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See the Large Pony Hunter Champion!

Is that you in the Winner's Circle?

It can be aboard one of the fancy Large Pinto Pony Hunters or Children's Hunter Ponies for sale here at Karen Griffith Farms.

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K G Masquerade

K G MASQUERADE - 1989 dark golden palomino and white tobiano mare. Beautifully marked mare. By "Halloween" - APHA (Sire of Canadian Equestrian Federation 'A' Circuit Hunter Winners), out of "Sugar Blues" - APHA (full sister to "Atahi" - AHSA Champion Sire). "Masquerade" stands 14-1 7/8 hands. She is a very attractive large pony hunter. "Masquerade" has three lovely gaits, with an exceptionally long stride. She will jump around any course. Nothing excites her. She does her changes and has great form over fences. "Masquerade" has shown the "A" circuit green pony division in Canada and was in the top ribbons at every show! She trained with Julie Tattersall & Wayne McLellan in Ontario, and was ridden by Jackie Tattersall. This mare will win on any "A" circuit in the United States or Canada. As for "Masquerade's" ability to handle 'stressful' situations, I have even used this steady girl in parades with fire truck sirens blaring away, and Civil War and Indian Battle re-enactments! If a horse can march right through these activities, they can handle almost anything! Put your child in the 'winner's circle' with this flashy girl and realize the joys of riding a spectacular Paint! Video tape available upon request. Reasonably priced at $25,000.


HEARTS DELIGHT - 1991 APHA chestnut and white tobiano mare. 14-1 hands. Wonderful "A" circuit large pony hunter prospect. Or... if you are looking for a fancy pony for the dressage pony classes, look no further! This mare has correct, clean legs and feet. Lovely head and neck, nice shoulder and hip angles. An exceptional mover with a sweet disposition! Her gaits are classic! For a Children's Hunter Pony she would be exceptional. "Hearts Delight" has good basics under saddle, and took to everything as she should. She is willing and responsive. This mare is a beautifully marked Pinto, and is truly a "Hearts Delight". Offering a mare of this caliber for sale is a rarity. She'll make some youngster a very happy and successful rider. By "Ebony Heart" (APHA), out of "Win My Heart" (APHA). $9,500.


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Hearts Afire

HEARTS AFIRE - 1991 APHA sorrel and white tobiano/overo mare. Reining/cutting breeding deluxe! "Hearts Afire" has one of the most outstanding "foundation" pedigrees available anywhere in the country! With this breeding also comes versatility! She is also capable of doing the large pony hunters, as she is just under 14-2 hands and has the movement, form, and attitude to succeed in "A" circuit company. "Hearts Afire" has impeccable conformation and color. To work with her is a joy! "Charlie" (the name she was christened with by the children at the barn) is good in traffic (she's been ridden daily along a freeway), is calm around barking dogs, strange objects, trains, etc., is good on trails, and loves to jump. She can do a nice extended trot for English, and is easily collected for a smooth western pleasure jog. She is light, responsive and athletic. "Charlie" loves children and has the looks, attitude, and ability to be a wonderful show mare. With her superb pedigree and outstanding athletic ability, you should seriously consider "Hearts Afire" for your children's companion and show winner, or your next open reiner/cutter. By "Atahi" (APHA), out of "Little Bit Glo" (1968 AQHA sorrel mare -- extended pedigree available). $25,000. "Hearts Afire" is available for lease - contact Karen Griffith at (740) 992-5782 for details.


SOUTHERN HEART - SOLD -1993 solid seal bay gelding. This gelding is a really classy fellow! His rich, deep bay covers a body with plenty of muscle, perfect conformation, and a head as pretty as you'll ever want to see looking through a bridle! He stands 14-1 hands. "Southern Heart" is a nice mover, a natural lead changer, and is bred to be a winner in any "A" circuit company! By "Atahi", out of "Skips Dixie".

Congratulations to: Kaci Moore of Hamilton, Ohio on her purchase of Southern Heart!


K G MYSTIQUE - 1988 APHA palomino and white tobiano/overo mare. This mare is elegance personified. 14-1 7/8 hands. She will be able to show in the English and/or the western classes. "Mystique" is a superior mover at all three gaits, and should do well over fences, in dressage, or as a reiner. In whatever discipline you choose, she's sure to be a winner. As a breeding animal, she is outstanding. In 1996, "Mystique" delivered a beautiful sorrel colt with white markings by "Phantom Heart". She was an attentive and loving mother. (I sold this colt before he had even begun his training.) In 2000 she produced a fancy bay and white tovero filly by a solid colored stallion! In 2001 she produced a FANCY (a Devon kind of fancy) buckskin colt! This May she foaled a spectacular, absolutely correct, chestnut filly with a perfect diamond on her forehead. For you folks looking for something to show on the line, you really need to check out "K G Mystique's" babies! "K G Mystique" is easy to handle and loves people. During the time she should have been finished and taken to the show ring, we were dealing with serious health problems in our immediate family. If you are looking for a superbly bred, reasonably priced mare to begin your breeding program, or a fine animal to finish and take to the ring, "K G Mystique" is an outstanding individual. By "Halloween" (APHA), out of "Sugar Blues" (APHA - full sister to AHSA Champion Sire Atahi). "K G Mystique" and "K G Masquerade" are full sisters.  Reasonably priced at $15,000.


TRUE TO MY HEART: Trainer's Special!

TRUE TO MY HEART - Grullo and white tobiano gelding. By "Atahi" (APHA), out of "J Bar's Patchwork" (APHA). 14-1 hands. A real cutie. This boy has a perfect set of legs, a cute head and neck, a short, strong topline, and a nice hip. His color and markings set him apart from the crowd. "True To My Heart" has not been worked under saddle, due to severe health problems in our family when he should have begun his training. His full brothers and sisters have all been easy to start and have been consistent performers. For the person who wants to buy a well bred animal to bring along, or put with a trainer, "True To My Heart" is a good buy at $1,500. At this special price, you can't go wrong!


HEART SKIP - APHA cremello and white tobiano gelding. "Skip" has the cutest head with little 'fox' ears, a pretty, clean neck, and a body and legs that are impossible to fault. He's sharp enough to show on the line, but is bred to perform. He stands 14-1 hands and is a really 'catty' mover. He should be an eye-catching little reiner, or a fancy large pony hunter. "Heart Skip" will make someone a very nice show horse! By "Atahi" (APHA), out of "Skips Dixie" (APHA - multiple halter winner, and own daughter of Sir Raleigh AQHA). (Click here for "Skips Dixie's" pedigree.) $3,500.


BLAZON HEART - 1993 solid dark bay gelding. This is a nicely conformed, good moving, athletic animal. He will make an outstanding large pony hunter! He is 1/4 Thoroughbred, and stands 14-1 hands. He is a rich, solid bay with a perfect blaze and two socks. If you're looking for a classy gelding to head toward the "A" circuit, here's your boy! (Eligible green.) For you Quarter Pony enthusiasts, you've just found your all around prospect, as Blaze will shine in the Western events as well. By "Ebony Heart", out of "J Bar's Patchwork", one of my best producing mares. $3,500.


BLESSED HEART - 1994 solid chestnut gelding. Cute face with blaze, straight legs, and good build. This gelding has beautiful movement at all three gaits. He is 1/4 Thoroughbred, and stands 14-1 hands. He has the looks, disposition, and athletic ability to be very successful in the pony dressage classes ...or... "A" circuit over-fences work. Children's Pony Hunter would be a breeze. This sweet guy also has the build and talent to do the Western Pleasure Pony classes. Let 'Blessed Heart' be your child's next best friend! You need to see this gelding to appreciate his quality. By "Ebony Heart", out of "J Bar's Patchwork". $3,000.


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Stealin Hearts

STEALIN HEARTS - 2000 APHA dark bay and white tobiano colt. This colt is definitely stallion material! He is beautifully marked, has a very cute head, textbook perfect legs, a lovely neck and shoulder, and a nice hip. He is line-bred "Atahi" (AHSA Champion Sire), and should mark his get with these same fine qualities. For the breeder who wants to maintain outstanding bloodlines, "A" circuit beauty and superior movement, he is a dream come true! He will make a superb pony hunter, sport pony, and dressage pony. He has the looks and motion to show on the line, and his form over a free jump is perfect. His beautifully placed tobiano markings are just the icing on the cake! This fancy fellow is a 'must-see'! He will be "Stealin Hearts" in the show ring and breeding shed for years to come! By "Ebony Heart" (APHA black stallion - full brother to AHSA - "A" Circuit Champion Bedazzle). Out of "Steal My Heart" (APHA buckskin/white homozygous tobiano mare). A Real Steal at $20,000.


TOUCHIN HEARTS - 2000 APHA solid chestnut colt, 1/4 TB. This is a beautiful, bright chestnut boy with copper overtones. He has two matching hind stockings that go up to a point in front of both hocks. He also has a lovely white blaze. He looks like a small-scale Thoroughbred. His movement is outstanding, and his conformation is very correct. When I am describing in a clinic how a young stallion this age should be made, this is the colt they should see! (As a matter of fact, I am currently in the process of photographing him to use as an example in my clinics.) He will make an outstanding hunter pony, sport pony, or dressage pony stallion! His genetics are superb! He should mature right under 14.2 hands. He is fancy enough to show on the line, and has a wonderful pedigree. By "Ebony Heart" (own son of AHSA Champion Sire Atahi), and out of "Touch My Heart" (dam of successful APHA stallion K G Braveheart). Reasonably priced at $18,000.

Want to raise a foal you can hold in the Winner's Circle at the big shows?

Like to see your Win Photo in the top National magazines?

Looking to raise your next Devon Champion?

Look no further!

Breed your large pony hunter mare to one of the outstanding Karen Griffith Farms' stallions listed below and make it happen!

K G MIRAGE - 1994 APHA chestnut and white tobiano stallion. Very fancy Pinto Colored Sport Pony! By "Halloween" (APHA sorrel and white overo stallion), out of "Sugar Blues" (APHA palomino and white tobiano mare - "Atahi's" full sister). There are not many horses born each year that have the ability to become a successful stallion. An animal needs that combination of flawless conformation, athletic ability, a trainable mind, and that intangible characteristic "charisma". "K G Mirage" has all of these qualities! He has beautiful coloring, the prettiest head and neck you'll ever see, is very refined while maintaining substantial bone, and has the very correct conformation and flowing movement to model. He should put a wonderful flowing stride and beautiful pinto markings on your fancy Pony Hunter,Quarter Pony, and Sport Pony mares! He stands 14 hands. His full sister "K G Masquerade", was always in the top ribbons on the Canadian, "A" large pony hunter circuit. "K G Mirage" is just as talented, and if anything, more beautiful! If you choose, he has a very bright future in the show ring. He has an even more brilliant future siring Champion Sport Ponies and "A" Circuit Hunter Pony winners. Mirage's beautiful pinto tobiano markings are just "icing" on the cake! Have "K G Mirage" sire your next Devon Champion! Breeding fee $500.


DIXIE HEART - 1996 APHA dark bay and white tobiano stallion. By "Close To Heart" (APHA), out of "Skips Dixie" (APHA) - (Click for pedigree). If you're looking for an exquisitely marked, world caliber stallion, this is a fellow you really need to see! He is 65% dark bay and 35% white, with his color placed beautifully. He has a lovely head with a strongly pronounced jaw and a beautiful shallow mouth. His eyes are dark with a perfectly centered blaze. This young stallion's conformation is flawless! "Dixie Heart's" pedigree boasts countless World and National Champions on both sides! You've already heard a bit about his sire, "Close to Heart", and his outstanding working blood, but to top it off, his dam, "Skips Dixie" (a multiple Halter winner and great working mare), is an own daughter of the late, great Quarter Horse sire "Sir Raleigh"! "Sir Raleigh" was the sire of multiple; AQHA World Champions (in both Halter and Performance), AQHA Champions, Superior Halter Horses, and Superior Performance Horses (in Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Working Hunter, Pleasure Driving, Hunter Hack, Western Riding, and Trail). He sired countless Register Of Merit horses. "Sir Raleigh" was also the sire of "Skips Sierra Nick", the winner of the 'Copenhagen/Skoal Superhorse' award at the AQHA World Show. (A 13 page production record on "Sir Raleigh" is available upon request.) This outstanding stallion prospect is one of those few horses in the nation that really has the ability to sire winners in both the halter and a variety of performance classes. He should make an outstanding reining horse, with the great looks to "knock-the-socks-off" the judges, and the "cow-blood" to easily get his points in cutting or team penning. It's seldom you find all of these qualities in one package! Introductory breeding fee $500.

Need to add some height to your large pony hunter mare?

The following Karen Griffith Farms' stallions are the answer to your search.

K G BRAVEHEART - 1996 APHA bright chestnut and white tobiano stallion. By "Ebony Heart" (APHA black stallion), out of "Touch My Heart" (APHA chestnut and white tobiano mare). This is one of the best made, most beautifully marked stallion prospects I've seen in the United States in years. "K G Braveheart" has "APHA Champion" written all over him! He stands 15-1 hands. "Brave" will make a really flashy reiner. He has also shown an interest in working cattle. He's 'catty' in his movement, and has the most gorgeous, long, white, full mane you've ever seen! ("K G Braveheart" is very versatile in his abilities and when worked over fences, has lovely, correct form. He is extraordinary in all three gaits. Hunter mare owners will love him!) His legs are wonderful (correct, plenty of bone, and great feet), his body is well muscled with proper angles to be a superior athlete, and his graceful neck and beautiful head set off an outstanding package! To top off these bold physical qualities, he has a sweet, inquisitive attitude. The kind that begets a stallion who is willing, easy to handle, and develops into a brilliant performer and breeder. He works beautifully under saddle, and has proved to be intelligent, light, and eager to please. (Last summer, a 14 year old girl exercised him under saddle everyday.)

"Braveheart" is line-bred "Atahi", and should mark his get with all of the outstanding traits Karen Griffith Farms has been working to achieve over the last thirty years. Make a name for yourself in the show ring and breeding world that others spend a lifetime attaining! Introductory breeding fee $500.


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K G Raven Heart

K G RAVEN HEART - 1995 APHA jet black and white tobiano stallion. By "Ebony Heart" (APHA full brother to American Horse Show Association Hunter Champion, "Bedazzle"), and out of "Steal My Heart" (APHA homozygous tobiano "Atahi" daughter). "Raven" is line-bred "Atahi" and it shows! He is the stallion we've been awaiting to fill Atahi's shoes. A Pinto Sport Horse breeder's dream! This outstanding boy has perfect legs with plenty of bone and great feet. He has a gorgeous head with a star, stripe, and snip, large dark "Atahi" eyes, and a very refined neck. (Raven has the most elegant neck on a mature stallion that you've ever seen.) His topline is strong, tying into a beautiful hip, and he has a wonderful slope to his shoulder. "Raven's" movement is fluid and reaching. His markings are 60/40 (black/white), and are beautifully placed. He is a lovely sight under saddle. A recent customer, who was stunned by his beauty, described him simply as "A work of art!"

"Raven Heart" is smart, athletic, and classy! Being line-bred "Atahi", he should stamp his get with these same exceptional qualities. He's the "do-it-all" kind of horse that "makes a living" for the people around him. "K G Raven Heart's" book will be limited to 20 outside mares. Introductory breeding fee $750.

NEWS FLASH!!! .....All of Raven's foals to date have been loud tobianos out of solid mares. If Raven's future foals are half as good as these, his offspring are going to be the Paints to beat in the new millennium!!

"K G Raven Heart" will be syndicated this year. This will allow discriminating breeders to benefit from this outstanding individual's superb genetics and ability. For detailed information on obtaining breeding shares of "Raven Heart", interested parties can contact Karen Griffith Farms - Phone: (740)-992-5782, E-mail: griffith@frognet.net


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Atahi II

ATAHI II - 1999 APHA jet black and white tobiano stallion. You can tell by his name how this spectacular young stallion has been evaluated! "Atahi II" is Big, Black, and Beautiful! For twenty-six years the name "Atahi" had belonged to one horse only! I've added a 'II' after the name to describe just how perfect this stud is! He is 70% black and 30% white. His markings are fantastic, and his conformation is faultless! He has an exceptionally sweet, willing disposition. He is a double grandson of "Atahi". "Atahi II" is the best balanced, highest quality black and white stallion (tobiano or overo) of his age that I've ever seen. I feel he will produce the next (fifth) generation of successful, sound, beautiful, Paint horses at Karen Griffith Farms.

He is by "Ebony Heart" (APHA black stallion-outstanding own son of "Atahi", AHSA Champion Sire), out of "Win My Heart" (APHA dark bay and white, homozygous, tobiano mare-one of "Atahi's" best daughters). Keep in mind that the great horses like Leo, Wimpy, etc., etc., were produced by this half brother, half sister mating of prepotent, genetically correct sires. I waited 20 years to line breed "Atahi" offspring. I wish I had begun sooner, but I'm old fashioned, and wanted to breed to a large variety of mares to make sure there were no 'fluke' genes there to crop up. You've probably heard the old saying....."You could breed that horse to a hay wagon and make a race horse! " Well, "Atahi" has proven to be one of those genetically superior stallions. With "Atahi II's superb genetics, absolutely flawless conformation, willing disposition, and beautiful coloring, he should stamp his offspring with all of the outstanding qualities that Karen Griffith Farms has worked so diligently to achieve over the last 30 years. Introductory breeding fee $750.

"Atahi II" is not available for outright purchase, but I will begin to sell reserved breeding shares this year. To obtain syndication/price information, contact Karen Griffith, at Karen Griffith Farms, 34440 State Route 7, Pomeroy, Ohio 45769. Phone-740-992-5782. Or E-mail me at griffith@frognet.net


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