Synergy Stables, Inc. was started by the husband and wife team of Ryan & Andre’ Marie Dohrn. Over the years, Synergy Stables has focused on the equine reproduction side of the industry. SS, Inc. has stood such stallions as Infamous Fire, Zippy Zevi Dasher, Hesa Gay Dreamer, Chatti Honor Lark, and several others. Our emphasis has always been on the barrel racing industry.
An interesting fact about the Dohrn Family. In 1996, they created and started the 1st Web site dedicated solely to barrel racing – Barrelhorses.com. Barrelhorses.com allowed people to buy and sell barrel horses online, to have real time event results, news stories, and much more. In 2000, the couple sold their Internet company to Morris Communications in Augusta, GA and relocated from Chicago, IL to the SC/GA area to assist in the management of their equine related site. The Dohrns were also the minds behind the Award Winning Web site HorseCity.com.
Today, Synergy Stables focuses on the development of barrel horse prospects into finished, seasoned and dependable athlete partners. At no time will Synergy Stables have more than 5 horses they are working with.
While Synergy Stables is asked frequently, it is now a 100% private equine facility focusing only on the horses they own. Synergy Stables offers no public services.
Synergy Stables spent 3 years located in Oologah, OK. As of June, 2017, they have relocated to Beech Island, SC. They are in the process of building a show facility on their 11 acres to highlight their equine athletes.
The Synergy Stables’ barn features 4 show stalls, all with dutch doors – and runs, a wash rack, office and more. Plans are under way to create a large outdoor arena to host barrel racing events. Be sure to check back for those exciting details.
The Dohrn Family consists of Ryan & Andre’ Marie as well as sons Dylan & Ethan. Dylan completed his Freshman year at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC, and has joined the Navy to serve his country. Ethan is a Senior in High School with future hopes of pursuing an Engineering degree. Andre’ currently serves as a Barrel Futurities of America (BFA) Board Member.
The Dohrn Family
Dylan – Ryan – Andre’ – Ethan
Ryan & Andre’ also produce the Kinder Cup Barrel Racing Championships in Kinder, LA every February. In 2018, the event paid out over $421,000 and processed over 2,100 total entries – making it the 8th largest paying barrel racing event of 2018, and the #4 futurity of 2018. In 2019, the Kinder Cup paid out over $380,000 and processed over 2100 entries for a 2nd straight year – and was featured on the April cover of the Barrel Horse News. The 2020 event will take place January 30 – February 2, 2019. For complete details, please visit: KinderBarrelRace.com
Fellow barrel racer Stacey Warner and Andre’ are working on a new venture: Good Times Barrel Racing Association. The GTBRA began in 2019, and to date has paid out over $230,000 in cash AND prizes in its FIRST YEAR! The GTBRA has hosted 2 RFD-TV The American Qualifiers and a Jr. American Qualifier in 2019. Plans are under way for an exciting 2020 with GTBRA. Join us. By Contestants for Contestants. Please visit: GTBRA.com for complete details.