An AMERITANO is a cross between an IALHA (or APSL) registered 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).

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.

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

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.

Our first full Ameritano crop is due in 2018 ~ all grullo or black !

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!


2018 Ameritanos & Aztecas for Sale

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

Ameritano / Azteca

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


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

More photos as soon as humanly possible!!

Ameritano Filly
Sarita's 2018 Ameritano Filly

For Sale

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MARIACHI - 2016 Ameritano stallion by RF Tee J Steel Dust (100% NFQHA) and out of Zaphrodite.
Shown as a yearling in 2017.  We will get new photos when he sheds out this year.
Mariachi is eligible for registration with IALHA & any of the Azteca registries.
We are very high on this colt - special consideration to a performance home.
Brent (435) 660-6728

Jaz Ranch Azteca A Grulla
FOR SALE: Azure - Azteca "A" Grulla mare still in winter coat.
Azure 2012 Broodmare
Azure 2012 Broodmare
Azure - In foal to E Preto for 2018 black or grullo foal
Azure - In foal to E Preto for 2018 black or grullo foal
Jaz Ranch Broodmare
Azure - very pregnant!

AZTECA 'A' Grulla 2012 broodmare in foal to Lusitano stallion, E Preto for a 2018 foal!  Pretty & sweet mare with lots of sexy hair! 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).  Foal will be eligible for IALHA registration. If Azure is not sold before her 2018 foal is born we will keep the foal and breed her back for 2019.  She was pasture bred but her estimated due date, based on ultrasound is 05/24/2018.  $8,000.00

Foal is GUARANTEED to be black or grullo!

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.


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.