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The Parelli Foundation advances natural horsemanship education in four program areas.
5* Licensed Parelli Master Instructor Dave Ellis is monitoring Zoe as she progresses in her development. 3* Licensed Parelli Professional Jerilyn Caldwell will be partnering with Zoe to do the following tasks. As each task is completed, a video link will appear to the right of the tasks for you to see. These tasks have been approved by Pat Parelli and will take several months to complete.
5* Licensed Parelli Master Instructor Dave Ellis is monitoring Raven as she progresses in her development. 2* Licensed Parelli Professional Ashley Dudas will be partnering with Raven to do the following tasks. As each task is completed, a video link will appear to the right of the tasks for you to see. These tasks have been approved by Pat Parelli and will take several months to complete.
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COLONEL DOC BAR CHEX, “Target”
Colonel Freckles x Shirley’s Doc Bar
nicknamed “Target” for the bullseye on his forehead
Atwood Ranch bred & born, sold brieﬂy then purchased back
Target has had cutting, reining, working cowhorse & breeding careers
NCHA, ACHA, NRHA, NRCHA earnings & AQHA points
accomplishments include World’s Greatest Horseman Reserve Champion
son of Colonel Freckles, AQHA Hall of Fame
Shirley’s Doc Bar, was an own daughter of Doc Bar & the only offspring of Shirley Chex
2nd dam, Shirley Chex, was the famous daughter of Hall of Famer, King Fritz & the
super star of the “Chex” dynasty
Shirley Chex was the AHSA Stock Horse of the Year for 5 consecutive years
Shirley Chex won the 4 big ones 2 years in a row – Cow Palace Stakes, California State
Fair, Monterey, & the Forum
produces balanced, handsome, versatile, easily trained/smart offspring, often ﬂashy
sire of former RTTS horses: Wyatt, Jesse James, Bart & Mac
sire of 2015 RTTS horses: Buzz, Danica & Tara
sire of 2017 RTTS horses: Holly, Axle
VALID SUE SUE, “Merada”
Valid Expectations (TB) x Smart Sue Sue
appendix mare, that winning outcross of TB racehorse & cowhorse
sire Valid Expectations ranks as Texas’ all-time leading sire by progeny earnings
sire was stakes winner of 12 races
2nd dam, Meradas LIttle Sue, is the Equi-Stat All-Time Top Money Earning Mare
(1992-2012) with earnings over $730,000
2nd dam was NCHA Horse of the Year, NCHA Hall of Fame, 3-time NCHA World
2nd dam is Equi-Stat All-Time Leading Cutting Producer with offspring earnings over
full sister to Sue Sue Bay (Denver’s dam)
dam of RTTS horse, Rocky
SUZIES KITTY, “SK”
High Brow Cat x Glo Bonita Peppy
NCHA Money Earner
Sired by the great High Brow Cat, NCHA earnings $110,102
HBC was the 2003-2015 NCHA Leading Sire, All Ages, All Divisions
HBC Offspring earnings of $71 million+, across 5 disciplines
Sire of 8 NCHA Futurity Champions, Sire of 16 AWHA World Champions
Combines the legendary breeding of Doc Bar, Smart Little Lena & Doc O’Lena
Dam, Glo Bonita Peppy, was an NCHA money earner & money producer
The Parelli Foundation is committed to disclosing any circumstance or condition related to any horse we offer for sale no matter how potentially insignificant.
Surprise was treated as a yearling and again in September of 2016 for Immune Mediated Myositis (IMM). IMM is a condition in which the immune system of the horse attacks the skeletal muscles causing rapid atrophy of the muscles along the top line. It is easily visible and often occurs following a respiratory illness. IMM is remarkably responsive to corticosteroids and generally resolves without any long term repercussions.
Surprise is not currently suffering from IMM. If you have questions about Surprise, her health history, or her present condition we encourage you to contact your veterinarian, contact us, or request a pre-purchase exam by the veterinarian of your choice.
“We initially sought out Natural Horsemanship to better relate to our horses as our partners in serving the disabled. But so much more happened. We learned very soon that for this partnership to work we had to change. You have to become different in order to be successful in having this new relationship. But for someone who likes animals, especially horses, Natural Horsemanship will help them make their journey to personal strength, resiliency and finding some peace within. They will be taught from the first day that what they attempt will never be perfect.” Courage Reins is a Therapeutic Horsemanship Center. Their Instructor, Horse Enrichment Coordinator, Angie Moody works with 3* Parelli Professional Lillan Roquet.
The Parelli Foundation “Rehoming 4 Life” workshop in Petaluma, California, laid the groundwork for life saving cooperation between horse rescue operations, a veterinarian, and ranches to save horses threatened by the Valley Fires in California. Through amazing teamwork, the animal hospital, rescues, and volunteers together helped rescue, treat, and care for over 300 animals. Read More….
A newly established 4-H club, Partners With Horses, has the dedication and Perspiration to practice the Parelli Principles. With help from the Parelli Foundation the club received information and inspiration getting them jump started with educational materials, tools and connections to Licensed Parelli Professionals: Meggie Andrews and Courtney Clark! This club integrates rescue horses into their program and is now having the time of their life winning ribbons at local shows! A little support goes along way.. Here is to the Future of Horsemanship!