Category Archive: Stallion News

All Our Stallions have NEGATIVE Five Panel Tests

There is a new rule from AQHA that all breeding stallions now have to have a Five Panel Test in order that their offspring can be registered with the American Stud Book. The five-panel genetic test covers: glycogen branching enzyme deficiency (GBED) hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia (HERDA) hyperkalemic periodic paralysis (HYPP) malignant hyperthermia (MH) …

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Dressage Meets Western at British Dressage Championships

Husband-and-wife team David and Sarah Deptford, of Sovereign Quarter Horses, showed off their riding skills to a new enthusiastic audience when they took part in a demonstration at the recent 2014 LeMieux National Dressage Championships at Stoneleigh Park. Sovereign ­-  based at Stags Holt, March, Cambridgeshire  – has been breeding and training American Quarter Horses  …

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Jays Smokin Story – AQHA Champion – it’s official!

We’ve always said that SQH is the home of Champions.   Well now it really is! To add to the multiple grand championships and reserve grand championships SQH bred horses have earned in 2014, we’ve had confirmation from AQHA that Jays Smokin Story has been awarded his Open AQHA Champion Award. This is a huge …

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Jays Smokin Story Earns AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit

We’re really proud that our stallion, Jays Smokin Story has earned his AQHA Open Performance Register of Merit in June 2014. Jay has been really busy the past few years with his breeding duties, and demonstrations, and hasn’t been shown much.  However, 2014 is his year so far. After earning his AQHA Performance ROM in Open …

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Jays Smokin Story daughter becomes third horse in the UK to win Open Superior Award

We are very pleased to announce that the Jays Smokin Story daughter, Jays Dene has earned 50 AQHA points in Open Halter and has been awarded her Open Superior Award by AQHA in the USA.   Jays Dene has been bred, produced and shown by Jackie and David Teideman of Matlock in Derbyshire.  Congratulations! The interesting …

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Do You Want A Horse That Can Do Everything?

Here at Sovereign, we’ve been breeding and producing American Quarter Horses for 30 years now.   The horses we breed here at the farm, have great pedigrees, fabulous conformation, and fabulous temperaments. Part of the reason for the success of Sovereign is both the mares and sires of our foals.  The mares are very important, and …

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WOW! Snipper is in the American Journal!

Do you get the American Journal?   Well it came through our letter box the other day, and guess what?   Snipper has a two page article about his AQHA Champion Award!   You know we said we were proud?  Well, we’re even more proud now.  He’s such a legend. Here’s the beautifully written article available to read …

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Here Come The Boys… SQH Stallions at Stud for 2013

            Are you thinking of breeding your mare in 2013?  Why not use one of our proven boys? Check out their pages HERE

Snipper Features in America’s Horse Magazine

Americas Horse Magazine is a magazine that is sent to all AQHA Members worldwide, and this month’s issue features Snipper and David! Do you know what’s so nice about Snipper winning this award?  Well, when it was announced back in December, several US based western online magazines picked up on the news, and we actually …

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Snippers AQHA Champion Award Arrives…

Snipper’s AQHA Champion Trophy has arrived!  It’s Huge!  The poor postman nearly fell over when it arrived this week.  We’re so proud of Snipper.  He’s the oldest Quarter Horse in the world to win this award and one of only a handful in the UK.  He’s always been a champion in our eyes, but now …

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