Penncross Ranch is a well known
breeding facility of superior Paint Horses and Quarter Horses. Penncross Ranch
was established in
1986 by Penny Cates, and is operated year-round basis by Penny Cates and Kenneth Davidson.
Penncross Ranch is located near Kilgore in the piney woods of Northeast Texas.
Honesty, hard work and the commitment to breed for the utmost in quality
are the cornerstones of our business.
are quite proud of Penncross Ranch and our facilities:
- Insulated barn which houses the stallions and
- Mare motel boasts 46 14'x16' stalls with solid 4'
walls of tongue & groove lumber.
- Covered round pen.
- 9 runs for those horses needing more freedom to
- 3 covered paddocks for smaller groups of horses.
- 4 large pastures with woods for shelter
- Exercise paddock for weanlings or mares with
Each barn is equipped with
timed fly spray system to maintain a stress free environment. We feed
freshly crimped oats and irrigated alfalfa
hay from New Mexico twice daily and of course fresh water and minerals are
The breeding room is
conveniently located in the mare motel. This eliminates as much stress
as possible on the mare and foal during this
critical time. During breeding, the foal is confined in a separate stanchion next to
the mare but can still reach
out to her for comfort and security. All breeding is done by artificial
Several stallions, representing some of the
finest breeding in both the Paint Horse and the Quarter Horse industries, stand at
Penncross Ranch. Continually producing quality halter and
performance horses in both Paints and Quarters will always be one of our main goals.
We are quite proud of each and
every stallion we stand and we have faith that each of our stallions will live up
to our expectations. Please see for yourself on our Stallions
satisfied customers have helped us to build Penncross
Ranch. We strive every day to be worthy of your trust by running an
honest business, breeding for the best of quality, educating ourselves in new
techniques, keeping the facilities clean and safe, and taking good care of the
horses entrusted to us. We have hopes and dreams which are renewed and
reinforced with each foal crop. Seeing our customers realize their
dreams is our satisfaction.
maintain a fine selection of Quarter Horses for Sale
and Paint Horses for Sale. We also will have Quarter Horse
broodmares and Paint Horse broodmares for sale as well. Please visit the
Sale Horse pages for a complete listing of what
we currently have to offer.