Awards

For the past 35 years Alpha horses have proved themselves again and again in open competition in all disciplines as well as in Appaloosa shows. Since the first Appaloosa Championship Show held in 2000 Alpha horses have been National Champion 4 times and four were won by horses whose parents only contained Alpha Appaloosa blood. The balance all had one Alpha parent, all sired by Alpha Toby's Moonshine, full brother of Alpha Toby's Oklahoma who was also the sire of Alpha Toby's Vertigo.

National Champions were Alpha Toby's Vertigo 2000 and 2001, Alpha Toby's Oklahoma 2002, and Alpha Toby's Laramie 2004. Alpha Paleface competed successfully in open adult show jumping competition, competing several times successfully in the gruelling SAPPI Trials, reaching A Grade in Children's classes. Alpha Chinook received provincial colours in Natal and the Free State in driving classes with Graham Haddow. Alpha Toby's Astronaut owned by Alexis Webb and ridden by Su Fairman, won National Champion under saddle for three years in a row and won the Small Show Hunter at the open S.A. Championships 2005 in Grahamstown, beating the horse which finally won supreme Champion Hunter in the country. Astronaut was our AHBSSA 2004 Appaloosa of the Year. Alpha Toby's Napoleon, also ridden by Su Fairman also won Appaloosa of the Year when he completed his record 10th National 200 km Endurance ride. The record for the number of National completions for a mare is held by Alpha Loosha. Alpha Nantucket was also junior winner of the National Endurance ride in 1982. Different Alpha horses have won over 40 championships between them and continue to fill the winner's circle.

At the 2007 Horse of the Year Show. Four different Alpha horses qualified for the Horse of the Year Supreme Championship class in the main arena at THS. They were ; Alpha Toby's Astronaut who was Supreme Champion in several ridden Appaloosa classes. Alpha Wap's Alabama who was Supreme Champion Appaloosa Stallion. Alpha Eagle's Galaxy who was Supreme Champion Appaloosa Mare...and Alpha Wap's Drama Queen who was Supreme Champion Western Horse.

Alpha Flintham and Alpha Toby's Airwolf were both in the Free State Junior team at the 2007 National Championship Endurance Competition.
Flintham has now completed 7 Nationals and earns a gold medal in endurance and has been nominated for the 2007 Appaloosa of the Year Award..

Our imported stallion Wap's Pajamas was Supreme Champion Appaloosa Stallion at the 2009 Horse of the Year Show.


Four out of the eight National Champions we have had since our first South African National Championship Appaloosa Show were Alpha horses the others had one or more Alpha parents !

2000 Alpha Toby's Vertigo = Alpha Toby's Oklahoma x Alpha Toby's Frontierland

2001 Alpha Toby's Vertigo = Alpha Toby's Oklahoma x Alpha Toby's Frontierland

2002 Alpha Toby's Oklahoma = Alpha Toby's Wigwam x Alpha Fancy Pants

2003 Kondos Quality Street = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Brandenberg Shiraz

2004 Alpha Toby's Laramie = Alpha Toby's Chaparral x SSM Felrose

2005 Kondos Comanche = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Alpha Toby's Tevis

2006 Kondos Total Eclipse = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Alpha Toby's Pipe Dream

2007 Kondos Moonbeat = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Polly's Beat

2008 Kondos Total Eclipse = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Alpha Toby's Pipe Dream

2009 Kondos Moonbeat = Alpha Toby's Moonshine x Polly's Beat



Testimonials : A few sms's and emails we have received…….

I don't think I have ever had a horse with such a sweet nature. She is so good and has settled down very well. I can scarcely believe she comes straight off the veld.  R.S.

We are proud to have been able to purchase the best stallion in the country, sire of six National Champions.  M.S

Got back safe  -  he is beautiful !  T.H.

Mochache won his class today  - and Supreme Champion Stallion.  D. G.

B has just sms'ed me to say what a lovely day they had and how wonderful PJ is. Just thought you would like to know. A.K

Thanks for the special time we were privileged to spend with you , Bernard and your lovely horses. N. W.

I've gotten a lovely few spot filly from Spot on Shining Waters and PJ this morning. A W.

Ah, I love him to bits Claire, He is the gentlest person. Expecting his first foals mid oct - so exciting. I will see how he goes but he should jump and is so correct should show well. R.L.

You have great horses and dogs to match. It is great to think they can give such happiness.  K.A.

Just wanted to thank you for my fantastic horse Yelena. I fall more and more in love with her every day. Here are some new photos - Just wanted you to see how beautiful she is growing. She is getting more spots, I am so happy. She is 14.2hh at the moment. She has really nice movement. Can't wait till I can ride her !      H.S.

Thought you and Fire 'n Gold did wonders - and looked fab !  K vM