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REFERENCE HORSES

This page will continue to be updated as we share more exciting reference Appaloosa horses found in our horses bloodlines. Please check back for updates

This reference sire beauty is Pratt Toby Secret Foaled 1979, Grandsire of  our Wakons Wallowa Snow.

 

WAKONS SUGAR PLUM'S FULL BROTHER: DREA EAGLES DANDY

WAKONS SNOW LEOPARD'S SIRE: STILL MAX

WAKONS SERENE SNOW  & WAKONS SUGAR PLUM'S SIRE: WAKONS NAVAJO EAGLE

WAKONS WALLOWA SNOW'S GRANDSIRE: INDIGNANT ILUSION

REFERENCE SIRES

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PRINCE PLAUDIT 

THE ROYAL LINE OF THE APPALOOSA

Prince Plaudit Sired 673 registered foals.

Wakons Snow Leopard's sire Still Max carries Prince Plaudit bloodline: Kaniksus Katracks, Kaniksus Spots to Prince Solid Joker, Prince Solid, Prince Plaudit.

Prince Plaudit (Red Plaudit x Princess Rita)

https://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/princeplaudit.html

STUD SPIDER
MOVIE FAMOUS APPALOOSA

Movie famous black blanket Stud Spider Appaloosa owned by actor James Brolin
Wakons Snow Leopard's dam Wakon's LacyBritches carries Stud Spider bloodline: Blazin Britches, Valley Forge to Stud Spider.

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SIMCOES PATAHA

This old foundation Appaloosa horse bloodline is carried both top and bottom with Wakons Snow Leopard on dam and sire side through the "SS" bloodline:

Dam: Wakons LacyBritches, Wakons Lady Ander, SS Sugarfoot, SS Rain Water to Simcoes Pataha. Sire bloodline: Still Max to SS Still There to Simcoes Pataha. Wakons Snow Leopard (our stallion) crosses 4 x Simcoes Pataha.

Our mares Wakons Wallowa Snow and Wakons Sugar Plum bloodlines each crosses 2x with Simcoes Pataha.

 

REFERENCE SIRES

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NAVAJO BRITCHES

Navajo Britches sired 367 Registered Appaloosa foals.

Navajo Britches is a great great grandson of Mansfields Comanche.


https://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/navajobritches.html

DOUBLE SIX DOMINO

Double-Six Domino sired 246 registered foals.
Double-Six Domino is an own son of Mansfield Comanche.
https://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/doublesix.html

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MANSFIELDS COMANCHE

Mansfield's Comanche one of the most influential sires in the early Appaloosa world.
"This horse has sired some of the greatest horses of the Appaloosa World."
https://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/mansfield.html

 

REFERENCE SIRES

King Plaudit ApHC #55157
Sire of 434 registered foals Sire: Red Plaudit x Cheyenne Maid 

King Plaudit is reference sire for Wakons Serene Snow

 

REFERENCE SIRES

Joker B
Sire: Red Dog AQHA P-55
Dam: Blue Vitrol
Bred by Jack Casement, Westplains, Colorado
Reference Sire for Wakons Snow Leopard 2x, Wakons Wallowa Snow, Wakons Sugar Plum and Wakons Serene Snow.

Joker B foals: Sire of 202 registered foals from 1946 to 1967.

1988 inducted into Appaloosa Horse Club Hall of Fame. 

Famous QH bloodline Reference Sire: Joker B goes to Steel Dust Quarter Horse x5.

Joker worked the rodeos, barrel racing, parades, steer roping, about everything. He had several owners and spent time in Nevada and Hollywood and all over the West Coast. If you watch the old westerns John Wayne road him in one movie. Richard Boone, "Have Gun Will Travel" used him in some films. Governor John Connolly and Miss Texas Linda Loftis chose him for special events. When you see him in a movie, you know who the horse is -- there was only one like him.

https://www.texaslonghorn.com/Horse/index.cfm?con=BiosID&IDNo=11381

Joker B with Bill (below photo)

."Fifth Annual Horse Sale in November of 1965 at the West Texas Fairgrounds in Abilene... Joker B sold for $26,500."


"Joker B was the unexpected result of 52 years of planned breeding by Jack and Dan Casement at their ranch in northern Colorado. Blue Vitrol, a blue roan mare the Casements had purchased from Coke Roberds produced a foal with a loud blanket on his hips. The Casements were in the Quarter Horse business. Spotted horses were not welcome at that time in the Quarter Horse world. The sire of this spotted colt was Red Dog – P-55 in the fledgling Quarter Horse Stud Book. Blue Vitrol provided the Appaloosa influence for her foal. Vitriol’s dam was a mare named Leopard. Leopard was by the great Quarter Horse foundation sire, Old Fred."

"*During the bidding (at the horse sale), Carl Miles made an announcement. He stated that he would be willing to sell Joker B into syndication. In his announcement Carl stated that this old horse could still be used to rope calves at age 25. ...the great stallion on November 20, 1965 sold for $26,500.00, a very high price for a 25 year old horse, to a four man syndicate. Carl Miles was a member of that syndicate.


https://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/jokerb.html

Joker B in the Movies:

John Wayne road him in one movie. Richard Boone, "Have Gun Will Travel" used him in some films. Governor John Connolly and Miss Texas Linda Loftis chose him for special events. When you see him in a movie, you know who the horse is -- there was only one like him.

https://www.texaslonghorn.com/Horse/index.cfm?con=BiosID&IDNo=11381

 
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 "STEEL DUST" QH

The most influential sire on the Texas strain of American quarter horse was legendary racer Steel Dust.


Joker B goes to Steel Dust QH x5 crosses.

Red Dog goes to Steel Dust x5 crosses.

*See our Stallion - Wakons Snow Leopard with Joker B x2 crossed and Red Dog x4 crossed.

*See our Mares -Wakon Serene Snow with Red Dog x6 crossed.


Foaled in Kentucky around 1843,   Steel Dust descendants were valued for their speed and were sought by cowboys for use on ranches. Thus, cow horses were often called "Steeldusts." 

https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/quarter-horses

They were heavy-muscled horses, marked with small ears, a big jaw, remarkable intelligence and lightning speed up to a quarter of a mile. Steel Dust was an American Quarter Horse. He and his kind would achieve fame in proportions every bit as magnificent as that of the mythical Pegasus.”

https://www.steeldust.de/warum-steeldust/

 
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"LEO" QH

Leo "The Great"

AQHA #0001335 Sorrel Stallion 1940 - 1967


AQHA Hall of Fame ~ 1989

Article from AQHA Hall Of Fame

Breeder: J.W. House ~ Cameron, Texas

Owner: Bud Warren ~ Perry, Oklahoma

http://www.cnrquarterhorses.com/leo.htm

See our Stallion - Wakons Snow Leopard crossed with Leo x2.

LEO  QUARTER HORSE, 1940  Leo The Great

https://okqha.org/portfolio-item/leo/

Leo, a 1940 stallion sired by Joe Reed II and out of Little Fanny, is by any measurement, one of the all time great sires of the Quarter Horse world.  Displaying considerable speed himself by winning 20 of his 22 starts, it was his reputation as a sire that made him famous. In addition to speed, Leo’s foals exhibited excellent conformation, Athletic ability, quiet dispositions and common sense.  Famous Leo bred cutting horses include Peppy San, Mr. San Peppy and King’s Pistol, and an AQHA Champion reining horse, Okie Leo.

When he was being returned to the States, he suffered the first serious mishap that cost him any further racing fame and almost cost him his life. The trailer in which he was being hauled turned over…

Things were looking up for Leo until Rowe sold his ranch in Oklahoma and moved his operations to New Mexico. The stallion made the trip in a makeshift stall in a railroad car, most of which was filled with household goods.

Somewhere enroute, this car, with Leo sandwiched between bedsprings and other household fixtures, was lost and long overdue at its destination. When it was finally found and the door of the box car was opened, there stood the lion-hearted Leo with his head thrust through the bedsprings and practically covered by other articles that had been thrown into his stall as the car was shunted around in various railway terminals.

It was a badly bruised, hungry, and thirsty stallion that was rescued from the debris; and for a second time it took tenderness and skill to nurse him back to health and usefulness.

 He received yet another severe injury. This time it was a breeding accident,… n 1947, Bud Warren, who had been more or less playing around in the horse business for a number of years, decided to purchase the ailing stallion from Gene Moore.

Leading horsemen called Warren the “biggest chump in horse business” when he paid $2,500 for a horse so badly crippled that his owner had considered destroying him. …Leo is past 20 years of age, he is still the No. 1 stallion on the Warren Quarter Horse Breeding Farm, and the current breeding fee is $2,500….

Leo the Great has had more than 400 sons and daughters registered with the American Quarter Horse Association.

 https://westernhorseman.com/culture/flashbacks/flashback-leo-the-great/

 
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"WIMPY" QH

Wimpy…received the honorable and respectable P-1 in AQHA’s first stud book.
See our mares - Wakon Serene Snow crossed with Wimpy x2.

Wimpy was born on the King Ranch in South Texas. Sired by Solis and out of Panda, Wimpy was a grandson of Old Sorrel on both the top and bottom. Old Sorrel was the foundation sire for the ranch, and was bred by noted breeder George Clegg.

https://www.aqha.com/hall-of-fame-horse-inductees/-/asset_publisher/JbReVpSPcSnY/content/wimpy-p-1

King Ranch, Wimpy went to work as a sire. He produced 174 registered foals, the majority of which stayed on the King Ranch.  However, the few that left the ranch left a lasting impact.

Wimpy P-1 – The AQHA was founded in 1940. Its founders had decided that the first stallion recorded in their studbook would be the horse who took home the title of Grand Champion Stallion at the 1941 Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. That horse was King Ranch’s Wimpy.

The chestnut stallion produced sons and daughters that went onto produce AQHA Champions. A few of Wimpy’s better known progeny were Lauro, Silver Wimpy, Wimpy II and Bill Cody.


In 1958, Kleberg gave Wimpy to Clegg, a tribute to the fine horseman. Kleberg hoped the 21-year-old stallion would finish out his days in green pastures.

https://equilume.com/blog/10-famous-aqha-stallions-what-made-them-big/

 

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