The Secret Pardon

Appaloosa Stallion at Stud in Massachusetts
Champion Champion sire Incentive Fund Enrolled
  • City:Brewster
  • Zip Code:02631
    Stud Fee:CALL
  • Gender:Stallion
  • Height:16.0
  • Foal Date: January, 2008
    Temperament:  6
  • Breed:
  • Registration(s):
    • Appaloosa Horse Club
  • Markings:
  • Attributes:
    • HYPP N/N
    • Breed Assn National Champ
    • Breed Assn National Champ
    • Breed Assn National Champ
    • Breed Assn Res World Champ
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Futurity Winner
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Show Champ
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Res World Champ
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Futurity Winner
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Top 10 National
    • Sire/Dam of Breed Assn Top 10 World
    • Sire/Dam of Register of Merit
  • Disciplines:
    • Halter (Champion)
    • Breeding Stallion (Champion)


THE SECRET PARDON, or "Diesel" as we call him, is a vividly colored, HYPP N/N, Appaloosa Stallion & is also a Medallion Sire. "Diesel" meets the tough criteria of today's modern halter Stallions & Sires with exceptional class, physical beauty, charisma, color & style-as evidenced by being well proven in the show arena as a 5-X National Champion Halter Stallion & Res World Champion, and as a Sire of quality Appaloosas, Futurity Champions & Color! 2018 STUD FEE: $1300 USD The CHUTE FEE of $500 IS DEDUCTED from the Stud Fee & paid to Gumz Farms. THE SECRET PARDON Stands at Gumz Farms in Morganfield, KY. Cooled Shipped Semen available. Frozen Semen available based on demand. Contact Amy Gumz, Stallion Manager at with questions you may have. NO HIDDEN FEES! Different options are available to help breeders to save money... PAYPAL TIME PAYMENTS AVAILABLE FOR QUALIFIED BREEDERS/MARE OWNERS  PAYPAL ACCEPTED for FEES Contact Laurie to see if we can help you get a spotted "Diesel" baby of  your own The Secret Pardon, a Bronze Medallion Sire, is continuing his success as a Sire of beautiful, charismatic & frequently colorful foals & Champions. SIRE: THE SECRET, colored ApHC (passed in 2016), sired by Dreamfinder ​DAM:  PARDON ME POISE, colored HYPP N/N, ApHC (passed in 2012) was a loudly colored, bay & white Appaloosa mare & Bronze Production Plaque Recipient. The Pedigree of Pardon Me Poise reads like a Who's Who of AQHA & ApHC Champions, and proven Producers of Champions. Included are many Superior & World Champion Halter Notables, such as Impressive Poise,  AQHA, The Intimidator, AQHA, Kelo Connection, AQHA, and Mighty Bright, ApHC, who each contributed to the remarkable genetic profile of Pardon Me Poise, and other AQHA, Paint, Palomino, and Appaloosa National & World Champions and Producers of Champions. THE SECRET PARDON IS A MEDALLION SIRE & To the best of our knowledge as of January 2017 he's produced:  80% (+/-5%) color*, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (best of our knowledge) Regional Point Earners  Regional Class Winners  Grand Champions Reserve Grand Champions Regional Halter Futurity Champion (filly, ME) Regional Halter Futurity Res. Champion (colts, LA) National Championship Yearling Colts Top 5 (Open & NP) World Championship Qualifiers Regional Class Winners, Point earners, Grand and Reserve Grand Champion Reserve World Champion NP Halter Filly, No More Secrets, a colored filly out of JMK Fantasia, a APHBA/PHBA/AQHA daughter of Mr. Yella Fella, sold in foal with this filly by us to Tom & Mimsi Coon! Bred by Laurie Rylander, Sweetwater Farms 3rd World Champion Open Weanling Halter Filly-No More Secrets-bred by Laurie Rylander, Sweetwater Farms 2015 Doug Schembri Memorial Ltd Open Futurity Champion-Honeys Secret. DAM: A Cool Pack, our 4-X National Champion Halter Mare & Res World CHampion Broodmare was sold heavy in foal to The Secret Pardon to Mr. Louis Mohanaa. Honeys Secret was the resulting filly & the 2015 DSM Ltd Open Weanling Futurity Champion. bred by Laurie Rylander, Sweetwater Farms 2015 Bronze Medallion Champion FBD Stallions-To Many Secrets-owned & bred by Rebecca Watson ADDITIONAL ATTRIBUTES & ASSETTS:    HYPP N/N 4-X Medallion Earner 5-time National Appaloosa Halter Champion & World Res Champion Reserve National Grand Champion Stallion (as a yearling!)  APPALOOSA BREEDERS TRUST STALLION, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (we've received some great checks from this!!) ApHC STALLION SERVICE AUCTION-2011, 2012, 2013,  2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Other foals sired by The Secret Pardon are eligible for progressive Regional Futurities, including the East Coast Halter Futurity & WNYAA. 

More photos of THE SECRET PARDON & a rainbow of his colorful foals, our mares, and western pleasure/performance candidates, are available for viewing online at: For up to date information about "Diesel" & his foals, or to enjoy browsing through almost 40 years of the Appaloosas of Sweetwater Farms visit the farm's FB page & checkout the Albums. CONTACT INFORMATION: SWEETWATER FARMS Laurie Rylander, owner 676a Harwich Rd or PO Box 1797 |  Brewster MA 02631 Phone: Farm-House: 508-896-6021  | FAX: 508-896-2013 Jamie Cell-Voive Mail & Incoming texts-or call-508-237-6609  | FARM SITE:  | FB: 

 Registered AQHA, POA, ARABIAN, Thoroughbred (JC) & ALL MARES APPROVED by the ApHC FOR CROSSING ARE WELCOME to breed to The Secret Pardon! We will work with you to help make it possible to breed to The Secret Pardon. The Secret Pardon currently has a 50% Foundation Rating.          DARE TO BE DIFFERENT!  WHY BLEND IN? WHEN YOU CAN GET SPOTTED ON AN APPALOOSA, THE VERSATILE BREED BORN TO STAND OUT! Have you ever wondered why Appaloosas are so easy to spot & hard to forget?...

Watch the video of THE SECRET PARDON as he struts his spots & enjoys himself at Gumz Farms. Then you will know!    MAY THE SPOTS BE WITH YOU!    



The Secret, ApHC, HYPP N/N Dreamfinder, ApHC ALIAS KING, ApHC gr blkt 1978
Pardon Me Poise, ApHC, HYPP N/N KELO CONNECTION ch blkt 16.0h KELO CONNECTION ch blkt 16.0h