‘Biscuit’ is 83% NFQHA (F0035137) and was purchased from Grantier Quarter Horses as a weanling. She is multiple generations of Granter’s breeding program. On her damside Kingsburys Buck was often referred to as Larry Grantier’s best mare at that time. Maternal grandsire is Mujer Tacky Jay who sire too many ranch, family, 4-H, performance horses to count in his breeding career. The Zans Banjoe lines are also cornerstone in their program. Last but not least is her sire Dry Pages who as a 1995 stallion has also sired more than his share of excellent using horses. He was acquired by Graintiers to add Dry Doc and Clarks Doc Bar to their lines. We are very proud to have this Dry Pages daughter in our program.
Biscuit was started under saddle as a 2 year old. She was a very level headed and laid back mare with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and please people. She was very responsive and consistent under saddle and did well during her times behind cattle. She filled out and we expect her to mature around 16 hands. Biscuit has a nice set of withers, good hip, and just a nice ‘ranchy’ look about her. Her latest pictures are of her summer as a 3 year old and you can certainly see her tremendous substance and bone. She has met our expectations and joined the broodmare bunch. She is very friendly and easy going out in the pasture and continued to be a calm, friendly and easy going mama with her first baby. She was pasture exposed to our new Paddys Irish Whiskey stallion, Whoop Up Whiskey for 2014 and had a stout bay stallion, Whiskey Up Cowboy JW. Biscuit was not bred for a 2015 foal and through no fault of her own, she lost her 2016 JK Jay Reed foal. She was exposed to TRR Paddys Texas Gin for a 2017 foal and had a palomino roan filly, Paddys Gin Sarabi JW. She will be exposed to him again for 2018.
The exciting revelation that revealed itself at the birth of her first foal was that he is a roan. We had known that Biscuit's sire had consistently sired roan foals and that he minimally expresses the roan gene on himself but we did not suspect that Biscuit was a roan. With the occurrence of a roan baby, we sent in a color test on Biscuit and YES, she is a roan with apparent minimal expression. Her AQHA papers now say that she carries and expresses the roan gene.
Genetic 5 Panel Results