The Latest from DeGraff Stables

Plan to Show at the KyPHC Spring Paint-O-Rama ~ Hi-Point Award Winners Earn a DeGraff Stables Donated Breeding!

Saturday, March 26, 2011

DeGraff Stables, Inc. has Donated a 2011 or 2012 Breeding to the Stallion of your choice from: World Champion INDIAN ARTIFACTS (AQHA/AWR), 5X World Champion HBF IRON MAN (AQHA/APHA), or, Futurity Champion DGS INDYGO (AQHA) to the KyPHC Hi-Point Award winners at the April 2nd & 3rd show!  Eligible Hi-Point Award Winners:  Open, Amateur, Amateur W-T, Novice amateur and Solid Paint Bred!  Click Here! Print Full Details for KyPHC Hi-Point Winners!  and, if you would like more information regarding the show; Click Here! Print Full KyPHC Showbill for Lakeside Arena April 2nd & 3rd!

Jessica Lewis & Speaking Softly 2010 AQHA Hi-Point Amateur Ltd Working Hunter!

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Speaking Softy 2010 AQHA YE HiPt Ltd WH w/Jessica Lewis

We are anxiously awaiting pictures!  Speaking Softly is owned by Jessica Lewis of Lansing Michigan and is under the guidance of David Warner. We are so proud of "Izzy" and Jessica! 2010 AQHA High Point Amateur Limited Rider Working Hunter! They are now Qualified for the 2011 AQHA World show in Senior WH, Senior HH, Amateur working hunter and equitation over fences! Way to Go! The had a great 2010! 2010 Congress: Top 5 Amateur Hunter Hack, Top 10 Novice Am. Working Hunter, Top 10 Booth Hunter Classic. Add to that - 2009 Congress: Top ten Senior Working Hunter, Top 5 Novice Amateur Working Hunter and 2009 Horse Shows by the Bay, HJAM equitation medal finals-Champion! In 2008 she was 4th at the Youth World Show in HH & 4th in WH with previous owner, Amy Richardson! Thank you to breeder Linda Landis.

Kentucky Dressage Association Offers Movies Mar 20th to Learn New USDF Tests!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

You are invited! March 29th to the KDA Movie Night! An educational seminar to learn about the new USDF tests!  Learn how to improve your dressage riding. The cost is $5 for KDA and $10 for all else. View Times 1pm - 5pm for Training through Grand Prix!  For more information Click Here! Visit the KDA for New USDF Training Videos!

Indian Artbeat & Marie Hoffman Excelling Quarter Horse in Dressage!

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Read all about it! Marie Hoffman and Indian Artbeat, ambassadors for the Quarter Horse in Dressage finished 5th in the Nation in the 2010 USDF All-Breed Awards, at Training Level and ended 2010 in AQHA with 1st at Training Level and 3rd at First Level, respectively, in show leaders at those levels! Marie in her article help guide you through the challenges faced by those with a Quarter Horse that want to accumulate points during normal dressage competitions. Indian Artbeat stands at On Eagles Wings Training Center in Illinois and in addition to his USDF Awards has AQHA ROM's in HUS, Hunter Hack and Green Working Hunter! 03 11 QH Dressage Article M Hoffman

Stallion and Mare Services at DeGraff Stables

Friday, March 04, 2011

As the 2011 breeding season progresses, DeGraff Stables stallion station is pleased to remind breeders that semen may be ordered for shipment on Monday, Wednesday, Friday or Saturday.  Both FedEx and counter to counter shipments via all major airlines are available.  For semen orders, please call the office at 859.846.5000 and, as always, 24 hour notice is greatly appreciated!  Click Here! Printable Stallion and Mare Services Flyer

March DeGraff Stables Charity "The Pony Club"

Friday, March 04, 2011

Join DeGraff Stables, Inc. in support of our selected charity for March 2011!  We have chosen to donate half of the Futurity booking fees collected to “The Pony Club”.  What better way to enrich our riders and leaders of tomorrow than through providing youngsters with access to horses and to learning?  Click Here! Find Complete Details on Our Charity Program and Printable Documents  DeGraff Stables is committed to being a part of creating and developing a long-term love of the horse through education and accessibility to the horse for kids, ensuring a future for our breeding and riding programs!  Click Here! Visit the Pony Club Website... "Where It All Begins..."!

Network! Network! Network! Join Us at the Mar 17th KENA Meeting!

Friday, March 04, 2011

Join Us! March 17th in Lexington at the Red Mile!

Join us March 17th!  Keynote Speaker: Doug Emerson "Horses Don't Write Checks~People Do!"  ...What is KENA?  The Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) is a program of the Kentucky Horse Council in partnership with the UK Equine Initiative. It is an educational and networking dinner series for equine professionals in Kentucky, targeted specifically at those who participate in breeding and reproductive services, instruction, training, board and showing.  We welcome every member of the Kentucky horse community to participate in KENA meetings.  Click Here! More Information Regarding KENA; Register On-Line!

Doug Emerson in Lexington March 17th~"How To Run A Profitable Business"!

Friday, March 04, 2011

Doug Emerson presents a Profitable Horseman Workshop on March 17th in Lexington, Kentucky; "How To Run A Profitable Horse Business".  He employs 5 Business Strategies You Can Use Today To Put More Money In Your Pocket.  This is a live workshop to help you with the specifics of the business half of your horse business. Whether you’re in business now or planning to start one, you’ll walk away from this one day workshop with your very own strategy in a three ring binder for operating a profitable horse business. No need to scribble hundreds of notes on a pad, you’ll get a three ring binder with forms and worksheets to help you get your strategies in writing instantly.  Click Here! Visit Doug Emerson Website for Complete Details on Workshop!

Welcome Mare Owners! 2011 Breeding Season is Here!

Friday, March 04, 2011

Welcome to the new mare owners and first year breeders and to those faithful whom are returning  to breed to one of the champion stallions standing at DeGraff Stables!  Click Here! Find the Stallion of Your Choice for 2011! Our breeding sheds open February 10th and will be open until June 30th; and until July 15th by appointment.  Collection/Breeding days are Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.  We appreciate your call 24 hours in advance!  You will find that at your request, we have further simplified our stallion breeding contracts and forms.  If you have any questions or need any help, please call us at 859.846.5000 or you may reach Robin on her cell at 419.573.9098!  We wish you the best in 2011!

Breeding & Foaling Services at DeGraff Stables!

Friday, March 04, 2011

In our 26th Year! An All-Breed Reproduction Facility

Come experience the difference at our all-breed facility!  In our 26th year in business we offer exceptional mare and foal care in our state-of-the-art facility conveniently located in Midway, Kentucky.  Only minutes from Lexington major breeding farms and surgical facilities, your valued horses are safely and competently maintained in our newly renovated barns and paddocks.  Hands on management, 24 hour attendants, internal camera system and foal alerts add to the benefit of the mare at foaling time.  Artificial insemination with cooled or frozen semen, or shed runs for your Thoroughbred mares; experience our exceptional history of fantastic conception rates!  Click Here! Print DeGraff Stables; An All-Breed Facility Complete Services Flyer!