The Wilbur Ranch Homestead with El Cerro In the Background

We are sorry to say, Covid-19 has altered our scheduled events.  Check back for updates concerning changes.

The Spanish Barb Horse Association Annual Meeting 2020 has been canceled.


The Back To The Ranch Event has been canceled.



New findings on the Genetics of the Wilbur-Cruce Strain

of Spanish Barb Horse

Breaking News

..."the WC (Wilbur-Cruce), horses share the greatest genetic resemblance to "Old Spanish" breeds and North African Barb. These horses, based on the analysis I have just done, are probably the best or near best representative of the Old Spanish type that was brought to the New World". Gus Cothran, Clinical Professor, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, 2016.

  • The SBHA is now a 501c3, not for profit organization.
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  • Fire in the Catalina Mountains of Tucson cause evacuations of Spanish Barbs.  See story on the Blog page.
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