4'Gs HF Country Crystal came to Fort Storey Ranch at the age of 2 and passed away from a rare form of Stomach Cancer at the age of 17. She had an impressive record both on the small equine harness racing tracks(IMTPA) and in the AMHR Show rings. Her primary handler, trainer and best friend was Jim Storey. Crystal's son, "Fort Storey Crystal's Country Pride" has an impressive show record, both in Halter(Open and Youth) as well as in driving roadster. He is now owned by Lori Walker and her daughters, McClay and Skyler of Hempstead,Tx.
Crystal's Racing and Show Record
* IMTPA Harness Racing Champion Mare * 3 time AMHR National Roadster * AMHR Hall of Fame in Roadster
Each Show season that she competed in brought many,many "blues" and Championships to Fort Storey Ranch. She is sorely missed!
AMHR NATIONAL RETIREMENT CEREMONY
Fort Storey's Gust of Wind is one of our 1st generation AMHR Harnessbred stallions. He has competed on the IMTPA small equine tracks, as well as in the show ring with great success. Born on Fort Storey Ranch, a great-great grandson of the famous Standardbred, "Florican". His dam is a registered Trottingbred and his sire, now deceased, "Sooner States Corky" was a 30" AMHA/AMHR stallion. Gus is 36" and is a wonderful driving stallion. One of his gets, Fort Storey's Dutch Treat, owned by Donna and Dan King of Menagerie Miniatures located in Michigan, has a successful show record and will be back in the show ring next year.
Gus's Show record: * Reserve AMHR Ladies National Champion Roadster, * Reserve AMHR Open Grand National Champion Roadster * Many "Blues" in Roadster, Country Pleasure, and Halter in local show seasons * AMHR Hall of Fame inductee in Roadster
Gus's Victory Lap with Jim Storey Driver!!!
Fort Storey Tross's Rojo is a 1st generation AMHR Harnessbred Stallion. His great-grandsire is the most famous Standardbred of all times, "Albatross". His dam is "Elvatross" a Trottingbred get of "Melatross", son of "Albatross". Rojo's sire is "lazy H Storm Count" an AMHA past driving stallion. "Rojo" is an outstanding small equine Harness racing Stallion with an IMTPA world track record of 1.03 for a 1/4 mile distance on a 1/8th mile track twice around with no breaks in stride. His son, "Rojo's Sondance Kid", located in Idaho, owned by Al and Phyllis Ellert, has an AMHR show record to be proud of . His daughter, " Rojo's Katy Bug" will be showing this year, she is located in Michigan and owned by Donna nd Dan King of Menagerie Miniatures. His latest get born on April 18 of 2009 should remain under 38" and is for sale..He is a beauty!!!
IMTPA Champion Race Winner!!!
Fort Storey's Indiana Hustler is one of our 1st generation AMHR Harnessbred stallions. His sire, "Silver King ll" is a ITPA Hall of FAme inductee holding the world record on the Trottingbred tracks for a Trottingbred of his size of 46", "Hustlers dam was an AMHA registered mare of 34" "Hustler" is only 36" and is a beautiful Chestnut Pinto. He has one filly that will be making her debut this show season out in Idaho. "Hustler" had an impressive IMTPA track record and a wonderful show record in driving Roadster. He has a beautiful coming 2 yr old son that will be an awsome driving equine; will not go over 38" and is for sale!
Hustler's Show and racing record:
* IMTPA track record of 1.13 for a 1/4 mile distance on a 1/8th mile track twice around, no breaks. * Reserve AMHR National Grand Champion in Roadster * AMHR Hall of Fame inductee
Fort Storey's Indiana Hustler at the finish line!!!
Mar-C Doo Too was born 12 yrs ago and met an untimely death just this past March. She was a wonderful ASPC Modern Shetland Show Mare and Brood mare. She was trained by Lloyd Cosper Jr. of LC Training Stables and was shown by him in driving Open Roadster and handled by him in open Halter, shown by Jana Storey in Amature Halter, and shown successfully by Arianna Storey in Youth halter and Showmanship. She had many many "Blues" to her name as well as Championship awards in her show career. Her last foal was a filly, "Mazie Doo Too" and is owned by Martha Silva of Seguin,Texas and will be shown late this yr or early next yr.. Mar-C will be missed!
Mar-C Doo Too's Show record:
* Locally shown for several years with many wins and Championships * Top 10 at 2 Congress shows in Roadster and in Halter, Open and Youth * ASPC Hall of Fame inductee in both Roadster and in Halter.
Mar-C High Steppin it!!!
Fort Storey's Dutchess of Danville McCabe is a beautiful now 4 yr old ASPC Modern Pleasure Shetland Mare. She is out of M.A.M. Dream Weaver and by Lee Dun's Duke of Royal Manor. "Dutchess" started showing as a yrling. She was trained by Marvin McCabe and did very well in her short lived show career thus far. She is a pleasant mare, a good personality, not hard to work with . She is ready to train to drive and will be a wonderful driving mare. Due to our circumstances we are wanting to sell her to a good home that will enjoy her show career and follow up with her future foals. She was handled by our grandaughter Arianna Storey as a 2 yr old and did herself proud. She would be an asset to anyones show string.
Dutchess Show rewards thus far: * World show...won her class * World show..came in 2nd in her futurity class * Showed locally as a 2 yr old and got the "blues"!!!!!