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Jim Dobler and Heather McLevin owners

Thunderstruck Ranch is situated on 160 acres of picturesque rolling meadows, located approximately 25 miles east of Red Deer, near Delburne, Alberta. The facilities include a 70' x 120' indoor arena and a 110' x 200' outdoor arena, a heated barn, turnout pens and acres of pasture for the broodmares, foals and yearlings. Small groups of fresh cattle, a mechanical cow and some young buffalo are kept on hand for training and schooling the cow horses.
Breeding, raising and training quality cow horses is our passion. A good reined cowhorse can be of any breed and we raise both AQHA & ApHC horses. We begin with what we consider to be some of the best individuals available to produce exceptional minded athletes. The utmost attention is paid to soundness, athletic ability & trainability.  At Thunderstruck Ranch we are committed to producing horses that can compete in today's high level of competition without sacrificing the conformation, disposition and structural soundness. Several of our horses have competed & succeeded at the highest levels of competition including The Canadian Supreme, NRCHA World's Greatest Horseman, NRCHA World Championship Snaffle Bit Futurity, ARCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity, Appaloosa World Show & more. We are proud to have been inducted into the Canadian Supreme Hall of Fame in the Breeders Division, along with our stallion, High Sign Nugget & our great mare SW Red Velvet. We are also proud to be the home of the 2000 NRCHA Open Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion, Smokums Prize. 


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