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14 Feb
2024
05 Feb
2024
Lethal King Cole & Leah Read win 2024 Nutrien Classic Challenge

Lethal King Cole…”𝗔 𝗟𝗲𝗴𝗲𝗻𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗠𝗮𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴!” One step closer tonight after his outstanding win with exceptional horsewoman and part owner Leah Read. Peter Shakspeare said of the win, “𝑰𝒕’𝒔 𝒍𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒊𝒏𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒂 𝑴𝒆𝒍𝒃𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒏𝒆 𝑪𝒖𝒑 𝒘𝒊𝒏𝒏𝒆𝒓, 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒏𝒆𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒎 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒆𝒂𝒌 𝒐𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒓𝒊𝒈𝒉𝒕 𝒅𝒂𝒚”. And he did! Huge congratulations to The Challenge Syndicate. The […]

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21 Jan
2024
When you’re on to a good thing, stick to it!

We think it’s fair to describe Pete and Jessica Turich as Conman devotees.  Their relationship began way back when Conman was about 4yo and Jess was living at St George. She saw him draft with Terry and Challenge at Cloncurry with Chris.  Jess said she’d never seen a horse chase a cow like him and […]

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21 Jan
2024
The horse breeding game ain’t for the faint hearted!

In the breeding game we’ve been more of an observer than a participant, but of late that has all changed, we’ve experienced first hand the variables, of which there are many. From trying to get a pregnancy through to a successful foaling, we’ve witnessed the potential pitfalls. Horse breeding is not easy! 𝗦𝗼 𝗮𝘀 𝗮 […]

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11 Jan
2024
2023 a year to remember for Steve Smith Cutting Horses

Hard work and dedication have reaped dividends for Steve Smith and his team, both reflected in their results in the Hi Point Awards released by the Southern Queensland Cutting Horse Association yesterday. 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 𝗦𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗘𝗦 𝗖𝗛𝗔𝗠𝗣𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 🏆 STEVE SMITH 𝗡𝗢𝗩𝗜𝗖𝗘 𝗛𝗢𝗥𝗦𝗘 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 🏆 CHAMPION: METALLIC REYTING 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 𝗛𝗢𝗥𝗦𝗘 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 🏆 CHAMPION: MC BLUE […]

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01 Jan
2024
Select Sires celebrates 11th birthday

It’s hard to believe that today Select Sires enters its 12th year. There’s much we can say, we’ve rewritten this post multiple times, but too many words. What we really want to say is THANK YOU. Thank you primarily to the Stallion owners who entrust us with their marketing, there would be no Select Sires […]

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18 Dec
2023
Fern Hills Bennett mare tops 2023 Dalby ASH Sale

If Adam Wallen is “Mr Dalby”, surely Riley Ellrott must be “Master Dalby”. Year after year he returns with his family (Big House Stock Horses), who bring a string of perfectly presented horses by their resident sire Fern Hills Bennett, primed for a lifetime of work in and out of the competition arena. It’s a […]

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11 Dec
2023
Denzel filly destined for greatness!

As we put the final wraps on the 2023 Dalby Australian Stockhorse Sale, we reflect on what it means to sell a horse.  There was much discussion on social media about the emotions “Out the back” as Penwood Creations refers to it, on exiting from the sales arena. The jubilation, the heart ache, the realisation […]

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06 Dec
2023
Select Sires welcomes TurnerMarks Linesman

Today Select Sires welcomes the 2023 Frasers Livestock Stallion draft winner TURNERMARKS LINESMAN, his reputation precedes him, as does that of owner TurnerMarks Stud.  He has already proven himself in the competition arena, and his progeny are proving to be everything they had hoped for. His story is a beauty but there are 2 standouts […]

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04 Dec
2023
Branchvale Agile Kitten…Purrfect across a range of disciplines!

Huge congratulations to Norman and Jane Stagg, it appears Hydrive Cat wasn’t the only one in the family to enjoy success at the AQHA end of year awards.  The apple didn’t fall very far from the tree with his daughter BRANCHVALE AGILE KITTEN, an absolute carbon copy of her sire in looks, and talent…across a […]

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