Slate River Freckle
Kevin and Edan Wilsons property Foxcombe Park Quarter Horses is situated 20 minutes west of Ipswich at Coleyville. They have been involved with the showing and breeding of Quarter Horses since 1991 and are currently standing their 2004 stallion Slate River Freckle-(IS) Q-57287.
Slate River Freckle is by Bobs Freckle(usa) out of Stylish Lady Rum(imp). He carries the bloodlines of Bob Acre Doc, Jewels Leo Bars, Rum Squall, Peppy San Badger, Doc olena, Docs Stylish oak and Mr Linton.
Bobs Freckle has LTE of $62,952.00 and was until recently one of the resident sires at Slate River Ranch. His offspring have won over $244,062.00 and include such names as don't hick up, Frecks Jewels, Want Fries With That, Bob Squeaks and Justa lil Freck. Slates dam lines include Rum Squall LTE $66,960 and Lintons Lady Doc who is also the dam of Zack T Wood LTE $167,340.
The main focus of Foxcombe Park Quarter Horses is on performance horses with a leaning towards cutting , but primarily the aim is to produce horses that possess a good temperament and exceptional conformation. Slates cool disposition enables him to cross over a large range of mares and owners Kevin and Edan Wilson are already seeing this come through in his progeny. Kevin said "There will always be certain trendy fashionable bloodlines that may or may not stand the test of time but I believe there is always going to be a place for horses with trainable minds that can adapt to different trainers and styles".
"Slates bloodlines are like Wrangler jeans, they'll still be around in twenty years time".
" We have just started his first crop of two year olds and i'm pretty excited with what we have to work with."
Slate River Freckle is standing the 2011 season at Coleychelle farm Coleyville the Wilsons are also offering a reduced service fee of $750 for mares booked before November.