Nat`l Ch. Sire
F-2492 FAHR 100%
Whistle Britches stallion "Sire of Champions for conformation and Color."
Dun, spotted blanket. Whistle Britches produced horses that haltered and rode...but one in particular, a cutting horse named Quill, was 1966 National Champion Senior Cutting horse at the National Show in Sweetwater, Texas.
(Double Six Domino F-2646 x Freckles H F-2319). Whistle Britches was the first of several full siblings that would impact the Appaloosa breed. Among his first top show get were Little Britches and Navajo Britches.
Bred by Pete Smith, Tatum, New Mexico
Foaled May 14, 1949
Transferred from Tentative T-71. Whistle Britches really started to take off as a sire when he stood at the world famous Eagle Nest Ranch in Tennessee. This was in the early 70s...and one of the ads describes him as The World's Greatest Living Appaloosa Sire. http://appaloosaterritory.com/Articles/whistlebritches.html