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Broodmare Tops Griffin Dispersal At $240,000

kachinaoakolenaHighest-seller Kachina Oak OlenaAnticipation was high for the Griffin Quarter Horses Complete Dispersal Sale, held April 6 in Ardmore, Okla. Well-known in the reining horse industry, Griffin Quarter Horses has produced some of the world’s top reiners and has captured several world titles. The complete dispersal featured not only horses, but also the ranch, equipment and tack. A total of 79 horses passed through the sale ring. Total gross sales were $1,468,600 with an overall average of $18,590.

The highest-selling horse at $240,000 was Kachina Oak Olena (Smart Chic Olena x Kachina Oak x Doc’s Oak). The 2003 mare known as “Thelma” sold with a 2013 foal by National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Million Dollar Sire Whiz N Tag Chex at her side, and was purchased by MG Reiners of Quebec, Canada.

griffinsalecrowdA good crowd was on hand for the Griffin Quarter Horses Complete Dispersal.Kachina Oak Olena has earnings of $77,595 according to Equi-Stat and 75.5 points in the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). A mare Samantha Griffin called “the best show horse I have ever had,” Kachina Oak Olena is also an NRHA Leading Producer with offspring earnings of more than $106,000.

Kachina Oak Olena’s full sister, 2008 NRHA Futurity Open finalist Smart Kachina Olena, sold for $70,000 to South On The Border, Oxford, Miss. A career earner of $37,343 according to Equi-Stat, the 2005 mare sold open for 2013.

Mizzen Shine (Shining Spark x Mizzen Topsail x Topsail Cody) sold for $50,000 to John Tague, Dallas, Texas. An earner of $7,406, the 1997 mare is the dam of six foals of performance age that have NRHA earnings of nearly $100,000 including NRHA Futurity Non-Pro Champion West Coast Mizzen and NRHA Futurity Open finalist Whizzen Shine.