Leading Breeder of Champions



Sterling Ranch is the main base for Sterling Quarter Horses and a center of excellence in the breeding and raising of top class reining and competition horses.

The beautifully constructed, state of art facility, is located in the Aubrey/Pilot Point area of north Texas, known as the heart of Quarter Horse Country, USA. Just one hour drive from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and a 2.5 hour drive from Oklahoma City, home of the AQHA World Show and NRHA Futurity and Derby, Sterling Ranch offers a comprehensive facility for every aspect of the Reining horse business, from breeding to training and sales, under the direction of NRHA Hall of Fame member, leading breeder and Million Dollar Owner, Rosanne Sternberg. The Ranch personnel specialize in preparing yearlings and two year olds, either to go on to trainers of the owner’s choice, as three year olds, or for the major fall performance horse sales.

Sterling Ranch also manages a proven band of outstanding performance mares, representing some of the greatest bloodlines in Reining today. These great mares, most of whom are leading producers of money earning get, as well as significant money earners themselves, include daughters of million dollar sires Shining Spark, Smart Chic Olena, Topsail Whiz, Gunner, Lil Ruf Peppy, Custom Crome, Gallo Del Cielo and some selected daughters of Smart Spook.

The Ranch’s broodmares have produced NRHA money earners of over $3 Million and includes the NRHA Hall of Fame and leading all time producer, Ebony Shines. Youngstock by not only the resident Ranch stallions, but also other leading stallions including Smart Like Juice, Gunnatraya, Tinker With Guns, Hollywoodtinseltown, Shine Chic Shine, Lil Joe Cash, Gunners Tinseltown, to name but a few, can be seen at the Ranch.

Come and visit us, you will not be disappointed!

Sterling Ranch USA



Home of NRHA Futurity and Derby Champion, 3 Time FEI Masters Champion, AQHA World Champion and NRHA Hall of Fame member, Smart Spook, now a $7 Million sire.

Smart Spook

Smart Spook is a leading sire of NRHA money earners, with offspring earnings totaling over 7 million dollars and is an inductee into the NRHA Hall of Fame. Spook is an earner of over $400,000 in the show pen himself, with a show career spanning over 10 years.

Sterling Ranch is a leading breeder of champions. Our selection of home bred Yearlings and Prospects is made of the finest bloodlines in our industry. Stop by the ranch or call and ask what we have at any time as they may not be posted on our website yet. 


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