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    1st Annual Production Sale Weekend: Schedule & Information

    We are partnering with Western Bloodstock & Johnson Cattle Marketing to bring you the Center Ranch Fall Production Sale - October 9th and 10th, 2015. Friday's activities will include ranch tours and a cutting demonstration with the cattle and horse sale to follow on Saturday.  

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    Home of $1Million Dollar Sire, Woody Be Tuff

    Woody Be Tuff's progeny are making waves all over the cutting industry. His first three Center Ranch foal crops ('12-'14) have produced Futurity Co-Champion, CR Tuff Hearted Cat as well as 3 other Open Futurity finalists, Kittyswood, CR Tuff Lucy & CR MissnJethro Woody. In less than three years, his offspring earnings have surpassed $980,000 mark.

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    Blaze Faced Babies, Everywhere!

    Nothing punctuates the landscape of rolling hills, green grass, and big Texas skies quite like our band of big round recipient mamas and their sweet babies. That's right - spring means the new crop of Tuff babies have arrived! And they are looking better than ever- big boned and blaze faced!

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    3 Rices + 4 CR Horses = Futurity Finals Success

    There was a lot of buzz about our program at the 2014 NCHA Futurity, where five of our entries ranked among the top go-round contenders and four qualified for the Open Finals, a record showing for an individual owner.

     

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    Quality Uniformity Reputation

    Center Ranch offers F1 Brangus, Brangus, and Brangus Baldies including Pairs, Heavy breds, and open females. All heifers have undergone strict health protocols and met minimum standards for pelvic area prior to being bred to low birth weight Angus bulls.

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    We've Got Mare Power, How 'bout You?

    A great sire is important, but your can't underestimate the power of a proven dam. Over 1/3 of our broodmares have LTE in excess of $100,00 - many of whom have exceptional produce earnings with just a limited number of foals competing. 

Welcome to Center Ranch

Home of Champion Sire, Woody Be Tuff

A Real Working Texas Ranch.

Founded by Finis Welch in 1987, and managed by Jay Dickson since 1992, Center Ranch is located near Centerville - among the piney woods and rolling hills of East Central Texas.

Over the past twenty-five years, Center Ranch has grown from a 130 acre property to a 8,800 acre thriving hay operation, cattle business, training facility, and equine veterinary center.  The Ranch has balanced a combination of traditional Texas cattle ranching with some of the most technologically advanced agricultural services available to make it a leader in the ranching industry.

Center Ranch’s experience, selective breeding, and equine care have allowed them to produce and sell top quality cutting and ranch horses to their clients. NCHA Hall of Famer, Ronnie Rice manages the 2 and 3 year-old training program giving each of the started cutting prospects and ranch horses, as well as the riders who ride them, a distinct advantage in the cutting arena and on the ranch.

Center Ranch Sigma Standard Fall Sale - Online RSVP Now Open

Sale Weekend October 9th & 10th

We are excited to be partnering with Western Bloodstock & Johnson Cattle Marketing to bring you the Center Ranch Fall Production Sale - October 9th and 10th, 2015. This weekend's activities will include ranch tours and a cutting clinic on Friday. The Cattle and Horse sale will follow on Saturday. Reservations are strongly encouraged to attend the Demonstation, Sale Preview and Dinner on Friday, as well as Sale on Saturday. 

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Fall Production Sale October 9th & 10th

Sale Weekend Schedule & Information

We are partnering with Western Bloodstock & Johnson Cattle Marketing to bring you the Center Ranch Fall Production Sale - October 9th and 10th, 2015. Friday's activities will include ranch tours and a cutting demonstration with the cattle and horse sale to follow on Saturday.  

02 September, 2015
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Two Open Champions Added to the List of Elite CR Sale Horses

CR TUFF LUCY AND CR TOO TUFF FOR SALE

Tuff's 3rd graduating class of cutters has garnered over $300,000 in earnings. And we just added another two of our finest to the sale roster in October! We are proud of the heart they've shown in the ring under the guidance of Tarin and Ronnie and are excited to see where they will go as they continue their careers!

2015 Abilene Spectacular Open Champion: '11 CR Tuff Lucy LTE $183,681     

26 August, 2015
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Woody Be Tuff's Outstanding Performers

Tuff has produced 5 NCHA Futurity Finalists in just 3 years with limited breedings.

'09 CR Tuff Hearted Cat LTE $276,864

2009 Sorrel Mare
(Woody Be Tuff X CR Cats Meow)

16 January, 2014
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'09 CR First Tuff LTE $140,884

2009 Sorrel Stallion
(Woody Be Tuff X Dees Cats Meow)

16 January, 2014
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'10 CR Tuff Boo Bear LTE $41,771

2010 Black Mare. 
(Woody Be Tuff X CR April Boon)

16 January, 2014
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'11 CR Tuff Lucy LTE $183,681

2011 Sorrel Mare
(Woody Be Tuff X Lucindas Catolena) 

16 January, 2014
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