Inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 1987Marshall Peavy bred horses, founded an affiliate and was a fierce competitor. The horses he raised could run on the track as well as compete in the show ring.
Born in 1898, Peavy settled in the Routt County, Colorado, and was well known for cattle and the horses he showed in roping, cutting and racing. He was also a founder of the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association.
Peavy’s horse herd traced to Peter McCue and Old Fred as well as other top stallions and mares. He used the stallions Bob H, Sheik, Ding Bob and Gold Heels as reference sires. His horses performed well on the racetrack, in the show ring and on the ranch.
Peavy was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 1987.