Van Bert Rocky Mountain Horses, Training Mountain Horses for Sale

H.T. Derickson

Derick Tipton

A Complete Equestrian Facility

Van Bert Farms
743 Derickson LN

Stanton, KY 40380

Van Bert Farms is owned by the Derickson Family, the establishment is now being operated by the fifth generation. Van Bert Farms breeds, sells and trains; Rocky Mountain registered Horses.The Farm consists of over 200 acres near the quaint little town of Stanton, Kentucky. Van Bert Farms has been operating as Kentucky Horse farm for 151 years and has been a full service equine training facilty since 1965. The farm is encircled by the Red River and the picturesque Appalachian Foothills making this part of the beautiful Red River Valley.

Because of the beauty of this area many natural sites attract visitors from all over the world. More than 200 natural bridges are found in this part of Kentucky. Natural Bridge State Park is within 15 miles of Van Bert Farms, and is famous for the largest natural arches. The Park offers tourist miles of hiking trails, camp sites and fishing.  Van Bert Farms trainers often ride the beautiful trails and gorges there.

Continuing west the road will bring you to the rolling hills of the bluegrass of Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington is home to the Kentucky Wildcats the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park.  The KHP is the facility that host many National Events such as the 2010 Altech World Games and the Rolex 3-Day Event. The Park is the headquarters for 34 National Horse Organizations as well. When one mentions Kentucky horses we can't forget the prestigious Kenneland Race Way or Churchill Downslocated in Louisville, KY just 2 hours from Van Bert Farms.

Van Bert Farms is proud to be part of this treasured Kentucky heritage with the pride in breeding, training and selling of the Rocky Mountain Horse. Van Bert Farms offers over 200 head of horses that include; Mares, Stallions, Geldings, Yearlings, and Weanlings for sale at all times. The farm has top quality horses and some of the best trainers in the industry. If you want to be in the arena, trail competitions or you love the trail rides, "we can bring you together with your dream horse."


Plan a visit to our facility and see this wonderful horse for yourself and while you are here plan to experience some of the greatest natural beauty this country has to offer.

Call or e-mail today for more information: H. T. Derickson 859-940-8254 or 606-663-4464email

Brandy's Miss Priss:
Chocolate DOB 07/25/96 Sire: Rocky Dandy/Dam: Derrick's Brandy(Buddy Roe mare)
She is a producer of 4 Choco Fillies, 2 Choco Colts, 2 Black Fillies and 5 Black Colts. One of the Chocolate colts is the 2015 foal. Sired by; It's My Time, Black (Choco Dock son). Brandy is Open at this time (March 2016)

LS Black Diamond: Black DOB 4/2/02. Sire: Toco Sam/Dam: Dock's Copper Penny(Dock mare)
She has produced 3 Choc. Fillies; 3 Choc Colts, 1 Sorrel Filly, 1 Sorrel Colt, 1 Blk Colt. One of the Chocolate fillies is the 2015 foal Sired by; Triple S. Big Slick, Chocolate (Triple S Iron Man son)

RHF Time To Shine; Black DOB 7/26/08 Sire SNS Rock of Ages/Dam Dixon's Sheer Mocha(Chocolate Storm mare)
She has produced her first foal Chocolate stud 4.15.15 Sired by; Triple S Big Slick, (Triple S Iron Man son)

VBF Susie Q: Chocolate DOB 5/18/00 Sire: Stoner Ridge Tom Cat/Dam Push KY Sunshine(Grade mare)
2 Blk Colts, 1 Buckskin Colt, 1 Blk Filly, 1 Choc Filly 2 Choc Colts.
Black Colt 2015 foal sired by; It's My Time, Black Stallion (Choco Dock son)

VBF Special Issue; Sorrel DOB 4/26/06 Sire: Triple S Iron Man/Dam Mystic Miriah(Rocky II mare)
She has produced 3 Palomino Fillies,2 are sired by a Cremello stallion Miller's Ivory Tower and
1 by a Perlino Stallion: R Ranger Dream Maker. None of the three fillies have been color tested.
The 2015 filly is sired by; Miller's Ivory Tower, Cremello color he is (R Ranger Dream Maker son)