Reference Sires

Many of the Appaloosa breed's finest stallions have grazed the pastures of Sheldak Ranch.

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1990 - 2017 • ApHC 496,088
HYPP=N/N • 15.1 hands • 1,350 lbs
Marbled blanket stallion
Bred by Bill Blackmon

Sire of 2017 Hall of Fame inductee: String Of Storms

Image of Stars String of Stars Star Trackin
Skippa Sue
Tardy McCue Main's Leo Buck
Pretty Plush
Slippertone Dixie The Intimidator Impressive
School Queen
Dixie Sunrise Skippa Bar King
Miss Little Skip
 

Imaginate daughters produce winners every year:


Colored By Vision
645.5 points
(dam Honeyofastar
by Imaginate)
Owned by
Wilburn Archer, Canada
2005 7x National &
World Champion
2004 5x National &
World Champion
2003 2x World Champion
2002 1x World Champion
Superior Halter
Superior Most Colorful
3-time Year End Hi Point
2-time Year End Hi Point finalist
ROM Halter
ROM Most Colorful
ROM Non Pro Halter
ROM Youth

 


Forever N Stars

Imaginate's recent offspring:

Imagine That Jack
Over 800 Points, 326 Performance Points, 83 Non-Pro Points
6 Register Of Merit Awards, 3 Performance Superiors
Versatility Champion, 4 Bronze Medallions
2012 World Champion Sr Judged Heading
2011 National Champion Open Sr Judged Heeling
2008 World Champion Sr Judged Heading
2006 World Champion Jr Judged Heading
2006 World Champion Reserve Open Steer Daubing
2005 Year-End Finalist Judged Heeling-9th place
2005 Year-End Finalist Heading & Heeling-3rd place
2005 Year-End Finalist Steer Daubing-5th place
2005 Register Of Merit Sr Judged Heeling
2005 Register Of Merit Heading & Heeling
2005 Register Of Merit Sr Judged Heading
2006 Superior Heading & Heeling
2006 Year-End Finalist Jr Working Cow Horse-3rd
2006 Year-End High Point Judged Heading
2006 Year-End Reserve High Point Heading & Heeling
2006 Year-End Finalist Steer Daubing-5th place
2006 Register Of Merit Sr Working Cow Horse
2006 Superior Judged Heeling

Hesa Cool Star — (at the South African Nationals)
2010-2017 seven-time National Halter Champion
2012 National Western Halter Champion
2012 Supreme National Western Halter Champion
2013 Horse Of The Year Western Champion Stallion
2014 4-time Horse Of The Year Champion (4 events)
2015 Horse Of The Year Supreme Champion Western Riding
2015 3-time Horse Of The Year Champion (3 events)
2015 6-time Horse Of The Year winner (6 events)
2016 3-time Horse Of The Year Champion (3 events)
2016 Supreme Champion Western Riding Horse
2017 National Supreme Champion Western Male
2017 National Supreme Champion Western Riding HIH
2017 National Champion Western Halter Horse
2017 National Supreme Champion Of Champions
 (countless wins in dozens of different classes)

Arrayed In Silver — (South Africa)
2010 National Reserve Champion Western Under 2 Colts & Fillies
2010 National Supreme Champion Female
2010 1st Place National Jr Appaloosa Filly
2010 National Jr Champion Filly
2012 Reserve National Western Halter Champion
         (under her brother Hesa Cool Star)
2012 Supreme National Western Halter Champion female
2014 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Mare
2014 Horse Of The Year Champion Potential Western Riding Mare

CN Imagine Mia Star
2010 World Champion Ltd Halter-1st
2010 World Champion N-P Yearling-3rd
2010 National Champion Yearling-3rd

Forever N Stars —Dam of 2016 National Champion Weanling Filly
2010 Reserve National Champion Aged Mares
2010 Waco, TX 1st-1st-1st-1st, 2-Grand/2 Reserve
2010 San Antonio 1st and Grand under all judges

String Of Storms — 163.5 halter points
2017 Hall of Fame inductee
2010 National Champion Broodmares
2009 World Champion Open Broodmares
2008 National Champion N-P Aged Mares (unanimous)
2007 Reserve National Champion N-P 3 YO Mares
2006 Reserve World Champion N-P 2 Year Old Mares
2008 World Champion Youth Sr Mares
2007 Reserve World Champion Youth Sr Mares

Imaginary Gold — 2001 20 shows/19 Grands/1 Reserve
2001 World Champion 3 YO N-P Stallion
2001 National Champion Stallion-Canada
2001 National Grand Champ Stallion-Canada
2001 Champion Of Champions-Canada

Kissuponastar
— Superior Halter, 246.5 Halter Points
1999 Reserve National High Point 2 YO Filly
2000 National Champion Youth Mare
2000 Reserve National Champion 3 YO-Canada

Mr Imaginator
— Superior Halter, 187.5 Halter Points
1999 Reserve National High Point 2 YO Gelding
2000 National Champion 3 YO Gelding-Canada
2000 World Champion 3 YO Gelding-6th, etc., etc.

   
 

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King David
ApHC 247,244
1976 Chestnut & white
Sire: Prince David
Dam: Baretta Bright
National Champion Sire
World Champion Sire
Internat'l Gr Ch Sire
National Hi Pt Halter Sire
National Hi Pt Youth Sire
Superior Halter Sire
(from Sheldak mares)

 


Prince David
ApHC 163,902
1972 Chestnut leopard
100% Wiescamp blood
Sire: Prince Plaudit
Dam: String Mount
Carl Miles had purchased this horse as a replacement should anything happen to Prince Plaudit or Prince Charles. One of the top Halter & Jr. Pleasure horses on the National Show Circuit in '74 & '75 winning
the big ones!

 


Prince's Jim
ApHC 107197
1969 Bay few spot
Sire: Prince Plaudit
Dam: Joker's Mindy Fe
Bred by Carl Miles
National Champion Sire
World Champion Sire
National Top Ten Sire

 


Mr Exclusive
ApHC 137,198
1968 Dun & white
Sire: Bright Eyes Brother
Dam: Dash’s Blossom
Many times Grand Ch
National Champion Sire
Bronze Medallion Sire
Superior Halter Sire
National Youth Champions

 


Prince Shannon
1974 Chestnut leopard
Sire: Prince's Jim
Dam: Barretta Bright
Res Nat'l Champion
(out of 74 entries)
Hall Of Fame Stallion
All Time Leading Sire

 


Heaven Forbid
ApHC 383,661
1982 Buckskin, blanket
Sire: Mighty Paul
Dam: Honky Tonk
High Point 3 YO Stallion - Cajun ApHC
High Point 3 YO Stallion - Miss. ApHC

 


Prince Fury
ApHC 107,201
1969 Palomino leopard
Sire: Prince Plaudit
Dam: Spanish Fury
Heaviest muscled and most beautiful headed son of Prince Plaudit with the most precious disposition. Sire of Champions all over the U.S.

 


Brite Eyes Plaudit

1973 Black and white leopard
Sire: Jokers Request
Dam: Princes Charming
National Champion Offspring

 


Dee Bar OJ

1977 Black and white blanket
Sire: Dee Bar Bright SI 95
Dam: Bright Delight
by B.E.B.
Race Winner; Halter, Pleasure sire


DF Big Image

1978 Chestnut leopard
Sire: Prince’s Image by Prince Plaudit
Dam: Little Dee H
by Mr Big Wig
Undefeated Halter Stallion

 


The Look

1994 Chestnut
Sire: Dreamfinder
Dam: Lady Rosie Stars
World Champion Offspring


ApHC 86,102
Bay blanket stallion
1967 - 1992
Bred by Lane Hudson

Mighty Bright Bright Eyes Brother Billy Maddon
Plaudette
Peggy's Delight Red Dog
Petey
Cherry Cordial Cherry Bounce Leo
Cherokee Maiden
Overdue Peavy Ambrose
Chipeta

National Top Ten Halter/Performance winning 9 events
Leading Sire of Halter & Performance Horses
Leading Maternal Grandsire National & World Champions
National Champion Get Of Sire Offspring

Multiple:
*National & World Champ Sire
*ApHC Champion & GEAR Champion Sire
*Superior Halter & Performance Sire
*Supreme High Point Halter & Performance Sire
*Supreme Overall Champion Sire
*National High Point Halter & Performance Sire
*International Champion Sire
*O.M.B. Award Sire, *Mid-Con ROM Halter Sire
*Futurity Sweepstakes Sire
*Champion of Champions Sire
*Supreme High Point Halter & Performance Sire
*Supreme Champion Overall Sire
*Sire of National & World Champion Sires
*Sire of National & World Champion Producers
*Sire of National High Point Sires & Producers
1984 World Champion Ladies Western Pleasure Sire
1985 World Champion Jr. Western Pleasure Sire
1986 World Champion Sr. Western Pleasure Sire
1988 World Champion Western Riding Sire
1988 National High Point Aged Stallion Sire
1989 World Champion High Point Western Horse Sire
...missed Super Horse award by one point

National & World Champion Producing get and grandget through 2010

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ApHC 548,447
HYPP=N/N15.3 hands • 1,350 lbs
1996 snow-cap blanket stallion
Bred by: Meucci Ranch

Awe Striker Go To Impress Goer
Revenues First
Kelos Tru Deelite Kelo Connection
Sonnys Sunde Love
Love To Connect Kelo Connection Kelo
Miss Poco San
Mye-Oh-Mye Romanno
Dark Enchantress
Versatile ROM offspring winning in dozens of classes:
Open Halter Mares, Stallions, Geldings
Non-Pro Halter Halter Mares, Stallions, Geldings
Open and Non-Pro Most Colorful at Halter
Youth Halter Geldings
Open Hunter In Hand Stallions, Geldings
Non-Pro Western Showmanship
Open Jr Western Pleasure, Open Sr Western Pleasure
Open Yearling Longe Line, Non-Pro Longe Line
Non-Pro Hunt Seat Equitation
Non-Pro Novice Hunt Seat Equitation
Non-Pro Novice Hunter Under Saddle
Non-Pro Novice Western Horsemanship & Western Pleasure
Non-Pro Western Horsemanship & Showmanship
Non-Pro Novice Western Pleasure
Non-Pro 35 & Over Western Pleasure
Non-Pro 35 & Over Hunter Under Saddle
Open Senior Saddle Seat Pleasure, Open Senior Trail
Open Three-Year-Old Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure
Youth Hunt Seat Equitation 18 & Under
Youth Novice Showmanship 18 & Under
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ApHC 650,816
Hypp=N/N15.2 hands • 1,280 lbs
2007 chestnut snowcap stallion
Bred by Dave & Kim Utke

Imaginate Image of Stars String Of Stars
Tardy McCue
Slippertone Dixie The Intimidator
Dixie Sunrise
Kelos Skippin Heart Awe Striker Go To Impress
Kelos Tru Deelite
My Skippin Heart Go To Impress
Skippin Matilda

SOLD as many sisters are
in the broodmare band

Sired by Imaginate:
Undefeated Halter Champion all regional shows
Third Nationals straight from pasture breeding!
Multiple:  National Champion Halter Sire
World Champion Halter & Performance Sire
National High Point Halter & Performance Sire
Superior Halter, & Superior Performance Sire
Versatility Champion Sire, many ROMs
Canadian National Grand Champion Sire
International Grand Champion Sire
Offspring winning dozens of events—Halter,
Barrels, Keyhole, Reining, Trail, Pleasure,
Heading & Heeling, Working Cow Horse, etc.
Leading Sire all from Sheldak Ranch mares
Grandsire of National & World Champions
National High Point Champions, Superiors
International Grand Champions, ROMs, etc.

Kelos Skippin Heart:  Dam of:
Skip The Kelo—won 16 out of 16 classes,
2007 National Champion Yearling, Canada
2007 National Grand Champion Jr Gelding, Canada
2008 1st under all judges Cannon Falls, MN
2008 National Champion Gelding, Canada
2008 National Grand Champion Gelding, Canada
2008 Canadian High Point 2 Year Old Gelding.

Hesa Cool Star—at the South African Nationals:
2010 Champion Western Horse-Colts and Fillies under 2
2011 Champion-Potential Western Breeding Stock
2011 National Champion Colts 2 yrs under 4, SA
2011 National Western Halter Champion of Champions, SA
2012 National Western Halter Champion Of Champions, SA
2012 Supreme National Western Halter Champion Male, SA
2013 South Africa Horse Of The Year Western Champion Stallion
2014 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Pleasure
2014 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Riding
2014 Horse Of The Year Champion Trail Horse
2014 Horse Of The Year Supreme Champion Western
2015 Horse Of The Year Supreme Champion Western Riding Horse
2015 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Show Riding Horse
2015 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Pleasure Horse
2015 Horse Of The Year Champion Western Trail Horse
2015 Horse Of The Year Western Breeding Stock Stallions 2-4 Yrs 1st
2015 Horse Of The Year Western Riding Horse In Hand Stallion 1st
2015 Horse Of The Year Western Tack & Turnout 1st
2015 Horse Of The Year Western Pleasure Horse Open 1st
2015 Horse Of The Year Western Show Riding Horse Open 1st
2015 Horse Of The Year Trail Horse Open 1st

 
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ApHC 462,762 • HYPP=N/N • 1987—2004
Chestnut blanket stallion
Bred by Bill Blackmon

String of Stars Star Trackin' Skippa Star
Sabre Ette
Skippa Sue Skippa Cord
Chuchara Sue
Ms Impressive Jack Impressive Lucky Bar
Glamour Bar
Miss Baron Jack Baron Bell
Two Eyed Dotty

 

 

 

 

Master Star — the greatest son of String Of Stars —
National Champion Stallion, Medallion Sire,
Superior Halter Sire, ROM Sire,
and sire of National & World Champion Producers
Master Star was multiple World Champion Sire
National Top Ten, ROM, Futurity Champion Sire
Canadian National Champion Sire
Canadian National Grand Champion Sire
Unequaled disposition, muscling, correctness

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ApHC 341,523
Chestnut leopard stallion
1981 – 1992
Bred by Charles & Beverly Crandall

Prince Chicaro Prince Charles Prince Plaudit
Show Maria
Chicaro'sDreamGirlofDJ Billie Chicaro
Hi Ho Dee of DJ
Net Charge Bumpsey's Super Super Charge
Bumpsy
Poco Nettle Poco Willy
Squaw Dust

 

America’s most beautiful leopard Appaloosa
Honored Appaloosa of the 1984 US Olympics
1982 World Champion Stallion (1st–1st–1st)
1982 #1 National Top Ten Yearling Jan–Nov
Bronze Medallion Winner
Halter: 24–Firsts, 49 Halter Points
1982 California State Champion
1982 Over-All Cal-Bred State Champion
1982 Southern California Champion
1982 Arizona National Champion
1982 Grand Canyon National Champion
1982 Spotted Valley Regional Champion
1982 S.V. Regional Over-All Halter Champ
1982 First Over-All Ages Grand Champion
1982 6 Jr Grands, 4 Reserve Jr Grands
All-Star/World Champion Offspring
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ApHC 71,125
Dun blanket stallion
1966 – 1990
Bred by Lane Hudson

Mighty Bright Bright Eyes Brother Billy Maddon
Plaudette
Peggy's Delight Red Dog
Petey
Miss Mavis Peavy Bimbo Little Joe Jr AAA
Chipeta
Ida Pearl Gold Heels
Ida Red S

 

  Winner/High Point 6 events:
Halter, Western Pleasure, Reining, Steer Daubing,
Calf Roping (one of the breed's greatest), Team Roping
Grand, Reserve, Hi Pt Aged Stallion many times
High Point Performance Champion
Won or placed at Denver, Nationals, Worlds, etc.
National Champion Offspring
World Champion Offspring
Bronze Medallion Offspring
National Top Ten Offspring
High Point Halter Offspring
High Point Performance Offspring
Snaffle Bit Futurity Champions
National Champion Producers
World Champion Producers
National High Point Producers
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ApHC  493,749
Grulla blanket stallion
1990 – 2008
Bred by Dave & Kim Utke

Mr Exclusive Bright Eyes Brother Billy Maddon
Plaudette
Dash's Blossom Dash of Vitrol
Copper Blossom
Barretta Bright Mighty Bright Bright Eyes Brother
Peggy's Delight
Barretta Mount Bartender B
Flying Midnight

 

 

  Mr. Barretta is the sire of:
Halter & Performance Futurity Champions
Mr. Exclusive is the sire of: 
National Champions, Perfomance ROMs,
Bronze Medallion Winners, Superiors, Leading Sire,
National High Points, etc.
Barretta Bright also produced:
Prince Shannon-Reserve National Champion,
Leading Sire Halter Horses,
Leading Sire Halter Class Winners,
Leading Sire Performance Horses,
Hall Of Fame Stallion.
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ApHC 514,374
Rare few-spot leopard
1992 – 2008
Bred by Dave & Kim Utke

Acclaim Prince Chicaro Prince Charles
Chicaro'sDreamGirlofDJ
Net Charge Bumpsey's Super
Poco Nettle
Cherry Lace Mighty Tim Mighty Bright
Cherry Cordial
Crystal Lace Prince David
Buzz On By

 

 

 

"What makes Crystal Prince unique is that he's the only modern-bred Appaloosa I have studied that is homozygous for what some refer
to as the "leopard gene"
(we call it PATN-1).

— Sheila Archer

HOMOZYGOUS 
Sire of 100% leopard foals from solids
Sire of 100% few-spot leopards and snow cap blankets
from Appaloosa mares.
Sired by  Acclaim — World Champion
Dam Cherry Lace — granddam to Spectravision:
393 Halter Points, 2 Bronze Medallions
26 Grands, 31 Res, 69-1sts 2 YO Halter
1996 National High Point Yearling Filly
1996 High Point Most Colorful
1997 Reserve World Champion Most Colorful
1997 Reserve National Champion Non-Pro
1997 Reserve World Champion Non-Pro
1998 National Champion Most Colorful
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ApHC 489,235
Marbled chestnut & white stallion
1990 – 2008
Bred by David & Mary Jane Blietz

Stardee Tardee Impressive Impressive
My Vandy Tardy
Ms Rockette Star Rock Star
Crocketts Kitten
Goers Bond Bondage James Bond
DLS Highfalutin
Boom Boom La Tur Goer
Nutty Nevada

 

Winner California Open All Breed Weanling Futurity, largest weanling futurity in all of California, beating all Paints, all Quarter Horses, and all Appaloosas, thirty in class!

Halter and Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure Point Earner
Sire of Halter Points Earners and athletic working horses

Sire: Stardee, Bronze Medallion Winner, World Champ,
National & World Champion Sire, by Tardee Impressive,
Superior Halter Horse, World Champion & Congress
Champion QH Stallion, All Time Leading Sire.

Dam: Goers Bond, Champion Halter Offspring by Bondage,
Superior Halter & Superior Performance Sire,
by James Bond, Superior Halter, National & World Champion.
   
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