Parkheath Stud is committed to breeding and promoting Quality American Paint & Quarter Horses

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Some breeders prefer to keep stallions I prefer to keep quality Mares and search the world for the best stallions to breed to them
Sue Painter

Click below to read an overview of my Mares and my breeding program

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I am really excited about the future at Parkheath stud...

Born in May 2019 a big beautiful dual registered (Pending) sorrel filly By Electric Code
Electric Code won the 2008 NRHA Intermediate Open Futurity Championship with Jared Leclair riding, plus he was the #1 Reining Horse All Ages/All Divisions in 2008 and highest scoring stallion at the NRHA Open Futurity! Jared and Electric Code went on to win multiple major event championships during the stallion's derby years.
Out of “Shelly” a 2006 Dual Registered Sorrel Overo mare with an awesome pedigree. 2011 APHA Novice Youth World Champion. By ”Gunner” Colonels Smoking Gun - 1993 LTE $177,386. NRHA HALL OF FAME 11 MILLION DOLLAR SIRE

A lovely temprament already. I think she will be brilliant !

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We have started 2019 with a new addition to the Mares. Give Me A Star a 2012 Dual registered Sorrel Overo Mare by “Give Me A Shot”.

2012 Dual registered Sorrel Overo Mare by “Give Me A Shot”. A very pretty, double registered APHA / AQHA stallion.
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Now being trained and shown by Louise McKnight of Broadway Performance Horses
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If you have any questions or If you are looking for a Paint or a Quarter Horse why not give me a call, or email me, or send a message using the Contact me link. I might be able to find the "one for you" either in the UK, Europe or the USA. - Sue Painter

Tel: 01379 674551 or 07850 801649  Email:-

As well as breeding our horses we enjoy having fun in the show pen too!

Sherwood Summer Sizzler Show 2019 was a fantastic show for Bailey, Star, Louise & me

Well what a fantastic show we had , 5 days at Oakridge Summer Sizzler, at Oakridge Arena, Myself and “Holster Your Gun” and Louise Mcknight with “Give Me A Star” we won 4 Grand champion APHA mares , 2 Reserve Supreme champions, lots of 1st and 2nd rosettes under 2 judges , and ended with 3 beautiful High Point Horse trophies sponsored by “Oakridge Quarter Horses “.
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Give Me a Star and Louise Mcknight taking the Open all around Oakridge Trophy at The Oakridge Summer Sizzler show
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Bailey “Holster Your Gun” taking the Oakridge High Point trophy at the Oakridge Summer Sizzler.
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A big thank you to Lita Pocock, and her team for all the hard work they do to make this show such a blast, to Louise Mcknight for all her tireless training and support, to my Paint comrades who make it all so much fun, all helping each other and supporting, to Rob ..... for everything really, Tracey Eaton for taking us, and by no means last Sophie Painter who works tirelessly home here from dawn to dusk to allow us to get away and do all this. Thank you all......i had the time of my life.

Holster Your Gun - Sherwood Easter Show 2019

A fantastic weekend for Bailey (Holster Your Gun) and myself at the Sherwood Easter show. (see above)

12 ridden classes and 1 Halter class entered, 11 ridden placings were 4 x 1st 5 x 2nd, 2 x 3rd , winning both the Overall Walk/Jog trophy’s and Champ rosettes, (UKPHA and Oakridge unaffiliated. A framed photograph from HB photography, flowers and an Easter Egg, not shown in photo because I ate it in between classes.....
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Holster Your Gun - Soverign Quarter Horses All Breed Show 2019

SQH All breed show, Sue and Bailey: 3rd Walk/Jog Pleasure, 2nd Walk/Jog Horsemanship and 1st Walk/Jog Trail, and finally the Walk /Jog High Point Champion
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