Some of the better horse breeders in the area during my time


February 23, 2024

John Scott came from Texas in ‘48 or ‘49 with some well bred ranch horses. Good feet, flat bone, cinched up big, could travel over the rough country and really could get down and turn a cow. Desentio, Eddy 40, Sugar Bars bred. Top horses if you could ride “em!”

Tookes had the best bucking horses in the country. You could work ‘em maybe.

Albert Phelps brought in a good thoroughbred stud.

Poddy Askin brought in a stud named Steve Reed, that crossed good on any mare.

Bickles had a few remounts from Fort Keogh that were good circle horses.

MacKay Ranch raised Arabians.

Gilmon Ranch had the Morgans...

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