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1946: Assault - Assault won the first leg of his eventual Triple Crown in 1946. He won the Derby by the eight lengths.

The Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes make up the Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.

For the first time in 30 years, all King Ranch stallions are available for outside breeding! Stallions include: The Boon, Kineños Moon, and Marsala Red. #QuarterHorse

For the first time in 30 years, all King Ranch stallions are available for outside breeding! Stallions include: The Boon, Kineños Moon, and Marsala Red.

Horse Rider's Mechanic article Stirrup length

Horse Rider's Mechanic article Stirrup length the angle behind the leg should be 110 degrees in two point

Lead, Don’t Drag (or Push or Force)

In horse training, your approach can make or break you. Try to force or hurry your horse, and things go south--fast. Take the time to get on his wavelength and

Bold Venture. Won The Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes in 1936.  King Ranch: A Classic Racing Legacy | America's Best Racing

Bold Venture 1936 Kentucky Derby Winner by St Germans

Old Sorrel

Old Sorrel was the Quarter Horse foundation stallion for the famed King Ranch, Kingsville, Texas

Kingsville is home to world-renowned King Ranch. Its 825,000 acres make it one of the largest ranches in the world. The King Ranch is larger than the entire state of Rhode Island.

Kingsville is home to world-renowned King Ranch. Its acres make it one of the largest ranches in the world. The King Ranch is larger than the entire state of Rhode Island.

Good Horse Management and Pasture Practice

Good Horse Management and Pasture Practice

PEPPY SAN BADGER, foaled in 1974, was a sorrel  stallion bred by Joe Kirk Fulton of Lubbock, Texas by the cutting sire Mr San Peppy and out of Sugar Badger, a daughter of Grey Badger III. He was born at Fulton’s ranch and began early basic training there before he became ill with strangles. Upon recovering from the illness, Peppy San Badger was sold to the King Ranch of South Texas in 1977, where he remained a breeding stallion until his death.

PEPPY SAN BADGER, foaled in 1974, was a sorrel stallion bred by Joe Kirk Fulton of Lubbock, Texas by the cutting sire Mr San Peppy and out of Sugar Badger, a daughter of Grey Badger III. He was born at Fulton’s ranch and began early basic training there before he became ill with strangles. Upon recovering from the illness, Peppy San Badger was sold to the King Ranch of South Texas in 1977, where he remained a breeding stallion until his death.

famous racing quarter horses | The King Ranch Quarter Horses, and Something of the Ranch and the Men ...

famous racing quarter horses | The King Ranch Quarter Horses, and Something of the Ranch and the Men ...

3-3-17 We visited the King Ranch, a National Historic Landmark, near Kingsville, TX.   Founded in 1853, it is the largest ranch in Texas.  These are "retired" horses from the ranch.  As a reward for their faithful service they are allowed to live out their days in comfort well cared for.  Some live to be as old as 36-38 years.

3-3-17 We visited the King Ranch, a National Historic Landmark, near Kingsville, TX. Founded in 1853, it is the largest ranch in Texas. These are "retired" horses from the ranch. As a reward for their faithful service they are allowed to live out their days in comfort well cared for. Some live to be as old as 36-38 years.