R.A. (Ron) Morris
Little Hills Ranch
Located in the fertile Rio Grande Valley in central New Mexico a few miles south of Belen, Ron Moris has been successfully training, showing and breeding quality Quarter Horses, as well as Paints, Palominos, Buckskins and Appaloosas, for forty plus years. Focus is on personal, quality attention to our horses and our youth and amateur students.
R.A. (Ron) Morris, Owner/Trainer
Active in the equine business for over forty years. Bred, raised and/or trained horses and riders to AQHA World Show Top 10 placing, Palomino Reserve World Champion, Palomino & Buckskin Championships and numerous state and local year end high point awards.
Holds judge's cards for ABRA (American Buckskin Registry Association) and AHSA (American Stock Horse Association) and has been a member of AQHA Professional Horsemen's Association and the APHA Professional Horsemen's Association since the inception of these two organizations. To maintain judge certification and stay current on industry trends, attended 2016 judges seminar sponsored by the Color Breed Council.
Has been actively involved in the NM Horse Council, NM Quarter Horse Assocation, NM Palomino Exhibitors Association and the NM Paint Horse Club, holding numerous officer and board positions over the past thirty five years. Also, is an APA national director for Palomino Horse Breeders of America and serves as an alternate NM affiliate national director for the American Paint Horse Association. Currently, president the NM Paint Horse Club and the NM Palomino Exhibitors Assoc.
Spring Special - Outstanding 2012 APHA, PtHA, PHBA registered bay tobiano mare for sale by World Champion sire, By Appointment Only (Invitation Only X Hug Me Zippo), and out of proven producer of halter & performance point earners (AQHA, APHA and PHBA). Breeders Trust Gold (money earner). 16+ hands. Naturally great mover with great hock action and lift. Will go English and Western. Super disposition and eager to please. Qualified for 2017 APHA World Show. Only being offered for sale to good show home. $8,500. Will consider on site lease (boarding, training and lessons available). More photos on "Show Pen Photos" page.
We can offer you a training and/or lesson program to help you fit your goals and expand your horizons.
2018 NEWS & UPDATES
Check out the "Archive" page for prior year news and congratulations and the "Show Pen" page for photos!
Received APHA Breeder's Trust check for Who Invited Her and Sweetalkin Hottie. Both of these mares are for sale to show homes. Will consider barn lease.
Selina and Tahoe Lil Hickory, already earning a youth show high point at Pinto training show! Great job!
Adrianna and Scarlet (Absolutely Blonde) won youth halter mares and walk/trot showmanship at the Pinto training show in Belen, March 4th.
A Sassy Red Zipper (by Nicka Lee Pine) and Kyra Bowker, High Point Youth 13 & Under and Level 1 Youth at SW Quarter Horse January show.
Training and Lessons - Broodmares and Foals
Focus on the show pen from 4-H and local all-breed shows to national level competition. We can help you customize a training and/or lesson program to meet your goals. "All-round" competitive horse and rider teams are our specialty. Over thirty years experience coaching youth and amateur horse and rider teams to successful show careers competing in halter and showmanship to western pleasure, HUS and pattern classes. See our show pen photos page for a few of our success stories.
Accepting students and/or two horses for 2017 show season. Call and let's talk about your goals and how to achieve them.
Young horses started and show pen veterans polished.
The foals we have bred and raised are competive all the way from the local to the national level.
We always have a few, select horses for sale - from prospects to finished show horses.