WHR Sugar Hill Teagan
Son of Lloyd x Maggie of Lexlin
Producer of multiple Gypsy National Championships Grand Champions.
GVHS registration # GV05890
Red/black factor- EE (Black only)
Sabino 1- nn (negative for the Sabino 1 gene)
W20W20- (two copies of W20 dominant white)
PSSM1- n/P1 (Teagan has one copy of the genetic mutation marker. The marker alone does not indicate disease. She does not show any signs of pssm1. We have done research and spoken with both the geneticists who are researching PSSM1 and our vets. Following their recommendations Teagan will ONLY be bred to horses that are negative. She is NOT symptomatic. Please see our page on Color and Inherited Disease to read about the study Animal Genetics did on PSSM1)
Teagan was the catalyst for Sugar Hill Acres- she started it all. She stole our hearts when we met her at 7 months of age. I had wanted a Gypsy Vanner for over a decade and a half and was ready to make my dream a reality! My husband, Dan and I were visiting West Hill Ranch looking for a tobiano gelding. After seeing many foals, mares, geldings, and stallions we both agreed that we wanted to go back to see the little black filly who had left the hay in her stall to get love from us when we entered. After our second stop at her stall we knew she was meant for us! Within a month Teagan was home with us and Sugar Hill Acres was formed. I'm not sure who choose who that day but I sure am glad the choice was made.
Teagan's mother, Maggie (now deceased) was chosen by Mechelle Barton at the Appleby Fair and imported shortly after. Her father is the breathtaking maximum sabino stallion Son of Lloyds. Her lines include Superior, Lloyds, Vines Bay Mare, Vick Lawrence's Stallion, Paleface, Lob, Henry Horse and many more noteworthy horses. We bred Teagan to NatWest and got the amazing filly Sugar Hill Ailish West. As I write this I am greatly awaiting her Silky Boy foal due in March. Teagan has had 7 months of professional training and impressed everyone at the Morgan Show barn where she was trained with her demeanor, athleticism and beauty. She has blossomed into an amazing mare that we are proud to own. Teagan is a sweet, smart girl with great conformation and plenty of hair!
Teagan received 90 days of training in the Spring of 2014 and received 120 days of training under saddle in Spring 2015. She was one of few non-Morgans at the barn and welcomed many visitors of all ages and impressed them all with her good looks, conformation, intelligence and loving temperament.
Teagan gave birth to a spectacular filly by NatWest in May, 2016. She is adored by her loving owner Michele in Ohio. They won third place in their first ever show (for both of them) in a huge halter class of 16 horses! She is trained to ride and drive and is doing very well in the show ring. Teagan delivered a striking colt by Silky Boy in March of 2018. He was sold within a few weeks and once weaned he moved to Texas with Lori and Kevin. In 2020 Teagan had a beautiful Black Silver Dapple filly by Sir Royal Fortune that we have retained.
Teagan a very high 4 star mare, has produced three outstanding foals. Her foals are excelling in the show ring.
In 2019 Sugar Hill Daylight Dancin' Bowie was Gypsy National Championships Grand Champion Yearling and Sugar Hill Ailish West was ranked 8th in both Youth Performance and Youth Halter with GVHS as well as unanimously winning (under 3 judges) her first ever driving class which was at a GVHS recognized show. In 2019 Ailish won 4 and over Gypsy Mares and then went Reserve Grand Champion Gypsy Mare at the GVHS rated Great Lake Region Gypsy and Drum Show. In 2021 Ailish earned the GVHS Legion of Honor award, she was 2 time Supreme Champion and National Grand Champion. Ailish's owner was 5th in High Point Amateur Performance WT.