Every horse on King Ranch is a descendant of OLD SORREL, the foundation sire of King Ranch, and one of the foundation sires of the American Quarter Horse breed. Every horse on the ranch descends from PEPPY SAN BADGER or MR. SAN PEPPY on the top or bottom side. These are King Ranch PROVEN® bloodlines that continue to meet our standards, generation after generation.
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Explore King Ranch’s Stallions
The above pedigree shows how today’s stallions connect to our foundation stallion, OLD SORREL.
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If you are interested in breeding to a King Ranch stallion, all three studs (THE BOON, KINEÑOS MOON, and MARSALA RED) are available for limited outside breeding at The Four Sixes.
CORONEL DEL RANCHO
2016, NOT RUF AT ALL x SAN GRIS GIRL
CORONEL DEL RANCHO is the first King Ranch bred and owned American Quarter Horse Association World Champion. “Coronel” won the 2021 AQHA All-Around Versatility Ranch Horse World Champion. “Coronel” was also the SHOT AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Belton Texas Open Conformation Champion and Open Ranch Riding Reserve Champion in 2021. Coronel is a tenth-generation descendant of King Ranch Foundation sire, OLD SORREL. Coronel combines the bloodlines of some of the most famous King Ranch horses of all time, including MR SAN PEPPY, PEPPY SAN BADGER, DRY DOC, and REY DEL RANCHO. Coronel also adds to our horse program the championship bloodlines of SHINING SPARK for the first time in King Ranch history. Coronel was picked up from his mares in 2021, and 63 days later he won a world championship. He is strong, quiet, athletic, and very trainable. Coronel is sired by NRHA Futurity and Derby Champion, NOT RUF AT ALL ($456,437), a full brother to 2021 NRHA Top 15 Leading Sire of Reining Money-Earners ALL AMERICAN VINTAGE ($171,263). Coronel’s dam is SAN GRIS GIRL, a daughter of LES GLOS COLONEL, the sire of –BARBS KING COLONEL ($176,656: 3rd, NCHA Super Stakes Non-Pro Classic) LES GLOS COLONEL is the dam’s sire of THE JOKE IS ON U NOW (APHA Stakes Race Senior Youth World Champion), FRENCHMANSACEOFSPADE (27 AQHA points: AQHA World Junior Barrel Racing qualifier), LES SONITALENA (52 AQHA points: AQHA World Junior Heeling qualifier), LES GLO A LITTLE SUE (53.5 AQHA points: San Antonio Stock Show Open Heeling Reserve Champion), YUR SO PRETTY (Southern Cutting Amateur Futurity Champion). His first foals were born in 2022. (4 Panel N/N; GBED N/G).
- 2021 AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Champion All-Around Junior Horse
- SHOT AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse Belton Texas Open Conformation Champion and Open Ranch Riding Reserve Champion
- The Run For A Million Top 5
For more information, or to breed to THE BOON, please visit his page at 6666s Ranch.
2002, RITAS SWEET BADGER x LIL BADGERS MOON, PEPPY SAN BADGER
KINEÑOS MOON is an eighth-generation descendant of OLD SORREL. The title, “KINEÑO,” is the title of honor given to our multi-generational cowboys and employees at King Ranch.
Born, bred, and broke on King Ranch and is a foundation of King Ranch’s breeding. KIÑENOS MOON traces back to the famous King Ranch running horses including DEPTH CHARGE and BOLD VENTURE (Kentucky Derby Winner and producer of ASSAULT, 1946 Triple Crown Winner) – this is part of why “KINEÑO” breeds explosive speed
A son of RITAS SWEET BADGER who was known for siring a calm, polite horse with unparalleled ability including COKES DRY (AQHA point-earner), LUNA BADGER (finalist RHAA Top finalist). Sired by FANNIN SUGAR, $109,489: NCHA Super Stakes Open Classic Champion; split 6th Tropicana Cutting 4-Year-Old Open Futurity; split 6th NCHA Breeders Cutting Open; semifinalist in the NCHA Open Futurity; 5th Sunbelt Open Cutting Futurity. Sire of 14 AQHA point-earners, including MS MARYS MERCEDES ($9,553: Abilene Western Non-Pro Cutting Futurity Reserve Champion).
Out of LIL BADGERS MOON, producer of well-built, fast, ranch horses for King Ranch for 15 years.
- A half-sister to the dam of BLUE MOON FLING ($37,110: BFA World Future Fortunes Champion; split 5th, BFA World Championship Barrel Futurity; BBR World Open 2D Champion, San Angelo Rodeo Open Barrels – 3rd, etc.)
From the female family of CREDIT TA FAME ($78,993: NBHA World Barrel 1D Champion; 2019 San Angelo Rodeo Barrel Finals and Average Champion; The American Rodeo Semi-Finals winner, etc.), MOON HANKIN MAMA ($22,913: BFA World Barrel Futurity finalist, Victory Farms Futurity Open 1D Futurity Reserve Champion; dam of MAKIN YA FAMOUS$52,599: Ultimate Texas Barrel Classic Futurity 1D Reserve Champion, Ultimate Texas Barrel Classic Futurity Open Slot Race – 3rd), etc.
- KINENOS PICADILLO
2022 Montana RCHA $7,500 Limited Open Futurity – 4th
- WHISKY MOON
Limited Open Cowboy class at the Ranch Horse Association of American Texas Ranch Roundup – 2nd; RHAA money-earner
- MOONS DOC DYNAMITE
AQHA National High Point Senior Colas Leader
- KINENAS BANDIDA
2nd High Seller at the 2021 Return to the Remuda Sale – $100,000
For more information, or to breed to KINEÑOS MOON, please visit his page at 6666s Ranch.
2003, PLAY RED x MARSALA DULCE, CJ SUGAR
MARSALA RED is a ninth-generation descendant of OLD SORREL. MARSALA RED was born, bred, and broke on King Ranch. Rolando Silguero, who used to serve as King Ranch’s Remudero (wrangler) for the horse operation, would demonstrate MARSALA RED’s polite demeanor by saddling MARSALA gathering the stallion’s own mare band. MARSALA is almost a mirror image of HIRED HAND, a top son of OLD SORREL. MARSALA is stout, big boned, and was easy to train. He passed on all of these qualities to his foals. MARSALA is utilized to put more size and substance on thin boned, fashionable bloodlines of today.
MARSALA RED is the sire of PLAYADA MARSALA (AQHA point-earner: 9th Congress Pole Bending Junior Youth), A LIL BIT O FLASH (6th AQHA Cowtown Showdown Ranch Horse Open). MARSALA RED is a son of PLAY RED, $136,088: split 4th NCHA Super Stakes Open Classic; 5th Polo Ranch Cutting 4-Year-Old Open Derby; Abilene Spectacular Non-Pro Classic Co-Reserve Champion; finalist in the NCHA Non-Pro Derby; El Cid Cutting 4-Year-Old Non-Pro Co-Reserve Champion. Sire of 45 RGP money-earners, 14 AQHA point-earners, including PLAY RED SALLY ($5,184 and 16 AQHA points: and 14 novice points: AQHA World Level 2 Amateur Barrel Racing Reserve Champion), ROYAL RED PLAY ($91,938: NCHA Western Nationals Non-Pro Champion). (Five Panel N/N, Herda, N/N).
- PLAYADA MARSALA
Congress Junior Youth Pole Bending Top 10
- A LIL BIT OF FLASH
AQHA Cowtown Showdown Ranch Horse, Open – 6th
For more information, or to breed to MARSALA RED, please visit his page at 6666s Ranch.
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Visit us at the Return to the Remuda Sale
The Annual Return to the Remuda Sale will be once again hosted at the Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, Texas. The demonstration will be on October 6th and the sale will follow on October 7th. You can expect approximately 180 horses to be offered to the public from the legendary ranches of Beggs Cattle Company, Four Sixes Ranch, Tongue River Ranch, Pitchfork Land and Cattle Company, King Ranch, Wagonhound Land & Livestock, and Circle Bar.
Please call or email for more information on our Quarter Horse Program.
Lee Roy Montalvo
Name Pending, weanling colt by KINEÑOS MOON x SOLITAR RED
Name Pending, weanling colt by KINEÑOS MOON x LIL LIER
MARSALAS LIL LIER, yearling colt by MARSALA RED x LIL LIER – View Pedigree
REDS CUATRO, 2020 colt by MARSALA RED x CUATRO SWEET – View Pedigree
JUSTIN SWEET BADGE, 2010 broodmare by TAQUITO SUGAR x JUSTIN BADGER, in foal to MARSALA RED – View Pedigree
MS GLOSSY, 2006 broodmare by LES GLOS COLONEL x VIBORA DOC, in foal to KINEÑOS MOON – View Pedigree
REDS CANICA ROJA, 2008 broodmare by MARSALA RED x CANICA AFFRONTER, in foal to CORONEL DEL RANCHO – View Pedigree
RAISE THE BAR SUGAR, 2012 gelding by TAQUITO SUGAR x NURSE BADGER – View Pedigree
TAQUITOS QUE RITA, 2008 gelding by TAQUITO SUGAR x WHATA RITA – View Pedigree
RITAS POOR HICKORY, 2007 gelding by RITAS SWEET BADGER x POOR HICKORY – View Pedigree
BOONS CD MINK, 2017 stud by THE BOON x CD MINK – View Pedigree