2024 Breeder's Guide

The Metallic Patron
The Metallic Patron is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2024 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.
Three-quarter profile of red roan stallion The Metallic Patron
The Metallic Patron

The Metallic Patron
St. Clair Performance Horses Kahoka, Missouri

STUD FEE: $2,000

SIRE: Metallic Cat
Sweet Shorty Lena by Shorty Lena

INCENTIVES: Ranching HeritageIowa Ranch Horse Futurity, Nebraska Quarter Horse Classic Futurity and Roping, Riata Buckle

The Metallic Patron is sired by the NRCHA’s All-Time leading sire, Metallic Cat, with LTE of $637,711 and out of Sweet Shorty Lena by Shorty Lena with LTE of $114,276 and the dam of horses earning over $1 million.

He follows his sire’s footsteps with his bold red roan color, combined with superb conformation, tremendous cow sense, and incredible athleticism. At 15 hands and 1325 lbs, The Metallic Patron has proven to be an outstanding all-around athlete.

He has earned points in AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse, conformation, cutting, cow work, ranch roping, ranch riding, ranch trail, working ranch horse, reining, heading, heeling, ranching heritage and won the Kansas Top Horse award two years in a row.

The Metallic Patron has been bred to several outstanding mares in the St. Clair Performance Horse program including own daughters of Gallow Del Cielo, Hydrive Cat, Bet Hesa Cat and Dual Rey. The results are very quick-footed, athletic colts that are very trainable and are excelling in multiple disciplines, including roping.

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