Welcome to the website of National Champion Vegaz

After years in the horse business, Ken and Susan Knipe had carved out a niche for themselves that they felt comfortable with. Their kids competed, they kept a relatively small group of high-quality horses, and they were happy with the successes that their family achieved. It seems that fate had something else in mind for the Knipes, though, and they began to get a glimpse of it when Shan and Chris Wilson and Leah Beth Boyd called to tell them about a horse named Vegaz that they had seen at an Addis Auction. “This colt came up and had a great hind end, and he appeared to have motion,” Chris Wilson says. “We thought he was pretty enough and necky enough; Ken could re-sell him at the very l... read more