The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) is excited to announce that Walla Walla Whiz is the newest stallion to join the Million Dollar Sire group! He skyrocketed past this milestone with the help of his offspring, who boast $1,008,228 in official NRHA earnings.
Walla Walla Whiz, a 2003 stallion owned by Arcese Quarter Horses USA, of Weatherford, Texas, and bred by Terry and Jo Wiens, of Edmond, Oklahoma, is by NRHA Ten Million Dollar Sire Topsail Whiz and out of Shiney Walla Wanda, by Four Million Dollar Sire Shining Spark. During his show career, Walla Walla Whiz and Shawn Flarida earned $187,819, winning the 2006 Tulsa Reining Classic Futurity and the 2007 NRHA Derby, as well as landing a third-place finish in the 2007 National Reining Breeders Classic.
Eleuterio Arcese, an NRHA Hall of Fame Inductee, and Arcese Quarter Horses USA stands alone as the NRHA’s only Two Million Dollar Owner. The Arceses, from Italy, are long-time NRHA supporters dedicated to owning and breeding the best reining horses possible. Walla Walla Whiz, who currently stands at Oswood Stallion Station in Weatherford, is further proof of their commitment to excellence in the sport of reining.
Walla Walla Whiz’s top five money-earning offspring include:
- ARC Walla Dun Did It (out of Dainty Dunit x Hollywood Dun It), bred by Arcese Quarter Horses, boats NRHA lifetime earnings of $105,173. The 2010 stallion, owned by Inge Magnusson, of Stocksund, Sweden, won the 2014 NRHA European Futurity with rider Morey Fisk.
- Walla Whiz Affair (out of Memorable Affair x Major Vaquero) has lifetime earnings of $53,350. The 2010 stallion, owned by Xtra Quarter Horses, of Purcell, Oklahoma, and bred by Vicki Lambert, of Hempstead, Texas, was a top 10 NRHA Futurity finalist with Todd Bergen in 2013.
- Walla Dun A Whiz (out of Dun It Like Torima x Dun Its Cowboy), bred by Alain Maheux, of Stratford, Quebec, Canada, has garnered $47,685. In 2013, the 2010 gelding, owned by Stacey Huska, of Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada, was the NRHA Futurity Level 2 Open Champion with Patrice St-Onge.
- Whata Whata Whiz, owned by Anderson Performance Horses, of Hagersville, Ontario, Canada, has amassed $46,115. The 2009 stallion (out of Pines Fine Point x Boggies Flashy Jac), bred by Allen Mitchels, of Michigan City, Indiana, tied to win the 2012 All American Quarter Horse Congress Futurity Level 3 Open under Matthew Hudson’s saddle.
- Who Loves You (out of Love Em N Lena x Smart Little Lena), a 2009 homebred gelding owned by Cam Essick, of Clements, California, has lifetime earnings of $39,649. The 2014 Cactus Reining Classic Derby Level 3 Non-Pro Champion and Level 2 Non-Pro Co-Reserve Champion is his dam’s highest earner.