Articles

Painted Desert Farm has been in the spotlight many times over the years, in articles and magazines worldwide.

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Here are a few of the available ones archived online.

 

Divine Visions

Within minutes of Kentucky Lake, one of the Commonwealth’s biggest tourist attractions, is another spectacle surpassing anything in the state—and even the world—for a growing number of people. Driving east out of Calvert City on U.S. Hwy. 62, you might easily miss...

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Winter White

Lere Visagie couldn’t believe his eyes that cold winter night, January 21, in the foaling barn at his Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY.  Oh, sure, the dark bay broodmare foaling around midnight that night, Princesspatseattle, was splashed in white – a blaze,...

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The thing about white horses

For those of us who can remember the days of black and white television, there was nothing more inspiring for a youngster than watching an all-black clad Hopalong Cassidy, silver guns blazing, on his proud steed Topper, a magnificent pure white horse with a long...

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All-White Colt Makes Debut

When Paul Megson attended the 2007 Keeneland November breeding stock sale with his young daughter, Valerie, he had his eye on a particular weanling that stood out from the hundreds of other catalog entries because of one obvious reason: his pure, white coat. To the...

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SC Sport Horses NEWS

Once again, Arctic Cielo is back in the news…this time in the Western Horse Review magazine (the September edition)!  We’ve received many inquiries for breedings for next season, and Cielo has drawn a lot of attention since his arrival 🙂  I guess...

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SC Sport Horses NEWS

SCSH (SC Sport Horse) is pleased to announce the purchase and safe arrival of our newest stallion, rare WHITE TB, Arctic Cielo! Arctic Cielo was bred and born in Oregon, at Painted Desert Farm, where his sire Airdrie Apache, the leading sire of white TBs in the world...

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White Thoroughbred Sire Moved to Lexington

(from Shadow Mountain release) Arctic White turned four years old in 2003 and became the only Jockey Club registered white Thoroughbred stallion in North America. Thursday, he moved from Oregon to Kentucky to stand at Lexington’s newest Thoroughbred farm, Shadow...

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Painting Shadows

2004 16.2+ hand Black and White Overo Thoroughbred mare. Sired By Airdrie Apache, o/o Playfull Devil (Play Fellow) “Painting Shadows has often been said to be the worlds’s most beautiful colored thoroughbred mare.”—Dalene Knight, breeder,...

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1st Oregon Foal by Rob ‘N Gin a White Delight

With the outside temperature dipping to zero degrees and her Oregon farm blanketed with thick snow, Dalene Knight welcomed another pure white “miracle” into the world. “She’s absolutely spectacular,” Knight said of the filly, the 14th...

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Grade II Winner Rob ‘n Gin to Painted Desert in Oregon

Grade II winner Rob ‘n Gin has been relocated to Painted Desert Farm near Redmond, Ore. An 8-year-old son of Farma Way out of the Honey Jay mare Windy Mindy, Rob ‘n Gin set a course-record in the Jersey Derby (gr. IIT) and was a stakes winner in four of...

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Rare white thoroughbred foal born in Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The excitement started when former racehorse Patchen Beauty entered labor last week to deliver her first foal. Patchen Wilkes Farm manager Barry Ezrine was even more thrilled when he saw the small, gangly colt was pure white, just like his mother...

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Knight’s Whites: Oregon Farm Finds Unique Niche

Published in the Feb. 9 issue of The Blood-Horse At her high desert ranch, Dalene Knight can’t help but dream of a white-hot year. That’s white like the snow that dusts her Painted Desert Farm near Redmond in eastern Oregon. And white like the...

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White Knight

Part horse trader, genetic crusader, and equine behaviorist, Dalene Knight makes sure visitors to her Painted Desert Farm leave with more than just the horse of their dreams. During half a century of buying, selling and raising horses. Dalene Knight has learned a...

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Scary sight a possibility for horses during July

If all goes as planned, Emerald Downs will be the scene of a rare event in about two months when one of only 11 registered white Thoroughbreds makes his competitive debut. Arctic White, a 2-year-old colt owned and bred by Dalene Knight of Redmond, Ore., has been...

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White horse is a rare bird

AUBURN, Wash. – Since The Jockey Club registered the filly White Beauty, a foal of 1963, as its first white Thoroughbred, only 11 others – seven fillies and four colts – have passed the required physical inspection to be deemed white and to join her...

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