Skelton Performance Horses
 Rock Front Ranch

About Us

Skelton Performance Horses is located at Rock Front Ranch in Santa Maria California.  We specialize  in  Reined Cow horse,  Cutting,  and Reining training from prospects to finished horses. We emphasize versatility in training that enables a functional and experienced ranch horse as well as an arena athlete. 

Barney has been a strong performer in the show pen in the following local, regional and national associations:

NSHA Open I/O & Limited Futurity and Derby
NRCHA Open I/O & Limited Futurity Derby and Stallion Stakes
 AQHA World Show Qualifier Junior Reining & JR Working Cow Horse
 CCRHA Year-end Champion and Reserve Champion Senior Reining
 SYVEA Super Cow Horse Champion
Santa Barbara Old Fiesta Days Open Hackamore Champion

Barney brings integrity and honesty to years of positive experience for the development of a thoughtful and well rounded training program that produces a mentally and physically sound horse. 

In addition to showing, we provide service for leg ups, layoffs and reconditioning of horses with rehabilitative needs.  We have an extensive trail network for positive exposures outside the arena.

The Facility has 5 arenas, working cattle, flag and miles of safe trails which are available to clients.   

If you wish to arrange for horse training, riding lessons, or are looking for a horse to purchase please contact us.
Visitors welcome by advance appointment only.
Please send e-mail to 
or phone 805-478-9395
   for an appointment
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Member of the following local, regional and national associations:

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