The Latest from DeGraff Stables

Win a Breeding to HCH or HLS at the NEPHC Fall Futurity!

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Carrie & Mark Nickerson, in support of the New England PH Club will donate to a lucky Futurity/Circuit Winner at the big Fall Futurity to be held Labor Day weekend in Oneco, CT! The winner will receive a 2011 Breeding to their choice of one of the Seabreeze Farm owned stallions: World Champion Hesa Cool Hotrod (AQHA/APHA) or Reserve World Champion; Hot Lopin Sensation!   For more information please contact NEPHC secretary Karen Roy at or vist the association at their New England Paint Horse Club Website!

Hesa Cool Hotrod Boasts Open LL Sweep at Tom Powers Futurity!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

From one of his first full crops, Hesa Cool Hotrod (AQHA/APHA) stallion is estatic to sire the first ever Champion of both the Open and the Color Open LL event at the Tom Powers futurity!  Champion also in Breeders Challenge LL division and Reserve Champion in the Open Non-Pro ~ WOW!  Congrats to Owner/Breeder/Exhibitor: Stanley Scott and to Jon Barry and Kenny Lakins who also piloted this exceptional colt!  Excitingly, Hesa Cool Hotrod also sired the Reserve Champion in the Yearling Color Non-Pro division!   A special thank you to Owner/Exhibitor; Diana Doll and Breeders Carrie & Mark Nickerson of Seabreeze Pleasure Horses.

Indian Artifacts Congrats to IndieGoBlue at Tom Powers Futurity!

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Congratulations to Melanie Humphreys with her 4YO grey gelding; IndieGoBlue by Indian Artifacts ~ she was 6th in the Maturity (Novice Novice) HUS at the Tom Powers!  Suzanne Pickard also placed in the Top 10 in the Maturity HUS ($2500 Ltd. Horse)... nice going to all!

KyPHC Pays $37.96/Pt & Adds Supplemental Funds for KyBIF Horses!

Saturday, June 05, 2010

KyPHC is pleased to announce that the fund paid $37.96 per point in 2009 to KPHIF eligible horses.  New for 2010 is the addition of the new supplemental KY BIF program. This program makes KY Breeders Incentive Fund eligible horses automatically nominated to earn additional monies for each APHA point earned at KENTUCKY APHA/KyPHC Approved Shows. 2010 Funds are anticipated at $7,500.00 Shows eligible for these funds include: April 3&4 Frankfort KY, June 19 Versailles KY, and, August 28 Frankfort KY!  For more information visit us at the KY Paint Horse Club Official Website

PLEASE NOTE! June Stallion Collection Dates "UPDATE"!

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Thank you to all our breeders for your business this season in such a tough economy.  We appreciate each and every one of you.  For those with breedings still yet to effect, we are advising you that due to family commitments, we have a few days in June that the stallions will be unavailable for collection:  June 11, June 12, June 18, June 19 and June 20.  Please note; June 17th collections MUST have 24 hour notice!  If you have any questions, please give us a call!  859.846.5000.  We appreciate your cooperation and thank you! Robin.