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On this page you will find info on the mares we have on the ranch. All of our mares have strong breeding & great qualities that they pass onto their foals. We beleive that a strong mare band is the foundation of  any breeding program. Please click on their picture to enlarge & view pedigree. For more info on the stallions they are bred to check out our stallion page . If interested in an up coming foal please let us know.
*All Royce Ranch mares have been Herda tested *
 ALL are Herda negative ( N/N )

My Bonnie Badger
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My Bonnie Badger 
 AQHA # 3212502 FQHR # 18573
 92.19 % Foundation, Dun.  "Bonnie" is a big stout mare standing just over  15.1hh. Born and bred in Alice TX. She has great conformation, VERY strong Dun Factor &  strong working lines that she pass on to all of her  foals. If you know "old cowhorse " lines then her papers will get your attention.  Bonnie's  foals  are very athletic, well built,colored & classy.Always top sellers at the ranch. Bloodlines include: Poco Bob,Poco Bueno, King,Three Chicks, Badger Bert, Waggoner Moore ll.She also goes back to Blackburn and Yellow Jacket. 
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017
 

Poco Vanetta
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Poco Vaetta 
AQHA # 5370995 FQHR # 25365
100% Foundation , 28% Poco Bueno, Homozygous Black (E/E) Grullo 
This is a wonderful mare for us to have. She is athletic, correct, and a real sweetheart. She stands around 14.2hh and has that great bulldog style build. Both her sire and dam were bred by the Jaz Ranch. Both are offspring of the legendary foundation sire of the Jaz Ranch;  Little Steel Dust. Her sire Jaz Poco Silverado has NRHA earnings & his AQHA ROM in Reining. With her percentage of Poco Bueno that she has and that wonderful grullo color we're looking forward to having this filly with us for years to come.
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

DH Solanos Vision
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DH Solanos Vision
AQHA # 4147884 FQHR # 23885
90% Foundation bred Liver Chestnut mare. Check out " Vinnies" Pedigree! She packs some of Canada's top performance horse blood. She is sired by Solanos Peppy San, an all time leading sire of reinig horses, cowhorses & rope horses. Was ranked as the 25th leading sire for NRHA horses. " Vinnies" bottomside is just as solid as her top with her dam by the top Canadian stallion Major Bonanza. She also has Doc's Dee Bar on her papers and is a double bred Coys Bonanza and has some Poco Tivio blood as well. Along with wonderful conformation, huge hip, a bulldog style build, this girl packs a " no holes" cowhorse pedigree. She stands at 14.2hh has a baby doll head. She was shown at the Canadian Supreme Futurities in Reined Cowhorse. She has Earnings in both Canadian Supreme and ARCHA. " Vinnie " has a lot to offer and passes top qualities to her foals.
Vinnie is Open for 2017

Skipa Pokey Gun
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Skipa Pokey Gun 
AQHA # 4132740 FQHR # 21394
96.88% foundation Buckskin mare."Buck" is a great mare.She has a wonderful disposition,very easy going.Very well built standing around 15 hh with great conformation." Buck" passes on her sound mind and built to all her foals."Buck's" sire is Canadian Skipa Pal by Skippa Prince ( Skippers Lad X Pat's Dusty Star) Who  is a full brother to Legendary Halter horse Skippa Star.Her Bloodlines also include: Grey Question by Quastion Mark, Marges Gun out of  One Gun by the Legend Mr. Gun Smoke. & Peppy's Tiller, Peppy and
 Wimpy P- I and Wimpy II . Now that's some great foundation breeding!
Bred to RR Dun It Classy for 2017

RR Juanatop That Jaz
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RR Juanatop That Jaz
AQHA # 5257893 FQHR # 24779 
95.31% foundation Dun . This is a mare that we call " baby smoke" after her dam Juana Smokem. Juana Smokem was a reining money earner,a mare that we had for a number of years. She stamped all her foals with her sweet mind, and  correct build . "Baby Smoke" is the results of breeding to Jaz ranch bred stallion Jaz Poco Goldun Blue, a 27% Poco Bueno bred son of Little Steel Dust. This filly has some of the best performance/ reining blood on the bottom side crossed with top foundation lines on the top. She packs a pedigree full of NRHA and Performance money earners, starting right off with her sire and dam...This girl is a welcome addition into our program . Her babies should be athletic, correct and just as sweet as she is. She stands just under 15.1hh . Pictures of her sire and dam posted on her pedigree page. Bred to Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

Slide On Command
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Slide On Command  AQHA # 4052408 FQHR # coming soon  This mare is about 95% foundation bred. Short, stocky and correct. She stands at 14.2hh and is a little power house. A joy to work with she has given us some beautiful foals sired by RR Dun It Classy.  Will will be getting her  FQHR papers done in the near future.  A 2000 Liver Chestnut mare. "Chessie" has been a wonderful mare to have in the band. She is sired by a phenomenal NRCHA stallion: Lenas Wright On. Who is a earner of over $109,000.00 in just 3 years of competition. Sired by the legendry Smart Little Lena. The mare Slide Me Again was a two time AQHA Superior Rope Horse and an AQHA Reserve Super Horse. On the bottom side this mare is just as solid. Her dam Sondras Command who is sired by Peppy Badger Chex is a proven producer of Reining money earners. Her dam Docs Missy Command was a earner of  $46,671 and 122 AQHA points in Cutting, Reining and Cow Horse. Talk about mare power. "Chessie" was started in Reining but due to an injury was unable to continue. She passes a great deal to her foals with her strong  proven performance breeding. Bred to RR Dun It Classy For 2017

RR Kiss Skedadle Rey
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RR Kiss Skedadle Rey
AQHA # 4558382  FQHR # 19862
93.75% Foundation ,brown mare. "Rey" is a real sweet mare. She is a well built girl, athletic, standing just over 15.1 hh with a deep hip, clean lines, solid conformation. She carries strong ranch type bloodlines that go back to the legendary King Ranch. Her bloodline has no holes. Tried tested and true ranch blood.We are very happy with "Rey" she is proving to be a solid mare to have in the band. She has a easygoing mind, takes everything in stride. We look forward to having this mare in our band for years to come. Stamping all her foals with her sound mind, and good looks. 
Bred to RR Dun It Classy for 2017

RR Kilo Classy Bar
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RR Kilo Classy Bar
AQHA # 5043182 FQHR # 23588
98.44% foundation bred. This bay mare has brought our breeding program full circle. She is sired by our dun stallion RR Dun It Classy and out of one of our long time mares we had; Cindy Dun Bar. We loved everything about this girl as she matured, so we kept her back.. We no longer have her mom with us so she fills a spot in our program nicely. Her mom was a very athletic dun mare with the blood of Kilobar Gold / Kilobar and on the bottom side her mom was king- P234 with the likes of Paul A. Our hopes for her in the future is that she produces some great all around working horses for ranch and roping. She has a powerful build. She is a stout mare standing at 15.1hh almost 15.2hh and 1250lbs. She is huge, correct, with great bone. One of our larger mares in our band.  An all around great girl to work with.
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

RR Pocos Little Pat
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RR Pocos Little Pat  AQHA # 5258032 FQHR # 24778  100% Foundation, 27% Poco Bueno,  Black  This is filly is a great example of  what our program produces. Sired by our grullo stallion Poco Mave and out of  our mare Poco Ojos Pat. "Bunny" is a wonderful mare She has the typical easy going mind. She is well built, standing around 14.3hh. with the bulldog style build. She has very strong Poco Bueno Breeding, going back to Poco Bueno  3 times in only 4 generations, Great breeding right up close. She is one of  the Poco Mave daughters that we have kept back  for our breeding program. We look forward to having her in our program for years to come. Bred to RR Dun It Classy for 2017

Madisons Shiny Jewel
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Madisons Shiny Jewel
AQHA # 4003276 FQHR # 24939
94.92% Foundation bred, Palomino mare.
This is a wonderful mare with tons to offer to our breeding program. She is a daughter of Hes A Bueno Jac , NRHA money earner X Hollywood Jac 86 , NRHA first million-dollar sire, all time leading reining horse sire. Her dam is a is a daughter of Tar San X  NCHA money earner Rocky San. She also carries some Poco Bueno, Two Eyed Jack & Blondy's Dude blood to round out the bottom side. "Maddie" is a very well built mare that has the wonderful bulldog style build. She stands just at 15hh. She has good bone and strong conformation. "Maddie" is a proven producer of NRHA money earners including the stallion Dun It Quick, an AQHA point &NRHA money earner.Info on Dun It Quick and youtube video link on her page...  
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

HCF Flying Miss
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  HCF Flying Miss
AQHA # 4341568 FQHR # 18574
92%  Foundation bred, Chestnut Mare
"Zan" has been a wonderful mare for us. We have owned her since she was a weanling. We have now decided to add her to our program. We're very excited to see what she'll contribute over the years. She is a proven, finished reining mare. NRHA Earnings of $2000.00 and LTE of over $3000.00. She has earnings in both Open and LTD Open division. Showing her was wonderful. She was a solid performer and was in the money consistently. She is very well built and correct, standing just over 15hh. Along with her very solid performance record she also packs a top pedigree. Sired by one of Canada's top reining sires Juan The Sailor and a proven performance producing dam - Zans Flying Miss X roping point earning stallion Zans Jack Parr. Her breeding is solid top to bottom, full of proven money earners and producers. It's not often that you get a chance to have a mare of this caliber, we are very proud of this girl.
Bred to our finished reining stallion Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

Poco Lost Buckskin
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Poco Lost Buckskin
AQHA# 5003236 FQHR # 24940 97% Foundation bred, 25% Poco Bueno. Buckskin  This young mare has a lot to offer to our program.  Another mare brought up from Holliday TX.  She is a double bred Poco Bueno with a mix of  King Ranch breeding and the famous Jessie James. A bloodline that is not as common in Canada with the foundation lines, Jessie James was owend by E.Paul Waggoner, who also owned Poco Bueno. The horses that were produced by E.Paul Waggoner's 3 D's Stock farm from these two stallions were some of the nations top cutting horses. Jessie James made his mark on the NCHA between 1950-1960, people saying that "He was considered to be one of the greatest cutting horses to ever look through a bridle" This mare carries some of the best "old time" cutting horse blood to come out of Texas, along with that great buttermilk buckskin color as a bonus. "Frankie" has wonderful conformation, stocky and short. Standing around 14.3.  The babies she has produced for us so far are compact little power houses. Great to work with and quick. 
Bred to RR Dun It Classy for 2017

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 Poco Lea San 4444
 AQHA # 4777234  FQHR # 27516
 100 % Foundation, Black  29% Poco Bueno. "Gypsy " is another daugher of Poco Mave that we have added to our mares. We are very lucky to have this girl. Chek her pedigree out! double bred Poco Bueno and line bred Beaver Creek / King...  She is a very solid mare. Standing at 15hh with a huge deep hip and stocky biuld. She is a joy to work with and ride. Very easy going. 2016 will be our fist foal by her...
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

RR Zippy Poco Jaz
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2012 Homozygous black grullo mare

RR Zippy Poco Jaz  - ( pedigree coming soon )
AQHA #5498875 FQHR #25880
99.26% Foundation , 29% Poco Bueno bred.
2012 Homozygous Black (E/E) grullo mare. Another top young mare for us. She is a 1/2 sister to  Poco Vanetta.  Athletic, correct, and a real sweetheart. She'll mature to be around 14.3hh and have that  classic bulldog style build. Both her sire and dam were bred by the Jaz Ranch. Her sire Jaz Poco Silverado has NRHA earnings & his AQHA ROM in Reining. Sired by Little Steel Dust. Her dam is a daughter of Jaz Acero Hombre. With her percentage of Poco Bueno that she has and that wonderful grullo color we can't wait to see what she'll produce for us. Her first foal is due spring 2017
Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

RR Sonita San Dee
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RR Sonita San Dee
AQHA # 4637600 FQHR # 20603
90.63% Foundation Bay Mare. "Amber" is the daughter of  one of our long time mares Gee San Dee Queen, proven producer of money earners in cutting/ cow horse. She has taken the place of her dam in our breeding program to continue the Sonitas Last / Peppy San breeding we love. She is a line bred Peppy San mare. Her Sire is a proven producing son of the great Sonitas Last. She is a well built mare standing 15hh. She is very athletic, with great movement. When worked under saddle she stops on a dime, turns hard and can coil up like a spring. She has been worked on cattle and roped off of. She has cow sense to spear and has lots to pass to her offspring. A wonderful mare with a proven pedigree of cow horses. Her foals have everything they need to become a great cow horse. 
 Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

Codys Blue Hollywood
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Codys Blue Hollywood
AQHA # 4478785   FQHR # 22307
 96.88 % Foundation, Homozygous Black  (EE) Grullo. This girl has a world champion pedigree. Her dam Sue San Kleobar is a NCHA money earner. Her sire is Reining stallion Dot Hollywood Jessie( NRHA money earner & performance ROM ) by the legendary Hollywood Dun It.Other champions in her bloodline include: Peppy San, King Leo Bar, Poco Pep Up, Rocky San & Topsail Cody. She is 14.3 hh,has very strong Dun Factor, strong build and a classy head. For the past few years "Mouse" has been working and training in Reining. She is super athletic, and does her moves with loads of talent and precision. She is a natural!  ( check out her page for pictures of mouse & Jen in the arena, sorry the pics are blurry ! )   Bred to Hollywoods Lena Too for 2017

Poco Hollywood Miss
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2008 Palomino Mare - with dorsal stripe

Poco Hollywood Miss
AQHA # 5156850  FQHR # 24938
96 %Foundation bred, 25% Poco Bueno, Dunalino.  Born and bred  in Holliday TX. Poco Hollywood Miss is a  wonderful girl who is very correct, well built, and bred. She has a lot to offer to our program. We will be having her color tested. Her Sire is a son of  Poco King Tuck. Poco King Tuck has been a very influential sire for the foundation bred quarter horse. Poco King Tuck is also the sire to the legenday Little Steel Dust, the number 1 all time leading sire of the NFQHA. "Holly" has some hard to find breeding , for a horse that is so young. She also carries some solid Hollywood Gold breeding on her dams side. Martins Hollywood, a line bred Hollywood Gold stallion, who is one of the top standing stallion of Tom Millers Red Oak Ranch, in Kaufman TX. We are very happy to have a mare like her to add to our program. She brings some of the old foundation breeding stright out of Texas, where it all started.
Bred to RR Dun It Classy for 2017

If you would like further info on our foals, mares, & the stallions that they are bred to, please let us know. E-mail us or give us a call. We'd love to hear from you.
 
Royce Ranch
Curt & Maggie Skjonsberg and Brad & Jennie Skoyen
Hines Creek Alberta Canada
Tel/Fax: (780) 494-2683 or  Tel: (780) 494-3026