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"BIG GUNNER"...(Levi)... 2007 Mahogany Bay & White APHA Homozygous Tobiano Stallion, also homozygous for the black gene. His DNA markers are TT, EE, Aa and 5 panel clear (n/n). He is an own son of The Big Gun...

The Big Gun is an NRHA World Champion Reining stallion, by Gunner AQHA Million Dollar NRHA Stallion. 'The Big Gun' is the only World Champion breeding tobiano stallion by Gunner. He is throwing beautiful babies with amazing minds.

2009 APHA World #6 Jr Reining 2009 APHA World Top 10 Working Cowhorse 2009 NWSS APHA Youth Reining Champion 2009 APHA Superior 2008 Res World Champion Youth 14-18 Reining 2008 World #5 Jr Reining 2008 World #4 4/5 YO Reining Challenge

He has been trained under saddle and ridden as a 2 & 3 year old, then became our top leading herd sire for producing world class show quality APHA Paints now found world wide. We have used him with live cover only and always hand breeding. He is a real gentleman to handle, gentle with the mares and breeds on command. Extremely prepotent, always settling every mare he breeds. His foals are beginning to show in many Western performance disciplines and becoming champions of their events as you will see below in Nevada's Smoking Gun standing in Australia. HERD SIRE ONLY!

Big Gunner's Pedigree
"...APRIL 25, 2016 JUST IN!...Our show is over and we are heading home with THREE National Championships - 'Nevada's Smoking Gun' won the Ranch Reining, Ranch Boxing and Ranch Riding, with a third in the Ranch Trail and we finalled in the Ranch Sorting!!! We will be home tomorrow and give you photos and full update SOOOO proud of him xxxx" Kyla

...Congratulations to Fernleigh Paints of Australia on their "own son" of our Big Gunner stallion once again proving his world class ability as a top show performance stallion. Big Gunner is once again a National Champion producing sire!


Click here for THE BIG GUN'S SHOW RECORD The Big Gun's Sire is NRHA Hall of Fame inductee Colonels Smokingun (Gunner). He is a USET Gold Medalist, USEF Champion, NRHA Futurity Res. Champion and a World Champion Reining Sire. He is also the highest earning Paint in NRHA history. The Big Gun's Dam, Cactus Christy, is a multiple APHA World Champion and the dam of three NRHA Open Futurity Finalists. There is no doubt that The Big Gun has royal bloodlines but he is also unique and priceless on his own. The Big Gun is a World Champion, a Reserve World Champion, a multiple Derby champion, a money earner and a point earner. Out of over 270 Gunner foals, there are only a handful of Tobiano sons of Gunner. The Big Gun is the only Gunner foal who is a breeding Bay Tobiano Stallion and the only one with his titles, accomplishments and heritage.


"HEZA SUPERFLY" 2015 APHA. The future is here and his name is 'SUPERFLY'! He will lead the next generation to carry on the Legends of Montana. APHA Homozygous Black Tobiano stallion by Big Gunner (Own Son of THE BIG GUN x Colonels Smoking Gun) out of Firefly Nites (Timeless Memories (now in Germany)x Stetson West). Exceptional stallion of this bloodline in a black and white with unique markings. Hard to find the black and white homozygous stallions with a pedigree of this world class show quality. With his size of already 15-2 at age 2, and the most modern of performance built Paint horses of today, and a natural in reining and showing Western Pleasure collection in his romps of perfect cantering form in his pen, he's showing his SUPER quality to represent our best of the best. He is Homozygous Tobiano (TT), Homozygous Black (EE), has a cream gene (nCr) and has no genetic diseases as shown by a clear 6 panel test (N/N)! Should mature 15-3 to 16 hands and in 2017 was trained in Reining/Western Pleasure, Ranch Roping by Champion Roping/Cutting trainer JUSTIN WARNEKE (pictured above "sliding in"). His first foals arrive in 2019. HERD SIRE ONLY

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Stetson West is a 2004 Dark Copper Dun APHA Homozygous Tobiano 15-3 hand stallion. "Stetson" is TT, EE, Aa, Dd, and 6 Panel clear....he has perfectly correct conformation for a stallion who is built and bred for the reining gene and is very willing to accomplish whatever you ask of him which he passes on to all his offspring. Stetson has also become a show producer of many other performance disciplines all over the world in Western events and English pleasure even, proving himself to be the "All Around" sire. His size, chest, neck and gorgeous spanish features and natural neck arch which is dominant in this bloodline naturally..... along with the sought after primitive dun factor he displays....minimal white and solid dark face mask,....all make the best possible cross on any mare. Stetson has the kindest gentlest spirit you will ever be around in a stud as is a dominant genetic trait in this bloodline and is passed on to all his offspring. He is producing grullo, black and dun homozygous Tobiano offspring. He is a grandson of Q Ton of Gold (QT Poco Streke x McBear Crystal) full brother to a 2002 World Champion Reiner, 2 NRHA money earners, a Superior Reiner, & 3 Top Ten Reiners, and Hollywood Gold AQHA. Stetson's dam is an own daughter of The Aztec Eagle by QT Poco Streke who was sold to Norway to produce more show quality tobianos. Truly a stallion for all time to continue the "Legendary" bloodlines and show producing offspring he is known for at the Spotted Fawn Paint Ranch and around the world. HERD SIRE ONLY!


'A DASH OF PERKS'...(Stone)....Straight from the Heart of Texas comes a Legend of the Famous 'DASH FOR PERKS' ..... Who is Currently the #4 All Time Leading Barrel Sire & #5 All Time Leading Broodmare Sire! 'Stone' as we call him has an outstanding disposition and he is as intelligent as he is striking in his conformation and appearance. Excellent bone, feet and legs. Stone is 15-3 Hands tall with unlimited potential for the Corner"stone" of performance AQHA/APHA legends to come. He is also N/N for all 5 of the disease panels. As an OWN son of DASH FOR PERKS he was proven in barrel racing as a young horse in Texas, winning $10,000 in Barrel futurities and is now siring the same quality of foals as his Sire. His dam line out of Magnolia Bar is as legendary in the performance world of QHs perfectly complimenting Stone's sire line. Watch for his future Barrel Racing Paints and Quarter Horses! A DASH OF PERKS! HERD SIRE ONLY!

Stone's Pedigree
Dash For Perks Lifetime AQHA Race Earnings of $25,814. AQHA Race ROM Earner. Speed Index of 93 (AAA). Sire of AQHA Race Offspring with earnings of over $1,600,000. He is a Leading Equi-Stat Barrel Race sire with offspring earning in excess of $1,800,000. A legendary Sire of AAAT and AAA horses, numerous G1 stakes winners and sire of 104 race ROM, with total Get earnings of more than 3.5 million. Dash For Perks is by the great Dash For Cash. It is also believed Dash For Perks carries the Large Heart Gene (The X-Factor) Dash For Perks Died In Brazil at 23 BRAZIL—APRIL 19, 2011—Dash For Perks, coming into his 24th birthday died while standing the breeding season at LUB Breeding in Brazil.

The immortal MAGNOLIA BAR AAAT stacked his pedigree with real breeding power. Possessing great speed, ability and intelligence, He sired good looking athletes with the movement, mind and talent to excel on the ranch and in futurity competition. BARREL HORSE NEWS, DECEMBER, 1995 on MAGNOLIA BAR. It is an indisputable fact that Magnolia Bar is, was, and forever will be remembered as a bonafide barrel horse Sire. About any stallion can sire a foal, but it takes a great stallion like Magnolia Bar to sire successive generations of offspring that can haul it on down the line. The long list of Magnolia bred horses lends credit to his prepotent ability as a barrel horse sire. Between 1979 and 1990, other Magnolia Bar get, strutted their stuff in barrels and poles at numerous AQHA World Shows. Magnolia Bar Jet who was among the top 20... 2011 Money Earned futurity sires, also has produced The 2003 PRCA Heel horse of the year. In all, Magnolia Bar sired 597 AQHA offspring, before his heart failure at age 28. One of the greatest legendary sires of the Barrel Horse Industry still influencing the greats of today. MAGNOLIA BAR, SI 100, AQHA Champion and leading sire of AQHA point earners. Race ROM SI-100-12-4-0-2-$7180 Race ROM 1962 LA 350 1ST INAUGURAL HANDICAP 1962 LA 440 3RD PACIFIC COAST QHRA DERBY 1963 OPEN AQHA CHAMPION


"THE FRENCHMANS JUDGE" is a 2016 AQHA Golden Palomino Stallion. The Perfect outcross QH stallion for our barrel horse program in THE JUDGE is HERE! He is out of Guys Fame, an own son of Frenchmans Guy out of 'DISARRAY' that was 2011 barrel racing broodmare of the year. She is the dam of GUYS FAMOUS GIRL, [full sister to Guys Fame] two time slot race champion, PLUS multiple futurity finalist in 2011 AND the Nation's #1 money earning barrel horse of the year - ALL ages ALL divisions! Guys Fame's (The Judges sire)dam is an own dtr. of Dash Ta Fame and the dam of The Judge is an own dtr. of Judge Cash. He has it ALL in one package of the perfect nick top and bottom with world renown sought after names that always are in the top producing champion barrel horses of our time....FRENCHMANS GUY....DASH TA FAME....JUDGE CASH....and any one of these alone are enough to make you drool...but all 3 together up this close make for the impossible dream that just came true for our future AQHA program of THE BEST we can bring you. He will cross perfectly on our 'A Dash of Perks' black stallion fillies to bring it all together in one beautiful package of world class horses. 5 Panel clear and his gorgeous golden palomino color with chrome to boot and should mature to 15-2 or 15-3 hands..., makes him the breeders' choice here. In 2018, the Judge was trained in Barrels by AQHA World Congress Champion Trainer JUSTIN WARNEKE (pictured above "sliding in").HERD SIRE ONLY

Extended Pedigree

GUYS FAME, is a 2011 stallion who is sired by the great Frenchmans Guy out of Disarray. Disarray was 2011 barrel racing broodmare of the year. She is the dam of GUYS FAMOUS GIRL, [full sister to Guys Fame] two time slot race champion, PLUS multiple futurity finalist in 2011 AND the Nation's #1 money earning barrel horse of the year - ALL ages ALL divisions!

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 border= The leading sire of Barrel Racing Horse earners for 13 straight years as of 2016. "DASH TA FAME" SI 113, First Down Dash x Sudden Fame, by Tiny's Gay

 border= JUDGE CASH 15.1h Gray Stallion Dash for Cash x Mary Mito (10x Rom Producer) by Mito Paint si 110, $115,936. 34 starts 12-10-3 Race Record, Ran in the All American Futurity. 2017 Fee: $4,500. Judge Cash is ranked 2nd in the past Decade according to Equistats! (1. Frenchmans Guy 2. Judge Cash...) His Barrel Offspring have earned well over a Million dollars! Barrel horses aren't the only specialty for Judge's babies as he was first an excellent race sire. He has produced a world champion, seven superior runners, numerous graded stakes winners, and earners that have tallied over a million dollars just on the track. Of his 108 ROM's, 70 have been two-years ROM's; and 55 of them have been 90 SI (or AAA) and better.

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The Aztec Eagle 1996 Black & White APHA/PtHA Homozygous Tobiano Stallion, also homozygous for the black gene. 15 2 hands. He is an own son of World Champion Reining stallion, QT Poco Streke, earner of the NRHA Bronze Trophy, the APHA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP Reserve Reining Stakes, Winner of the WORLD WIDE PAINT HORSE CONGRESS, High Point OCAP Horse (all through NRHA Competition). He was Reserve NRHA LO at the All American Quarter Horse Congress (against 47 AQHA Reiners). Two time NRHA Open Champion, and twice NRHA LO Champion. He has earned his ROM in Reining (18 pts) at 2 Shows. QT was High Point Midwest Open and Limited Open Reining Horse. Aztec's dam line includes Leo Bid, Bid Bar, Rocket Bar, and Flit Bar. Aztec is extremely agile and athletic with his dominant reining genes that he passes on to his foals as well as his mellow disposition. Aztec's get can be found around the world winning in performance events, on the polo fields in England and Argentina and Reining in Costa Rica. They are consistently proving themselves also in barrel racing and reined cow horse events all around the world. HYPP n/n, HERDA N/N, GBED N/N, PSSM1 n/n, MH n/n REFERENCE SIRE ONLY!


"COLOR ME BOON" "Boon" is a 2009 Smokey Black (has a cream gene) and White APHA Tobiano out of Colored Me Blue,(the Bay Roan stallion shown below Boon), an own son of Color Me Smart,(the Bay Tobiano stallion to the right of "Blue") APHA's First $3 Million Cutting Horse Sire, and a full sister to Peptoboonsmal. Boon's dam is by Shots Flying Spark who is the 1993 APHA Reserve World Champion-Tobiano Color and the 1995 APHA Reserve World Champion-Amateur Breakaway Roping. He has sired 2 APHA World Champions and 6 APHA Reserve World Champions along with many other performers. Ms Gold Bar King is an own daughter of Gold Doc Bar (NCHA $113,056, NCHA Open Derby Reserve Champion, NCHA Bronze Award, Governor's Classic Open Champion) out of an own daughter of Delta Flyer (NCHA $260,213 and 1986 NCHA Open Super Stakes Champion). Boon is very athletic and shows his natural cutting abilities to become a world class cutter! HERDA N/N REFERENCE SIRE ONLY!

Boon's Pedigree
Sunny with AQHA World Congress Champion Working Cowhorse Trainer, Justin Warneke, Fall 2012*****

‘PLAYGUNS DUAL PEP’ (Sunny), is a 2009 AQHA golden palomino (Herda N/N) out of DUAL BANDITOS GOLD by (Farrah Oak LTE $38,637) with accomplishments: 1995-Congress 3rd Non- Pro Derby 1998-Top Ten American Cutting Horse Assoc; Canadian Super Stakes 7 Up Non- Pro Champion; Pacific Northern Exposition Non-Pro Champion; BCCHA Finals Non-Pro Reserve Champion; 1999-Canadian Non-Pro Champion; Winner of two go rounds of the Canadian Non-Pro Finals; Calgary Stampede Non-Pro 3rd (Top Canadian Horse); BCCHA Non-Pro Finals Champion; Pacific Northern Exhibition Champion; Husby Coastal Classic Pro-Am Finalist; NCHA Non-Pro Top 50. 2000-Pacific Northern Exhibition Non-Pro Reserve Champion and Open Finalist; Qualified for Canadian Finals, Open and Non-Pro. He is an own son of DUAL PEP: NCHA $302,053 LTE $313,192 1998 world champion cutting NCHA Open Classic Champion 2007 Equi-Stat #3 Leading Sire 2002 Equi-Stat #6 Leading Cutting Sire #3 All-Time Leading Cutting Sire Siring the earners of over $22,100,000. Stud Fee $15,000.00. Sunnys dam is an own daughter of: PLAYGUN: ROM Cutting 1996 AQHA World Jr Cutting-3rd 1997 AQHA World Jr Cutting-7th 1995 AQHA High Point Cutting-3rd 1997 AQHA Hi Point Cutting-10th NCHA $168,408 COA LTE $186,000, Finalist at 21 Major Events, Sire of NCHA Super Stakes Open and Non Pro Champions, NCHA World Champion, RHAA World Champion (and more), Offspring Earnings over $4,500,000 and growing. Stud Fee: $6,000 Sunnys close up pedigree boasts also of Docs Oak, Freckles Playboy and Freckles Merada….all NCHA champions of renown. Sunny did well in working cow/cutting horse training in 2012. HYPP n/n, HERDA N/N, GBED N/N, PSSM1 n/n, MH n/n Now standing at Ron Williams Performance Horses, Hillsboro, AL .

Sunny's Pedigree



NU BARS BUENO 1990 AQHA - ABRA - NFQHA 80% Foundation Buttermilk Dun. 1993 AQHA World Champion-Jr. Heeling, AQHA World Finalist-Jr. Calf Roping, AQHA ROM Performance, AQHA All Around Champion, AQHA High Point Jr. Horse, IQHBA Three Year Old Champion, IQHBA Jr. All Around Champion, IQHBA High Point Stallion, 1993 N.W. Summer Circuit Champion. REFERENCE SIRE ONLY!

Bueno's Pedigree
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NU BARS GENUINE CHEX 2004 Buttermilk Dun Buckskin AQHA stallion who is an own son of NU BARS BUENO, (pictured above) that we owned and trained in working cow horse. He stands as our reference sire for daughters of his that we kept. He has put his natural cow instinct into his offspring and the size and strength.REFERENCE SIRE ONLY!

Dillon's Pedigree

..TOP MOON AAAT(AQHA Hall of Fame) ........................... TOP MOON RIVER (AQHA)

AQHA Racing Champion Stallion and money earner, Top Moon River (center) 1977 Black AQHA Stallion was voted Race Horse of the Year by the Montana Quarter Horse Association when he was a two year old. He was an own son of AQHA Hall of Fame stallion, Top Moon AAAT (pictured above left)...(Although he was a AAAT runner and earned more than $40,000 during his racing career, Top Moon did not make a name for himself until he was retired for breeding)... We stood Moon into his 20's when he proved himself to be the true all around versatility sire. Of the many offspring he produced here that went on to excell in many fields of racing, working cow horse, barrels, and even top Olympic Jumpers around the US in the show world . His legacy continues on here at the Spotted Fawn Paint ranch. Reference sire only! The picture above right was taken when he was 22 years old.