Darol has developed a passion for cutting horses, with placings in the NCHA Cutting Futurity, the Summer Spectacular as well as other top aged events. Karen continues to show and have success in the pleasure arenas with top ten placings at the Select World Championship show and the All American Quarter Horse Congress, as well other major western pleasure circuits.
Darol is extremely active in the promotion of his stallions, young stock and breeding program. With 30 years experience, it is his goal in the breeding business to cross his outstanding young stallions to some of the best mares in the country with hopes to bring quality prospects to the public. Rodrock Ranches raise horses that are great minded, beautiful to look at and, of course, outstanding movers. The ranch maintains a select group of show horses and prospects.
Rodrock Ranches Quarter Horse operation has included top broodmares that have produced such great horses as: A Certain Vino, Hope By Invitation, LDR So Radical, RR Forever Yours, Ima Top Leaguer,Zippos Hotzy, Can’t Stop Zipping, A Certain Melody, Slightly Zipped, All Locked N Loaded and numerous others.
With great pride, Rodrock Ranches breeding business includes industries greats, Certain Potential, a superior western pleasure horse, as well as, a World, Reserve World and Congress Championship producing sire. Only In The Moonlite, whose winnings include the 2006 Congress Masters Two Year Old Western Pleasure class, Congress GMC 3 Year Old Open Snaffle Bit Western Pleasure class and the NSBA World 3 Year Old Western Pleasure class. Huntin For Chocolate, Multiple World and Reserve World Champion Sire and the great APHA Stallion, A Scenic Impulse, Reichert Champion and Multiple World and Reserve World Champion Sire. These Rodrock stallions represent some of the most popular bloodlines in the pleasure breed today, as proven by their show records and performing get.