Ment To Be is a striking bay roan stallion. He is sired by the legendary Machine Made; Sire of (260) World & Reserve World Championships, Congress & Reserve Champions of Open, Youth, Amateur, Select Amateur, and Novice Amateur in AQHA, NSBA, APHA, and ApHC. Ment To Be is out of the great mare, Blue Ribbon Rosie. When this outstanding blue roan mare was bred to Machine Made the breeders knew the cross would be special as Rosie was an outstanding producer with a pedigree of greatness. She is sired by the great Radical Rodder and out of Zips Stylish Invester, a Zippos Mr Good Bar mare out of the incredible blue hen mare, January Investment. The cross of Machine Made and Blue Ribbon Rosie has produced champions such as: Well Oiled Machine who was 4th in the 14-18 Pleasure at the NSBA World and 11th at the AQHYA World Show; Well Made Machine is a winner of Select classes; and Automaded who is in training with Aaron Moses to debut in the Maiden events as a three-year-old.
In August of 2015, Cindy and Donne McCraw purchased Blue Ribbon Rosie (then in foal to Machine Made) to add to her band. In January of 2016 tragedy struck when Riverside Ranch lost their outstanding blue roan stallion, My Final Notice. A few months later when this Machine Made x Blue Ribbon Rosie colt was born with his perfect bay roan coloring and outstanding conformation, Cindy knew it was Ment To Be and the stud colt was registered as such. HANK (as he is called), was stallion quality from the start. With his breathtaking head and movement to match, the McCraw's saw a bright future for the colt. As a three-year-old this year, HANK is in training for the Western Pleasure and Ranch Pleasure and is doing exceptional, shares Cindy. HANK is 15.3 hands and growing and should finish at 16 hands according to Cindy. In 2019, Cindy stood Ment To Be to a small test crop of mares and are now waiting foaling season with bated breath. With his breeding and presence, they are sure to be breathtaking foals. Ment To Be is bound to be a great sire, and look to see him in the show pen. You will not be able to miss him!
These Bloodlines top and bottom have made an incredible impact on the Quarter Horse industry. He is PSSM N/N; HERDA N/N; HYPP N/N; GBED N/G; HERDA N/N. Ment To Be is owned by, Cindy & Donnie McCraw (whom are recognized for possessing a God given gift to recognize a horse that carries a natural headset and special way of moving). Cindy owned the legendary stallions, Dynamic Deluxe, Dynamic In The Dark, and My Final Notice. Here is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor of what will prove to be an exceptional performance horse and sire.