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Knippling Ranch Quarter Horses - Gettin' It Done


Horses seen here are some of the quarter horses bought from Knippling Ranch Quarter Horses. They are sired by our quarter horse stallions and have excelled in many performance events including roping, reining, cutting, barrel racing and ranch work.


Tyler Fagerhaug roping on his horse sired by JK Copper Bruce.

Megan Fagerhaug Breakaway roping on a horse by JK Copper Bruce and out of Vanetta Bar Doc.
SX Docslider
SX Docslider

(Ridden by Shali Lord)
Sire: Docs Bruce

  • 2000 SDHSRA Champion Barrel Racer
  • 2004 NFR Average Winner
  • Total NFR Earnings $99,868.00 (Ridden by Molly Powell)
  • 2005 Currently Leading PRCA
  • Winter Tour Standings (Ridden by Shali Lord)
  • 2005 Leading WPRA Standings as of 3-21-05

JK Copper Cat
JK Copper Cat

(Ridden by Lainee Shearer)
Sire: Docs Bruce
Full sister to JK Copper Bruce

  • Futurity Short Round Qualifier
  • Retired due to injury (Barrels)
  • Goat Tying Extrodanair
  • 3X NHSRA Qualifier
  • 1X CNFR Qualifier (Short Round) Yr End
  • Currently Leading All-Around NIRA Central Plains Region

JK Laughing Bruce
JK Laughing Bruce

(Ridden by Carisa and Lainee Shearer)
Sire: Docs Bruce
Full sibling to Flicka Bruce (shown below)


  • 4X NHSRA Breakaway Qualifier
  • NIRA Ozark Region Barrel Racing Champion
  • 2X CNFR Qualifier Barrels and Breakaway
  • NIRA Rookie of the Year
  • 1X SDRA Breakaway Champion
  • SDRA Breakaway Horse of the Year
  • Currently Leading Girls All-Around NIRA Central Plains Region



SX Docs Crickett
SX Docs Crickett
(Ridden by Carisa Shearer)
Sire: Docs Bruce

  • 5X Futurity Short Round Qualifier
  • Derby Winner
  • PRCA Rodeo Winner
  • Circuit Qualifier
  • SDRA Qualifier - Winning the SDRA Finals 4X
  • SDRA Reserve Yr Champion 2X
  • NRCA Champion
  • NRCA Horse of the Year
  • NHSRA Qualifier (2X Short Round Qualifier)
  • 1993 OKC World Champion Youth Barrel Racing
  • 1999 NIRA Rookie of the Year
  • CNFR Short Round Qualifier 2X
JK Bruces Bug
JK Bruces Bug
(Ridden by Lainee Shearer)
Sire: Docs Bruce
  • 3X Futurity Champion 2X Reserve
  • 2X Derby Champion
  • 3X SDRA Qualifier
  • 1X SDRA Finals Champion
  • 1X SDRA Reserve Yr End
  • 1X NRCA Champion
  • NBHA 1D Champion - State NBHA Champion
  • State 4H Champion
  • 3X NHSRA Qualifier
  • 2X NHSRA Short Round Qualifier
  • Currently Leading Central Plains NIRA Barrel Racing
Docs Toughbar
Docs Toughbar


Owned by Vicki Small from Montana
Sire: Docs Bruce


  • Qualified for the Indian National Finals seven years in a row
  • Barrel Horse of the Year - Great Plains Indian Rodeo Association
  • Won numerous saddles and buckles
  • I.N.F.R. World Champion Barrel Racer 1998




Flicka Bruce

Flicka Bruce
(Ridden by Amy Schimke)
Sire: Docs Bruce

  • 1988 Dakota Classic Cutting Futurity--3rd place Non Pro division
  • 1991 Reserve Champion State 4-H Junior Barrel Racing; Qualifier in Jr Barrels and Poles SD 4-H Rodeo Finals
  • SDHSRA Short Go Qualifier in Barrel Racing 1992-1995
  • SDHSRA State Qualifier in Pole Bending 1992-1995
  • 1996 Badlands WPRA Circuit Top 15; 10th place NIRA Central Rocky Mountain Region Barrel Horse
  • 1997 Badlands WPRA Circuit Top 15; 5th Place NIRA Central Rocky Mountain Region Barrel Horse
  • 1998 Badlands WPRA Circuit Top 15
  • 1999 Badlands WPRA Circuit Top 15
  • 2001-SDHSRA State Qualifier in Barrels, Poles, and Goat Tying for Molly Grimm, Burke, SD
  • LTE $30,000+ in Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Goat Tying, Heeling, Cutting, and Breakaway Roping



John & Cheryl Knippling
23292 Elm Creek Drive
Gann Valley, SD 57341
Telephone: (605) 293-3492
E-mail: jkcolts@midstatesd.net
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