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American Saddlebred: Five Gaited


Chestnut Stallion


Foaled June 14, 1977 at Earl Teeter and Sons Farms in Lexington, Kentucky


Died April 22, 2001 at the Kentucky Horse Park


By Flight Time, out of Aries Golden Gift, by Genius Bourbon King


Breeder: Mrs. Judson (Della) Large


Owners: Michele Macfarlane


Trainers: Mitchell Clark

Titles / Awards

Voted the #1 Five-Gaited American Saddlebred of the Century by Horseworld Magazine

Sire of Champions, Amberwood’s Sky Fox, Billy Bob, De Niro, Elegant Sky, Harvest Commander, Pagan Prince

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Notable Wins

World’s Grand Champion Five-Gaited Horse (1982, 1983, 1984, 1988)

World’s Grand Champion Five-Gaited Stallion Stake (1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988)
World’s Junior Champion Five-Gaited Horse (1981)
World’s Champion Two Year Old Five-Gaited Stake (1979)

First horse ever to carry a woman amateur to victory in the World’s Grand Champion Five-Gaited Stake (1988)

American Saddlebred Showing

American Saddlebreds are known for their high stepping and exaggerated action. They can be shown three-gaited (walk, trot, and canter) or five-gaited (walk, trot, canter, slow gait, and rack).

Hall of Champion Resident

November 1998 to April 2001

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