Lil Ruf Peppy, owned by Lil Ruf Peppy Syndicate, is the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) ninth Three Million Dollar Sire, with official NRHA offspring earnings of over $3,006,100. This puts him alongside the likes of reining legends Hollywood Dun It, Smart Chic Olena, Shining Spark and Gallo Del Cielo.
Lil Ruf Peppy is a 1991 stallion by Peppy San Badger and out of Rufas Peppy, by Mr San Peppy. During his show career, Lil Ruf Peppy compiled an Equi-Stat record of $27,389 and won the 1995 NRHA Derby Level 2 Open Championship with NRHA Professional Tom McCutcheon at the reins.
Lil Ruf Peppy’s top-earning offspring include:
- Rufanicki (out of Chexanicki): $144,600 NRHA LTE, owned by Shaunda Ruckman; 2010 National Reining Breeders Classic (NRBC) Level 4 Non-Pro and NRHA Derby Level 4 Open finalist; 2011 NRBC Levels 4, 3, 2 and 1 Non-Pro and NRHA Derby Levels 4, 3, 2 and 1 Non-Pro Champion; 2012 NRHA Derby Level 4 Non-Pro finalist.
- Sailin Ruf (out of Pinesail): $136,000 NRHA LTE, owned by Giovanni Cioli; 2001 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open finalist, 2002 NRHA Derby Level 4 Open finalist, 2003 NRHA Derby Level 4 Open finalist.
- Ruf Hearted Jac (out of Miss Jac Of Hearts): $107,200 NRHA LTE, owned by Turnabout Farm Inc.; 2002 NRHA Futurity Open finalist, 2003 NRBC Open finalist, 2004 NRBC Open finalist, 2005 NRBC Open finalist, 2006 Mallorca Western Festival Category 1 Open Top Five.
- A Ruf Gal (out of My Topsail Gal): $101,900 NRHA LTE, owned by Pete and Tamra Kyle; 2011 NRHA Cowtown Classic Novice Horse Derby Levels 4, 3 and 2 Champion, 2012 Ariat Kentucky Reining Cup Freestyle Champion, NRHA Cowtown Classic Novice Horse Derby Level 3 Open Reserve Champion, Level 2 Open Champion and Prime Time Non-Pro Champion, as well as All American Quarter Horse Congress Freestyle Open Reserve Champion; 2013 All American Quarter Horse Congress Freestyle Open Reserve Champion and United States Equestrian Federation Horse of Honor.
- Pretty Peppy Chec (out of Chex N Whiz): $94,300 NRHA LTE, owned by Other King Ranch; 2008 NRHA Futurity Level 4 Open finalist and Level 3 Open Reserve Champion; 2010 Cactus Reining Classic Derby Level 4 Open finalist; 2011 High Roller Reining Classic Derby Level 4 Open finalist; 2012 NRBC Challenge Levels 4, 3, 2 and 1 Non-Pro finalist; 2013 NRBC Challenge Level 4 Open finalist and Rolex FEI CRIO-A Top Five.