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We are proud to stand the following AQHA stallions:

MAXIMUM ECHO
"MAX" 2004 SORREL AQHA STALLION

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2014 STUD FEE $1250 +GST LFG
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Max was purchased as a 4 yr old by owner Flo Houlton; after coming to Canada from Texas with trainer Neil Collison who started him. Max started in John Swales training program in the fall of 2008. After only a few months, he was ready for his first appearance in the show pen. They showed in the Hackamore classes in 2009 earning $13,626, and 2010 brought more successes as Max continued to progress into the bridle classes totalling $13,525. 2011 started with a great show in San Angelo, Texas at the NRCHA World Show where Max placed 4th in the Open Bridle Finals; competing against the best of the best in his first year in a bridle! 2011 landed Max a 3rd place finish at the NRCHA Stakes Bridle Spectacular, a third consecutive Championship at the Calgary Stampede Working Cow Horse Classic and a Reserve Championship at the Canadian Supreme in the Open Bridle Finals! An outstanding high light of his career has been his 5th place finish in the preliminaries of the Worlds Greatest Horseman event, one of the NRCHA's premiere events which includes herd work, steer stopping, reining and fence work! Scores of 222 in the herd work, 219 in the reining & 220 in the fence work shows how well rounded his talents are. In February 2013 Max placed 5th in the Open Bridle Finals at the NRCHA World Show the Celebration of Champions. His current LTE, as of February 2013, are $45,047!

Max's quiet intensity and extreme trainability has allowed him to flourish in the aged events and adapt to the progressive training regime willingly and happily. Max is a huge stopper, he's quick and cowy. His talents are achievable due to his desirable confirmation; he is strong and a very good mover. He has impeccable frame as he travels allowing him to be in good position and react to a cow on the fence or out of a herd. His cow sense is intense and his personality is unique. He is easy to get a long with and he has sensitive and gentle mannerisms. This good minded nature is one that every mare owner would appreciate. Max's first foal crop arrived spring of 2011; and we thrilled with how they are maturing and with their tremendous eye appeal! They are now in training and the show pen is calling!

PLAYBOYS REMEDY
sor 1998
FRECKLES PLAYBOY
sor 1984
Jewels Leo Bars sor 1962
SUGAR BARS sor 1951
LEO PAN 1950
Gay Jay sor 1958
REY JAY sor 1955
GEORGIA CODY 1954
DOCS LADY REMEDY
b 1979
DOCS REMEDY
b 1973
DOC BAR ch 1956
TERESA TIVIO br 1954
LADY JANE CUTTER
1975
DOCS DEE BAR sor 1963
MIMI JANE dun 1966
DRY SANS ECHO

DRY SAN
b 1979
DRY DOC
1968
DOC BAR ch 1956
POCO LENA b 1949
SEBRUNA SAN
1972
SANDLEWOOD 1966
BRIANS LASS 1957
BUENO CHEX ECHOLS
1977
BUENO CHEX
1961
KING FRITZ b 1956
SUTHERLANDS MISS buck 1951
KIDDO ECHOLS
1970
QUIN DANDY 1966
CAROL ECHOLS 1952

accomplishments
~2013~
5th in the Open Bridle at the NRCHA Celebration of Champions World Show

~2012~
2012 Worlds Greatest Horseman Finalist, 5th in the preliminaries

~2011~
2011 Calgary Stampede Open Bridle Champion

2011 NRCHA Stakes Bridle Spectacular, 3rd place

~2010~
2010 NRCHA World Show Open Bridle Finalist (4th place)

2010 Canadian Affiliate NRCHA Open Bridle Champion

2010 Canadian Affiliate NRCHA Open Two Rein Champion

2010 Twisted Wire Open Two Rein Champion

2010 Calgary Stampede Open Bridle Champion

2010 Alberta Bridle Spectacular Reserve Champion

2010 Alberta Reined Cow Horse Association Year End Open Bridle Champion

2010 Canada's Greatest Horseman, 4th place

~2009~
2009 Cowtown Derby Open & Limited Open Champions

2009 Calgary Stampede Open Hackamore Champion

2009 Canadian Snaffle Bit Derby Reserve Champion

2009 Canadian Supreme Open Hackamore Reserve Co-Champion

2009 DFI Snaffle Bit Derby Champion







MAXIMUM ECHO PROGENY

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  2011 red dun filly out of Tiki Chex (red dun AQHA), owner Paul Rishaug
  Photo courtesy of Candice Edwards

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  2011 bay filly out of Nasty Lady Chex (bay AQHA), owner Paul Rishaug
  Photo courtesy of Candice Edwards

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  2011 foal out of Chics Gone Hollywood, owner Jim Baird

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  2011 bay filly out of Tigger Tivio, owner Carlene Schmidt

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  2011 foal out of Dualler Citizenship, owner Jamie Steer

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  2011 sorrel filly out of Eh Lil Genuine (sorrel AQHA), owner Veronica Swales



CD BEN
"BEN" 2006 SORREL AQHA STALLION




fresh cooled semen
2014 STUD FEE $1250 +GST LFG

His owners Mary & Walter Reti say: "As we sat and watched the sale horses at the Billings Horse Sale in February of 2010 our eyes kept going back to a nice looking little 4 year old stallion named CD Ben. He was so light on his feet with such fluid movement and cute to boot. The consigner assured us he was ready to show, but the ground was pretty hard so we couldn't tell much but took a chance and brought him home.

We decided that we needed to send him out to see if he really was ready to show as it was plain to see that he was a tremendous athlete, but how well was he trained? After a really short discussion we phoned the Swales to see if they had room for him in their barn. John called us back right away and said he would be happy to try him out. He was willing to give us and this horse a shot. John wasn't on the horse fifteen minutes when it became obvious that a partnership had already started to form.

That was last March. His first show was an ARCHA show in April where he won hands down. Through May and June John and Ben continued their winning streak and won the reserve open and limited open championship at the Twisted Wire Derby in Montana and the Cowtwon Derby. At the Supreme they won the Open Hackamore Championship by 19 points. With limited showing throughout the year in the ARCHA he was the high point ARCHA snaffle bit/hackamore horse. He also earned enough points to qualify for the worlds in San Angelo.

Throughout this time we had total faith in John as a trainer and keeper of our horse. He looked after him as if he were his own. John was always easy to talk to and if we had a concern or saw a maneuver that could be improved, John would address it before we had a chance to open our mouths. After a show we didn't have to go look for John to discuss it, he would be looking for us. He was always open and honest, but remained tactful and patient.

We asked John if he was good enough to go to the Worlds and he told us straight up that he was the real deal. Off they went to the worlds, winning many prizes and coming home with the Limited Open Circle Y Derby title. We were thrilled so off they went to Idaho in March where they won the Reserve Snaffle Bit title.

As it turns out, the true test came on the way home from Idaho. While stopped in Montana to check the horses, John noticed that Ben was uncomfortable and "not himself" so dropped off Deanne and the kids and headed for the nearest Vet facility in the middle of the night. Ben had colic and was in a lot of pain and ended up having surgery the next day. We know in our hearts that we would have lost our horse if it had not been for John's quick thinking and go ahead attitude.

John has proven that he is one of top cow horse trainers in North America due to his talent, drive and passion for the sport. Once he is fully recovered, there is no doubt in our mind where we will send Ben to finish his training in the bridle so that he and John can resume their partnership and winning ways."

SOULA JULE STAR
sor 1997
GRAYS STARLIGHT
sor 1984
Peppy San Badger
sor 1974
Mr San Peppy sor 1968
Sugar Badger sor 1959
Docs Starlight
bay 1968
Doc Bar ch 1956
Tasa Tivio bay 1958
BELLA COQUETTE
b 1986
DOCS OKIE QUIXOTE
ch 1980
DOC QUIXOTE ch 1970
JIMMETTE TOO 1972
OAKALOLA
br 1980
DOCS OAK b ro 1973
HY LOLA b 1970
CD PRECIOUS GEM
1997
CD OLENA
sor 1991
DOC OLENA
b 1967
DOC BAR ch 1956
POCO LENA b 1949
CD CHICA SAN BADGER
br 1983
PEPPY SAN BADGER 1974
ZORRA CHICA 1968
GEMS ZOISITE
1981
DOC BAR GEM
1975
Doc Bar ch 1956
TERESA TIVIO br 1954
GRAY ASHES GAL
1961
CARDINALS BOY 1954
GRAY ASHES gr 1951

accomplishments
~2011~
2011 NRCHA Circle Y Ltd Open Derby Champion (10th Open & 4th Int. Open)

2011 NRCHA World Championship Open Hackamore, Top 10

~2010~
2010 Enervest Open Canadian Derby Reserve Champion

2010 Canadian Supreme Open Hackamore Champion