Lucas Family purchased their first registered Percheron in 1969. The
pair of mares "Royal Daisy" and Drake Farms "Ann"
came from Ontario. These horses sparked a desire to enter the Show
Ring! Royal Daisy was shown extensively and was prominent in the winner's
circle for many years.
Bill and Opal Lucas toured England and France in 1975 and returned
home with the Grey Percheron Stallion "Farman". He was the
first French Stallion to be imported from France to Canada since 1930.
One of the first Lucasia-raised Perchersons to be shown widely and
successfully was "Lucasia Big John". In 1976, he won three
Grand Championships and two Supreme Percheron trophies in Alberta.
That fall he went on to be named Grand Champion Stallion at the Toronto
Royal Winter Fair.
Big John's sire, the renowned "Justimere Showtime" also
sired a half brother out of the mare "Drake Farms Ann".
This Stallion was "Lucasia Sir William"; he was perennially
at the top of his class for the few short years he lived.
progeny of these horses has allowed Lucasia Ranches to show quality
Percherons for many years. Lucasia held production sales in 1983,
1986 and 1998. Wayne and Judy had a Percheron dispersal sale in High
River, AB but the need to keep Percherons in their lives was too great.
The small herd of Lucasia Percherons is slowly growing and more and
more frequently of late; Lucasia horses are finding their way to the
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