The Latest from DeGraff Stables

Welcome PR Tells A Tale and Pryor Ranch to DeGraff Stables in 2012!

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Welcome Judy Pryor and Pryor Ranch with your 2008 Bay Stallion; PR Tells A Tale to DeGraff Stables for the 2012 breeding season! We are excited to present this young and upcoming stallion by Vested Assets and out of Cute N Spree by Cuiton! Visit his webpage for fantastic promotion; especially the SHARE THE FUTURE program! See details about lifetime half-priced breedings!

UK Equine Initiative to Host Equine Showcase & Breeders Short Course Jan 20 & 21

Thursday, December 29, 2011

The University of Kentucky Equine Initiative will host a UK Equine Showcase Jan. 20 and the 3rd Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course Jan. 21 at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Lexington. The UK Equine Showcase is a program highlighting the latest UK equine research focused on the young horse. The program will run from 1 to 5 p.m. with a reception following. The 3rd Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course is an in-depth equine reproductive program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 with lunch provided. Early bird registration ends Jan 9 and prices increase. Discounts for two or more people from same organization and students are eligible to have their costs waived. For more information: http://www.ca.uky.edu/gluck/NewsShortCourse2012.asp

Merry Christmas To All!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Merry Christmas to all, filled with plenty of love from family and friends! The staff at DeGraff Stables hopes that you have the most wonderful Christmas ever!

The Audrey Grace Benefit Auction is Here! Contact Us For Great Deals on Stallion Breedings!

Tuesday, December 06, 2011

The tenth annual Audrey Grace Auction will again be held on the PleasureHorse.com forum starting Monday, December 5 (12:01 a.m.) and ending Sunday, December 11 (4:59 p.m. Eastern time.) To view items and descriptions, click here. To bid on items starting Monday, simply go to our main page and click “Forum” at the top center of the page! DeGraff Stables is PROUD to provide donated breedings once again to the benefit of  the Audrey Grace Childrens Home.  We are offering a breeding to each of the following stallions to help support the efforts of New Horizon:  Indian Artifacts, HBF Iron Man, DGS IndyGo, DGS Vestastic and PR Tells A Tale.  In addition to the mare owner receiving a discounted breeding to one of these championship stallions, DeGraff Stables will donate $100 of each $250 booking fee paid by the mare owner to one of the DeGraff Stables Charity's, of the mare owner's choice.

Since the first year, DeGraff Stables has been involved with the Audrey Grace Auction in an effort to help any of the thousands of children that are victims of abuse. For over thirty-five years, New Horizons (non-profit 501© (3)) has provided services to “at-risk” youth and developed a reputation as the benchmark for offering quality, continuum-of-care treatment services for those kids with the highest level of need. Services include residential care, foster homes, therapeutic group homes, family services, adoption programs and emergency shelter. DeGraff Stables invites you to choose one of our stallions that match your breeding operation and to help multiple charity organizations through the effort!  Full information may be found at www.PleasureHorse.com or, please... Call me on my cell at 419.573.9098 if you have any questions!  thank you! Robin.

TheHorse Presents Mare & Foal Care Free Webinar Dec 15th

Saturday, December 03, 2011

Mark your calendar!  Something for everyone involved with breeding and raising horses.  TheHorse.com will present a webinar on late-term mare care, foaling and newborn/young foal care on Dec. 15, 8-9 p.m. Eastern time brought to you by Merck Animal Health.  Click Here for more information!

Minnesota Stallion Service Auction Dec 3rd at 7pm - Bid On-Line!

Saturday, December 03, 2011

It's that time of year!  Get great deals on breeding fees, support foal venues and by way of your purchase of a DeGraff Stables stallion service fee through a futurity; a donation will be made to the charity of your choice from our options!  2012 Minnesota Stallion Service Auction will be held December 3rd at 7pm at the Hutchinson Event Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota!  Frosty the Goodbar and MDR Impulsive are available!  Visit the Minnesota Stallion Service Auction and Futurity website or print the  MN Stallion Service Auction Mail Or Phone-In Bid Application.  Good luck!  Call us if you have questions!  Robin's cell is 419.573.9098.

Congratulations Sonja Hagen! Winner of World Show Free Breeding!

Friday, December 02, 2011

Sonja Hagen of Medical Lake Washington! Yay! Congratulations! Rick Ferguson, our designated contest official, pulled your name. You have your choice of one of the Championship stallions at DeGraff Stables for the 2012 season.  Rick also pulled two other names in case for some reason, the winner; Sonja is unable to use her breeding in 2012 it will be offered to #2 Victoria Delarosa of Deming, New Mexico, or, on to #3 Lindsay Bixler.   We see that Sonja have chosen 5X World Champion HBF Iron Man (AQHA/APHA) to breed to her black mare by Norfleet! We wish you the best!