The herd produces an average of 70 foals a year and each represents an expression of Barbara Banke’s unwavering pursuit to cultivate champions. Conformation, pedigree and, as a commercial breeder, market appeal are all carefully considered when planning matings each year.

Being family-owned affords us the luxury to take the long view. We put the long-term interests of future generations above short-term financial gains. Our success is measured by generations of family, rather than by numbers on quarterly reports.