Ranching with a History; Horses with a Heritage

The Swickard Family has been producing quality performance horses and beef cattle in California since 1852. First under the “JS” brand, and in the last century under the famous “Five Dot” brand and currently under the “Gamadian Cross” brand. Northern Cross Land & Cattle Company brings its owner’s family heritage of over 150 years of practical ranch and performance horse breeding expertise to its current Blue Roan Quarter Horse breeding program. Our breeding stock has excelled in the top ranks of the Cutting, Reined Cowhorse and Reining industries and yet still possess the size, disposition, color and athletic ability to excel in the rodeo arena and on the ranch as well.