Our Stallions

SD Woolly Mammoth
SD Sovereign
"Billy Gaskin" Mare
We couldn’t be more proud to announce the newest member of the North Fork stallion lineup, SD Woolly Mammoth! Without a doubt this boy is a true living legend known around the world as one of the best that have ever lived. We are honored that the Down family agreed to commit a stallion like him to our care. In their own words, "e;Woolly Mammoth has played a huge part in our own breeding program and I don’t believe there will ever be another like him. We believe in your hands you’ll take him to the next level."e;

He has sired many great stallions all over the world such as SD Mr. Down, SD Street Fighter, SD Tyson, SD Jackpot, SD Stevie, SD Gambler, SD Rambo, SD Hercules, SD Big Bucks, SD Rolls Royce, SD Bruno, and SD Murphy just to name a few. He is one of the greats for the simple fact that he consistently passes on his amazing mind, body and spirit to each and every foal that he sires. When it comes to stallions, there are many stunning examples of the breed out there, but few have the consistent, proven track record of the one and only Woolly Mammoth.

As our motto is "e;Letting Legends Lead the Way"e;, we simply could not be more proud to call this boy our own. He is in a league of his own and will add incredibly to both our breeding program and the bloodlines and standards of the breed as a whole. We look forward to working with and training his future offspring in multiple disciplines to showcase to the world the talent and ability of this amazing breed.

More about SD Woolly Mammoth


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Clononeen Tumbleweed
The "Sire of Sires"
Clononeen Queen Bee
Known simply as the Sire of Sires, Tumbleweed was known in England as one of the best producers there with the highest priced progeny at the March Fair in 2007. He is the sire of Clononeen Playboy (now proudly owned by Harlequin Farms). Playboy was inspected by a CHAPS certified judge for the GCHDA and scored the highest accolade of a first premium.

Tumbleweed stamps his stock with sweet heads, small ears and tiny muzzles. His striking traditional skewbald colouring and beautifully balanced confirmation is a credit to his breed. Tumbleweed's hair is also exceptional, with a full straight and silky mane, tail and abundant feathering. Tumbleweed stands at 13.3 h, although he tends to throw larger foals.

Gypsy Cobs are known for their sweet disposition, and Tumbleweed is no exception. He is intelligent, willing, alert and gentle with the mares. Always willing to have a visitor, he is indeed a gentle giant of strength and endurance.

Colour DNA testing on Tumbleweed has confirmed that he is homozygous for Tobiano so will only ever produce coloured foals, no matter what mare he is bred to. We look forward to breeding more the quality offspring he is so celebrated for.

Check out the video for Tumbleweed and Tully exploring their new digs!


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North Fork Cash
May 24, 2008

With proper cob build, and ample feathering and hair, North Fork Cash by Tumbleweed is also our proven performance Gypsy Cob stallion.  All of the Tumbleweed foals are showing their natural talent for jumping, and Cash is no exception as he free jumps 4' with ease.  As of 2014 Cash is training 3'6" and is competing Jumpers 3'3" under Jackie Johnson, both are on their way to 4'. 

Cash also routinely places top 3 in many prairie jumping venues, where he has earned himself the nickname "The Flying Gypsy".  Equine Expo Battle jump can be seen  HERE

  • placed 2nd in Gamblers Choice Jumping, Battle of the Breeds at the Saskatoon Equine Expo in 2014
  • placed 3rd at the 2014 Battle of the Breeds Saskatoon Equine Expo (against both 3D and SBRA competitors), where he was 1.5 seconds off the leader. WATCH

Proving his versatility, and speed, Cash is a level one mounted shooting horse, and he is the anchor Barrel Racing horse for Team Gypsy Vanner.  Cash is also a competitive trail horse, and drives single and team, and is the lead horse in both Unicorn, and Tandem hitches.  He rounds off his versatility as the demo horse with Stunthorse.com, where he travels with Jackie Johnson, showing off his talent at performing; bow, laydown, sit up, sit down, rear and Spanish walk. 

Spring of 2015 will see the first foal by North Fork Cash as we wanted to prove the talent on this boy before using him as a breeding stallion.  The future is exciting for this young stallion, and his future progeny.


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North Fork Rorschach
April 22, 2010
Rorschach exudes everything that breeders want in a top quality stallion including the grey gene, which is even more rare than the palomino creme gene. The combination of his rare colouring, thick double mane, heavy feather, bang on conformation, and stellar bloodlines (Tumbleweed with Priceless, a Bob the Blagdon daughter), makes this boy a definite keeper here at North Fork. Our philosophy is to geld any colts we feel will not be as good or better than their sire. Rorschach IS that good and we know he will become known as among the best of the best sires within our breed.


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Clononeen Tullamore Dew (Tully)


John Roaches stallion (out of a mare called Banks)
Ballywilliam Lady (out of the Paddy Horse)
January 1, 2005

Frozen Semen available 

Tullamore Dew (Tully) came to us in from Clononeen Farm in England in the late winter months of 2009, just in time to settle in before the breeding season.  He was 4 years of age when we brought him over,  a majestic example of the breed even at that age.  Standing at 15hh, he possessed a long flowing mane, and a ridiculous amount of tail and feather.  

Tully came to us with some very basic riding and driving skills and immediately started into riding training with our trainer, Wendy Walker.  Over the years their bond developed into a deep respect between horse and rider.  Tully’s very first public performance and showing was at the Calgary Stampede where he did well-orchestrated demonstrations for the public in the riding ring, and stood respectfully in his stall while on display.  We were so proud of his behavior and performance, and because of his beautiful conformation and dashing good looks, he became one of our lead show horses.  Tully was involved in many events over the years at venues such as Spruce Meadows and the Telus Battle of the Breeds, the Mane Event in Red Deer Alberta, Saskatchewan Equine Expo and of course the Calgary Stampede just to name a few. 

His performance as a breeding stallion never failed to impress us and we have some exemplary examples of his progeny in our breeding herd today.  This includes one very amazing little grey stallion prospect we are keeping, born in the spring of 2014 - North Fork Tullamore Dew’s Vincent.  Tully always gives his very best to his foals, including tons of hair.  We made the very difficult decision this spring to geld Tully after collecting his semen, as we felt that his show career representing the breed was becoming more important that his stallion career.  Little did we know just how important his show career was about to become later that year when Spruce Meadows purchased him after he competed with Team Gypsy Vanner in the Telus Battle of the Breeds and won Fan Favorite.  Spruce Meadows is now the proud owner of both Tully and one of our best mares, Lioness.  This new driving team will be a stunning new addition to the world-renowned facility.  

Follow this LINK for more detailed information on the team at Spruce Meadows. 

Check out the video for Tumbleweed and Tully exploring their new digs!

Calgary Stampede 2011 Show Part 1

Calgary Stampede 2011 Show Part 2


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The Lob

*We are sorry to announce that Billy Boy has passed on. He was a great stallion, and in his senior days lived with dignity and grace. We are blessed that he was able to cover five mares during the 2011 summer breeding season so we will be able to carry on his line. More details of his life and passing will be posted soon. He was much loved here and will be sorely missed.

We are proud to announce the arrival of the one and only Billy Boy to North Fork Gypsy Cobs. Not to be confused with any other “Billy Boys” out there, he is the original Christie Horse, sired by The Lob.

Billy Boy is one of the most important foundation stallions in gypsy horse history ever, and adds to our line-up of legends here at North Fork. He is in the back breeding of a large percentage of the best producing breeding stock today, and is the sire, grand-sire etc of horses such as Paleface, Coates Oliver, Coates Reggae Rock Steady, Mouldens Horse that Twisted his Gut, Diamond Cutter, Bionics Horse, Gypsy Boy and many more current greats. He is as important as stallions such as Lion King and Lottery Horse whom we’ve lost in recent years.


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