Dont Stopp Twice
Dont Stopp Twice & Ryan Rapp scored their biggest win together at The Cattlemen's. • Photo by S. Sylvester Photography

In the Blood—Dont Stopp Twice and The Formula One Breeding Pattern

When Ryan Rapp and Dont Stopp Twice recently entered the arena for the finals of the Southern Cutting Futurity Non-Pro 4-Year-Old in Jackson, Mississippi, they were one cut away from solidifying the title of NCHA Non-Pro Horse of the Year.

In The Blood — Catnaps & Her Foals

The mare Catnaps has started her broodmare career off in a big way, with more than $304,000 in earnings from her first money-earning performers. Those foals –  which includes a star cutter and standout cow horse – have pedigrees with vastly different breeding patterns.

In The Blood: Broodmare Sire Effect & Here Comes The Boon

When studying a pedigree, we look at the sire record for the stallion and a produce record for the mare for analysis. It seems obvious that we need good stallions and mares to produce good foals, but many have come to realize the significance of a quality mare and the broodmare sire effect in the production of a foal.

In the Blood: Crey Zee

The pedigree of this mare highlights the sire accomplishments of the late Dual Pep, a sire of sires and a legendary broodmare sire.