About Us

The Thiem Family


Kristen and Daniel Thiem, both Arizona natives, live in the west valley with their daughters Olivia and Lacey. Kristen breeds and shows quarter horses. "We aim to breed and produce quality show horses for Roping, Working Cow Horse, Cutting, Ranch Riding and Reining. Our Stallion Pepto Hot Sox is the center of our breeding program."  

Our love for our horses is reflected in the quote "Of all creatures God made at creation, there is none more excellent, or so much to be respected as the horse."  

Pepto Hot Sox


Pepto Hot Sox aka "Stitch" is the Stallion at the center of our breeding program.  This horse is a dream to ride, and a pleasure to be around.  He is kind, gentle, talented, and extremely athletic.   

“What is so cool about this horse is his trainability. You show him something new and he’s able to just do it. He is very physical, very good minded, and smart.” -Jason Hershberger.  

Look below for recent accomplishments, and at our blog for updates!

Our Trainer


Jason Hershberger is a World Champion trainer with over twenty-five years of experience. He specializes in Roping, Cowhorse and Cutting. Jason trains all of our horses in each of these disciplines.

"We are blessed to have Jason training our horses!" - Kristen

The Hershberger Performance Horses facility is located in Litchfield Park, AZ.

Meet the horse


Pepto Hot Sox

Pepto Hot Sox aka "Stitch" is a 2010 Stallion by the legendary One Time Pepto and Crocheted.

He excels in Working Cow Horse also known as Reined Cow Horse, Team Roping- Heading & Heeling, Cutting, and Reining. He really can do it all! 

He has an extensive show record with many State and World titles.

His most recent accomplishments include:


2017: AQHA

Open Top 5 Working Cow Horse 4th place.

Open Top 5 Working Cow Horse Stallion 3rd place.

AQHA World Show Top 10 Sr. Heading.

AQHA World Show qualifier in Open Heading, Heeling, and Working Cow Horse.

2017 AzQHA:

Jason Hershberger and Pepto Hot Sox  won the very first AzQHA Open High Point Cattle & Ranch Horse! Champion Senior Cow Horse

Reserve Champion Heading

Reserve Champion Heeling  

Pepto Hot Sox has earned his Superior in Team Roping- Heeling, and Working Cow Horse. With a total of 182 points.  He is a AQHA & NRCHA money earner.   

He is standing at Hershberger Preformance Horsers in Litchfield Park, AZ. 

Please Contact Jason with any breeding inquiries. Click the link below to go to his website.

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