Westphalia Ranch


Foundation Bred American Quarter Horses


Preserving a 400 year American Legacy by breeding







Clabber (1936 - 1947)

"AQHA Hall of Fame"

Breeder: Frank Smith of Bigfoot, Texas

  • Sire: My Texas Dandy

  • Dam: Blondie S

  • Chestnut

  Halter and Performance Record:
  • Register of Merit Racing
  • 1940-41 World Champion Quarter Running Stallion
  • 1940-41 World Champion Quarter Running Horse

  Progeny Record:
  • 10 Foal Crops
  • 16 Registered Foals
  • 1 Halter Point Earner
  • 1 Halter Point Earned
  • 1 Performance Point Earner
  • Leading Race Money-Earner: Clabbertown G ($16,132)
  • 2 performance Points Earned
  • $46,114 Race Money Earned
  • 27 Registers of Merit
  • 52 Race Starters
  • 1 World Champion
  Owners of Record:
  • 1938 - A.A. Nichols of Gilbert, Arizona - used Clabber for racing, rodeos, all-around ranch work and for breeding
  • 1945 - Frank Vessels of Los Alamitos, California - stood the stallion
  His nickname "Iron Horse" came from the men who rode him.  On any given day he was raced, worked cattle, roped calves and did regular ranch work....he just wouldn't wear out.  


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This site updated January 2013 - Copyright Westphalia Ranch