The Doc Bar Bloodline

Many American Quarter Horses in and out of the spotlight have Doc Bar in their pedigree.

Download The Doc Bar Bloodline to learn more about this prominent sire of both past and current American Quarter Horse winners.

Few in the Quarter Horse industry don’t know the name “Doc Bar.”

Doc Bar was foaled in 1956 at Tom Finley’s ranch in Arizona, out of one of Finley’s Texas Dandy mares named Dandy Doll, and by Lightning Barn, an AQHA Champion that ran AAA on the track. At age two, he was hauled to Tucson to run the dusty straight-aways at Rillito Park, where he failed as a runner, earning only $95 in four starts, lighting the board only once. In his last out, in 1958, he ran next-to-last in a 330-yard futurity trial, beaten 8 1/2 lengths.


Though he was a spectacular failure on the track, Doc Bar’s foals dominated the cutting market.

The National Cutting Horse Association Futurity became a proving ground, of corts, for the family of Doc Bar. In addition to his own sons and daughters, Doc Bar’s grand-get and great grand-get have been unbeliewell represented in the NCHA world championship standings.

The Doc Bar Bloodline report includes information on horses like:

  • Doc O’Lena, AQHA Hall of Fame and 5 time National Cutting Horse Association Reserve World Champion son of Doc Bar
  • Lynx Melody, AQHA Hall of Fame grand get of Doc Bar

In AQHA competition, Doc Bar get have amassed nearly 9,000 points: 31 have become AQHA Champions; 132 have earned Registeres of Merit. They have accounted for scores of world championships and high point titles.

In fact, his legend is so well known that Doc Bar was immortalized in the form of his own “Performance Sires” Breyer model horse.

Enjoy stories of Doc Bar horses who’ve become some of the world’s greatest American Quarter Horses today, winning big in numerous events. Read why Doc Bar horses are sought after in the rodeo arena and beyond because of their athleticism, intelligence and abilities.

What is so special about The Doc Bar Bloodline? Doc Bar breeding manager explained:

“The key to Doc Bar’s success as a sire,” said Charlie Ward, “is that he’s so consistent in his type. His colts are uniform and possess a lot of sense. They’re easy to train, they have a lot of natural ability – every one of them is cowy.”

This report for the America’s Horse library provides you with special information on the The Doc Bar Bloodline and how he and his get have impacted the American Quarter Horse industry. From athletic World Champions to special friends and Silver Spur winners, Doc Bar’s mark is everywhere. Get your copy today!