excuse the poor quality of these photos...the video footage they came from
was taken many years ago, and Milkie was over 20 years old.
was the first known palomino
thoroughbred registered with the
Jockey Club. He is considered the founding father of most of the
palomino and buckskin thoroughbreds in the world today. He is
the sire of several palomino stallions including Gold Apollo (the
famous show hunter) and Milkie's Desire (a full brother to our
Desire for Gold), sire of many "A" show hunter champions. Milkie
was known for his prepotence in passing on extremely good movement as well
as the desirable palomino color. Linebred to Rodgers.
Apollo by Milkie
Desire By Milkie
Full brother to
Desire for Gold
Sire of "Gold
Horizon", a filly highly placed in the IHF and a Champion
Hunter in CA, as well as "Bucked", buckskin colt -Champion on
the line and
Lucky in Gold, filly champion on the line, 2 at Devon, , Dressed In
Gold nationally ranked 1st year Green Hunter and Conformation Hunter
to the left, Dream in Gold and Goldmaker's sire, the very successful FEI Dressage stallion
Glitter Please who was also a golden palomino. Goldmaker is out of Desire
For Gold, a Thoroughbred palomino mare by Milkie who is the first palomino
stallion to be registered with the Jockey Club.
Glitter Please competed and
placed well at such shows as Devon, Port Jervis, Lexington and Prince
George, and winning tests such as the Prix St. George memorial Trophy at
the West Chester FairField show under Judge Maria Gunther.
photos by Terri Miller
great genetic pool comes from such great sires as Princequillo, who's name
is found in the pedigrees of many winning hunters and jumpers throughout
the U.S. and Canada, such as, Cool
Green Conformation Hunter Champion, Washington and Reserve Champion
Madison Square Garden., Excalibur 2nd AHSA Green Working Hunter and 2nd
AHSA Regular Working Hunter, Lord Sutler 2nd AHSA Regular Conformation
Hunter, Stocking Stuffer four time AHSA Champion Regular Conformation
Hunter, Unreal AHSA Amateur Owner Jumper and Champion at such shows as
Tampa, Palm Beach, Lake Placid, Washington International, Hampton Classic.
predominantly strong sport horse influence is Blenheim
II. There are far too many great AHSA Hunter Champions and International
Jumpers which have Blenheim II in their pedigree to name. For example,
Jumpers-Rome Dome member of the U.S. Olympic Team, Sloopy member of U.S.
Olympic Team won Bronze Medal, Snowbound member U.S Olympic Team won
individual Gold Medal, Sombre member U.S. Olympic Team. Hunters-Army Wife
AHSA 1st Year Green Champion, Automation AHSA Green and Regular
Conformation Hunter Champion, Fun And Games AHSA Champion 2nd Year Green,
The Cowardly Lion AHSA Green Working and 2nd Year Green Champion. Third Of
August Green Working Hunter and Amateur Owner Champion, etc.