All AMERITANOS qualify as Aztecas -
but very few Aztecas qualify as AMERITANOS!

All AMERITANOS
can be registered with IALHA - & the Azteca registry.

Ameritanos can compete in USDF &  IALHA events
as well as NRHA, NCHA, and many other events.

An AMERITANO is a special cross between a Portuguese Lusitano - and an NFQHA horse certified at 90% or higher.  If one parent is an IALHA S/P it must be a minimum of 75% Lusitano (no more than 25% Andalusian).

If you are looking for a great Using Horse that will be a joy to train and ride, the Ameritano (aka Azteca) may be the horse for you! Combining beauty, athleticism, and smooth graceful movement with natural cow sense the Ameritano will be an all around horse from working equitation to ranch horse.

Jaz Ranch has been a premier breeder of NFQHA Foundation Quarter Horses for 28 years ~ and we feel our NFQHA grulla mares are the perfect cross for our Lusitano stallion, E Preto - combining the best of both worlds. (Of course we are also still producing some NFQHA Foundation Quarter Horse babies!)

Our 2018 Ameritano (Azteca) foal crop by E Preto is here ~ all grullo & black !
1 black stallion - 3 Grullo stallions - 1 Grulla mare

2018 Ameritanos & Aztecas for Sale

Ameritano foals
2018 Ameritano foals
Jaz Silver Sage 2018 Ameritano
Sage's 2018 Ameritano Stud Colt

2018 Ameritanos

05/04/2018 Black Colt (Jaz SD Elita x E Preto)
05/09/2018 Grullo Colt (Jaz Sedona Silver x E Preto)
05/22/2018 Grullo Colt (Jaz Silver Sage x E Preto)
05/23/2018 Grulla Filly (Jaz So Sarita x E Preto)
05/25/2018 Grullo Colt (Jaz Acero Mirage x E Preto)
06/04/2018 Black Colt (Zaphrodite S/P x Jaz Poco Bravo)

2018 Aztecas

05/18/2018 Grulla Filly (Azure x E Preto)
06/02/2018 Black Filly (Que Sera x E Preto)

Jaz Ranch Ameritano horses
Black Ameritano colt on right and Azteca colt on left
As we hoped, our Ameritano babies are exhibiting the wonderful Foundation Quarter Horse disposition.

VERY RARE OPPORTUNITY:
Jaz Ranch is offering two grullo AZTECA "A" mares for sale.  Young mares that can be started, and are in foal for 2019 to black Lusitano stallion, E Preto.  Foals are guaranteed black or grulla.

For Sale - Mariachi - 2016 Ameritano Stallion

Mariachi 30 days training:

Ameritano stallion
Mariachi 2018
Ameritano 2016 stallion
Mariachi 2016 Ameritano stallion out of Zaphrodite
Jaz Ranch Ameritano stallion
Mariachi - 2016 Ameritano stallion 07/15/2018

MARIACHI - 2016 Ameritano stallion by RF Tee J Steel Dust (100% NFQHA) and out of Zaphrodite.
If you are interested in this stunning colt please contact Emily Hunter (540-645-7796 or ehunter@downunderhorsemanship.com)
Mariachi is eligible for registration with IALHA & any of the Azteca registries.

Azure with 2018 Black Filly
Azure with 2018 Black Filly
Azure - In foal to E Preto
Azure - In foal to E Preto
Jaz Ranch Azteca A Grulla
FOR SALE: Azure - Azteca "A" Grulla mare still in winter coat.

FOR SALE:
Very rare - AZTECA 'A' Grulla 2012 broodmare in foal to Lusitano stallion, E Preto for a 2019 foal!  Pretty & sweet mare with lots of sexy hair! In foal to E Preto for 2019 black or grullo foal.  $8,000.00

Fantastic opportunity for an Azteca breeder to obtain an 'A' grulla mare.  Sire shown below: Jaz Poco Bravo (100% NFQHA). Dam shown below: Zorafina (Azteca "B" registered with IALHA).

FOR SALE:
2017 Black stud colt out of above mare by Lusitano stallion, E Preto.  This striking colt is a doll and eligible for registration with IALHA.  Photos soon!

Brent (435) 660-6728

Azure's Dam:  Zorafina - Azteca 'B'
Azure's Dam: Zorafina - Azteca 'B'
Azure's Sire:  Jaz Poco Bravo - 100% NFQHA
Azure's Sire: Jaz Poco Bravo - 100% NFQHA
Azure's maternal granddam: Dax's Silver Moon - Azteca "D"
Azure's maternal granddam: Dax's Silver Moon - Azteca "D"
Armani copy

Above:  SOLD - E Preto's first Ameritano, Armani, a 2017 colt out of Jaz Ebon n Ash (100% NFQHA).  Armani is everything we hoped for in the cross.  Gorgeous, elegant, super smart and willing.  Now we just have to wait to see if he possesses the natural ability for the wide variety of events from dressage to working cow horse that we fully expect.

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Above:  SOLD: Acero, Melissa's first Ameritano from Jaz Ranch, Cabalitto de Acero (Calido CD x Heflin's Steel Jaz) excelled at every turn and Melissa said he was the best horse she ever owned, so Armani has big horseshoes to fill!  Melissa and Ty Fowler have a huge working cow ranch where Armani will be put to the test on a myriad of tasks.

Lusitano Stallion E Preto

Our IALHA National Champion Lusitano stallion, E Preto, shown with his herd of NFQHA mares in 2018 - 4 100% NFQHA mares, 2 Jaz Aztecas, 1 S/p and 1 Lusitano!  Should be an exciting 2019!