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Snowmass Challenger



Snowmass Challenger is one of the finest highest curve Fawn fleeced stud males in our reserve breeding program. He brings in a new element of Royal into our program. His lineage is quite unique with a Black Sire Snowmass Dramnbuie's Braveheart, a brother to Snowmass Nova who now resides in the United Kingdom. His Dam is one of our finest Legacy Gold daughters, Snowmass Legacy's Moonlight who also produced, Challenger's sister, Snowmass Royal Legacy, who took the highest HONOR at this years futurity with Judges Choice and Champion in her color class. Challenger is a twin in looks and fiber type to her.

We took him to Challenger to his first show at 2 years of age which was not any ordinary show, The National show this 2009 world conference.
He took the BLUE which was no surprise to us. He has bred his first heirhem of girls and first cria due this 2010.

Fiber and Fleece Description

Extreme fineness yet very intense density high curve superb hand and extreme brightness for this high a curved fleece.


Shearing# Date AFD SD CV %>30 CURV SPIN
1 14.9 4.1 27.4 0.2 49.0 15.1
2 15.7 3.3 21.3 0.4 51.7 15.7
3 17.7 4.5 25.5 0.5 51.0 18.0
4 17.0 4.5 26.3 0.5 47.0 17.4
6 17.1 3.7 21.8 0.8 55.0 16.8