Halter Legend Mr Yella Fella Passes at 19
The halter industry lost a legend on August 8 when Mr. Yella Fella was euthanized at age 19 due to complications of an orthopedic condition.
“Yella” had a successful show career included 2 AQHA World Championships, a Reserve World Championship, several World Show Top Tens, and 2 PHBA World Championships. He was also a successful sire with 385 point-earners with over 15,000 points, 31 World Champions, 25 Reserve World Championships. He also sired point earners with the Palomino Horse Breeders of America, the International Buckskin Horse Association, and the Barrel Futurities of America.
He was owned by Gary and Linda Gordon of Fossil Gate Farms, who purchased him in 2004. The 1995 palomino stallion was bred by Greg and Mary Whalen, and by Page Impressive and Let’s Skip Town.