Pearl of Grace Ranch

Oklahoma Horses Magazine:


Tryon, Oklahoma

The Pearl of Grace Ranch Logo.

The Pearl of Grace Ranch Logo.

“The good news of the gospel is a pearl of incredible value….” (Mathew 13: 45-46)

The Biblical message found in the parable of the pearl is one of the founding beliefs that inspired the name “Pearl of Grace Ranch”. The other being the popular notion of empowerment- that a pearl is created by an oyster shell from the irritation of a simple grain of sand.


“The mission of Pearl of Grace Ranch is to model Christ’s love, cultivate transformative relationships and help troubled teen girls build character to make responsible life choices through daily discipleship, equine-assisted learning, quality Christian education and individual counseling.

When their mission is achieved, the girls will graduate knowing what a wonderful blessing their “pearl” really is! “


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If you would like more information on their program or would like to support the official 501 c(3) Non-Profit: Pearl Of Grace Ranch please visit their website at to find out how!

Be sure to follow them on their Facebook page as well! @PearlOfGrace


Until next time my friends! May God Bless You and Keep You!


Oklahoma Freelance Writer,

~Misti R Quiring

The FIRST Sheriff Of Blackburn Foal Has ARRIVED!!!

We welcomed Sheriff Of Blackburn’s first foal into the world on February 9th at 2:30am. Flash Em Hooters (AAAT, SI 104, ROM racing, 5x Race Winner) foaled a beautiful red dun stud colt we affectionately named “Streaker”. He is a flashy little guy, complete with wither barring and leg barring! Check out our facebook page for regular updates on Streaker and the rest of the foals that are getting ready to make their way into the world!


The Life of a LEGEND!


It was a great honor and privilege to have the opportunity to write about the legendary Mr. Eye Opener. I enjoyed doing the interview as much as writing the article! Visiting with industry veterans is one of my favorite pass-times, this particular occasion afforded me the opportunity to hear numerous stories about greats who once stood at the iconic Belle Mere Farms such as Marthas Six Moons, Easy Jet and of course Mr Eye Opener and Bully Bullion! Thank you Betty Raper for your time during the interview process and CONGRATULATIONS to you and Dee Raper on your induction into the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, well deserved!



“..Famous Roman philosopher Lucius Seneca once said, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” Little did anyone know that the end of Mr Eye Opener’s prominent racing career would open a whole, new kind of sovereignty in the breeding shed......
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“Thank you Mr Eye Opener for all you’ve done for our industry, you will never be forgotten.”

~Misti Rose

Winter Tulsa Holiday Circuit AQHA Show


Had some tough luck at the Tulsa Holiday Circuit Friday and Today. Saturday we placed 5th and 6th in the class, won 2nd in the jackpot for a little money and won the ABRA Amt. Tie Down roping class.

We had fun and learned more and are excited for the next one! Besides rubbing the rope a little, Sheriff worked really good which is what makes it all worth it!

Have a happy and safe new year friends! ♡

Sheriff Of Blackburn owned by Double M Performance Horses in the Amateur Tie-Down Roping at the Winter Tulsa Holiday Circuit AQHA Show.


Sheriff Of Blackburn is Featured in Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Magazine!

Who doesn’t love a true underdog story? There is just something special about starting at the bottom and working ever so hard to reach the top. For Mitch and Misti Quiring, that is exactly what they and their horse, Sheriff of Blackburn, have done.
— Oklahoma Farm and Ranch Magazine HorsePower Section- Author Lanna Mills

We are so excited and grateful that Oklahoma Farm and Ranch selected Sheriff of Blackburn for their “Horse Power” section for the Month of January 2019! Sheriff has blessed us in so many ways and we are thankful for the opportunity to get to tell his story!

His limited stud book still has a few openings for 2019!


Double M Photography Lands the Cover of Oklahoma Horses Magazine!

We are so excited to announce that Double M Photography's photo of Dr. Katie Hornberger, DVM, ACT riding her American Quarter Horse Mare, Gospel Grace (aka "Piper") at the amazing Robinson Ranch (Stillwater, OK) was published as the cover of the Oklahoma Horses Magazine for the July/August Issue!

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This photo was taken as part of a send-off photography shoot of Dr. Hornberger and her husband Jake Hornberger, Katie had just completed a grueling 3 year residency in theriogeniology at Oklahoma State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital and was preparing for the move to her home state. It was very hot and humid, as most summer shoots are in Oklahoma, but a great time was still had by all. 

We love capturing your equine forever moments so please contact us today if you're wanting us to capture your special memories! 

Thank you Dr. Hornberger for letting us capture some of your last moments as an Okie! You are missed but we are glad you're doing so well!

If you're interested in subscribing to Oklahoma Horses  Magazine, you can check out their website at They keep a running calendar of all things horse related in Oklahoma! They also have a Facebook page so head over and like it! There is also a pdf version of the magazine online you can look at!

DivineByDesign (aka "Faith") Makes Her Debut in Barrel Horse News!

We couldn't be any more excited that our filly, Faith, made the cut for the "Special Arrivals" section of Barrel Horse News that features the upcoming foals born in 2018!

DivineByDesign is by none-other than the great Slick By Design and is out of Ms Gunbattle (Lions Share of Fame X Bailey By Yawl) who is a full sister to WPRA rodeo winner, money earner, futurity money earner and arena record setter, Baileys Dash Ta Fame!

We are honored to have our filly grace the pages of our leading industry magazine and we hope it won't be the last time!

#HaveFaith #DreamBig #WorkHard #DoubleMPerformanceHorses 

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SRPHC Ranch Horse Futurity


We are happy to announce all Sheriff Of Blackburn foals will be eligible for the Ranch Horse Futurity!

Get them riding around and handy as a two year old, show them in the futurity then start them working cattle or on the barrel pattern as a 3 year old and have them ready to futurity in other disciplines! The best horse is a broke horse!

Check out this awesome Ranch Horse Futurity and Stallion Service Auction, you might even find an opportunity to purchase a Sheriff Of Blackburn breeding!

A little bit about the Ranch Horse Futurity:

They have classes for yearlings (halter and in hand trail) all the way up to 6+ maturity classes. They have a full slate of ranch classes including all cattle classes. 
This futurity also runs concurrently with their Ranch Horse Spectacular show which is open to all breeds, and is APHA and AQHA approved. They are working to make the Ranch Horse Spectacular a 4 judge APHA and AQHA show.


The show itself is August 9-13 in Nampa, Idaho at the Ford Idaho Horse Park.

2017 AQHA World Show Results

Sheriff Of Blackburn and Mitch Quiring have finished their first ever AQHA World Show as a top 15 finalist, finishing 13th overall. Now we get ready to start all over and prepare for the Tulsa Holiday Classic where Sheriff will compete in the Amateur Tie-Down under Mitch and the Open Senior Tie-Down under World Champion Bradly Boyd!