P.O. Box 243, Sulphur, OK 73086
Sadly, Pete passed away on on September 11, 2021. He was diagnosed with a very rare form of Lymphoma in June and just could not take the Chemo Therapy he needed to survive the cancer. He was 80 years old and still riding his beloved horses in May.
I want to thank all of our many friends for the support I have received through this very tough time.
I am reluctantly going to have to sell a number of outstanding 2, 3 and 4 year old prospects, both AQHA and draft cross horses, out of our good AQHA mares. I have been looking for someone qualified to ride them and turn them into finished ranch and trail horses like we used to (when Pete and I were both able to ride them ourselves.)
But, I have been unable to find anyone to ride and finish them. Several have been lightly started and are ready to finish. They all have the trainable disposition we are so well-known for producing, like the beautiful palomino horse pictured above.
[By the way, I am still looking for someone to work full-time, on the ranch --- someone that is able to do regular hard ranch work as well as ride and help train our many nice prospects!]
We, (Pete & Cheri Wolfe), have been raising and selling 'good-minded' horses that 'ride' for more than 40 years.
We are selling several well-started prospects now like the Percheron cross 2-year-old filly shown here.
Pete and Cheri Wolfe have owned and operated Wolfe Ranch in Sulphur, Oklahoma for the past 40 years. The ranch is located 4 miles North of Sulphur on US Hwy 177.
The Wolfe family has been at this location since 1981. They breed the same bloodlines and kind of Foundation 'cow-bred' Quarter Horses that Cheri started breeding in 1969 — TRUE ALL-AROUND HORSES -- horses with ability, conformation and size! Some of these horses are the product of 5 and 6 generations of our breeding program.
Most recently, they have introduced a black registered PERCHERON STALLION, TINY. They are crossing him on their best Foundation cow-bred Quarter Horse mares. These are the biggest, good boned and best-minded horses we have ever raised. They are gentle natured and truly 'born broke'!
TRUE ALL-AROUND HORSES —
These are horses that can work a cow, catch a fast one in open pasture or an arena, ride smooth on a trail ride, go to a ranch or stock horse show, be competitive in 5 or 6 events, and be really pretty doing it. They have to have good bone and feet and are able to stay sound well into their twenties. We keep a small but select group of cowbred broodmares. Many of them were top roping or ranch horses or used as trail and lesson horses before we bred them. All of them are well bred and close to the best ‘FOUNDATION’ cutting and cowhorse lines. They are heavy, stout, solid mares with good bone, big hips, good heads, excellent withers and backs, and bred-in ‘COW’. Many are 3rd, 4th, and 5th generation ‘home-breds’. Not all cutting-breds are 13.3 hand 'bird-legged' ponies – we have the bigger stouter ones! ALL have 'kind', easy going, people friendly dispositions.
About the recent tornado
WELL, about the time you think you have the journey figured out, the Lord shows you a different path. On May 9, 2016 an EF4 tornado wiped out most of our ranch. It was 3/4 of a mile wide and hit us dead center. It demolished our home, our son’s home and every barn, fence, outbuilding and almost every tree. We lost several horses and had horses up at OSU Veterinary Hospital all Spring and summer. Call Him The Flash was badly injured but is going to live. We also lost every truck and 5 trailers.
Most important, we are all OK. Pete and I along with our son, daughter-in-law and 3 grandchildren are all safe. We were in a newly installed underground cellar. We came out safe, but came out to a new world. One of the most important things we found out was how many friends we have. People started pouring in right after the tornado. They helped us catch horses, they brought trailers and took horses home with them (since we had no pens or fences left). We had nail ridden debris everywhere. Russel and Tanna Dilday graciously took trailer load after trailer load of horses to OSU for Veterinary care and to their ranch to pasture and foal out. [And “Yes”, we lost several horses, have several with permanent injuries and had 3 orphans.] We just do not know how we could have made it without all of our friends, OSU or the Chickasaw Nation. [Pete is Native American and the Chickasaws take very good care of their elders.]
Now, back to regular programming………
So, now we are back to raising and selling user-friendly horses that RIDE. They are trainable, like to work and have as little 'resistance' and 'push back' as you can breed into a horse. At least half of our horses are sold to repeat buyers, many 'sight unseen'. We have sold more than 30 horses to Europe and the UK. Check out some of our newest additions -- big, strong mild-mannered Percheron / Quarter Horse crosses. The palomino mare above is sired by an AQHA point earning stallion that has Colonel Freckles, Doc Bar and Zan Parr Bar close up.
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