm include: Rowdy Rawhide's Wiley, Buckskin Speed Racking Stallion; Diva's Rowdy Storm, 3 yr. old buckskin Single-Footing Stallion; and EZD's Dangerous Dynamite, 4 yr. old buckskin Speed Racking Stallion.
(Photo by Conrad Noddin)
Ivory Pal is a golden palomino champion Tennessee Walking Horse stallion, owned, trained, and loved by Rafael Valle. He is an extraordinary performer and partner with exceptionally great temperament. This amazing stallion performs bitless and barefoot and even has a new book, his own original theme song, a music video, and his own Facebook page boasting over 30,000 fans. Ivory Pal is available for stud fee - Private Treaty.
The book, Ivory Pal: Born To Fly Higher by Cindy McCauley, tells the story of the Tennessee Walking Horse on whom trainers had tried all the "traditional" Tennessee Walking Horse training techniques - the whips, the padded shoes, and more. Nothing worked with this young horse, not even when his rider angrily hit his head with a whip to get his attention. Try as they might, the trainers could not get Ivory Pal to comply. The palomino colt had simply quit - given up. He became a show horse reject!
Then one glorious day everything changed in his life and in the life of his new compassionate owner and trainer Rafael Valle. “Ivory Pal has taught me some invaluable lessons that have enriched my life beyond measure and made me a better person. Ivory Pal has taught me the importance of patience, humility, forgiveness, unconditional love, living each moment to the fullest, perseverance, and respect and love for all living things. That is why when people refer to me as Ivory Pal’s trainer, I quickly note that I am not his trainer, but rather his partner,” saidRafael Valle.
Magnoliasjetairliner is a 4 year old, bay Quarter Horse stallion. He's owned by Ashley Braswell and Tracey Goodman, 9975 Shelby Meadows, Atoka, TN (also where he's standing at stud). He started his barrel racing training this fall. Known by his barn name, “Gravy,” he is the half brother to: Magnolias Class (pro rodeo $ earner). Other notable Quarter Horses in his lineage are: JJ Bar Jet, Jets Skippin Stick, Steele Magnolias (Futurity $ earners); Marvins Wonder (NFR Qualifier and owned by Brittany Pozzi); Magnolias Quick Jet (Stud owned by Brittany Pozzi).
Rollingwoods Cookie Thief
(Photo by Beth Wieland)
Rollingwoods Cookie Thief is a 2000 Section B Welsh stallion owned by Rollingwoods Farm- Dr. Ruth Wilburn, Joanna Wilburn and Sally Ross Davis of Olive Branch, Mississippi. He has been National Champion in halter and driving many times both for the Welsh Pony and Cob Society of America and the U. S. Equestrian Federation. He has also received several lifetime awards from the WPCSA including the highest honor (The Order of the Dragon) based on points won in both performance and halter.
The Prodigy (barn name "SPIDER") is a 12-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse owned by Michael and Jennifer Young, standing in Somerville, TN. Sire - "Poison"; Dam - "A Jubilee Star"
Performance Record: “Spider” has had an extensive show career, producing blue ribbon placings throughout the Midsouth and Ohio circuits. He’s had three appearances and placings at the National Celebration in Yearling, Four Yr. Old, and Owner-Amateur competition.
Currently he enjoys trail riding and a continuous pasture life with three buddies. You can catch him in action at mid-south horseshows during the summer months.
For more information, phone: 901-451-4292
Topsail Whiz is the first and only National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) nine million dollar sire. His offspring at the 2012 NRHA Futurity made this feat possible by earning over $72,500 to push his Offspring Earnings to $9,030,000.
Owned by Bob Loomis Reining Horses, Topsail Whiz (Topsail Cody x Jeanie Whiz Bar by Cee Red) is an NRHA Hall of Famer who earned $49,865 in the NRHA show ring. His successes included an All American Quarter Horse Congress Junior Reining Championship, 1991 NRHA Lazy E Classic Open Championship, a third place finish in the 1990 NRHA Open Futurity, and a fourth place finish in the 1991 NRHA Derby. See: http://theloomisranch.com
Tucson TM is a Paso Fino, owned by Stephanie Schermerhorn’s Trademark Farms in Darden, TN. Trademark Farms also owns Curandero TM, another Paso Fino stallion.
(photo by Alicia Frese) Tzavu is a 7 yr old Egyptian Stallion. He and his herd are in Nashville, TN, owned by Christine Palm. He won many Halter events in his younger days. His favorite days are trail riding in the mountains in Colorado, and looking over his foals and herd.
Christine is currently finishing a book on stallions in hopes of helping others to better understand the mind of a stallion. We offer equine sessions at our farm, Zavu's Place, to help others working with stallions, confidence building, and safety; of course using Tzavu, as he is our best teacher.
For more information about Tzavu, contact Christine Palm in Nashville, TN at 404-388-0151.
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