Absolut Vanilla 

Conrad Quarter Horses is very excited about our upcoming barrel stallion Absolut Vanilla. Combining the bloodlines of top sires Shawne Bug Leo, Dash Ta Fame and Frenchmans Guy, Absolut Vanilla has an extremely impressive pedigree. In addition to some of the most proven sires, Absolut Vanilla's pedigree also includes the great mare SX Frenchmans Vanilla LTE $230,000 and producer of over $350,000. 

Absolut Vanilla is a 2016 sorrel colt that should finish around 15.2-15.3 hands tall. He will be standing in 2019 to a limited number of mares. 

Absolut Vanilla is sired by Shawne Bug Leo and out of SR Shades of Vanilla (Dash Ta Fame x SX Frenchmans Vanilla) full sister to Born Ta Be Famous, Vanillas Sudden Fame, Dash Ta Vanilla, and Vanilla Viper. 

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Shawne Bug Leo is a proven sire with progeny’s earnings now over $600,000.

Shawne Bug Leo is known for putting a good trainable mind, bone, muscle, big hips, and shoulders on his babies. They are naturals on the pattern and have been trained by beginners, youth, seniors, intermediate and professional riders and have won and excelled with all different levels of riders.

Shawne Bug Leo has sired 2x NFR Qualifier Heza Bug Leo $300,000 LTE, 2015 Patriot Open Reserve Champion, 2015 BBR Futurity Consolation Champion, 3rd in the 2014 BFA Slot Race and arena record holder My Lady Bug Leo $79,000+ LTE, Derby Finalist, Futurity Finalist, 1D Open money earner and more Heza Another Bug Leo $19,000 LTE, 2015, 2016 Ft. Smith Futurity and Derby Finalist, multiple 1D money earner Sheza Bug Leo $10,000+ LTE, 2015 Top 15 Josey Reunion Finalist, multiple 1D Champion, Futurity Finalist Fame on the Bottom $9,000+ LTE and many more.


SR Shades of Vanilla is a gorgeous and very well put together mare with a kind and pleasing disposition. She is a fullsister to several major money earners and Champions and is by the Leading Sire, Dash Ta Fame and is out of the famous Barrel Racing Triple Crown winner and multiple Futurity ChampionSX Frenchmans Vanila earner of over $230,000.



  • Lifetime AQHA Race earnings of $290,812
  • 1st at Golden State Futurity
  • 1st at El Primero Del Ano Derby
  • 1st at Vandy’s Flash Handicap
  • 2nd at Dash For Cash Futurity
  • 3rd at QHBC Championship Classic
  • Governor’s Cup Derby finalist.
  • Sire of barrel racing offspring with earnings in excess of $8,900,000 and AQHA Racing offspring with earnings in excess of $17,500,000.

1st Dam, SX Frenchmans Vanila:

  • 2001 Harlequin Farms Barrel Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Pain X 2000 Barrel Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Speedhorse Silver Cup Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Lazy E Barrel Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Speedhorse Gold Cup Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Old Ft Days Barrel Futurity Champion
  • 2001 Ardmore Barrel Futurity Reserve Champion
  • 2001 Speedhorse Triple Crown Incentive Champion
  • 2002 Speedhorse Silver Cup Derby Champion
  • 2002 Lazy E Barrel Derby Champion
  • 2002 Heartland National OP 1D Champion
  • 2002 Harlequin Farms Barrel Derby Champion
  • 2002 Speedhorse Gold Cup Derby Reserve Champion
  • IBRA January Murf TN Futurity OP 1D Reserve Champion
  • $230,000+ LTE


Dam of Vanilas Sudden Fame by Dash Ta Fame:

  • Two-Time Champion
  • Diamonds and Dirt Futurity Reserve Champion
  • Diamonds and Dirt Slot Race Reserve Champion
  • $101,000+ LTE

Dam of Dash Ta Vanila by Dash Ta Fame:

  • 2011 Cowboy Capital OP 1D Champion
  • 2011 WPRA Mountain States Loveland Co OP Champion
  • 2011 WPRA Montana Cody Nite Rodeo OP Champion
  • 2011 WPRA Badlands Crazy Horse Sd Rodeo OP Champion
  • 2011 WPRA Badlands Aberdeen Sd Rodeo OP Champion
  • 2011 WPRA Badlands Circuit Finals OP Reserve Champion
  • 2011 AQHA 3rd Intermediate Exhibitor SR Barrel Race World Show
  • 2012 WPRA Texas Fort Worth Stock Show OP Champion
  • 2012 WPRA Texas Rodeo Houston OP Rider 35 & Older Reserve Champion.
  • Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier
  • $117,000+ LTE

Dam of Vanilas French Flair by Dash Ta Fame:

  • 2015 Futurity Money Earner
  • 2015 Open Money Earner

Dam of Born Ta Be Famous by Dash Ta Fame:

  • Proven Barrel Horse
  • Money Earner
  • Proven Sire

Dam of NO PRESSURE ON ME by Leo Nick Bar:

  • 2009 BFA World Championship Juvenile Futurity Reserve Champion
  • 2010 Sho Me Futurity 5 Year Old & Under OP Champion
  • 2010 WB Ranch Slot Race & Futurity 4 Year Old OP 2D Champion
  • 2010 WB Ranch Futurity 4 Year Old OP 1D – 4th
  • 2010 Lance Graves Pro Classic Futurity 1D Reserve Champion
  • 2011 Indiana Barrel Futurity 1D Reserve Champion.
  • $73,994 LTE

Dam of Vanila Viper by Dash Ta Fame:

  • Newly Standing Stallion

Dam of Vanilas Whiskey Girl by Paddys Irish Whiskey:

  • AQHA point earner
  • 2010 Hawki Futurity 5 Year Old & Under OP Champion
  • 2010 Bold Heart Inc Breeders Futurity OP 1D Reserve Champion
  • 2010 5 State Breeders Barrel Futurity OP 2D Co-Reserve Champion
  • $7,537 LTE
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