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Welcome, little one…

The first cria of 2014 (Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna x CCNF Golden Bliss) enjoys a nurse off of her mama and then a nap. Life is good.

So after several weeks of being on cria watch, we finally had the first baby of 2014 born here yesterday afternoon! And, yes, if you’re wondering: we do . . . → Read More: Welcome, little one…

Snowmass Matrix Majesty: Back2Back


A very potent 1-2 punch! Left: Snowmass Matrix Majesty, the 2014 Futurity Herdsire of the Year (Dark Offspring), and right: Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna, the 2014 Futurity Reserve Herdsire of the Year (Dark Offspring).


















It’s official: for . . . → Read More: Snowmass Matrix Majesty: Back2Back

Getting the band back together one last time.

Tessora, Capuchin, Sugar Plum, (Moonbeam’s arse), and Freedom Reign enjoying some time in the sunshine today at the CCNF Main Barn.

As of this past weekend, virtually all of the animals that are going to be a part of our spring show strings over the next month and a half were together in one . . . → Read More: Getting the band back together one last time.

CCNF Ladyhawke, Lot #5 at the Breeders Edge

CCNF Ladyhawke: Snowmass Incaaccoyo Star x CCNF Isabeau

We are proud to present the second of our two females that we are consigning to the 2013 Breeders Edge auction: CCNF Ladyhawke! Just like our other female at the upcoming sale, CCNF Andean Majesty, Ladyhawke has some serious genetic heavyweights in her pedigree.

Paternally she . . . → Read More: CCNF Ladyhawke, Lot #5 at the Breeders Edge

Holding pattern

Random bits while waiting for the 2013 cria dam to truly break:

1. La Vie en Rose and Capella, who were both due in May have now had their crias (1 female, 1 male for whatever it’s worth) but that leaves 60+ more females that are due between now and December, the vast majority over . . . → Read More: Holding pattern

A tick bit you where?

Clockwise from top left: 1. Kahuna on Thursday morning when we first saw that something was wrong, with edema present in both the sheath of the penis as well as the lower abdominal area in general. 2. While sedated Jen and our vet discover the presence of a tick at the base of the . . . → Read More: A tick bit you where?

Herdsire additions…

Snowmass Sub-Zero

Nothing terribly profound here. I just got around in the past couple of days to doing the official write-ups for a few of our “newer” boys at the CCNF Stud Barn. You can read the drivel on both Snowmass Sub-Zero and Snowmass Conopa’s Kahuna, here and here. We’re pretty psyched about what . . . → Read More: Herdsire additions…

Live from Las Vegas!

CCNF Solara at last fall's Empire Extravaganza.

Though we always miss the mountains of Vermont when we’re on the road, I can’t say that we’re missing the cold back home one iota! We heard that the temperatures topped off at -13 yesterday at CCNF, so even though it was only in the 50s when . . . → Read More: Live from Las Vegas!