Frank the Donkey

I will be the first to say that I have not been a big fan of the long ears (donkeys and mules) but I am gaining a whole “new found” level of respect for them. I guess I could have be considered “one of those snobby horse people” that would not be caught dead on […]

Smart Little Lena

Truly a LEGEND in every aspect of the word. There are few things in life that give you the same feeling as standing in front of a Legend….Smart Little Lena himself. I had the chance to get to see him in person and spend a little bit of time with him and that was an […]

Congratulations to Bruce Glauner

Congratulations to Bruce Glauner of Hagerman Idaho on adding this little guy to his herd. I look forward to watching the progress on this colt. He should make a nice one for sure.

CD Olena

Great Cutting Sire CD Olena Passes Away Written by Katie Tims CD Olena, photographed by Paige Olsen on July 24, 2010 The cutting world suffered a terrible blow when the legendary CD Olena died suddenly at the Texas ranch where he was standing. According to Dr. David Hartman, who was leasing and standing CD Olena, […]

Congratulations to Cindy Malott of Powell Butte Oregon

Thank you and Congratulations to Cindy Malott and her family of Powell Butte Oregon on the purchase of Sugar Rush Doll, Bee, and I Sayo Your Smart. I am so looking forward to seeing what you do with the yearling “Sayo” baby as well as with the one to come next year. The best of […]

Pear Crumble Pie

This is so not horse related but I just had to share it. With fall here and the pears being ready in the local orchards around Hagerman Idaho I have the kitchen filled with 75Lbs of pears. I have got to think of different things to do with them as I would love to have […]

Keeley and Baby Sayo

I am pretty sure there is nothing better then the outside of a horse for the inside of a little girl. Just like Hickorys SanZ Olena was the one that Triston grew up with Sayos Smoke N Chichas been Keeleys baby from the get go. Those two have been quite a pair and I sure […]

Promise Gonna Getcha — SOLD

Promise Gonna Getcha2010 Chestnut AQHA FillyAQHA Incentive Fund EnrolledYou are gonna have to spend some time looking to find as nice of a filly as this little girl is. She has all the breeding, talent, and mind set one needs to make a champion. This fillies half brother, Dom Dualuise (Dual Pep x Smart Little […]

Congratulations to Jean and Boomer.

I am so proud of you two. Jean purchased Boomer from me as a two year old and has done all the work with him herself and has done AWESOME. This picture is from a show she took him to and placed 1st in Trail and 2nd in horsemanship, pleasure and reining. Keep up the […]

Bob Acre Girl

  • Offspring LTE Earnings
  • Own daughter of the great Bob Acre Doc
  • Out of phenomenal mare Bretts Alibi (NCHA LTE $45,737, Offspring NCHA LTE $5,500)
  • Full sibling to earners of over $27,000+

    Shannalena 1396

  • Own daughter of Lena My Way
  • Offspring Earnings and AQHA Points
  • Out of a good daughter of Doc’s Rickashay

    Sugar Rush Doll Video

    Here is a short little video of one of my “for sale” mares tearing around in the pasture. This is a super nice little mare all the way around that is offered for sale in foal to Little Shining Sun. Make sure you check out her pedigree to see all the “who’s who” in there. […]

    SOLD Chexy and Whiskey are heading to Missouri

    Congratulations and Thank You to Virginia Wilcox of Neosho Missouri on the purchase of Pappys Irish Whiskey and La Rue in Chex. Both of these mares are exposed to Little Shining Sun for 2012 foals. These should be some amazing babies and I look forward to having some “Sayo” babies in Missouri.


    TS Quarter Horses wants to send a HUGE Congratulations to Tymerie and Pep Up Merada. “Kit” was purchased from TS Quarter Horses back in March of 2011. Tymerie and Kit have become quite the team and just won the GRAND CHAMPION title in the walk and trott lead line class and she also won two […]

    Idaho it is!

    What a week it has been. Sunday Bazi and I hit the road and left for Arizona to pick up Baby Sayo who is finally home (-; (-; I spent monday morning riding Baby Sayo and the evening taking photos of Shadd Parkinsons three year olds. Boy are they some fancy babies. Tuesday morning was […]

    Slams Badger

    Thank you so much for the update photo of “Badger.” This is a gelding that Buck Ireland purchased from TS Quarter Horses back in march 2011. Buck you are sure doing an amazing job with him and turning him into one heck of a ranch gelding. Congratulations.

    Sugar Rush Doll — 2007 Mare

    Here is your chance to add this incredible filly to your program. This mare was just started but is coming along super nice. She has the size, talent, mind and athletic abilty along with the bloodlines to boot. FOR SALE $2,500

    Feature Sale Horses

    As TS Quarter Horses will be moving to a new location in the very near future, I have decided to reduce the prices on a selection of very nice prospects, finished horses and top bred broodmares. Take a look at the horses listed below as well as the rest on the TS Quarter Horse site. […]

    Pre-Ride Thoughts by John Degan

    We enter the Arena, as a team to be judged; From the middle of my horse, I better not budge. Attending Al’s clinics, has sure changed my life; AND my style of riding, mostly turmoil and strife. To remember the pattern is simple a must; The Judge will be watching, to see if there’s trust. […]

    Masters Clinic — Day 1 “The Basics”

    Day 1 of the Masters Clinic here at the Almosta Ranch in Scottsdale Arizona is over and what a great day it was.  We started the day at 6am by having breakfast with Al and Becky Dunning while Al filled us in what the plan for the day was. After everybody got done with breakfast […]


    A big Congratulations from TS Quarter Horses goes to The Open Reserve Champions at the NRHCA Hackamore Classic in Paso Robles CA which went  to Dom Dualuise (Dual Rey x Smart Little XX x Smart Little Lena) and California professional Phillip Ralls with a 438.5 composite. The win netted owner Chris Larson, Solvang, Calif., a […]

    Sugar Rush Doll — 2007 AQHA Mare

    Sugar Rush Doll2007 Bay AQHA MareThank you and Congratulations to Cindy Malott of Powell Butte Oregon on the purchase of this nice for in foal to Little Shining Sun for 2012. Custom Crome 1993 NRHA Futurity Champion NRHA Hall of Fame NRHA 2.4 Million Dollar Sire Custom Command NRHA LTE 2,838+ 22 AQHA Points Shown […]

    Ryans Trick Horses

    Am spending two days at Ryan’s as we are working on a video to show off all the cool things he has been teaching his colts.  Gambler and Cody got introduced to the hock hobbles (Ryan and I are way more excited about this then they are) and  “Berry” (my new Peptoboonsmal granddaughter) got her […]

    Baby Sayo in April 2011

    I arrived in Phoenix yesterday morning (April 12th) and boy was it good to get here.  “Grammy” met me at the airport and off to the Almosta Ranch it was.  Baby Sayo is coming along really well and between Al, Jade and Cody riding him they just about have all the mistakes I made with […]

    Arizona Bound

    I am Arizona bound this morning (April 12th) to spend three days with “Baby Sayo.”  Am so anxious to see his progress and spend a little time riding my boy.  Am so excited to see him.  Photos of course will follow.