Lazy JS Ranch





Polled Herefords




Welcome to our 60th annual Lazy JS Ranch Production Sale. We love this time of year as it gives us a chance to gather with our family, old friends, and new ones made on sale day. Without you all this wouldn’t be possible.

We said good bye to our husband, dad, grandfather, and brother Logan this spring unexpectedly. It has been rough, but we are getting through it. Without Logan, Russ and Fran Silha, there would be no 60 years to celebrate. We feel theirs is a lasting achievement and legacy.

We have a nice set of colts for sale this year that have the mind and athleticism that can take you to the pay window in the rodeo arena or just enjoy on a trail ride and anything in between and look good doing it. We think they can be a sound investment for you.

We have been fortunate over the years to have raised some really good horses that have excelled on the ranch and in arenas across the country. We have bred World Show Qualifiers, Working Cow Horse and Snaffle Bit winners as well as reining, roping and barrel race winners. Most of our mares have been ridden and used for ranch work. We are AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders so foals are eligible for those events if you show.

We strive to instill foundational training on the colts, working hard to make sure they are well halter broke when you take them home. They will have been tied and are vaccinated, dewormed and Coggins tested by sale day.

We welcome back Stearns Quarter Horses, Bob and Jan Quickstad, and are excited to add Don Painter and the Troy Ostby family as guest consignors.

Please check out our website at and view videos of some of the colts on Make sure you join us at the ranch on sale day. Come view the colts with their mothers and join us for lunch and of course, pie and coffee! We look forward to seeing you on sale day, Saturday, August 17!

The Silha Family
Logan and Diana
Nada and Dale Carter

Watch our 50th anniversary video tribute

Contact Information

Lazy JS Ranch
14104 83rd St. SW
Bowman, ND  58623
Logan and Diana Silha
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