Books open Oct. 1st for the 2017 breeding season!!!! Thank you to all of the mare owners who booked their wonderful mares to Chopper the past several years – these babies are destined to be fabulous !!!
First Down French – “Chopper” is a phenomenal young stallion with all of the key ingredients required to make a Super Star performer and producer. He is 15.1 hh, 1350# with strong bone structure, great feet & legs, extreme athleticism and a personality to die for!!! Just like his 9 Million Dollar Sire Frenchman’s Guy, this stallion was born to be a barrel horse. He has a ton of natural bend, low set head and hocks, and is catty and quick in his turns. His maternal grandsire, A Classic Dash, is a multiple world champion race horse, one of the top earning sons of First Down Dash, with race earnings of over $1.1 million and progeny earnings of over $5.8 million from only 7 crops to race. Add this amazing speed to an already impeccable pedigree, and you have yourself the perfect barrel horse sire.
**Chopper started competing in December 2008 (running as a 4 year old) and quickly headed straight for the top!!! In his first years of competition (with very limited futurity hauling) his current Life Time Earnings are well over $55,000, of which most was earned in Open 1D competition!!! At a very young age, he broke several arena records, many of which still stand today!!!! He has proven without a doubt he is an incredible athlete and stand out competitor!!!!
Chopper is now retired as a barrel horse, but he will continue to strive for amazing success as a Sire. His first full crop of babies hit the ground in 2011 and are very impressive!!! We are absolutely ecstatic to have this amazing stallion and his offspring….
We are absolutely thrilled to add this great stallion to our roster for the future!!! “Ghost” is an outstanding young stallion by the #1 All Time Leading Barrel Racing Sire Dash Ta Fame (SI 113, LTE: $290,812) and out of a AA daughter of Ocean Runaway (SI 105, LTE: $1,642,498). This colt’s entire pedigree is packed with AAAT runners and phenomenal barrel racing progeny. Ghost has impeccable confirmation, incredible movement, stunning color and a very kind & willing personality. He should mature to 15.1 hh+ with a lot of body depth, short strong back, low set hocks and a baby doll head… He is such an athlete and extremely impressive under saddle and on the barrels …. remarkably broke, very balanced, light in the mouth & sides, natural bend in the head/neck/ribcage and has a big cow horse stop!!!!! Such a unique stallion and we are so excited about his future!!!
Ghost just recently started his barrel racing career in 2015 and has quickly proven he has what it takes to be a tough 1D horse!!! We couldn't be more proud of this colt and how truly amazing he is...
*will be added to numerous stallion incentive programs as foals become eligible.