My husband and I have very carefully selected excellent bloodlines in both our Aussie and Saddlebred breeding programs knowing that we wanted to concentrate on promoting and improving the quality and not quantity of these amazing animals. We bought our first American Saddlebred mare, Phinespun, in 2011. We were very new in the American Saddlebred world and literally lucked into Phinespun. We now know that she is one of the few remaining breeding age mares out of the great sire, Phi Slama Jama. She was the smartest unexpected impulse buy made by my husband who was by nature a cattle man, not a horse man. He now has a deep love and appreciation for the horses, especially the American Saddlebreds. We had no idea what string of events this first purchase would set in motion toward us becoming breeders of this wonderful and amazing breed, the American Saddlebred.

We knew we wanted our business to also be fun as well so we decided to keep it small and manageable. We have carefully selected our broodmares. Through our connection with Willowbank Farm, we have purchased outstanding broodmares with proven impeccable show bloodlines to complete our broodmare barn. Nutcake is out of Undulata’s Nutcracker x Glory Heirabella. Nutcake is a full sister to Nuttin’ To It, 2yr and 3yr Park Pleasure Sweepstakes winner, and full sister to Nut A Chance, 3-gaited Sweepstakes winner. Nutcake has given us several foals with huge potential. Our Samur x Nutcake filly Samur Nuts was National Champion at the American Royal in 2016. Nutcake’s 2017 foal was with A Rare Temper. Temper Rarely Nuts “Dolly” is starting her promising five-gaited career with Cater Stables in New Hampshire. The second broodmare we acquired from Willowbank Farms is Tora Nora who is out of (SA) Tornaado x Princess Nora, both of which are Hall of Fame inductees. She has been the dam to two gorgeous colts for us out of Undulata’s Nutcracker. Keep an eye out in the show ring for the offspring of these incredible mares to be wearing tri color ribbons! We bred the mare Star of the South to A Rare Temper for an exceptional 2018 colt, The Resurrection “JC”. He will start training in 2021 with Cater Stables in New Hampshire. We are so very excited about him!!!