Fossil Gate Farms' Mr Yella Fella to be Inducted into Palomino Hall of Fame
ARGYLE, Texas, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- http://www.fossilgatefarms.com/" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">Fossil Gate Farms is proud to announce that legendary halter sire Mr Yella Fellawill be inducted into the Palomino Horse Breeders of America Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame honor will be awarded at the PHBA's annual convention in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in March 2016.
A 1995 AQHA stallion sired by Page Impressive and out of Lets Skip Town, the renowned stallion earned a long list of top honors during his lifetime, including being a two-time American Quarter Horse Association World Champion and two-time PHBA World Champion. Mr Yella Fella was euthanized last year at age 19 because of a painful orthopedic condition. Significantly, Mr Yella Fella'soffspring continue to leave their mark on the equine world, including World Champion titles in multiple breeds, including AQHA, PHBA, the American Paint Horse Association (APHA) and American Buckskin Association (ABRA).
His legacy lives on at Fossil Gate Farms with numerous acclaimed halter horses. Most recently, FG Ladieslovejewels earned four Grand Champion honors at the Heart of Texas Spring Circuit in March. In addition, Fossil Gate Farms welcomed several impressive foals with lineage to Mr Yella Fella this year. Fossil Gate Farms reports that demand among breeders remains strong for frozen semen from Mr Yella Fella.
"We miss Mr Yella Fella every day," says Fossil Gate Farms owner Gary Gordon. "He sired world champions in every breed and was so much a part of the excellent reputation that we enjoy at Fossil Gate Farms."
Located in Argyle, Texas, Fossil Gate Farms is one of the premier breeders of show-quality Paints and Quarter Horses. Operated by quarter horse veterans Gary and Linda Gordon, Fossil Gate Farms has produced numerous world-class stallions, in addition to hosting buyers and breeders from around the world. Approximately 100 horses are kept on 150 acres of immaculate pipe-fenced pastures and paddocks. Visitors find the show barn and mare motel neat, comfortable and busy. Fossil Gate Farms emphasizes a hands-on approach to showing and selling horses, always providing an excellent selection for customers.
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