Bear Stump Ranch
Bear Stump Ranch
In 2001, Bear Stump Ranch moved to is present location in Central Indiana. From its
inception, BSR has used only natural horse-
Although we breed for the performance pen, we like to keep our young horses from getting bored by playing with them, teaching them to give to pressure, and to respect people’s space.
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are pleased with our core mares. Future plans include bringing the mare, Snapps Gottagun, now with Craig Johnson, back to BSR after her show career, to begin a new generation of mares that will put you at the front in competition. We’re expecting two foals this Spring, one from our daughter of Smart Chic Olena, by Craig and Ginger Schmersal’s Boom Shernic. The second foal will be out of the dam of our first finished reiner, Sassafras Dee Bar, by Ted Robinson’s great stallion, Smokums Prize. Understandably, we’re as excited as we can be about these two
new babies. Pictures will be forthcoming, as soon as they hit the ground!
Currently, our colts are all started by Jon Heffelfinger recently of Kirklin, IN. Jon and his wife, Melissa, have relocated their facility to Somerset, KY. We’ll be hauling a long way to get our babies started under saddle, but well worth the trip! Jon uses the Bryan Neubert training method.
Stop in and say, “howdy” if you’re in the area, and check back frequently to find out what is the newest project or prospect on the horizon!
Since we’re a broodmare facility, we’ve done all our breeding via A/I, which has
enabled us to acquire shipped semen from some of the best performance-
We’ve culled our broodmares to reflect the lines that will make t
Bryan’s major influences have been Ray Hunt and the Dorrance brothers. Jon’s no-
Craig Johnson, of Gainesville, TX, is doing our reining training, and we have a reined cowhorse prospect in training with Ted Robinson of Ventura, CA. We believe our prospects will prove pen. Although Bear Stump Ranch is relatively new
performance branch of the stock horse Industry, our program is developing quickly into one that will carry you into the future.
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