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Welcoming Three New Stars to the Rancho

Updated: Feb 6

In the heart of the White Birch Ranch family, anticipation is building as we eagerly await the arrival of three magnificent equine stars—Northstar Rio’s Ransom (aka Ransom), Northstar Smokin’ Beau (aka Beau), and Northstar Smokin’ Dakota (aka Dakota). They are set to grace the Rancho Vista Hermosa grounds in September 2024, these horses bring with them a lineage of excellence deeply rooted in the Northstar line. Their arrival promises not only new adventures but a continuation of a legacy that extends beyond our ranch.

Meet the New Additions

1. Northstar Rio’s Ransom (Ransom)

  • Lineage: An Own Son of Rio, Ransom shares familial bonds with Lexi’s Mom, making Lex and Ransom half siblings. A lineage deeply rooted in grace and strength, Ransom embodies the spirit of his distinguished ancestry.

2. Northstar Smokin’ Beau (Beau)

  • Lineage: Beau, an Own Son of Smokin Gun, inherits his elegance from a royal bloodline. His mother is a full sister of the young stallion NS Blue Steel, promising a legacy of excellence in both form and function.

3. Northstar Smokin’ Dakota (Dakota)

  • Lineage: Dakota, an Own Son of Smokin Gun, carries the torch of his lineage proudly. Dakota, an Own Son of Smokin Gun, proudly carries on the torch of his lineage. His mother is a full sister of the esteemed stallion NS Rio Bravo, who is also the father of Lightening and Blaze. They are full brothers born from NS Rio Bravo, who is a grandson of Crowheart Rainman.

The Heritage of Blue Apache and Crowheart

Blue Apache and Crowheart, two of the most distinguished stallions, have left an indelible mark on the equine legacy. Having both in the pedigree of these new additions is a rarity—a testament to the dedication to quality and the pursuit of excellence at Rancho Vista Hermosa.

Blue Apache Hancock:

Blue Apache, a majestic stallion with a coat resembling the vast desert sky, left an indelible mark on the Northstar lineage. Renowned for his intelligence, athleticism, and gentle nature, Blue Apache's descendants carry forward his remarkable traits. Although not directly from our ranch, his influence is woven into the fabric of Rancho Vista Hermosa's equine community.

Crowheart Rainman:

Crowheart, with his regal bearing and a heart as vast as the open landscapes, brought a unique combination of strength and gentleness to the Northstar lineage. His presence echoes through the generations, and his influence is felt in the temperament and grace of our horses. While not born within our ranch, Corowheart's legacy is embraced in the spirit of Rancho Vista Hermosa.

As we eagerly count down the days to September 2024, the excitement is palpable. Each hoofbeat will echo the promise of new adventures, and the sprawling landscapes of Rancho Vista Hermosa will become the canvas upon which these new stars paint their stories.

The Rancho family eagerly awaits the arrival of Ransom, Beau, and Dakota. With the timeless influence of Blue Apache and Crowheart in their Northstar lineage, their presence promises not just a continuation of a legacy but the unfolding of a new chapter in the rich tapestry of the Rancho Vista Hermosa story.

Stay tuned for updates as we welcome these magnificent beings into our family and witness the magic they bring to the Rancho grounds.

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