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Here Comes The Boon and Lance Johnston, pictured after winning the 2019 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity. The roan stallion's victory would make him the top-earning reined cow horse of 2019. • Photo by Kate Bradley Byars

2019 Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats: Horses & Riders

The Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats ranks the top horses, riders, breeders and owners from the 2019 show year.

This article includes the horse and rider sections of the Annual Reined Cow Horse stats.

HORSES

All Ages/All Divisions
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), /Owner/Breeder
1. HERE COMES THE BOON         $205,564
(16S) (Once In A Blu Boon x Stay Outta My Shorts) Lance Johnston, $205,564; Rocking BS Ranch, Las Vegas, NV; Randy & Sharon Butler Inc., Gainesville, TX
2. NINETEEN TEN    $104,167
(16S) (Hickory Holly Time x Lil Miss Shiney Chex) Kelby Phillips, $104,167; DT Horses LLC & Dean Tuftin, Bend, OR; Carol Rose, Gainesville, TX
3. FABULOUS FLETCH       $79,865
(16S) (Royal Fletch x Little Smart Ginger) Boyd Rice, $79,865; Kit & Charlie Moncrief, Fort Worth, TX; Kit & Charlie Moncrief, Fort Worth, TX
4. ANNIES ONE TIME         $73,800                            
(16M) (One Time Pepto x Shiney Nu Annie) Nick Dowers, $73,800; Wagonhound Land & Livestock, Douglas, WY; Wagonhound Land & Livestock, Douglas, WY
5. BET HE SPARKS  $67,322
(14S) (Bet Hesa Cat x Sparking Train) Clayton Edsall, $67,322; K & L Phillips LLC, Corona Del Mar, CA; Gardiner Quarter Horses, Ashland, KS

RIDERS

All Ages/All Divisions
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. LANCE JOHNSTON        $330,745
Lindsay, CA – Here Comes The Boon, $205,564; Diamonds R Metallic, $47,000; Helomynamesjohnycash, $36,980; Mr Cee Street, $12,351; Very Smart Choice, $9,502; Cats Meradaleena, $8,355; Daddys Checks, $6,306; Reys Senorita, $4,688
2. KELBY PHILLIPS $244,373
Scottsdale, AZ – Nineteen Ten, $104,167; CR Tuffles N Lace, $34,801; CR Dees Be Tuff, $26,044; Duals Lucky Charm, $25,003; Kreyzy Horse, $24,957; Sarahtrashya, $19,000; Metallic Slide, $5,200; Minted Metallic, $2,553; Missed Time, $2,443; TGI Showtime, $205
3. COREY CUSHING           $229,383
Scottsdale, AZ – Metallic Chrome Cat, $47,624; Sonita Lena Rey, $43,808; Shining CD Light, $33,057; SJR Diamond Mist, $26,759; Metallic Memorey, $22,525; Hott Rod, $18,858; SJR Diamond Rubicon, $10,000; Sippin Boons Farm, $6,125; One Shiney Metallic, $4,851; Voodo Smooth, $4,170
4. MATT KOCH        $225,575
Elizabeth, CO – Seven S Reyzor, $63,397; Hesa Dual Bet, $52,118; Opus Cat Olena, $43,449; Roan Olena Oak, $14,074; Smart Ladies Sparkle, $13,571; SJR Smooth Rio, $11,535; This Cats Sinful, $11,155; Playmates Blue Blood, $5,987; Dualin Six Shooters, $3,580; Blue Bloods Matrix, $2,142
5. JUSTIN WRIGHT  $203,541
Santa Maria, CA – Scooter Kat, $64,105; Wooodya, $33,238; This Autumn Cat, $21,490; Smokum Every Time, $18,007; Shiners Diamond Cat, $15,325; Hustle And Flo, $10,000; Remys Merada, $7,245; Metallic Babe, $6,885; Metallic Flame, $5,595; Graceful Smart Cat, $5,300

INTERMEDIATE OPEN HORSES

All Ages/Intermediate Open Money Only
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder
1. HERE COMES THE BOON         $40,739
(16S) (Once In A Blu Boon x Stay Outta My Shorts) Lance Johnston, $40,739; Rocking BS Ranch, Las Vegas, NV; Randy & Sharon Butler Inc., Gainesville, TX
2. TBR WRIGHT MOONSHINE      $25,375
(16M) (Cats Moonshine x Wright Time To Play) Shane Steffen, $25,375; Darci Roat, Oakridge, OR; Diane Edwards, Maple Valley, WA
3. FABULOUS FLETCH       $22,544
(16S) (Royal Fletch x Little Smart Ginger) Boyd Rice, $22,544; Kit & Charlie Moncrief, Fort Worth, TX; Kit & Charlie Moncrief, Fort Worth, TX
4. PEPTOS STYLIN TIME    $21,575
(15S) (One Time Pepto x Stylin Jewel) Kyle Trahern, $21,532; Boyd Rice, $43; Peptos LLC, Sutherland, NE; Hanging H Ranch LLC, Denver, CO
5. DIAMONDS R METALLIC          $20,000
(16M) (Metallic Cat x Shes Ful Of Diamonds) Lance Johnston, $20,000; Gretchen Lemoine, Fresno, CA; Gary & Kay Ann Watt, Porterville, CA

INTERMEDIATE OPEN RIDERS

All Ages/Intermediate Open Money Only
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. LANCE JOHNSTON        $94,152
Lindsay, CA – Here Comes The Boon, $40,739; Diamonds R Metallic, $20,000; Helomynamesjohnycash, $14,451; Mr Cee Street, $6,960; Cats Meradaleena, $5,570; Daddys Checks, $3,373; Very Smart Choice, $3,060
2. ERIN TAORMINO $57,143
Dennis, TX – Peptos Last Bet, $17,882; Countin Reys, $14,758; Im So Stunning, $11,184; Seven S Tuff Boots, $6,750; Jittery, $3,500; Hazardouz Material, $2,007; Seven S Cats Meow, $609; Time For A Diva, $454
3. BEN BALDUS       $47,955
Bowie, TX – CR Tuff Secret, $14,450; CR Tuff Taffy, $10,323; Hot Shiney Lights, $8,162; CR Tuffest In Town, $6,162; SJR Diamond Storm, $4,500; Tuff Marshall N Town, $2,250; Heres The Cat, $780; Shining Gold Metal, $715; Royal Smart Fletch, $375; Frat Cat, $237
4. BOYD RICE           $43,377
Weatherford, TX – Fabulous Fletch, $22,544; Hesastylin, $8,311; Heres The Cat, $5,050; GA Dual R Starlight, $3,417; Quahadi, $2,100; SDP Hy Rey Bound, $1,854; Royal Smart Fletch, $58; Peptos Stylin Time, $43
5. KYLE TRAHERN $38,203
Saratoga, WY – Peptos Stylin Time, $21,532; Dual Smart Samurai, $7,038; Forever Time, $5,083; Deeper Shade Of Blu, $3,956; Meet Me At Midnite, $460; Unreysistable, $136

LIMITED OPEN HORSES

All Ages/Limited Open Money Only
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder
1. TRR LUCKY BRAZOS    $17,543
(16S) (Pepcid x TRR Ms Lucky Gun) Tripp Townsend, $17,543; Brewer & Townsend, Waynesboro, TN; Tongue River Ranch, Paducah, TX
2. MC COWHAMMER         $14,870
(15S) (Metallic Cat x Gunsmart Gay) Trevor Carter, $14,870; Bogle Brothers LLC, Dexter, NM; Bogle Brothers LLC, Dexter, NM
3. VINTAGE AMBROSIA    $14,132
(16M) (One Fine Vintage x Miss Fancy Juice) James Ferreira, $14,132; Robertson Ranches, Plymouth, CA; Mike & Linda Silveira, Sanger, CA
4. SHINERS TUFF CHIC      $13,952
(16M) (Shiners Voodoo Dr x My Boots Are Tuff) Sarah Kennedy, $13,952; Lana Corless, Grass Valley, CA; W.T. Waggoner Estate, Vernon, TX
5. CANTANKEROUS KITTY           $10,965
(16M) (One Time Pepto x Cancan Kitty) Clayton Anderson, $10,965; Troop Quarter Horses, Marietta, OK; Cinder Lakes Ranch LLC, Valley View, TX

LIMITED OPEN RIDERS

All Ages/Limited Open Money Only
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. TRIPP TOWNSEND         $17,543
Earth, TX – TRR Lucky Brazos, $17,543
2. CLAYTON ANDERSON  $15,022
Marietta, OK – Cantankerous Kitty, $10,965; Rooster Cogboon, $4,057
3. TREVOR CARTER           $14,870
Clovis, NM – MC Cowhammer, $14,870
4. JAMES FERREIRA           $14,132
Galt, CA – Vintage Ambrosia, $14,132
5. SARAH KENNEDY          $13,952
Auburn, CA – Shiners Tuff Chic, $13,952

LEVEL 1 LIMITED OPEN HORSES

All Ages/Level 1 Limited Open Money Only
Horse/Earnings
1. SIXTEEN CARAT CAT    $14,426
2. ONE TIME UP NORTH    $10,107
3. SUNS OUT GUNS OUT   $9,339
4. VINTAGE AMBROSIA    $6,844
5. SMOOTH DERA MAX     $6,710

LEVEL 1 LIMITED OPEN RIDERS

All Ages/Level 1 Limited Open Money Only
Rider/Location/Earnings
1. GEOFFREY “SPUD” SHEEHAN (TX)    $14,426
2. CHET MARTIN (CN)       $12,247
3. ALEXANDRA CIAVARDELLI (PA)      $9,339
4. TAYLOR GILLESPIE (TX)          $9,193
5. RICK WIEBE (CN)           $7,710

NON-PRO & AMATEUR HORSES

All Ages/All Non-Pro & Amateur Money
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder
1. CR TUFF GUNS N ROSES          $49,890
(16G) (Woody Be Tuff x Gypsy Rose Rey) Abbie Phillips, $49,890; Abbie Phillips, Scottsdale, AZ; Center Ranch, Centerville, TX
2. DUALIN ALITTLE TIME $45,401
(16S) (One Time Pepto x ARC Little Dualena) Debbie Crafton, $45,401; Debbie Crafton, Ordway, CO; Arcese Quarter Horses, Weatherford, TX
3. LEGEND DE LENA          $23,108
(14S) (Smart Peppy Doc x My Legend Del Cielo) Toni Hagen Heath, $23,108; Daniel Heath, La Grande, OR; Daniel Heath, La Grande, OR
4. SCR BETTHISTIME         $20,914
(16S) (Bet Hesa Cat x PRF One Time Candi) Parke Greeson, $20,914; Sarco Creek Ranch, Victoria, TX; Sarco Creek Ranch, Victoria, TX
5. WHENEVER WHEREVER           $20,163
(16M) (Smart Luck x Travalen Easter) Danielle Quinn, $20,163; D & S Performance Horses, Stevinson, CA; Tully Wiedman, Aromas, CA

NON-PRO & AMATEUR RIDERS

All Ages/All Non-Pro and Amateur Money
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. DEBBIE CRAFTON          $93,032
Ordway, CO – Dualin Alittle Time, $45,401; A Quick Remedy, $15,401; Shiney Lil Belles, $14,428; The Short Ride, $6,036; Stylish Reys, $6,030; Candy Rap, $3,489; Pink Candlelight, $1,809; Smart Lookin Dual, $209; One Time Playmate, $180; Outta Tune, $48
2. ERIC FREITAS      $50,023
Santa Maria, CA – LG Cookin With Sugar, $13,699; CR Tuff Tornado, $13,043; Cat Snacks, $12,589; Loves Blu Boon, $7,781; PRF Exceedinglysmart, $2,912
3. ABBIE PHILLIPS  $49,890
Scottsdale, AZ – CR Tuff Guns N Roses, $49,890
4. TONI HAGEN HEATH     $33,912
La Grande, OR – Legend De Lena, $23,108; Ima One Time Wonder, $10,584; Smokum Every Time, $220
5. BRENT RATLIFF  $32,596
Le Sueur, MN – MC Reynshiner, $16,913; Chex Out Tuff, $15,683

INTERMEDIATE NON-PRO HORSES

All Ages/Intermediate Non-Pro Money Only
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder
1. CR TUFF GUNS N ROSES          $13,443
(16G) (Woody Be Tuff x Gypsy Rose Rey) Abbie Phillips, $13,443; Abbie Phillips, Scottsdale, AZ; Center Ranch, Centerville, TX
2. SCR BETTHISTIME         $6,707
(16S) (Bet Hesa Cat x PRF One Time Candi) Parke Greeson, $6,707; Sarco Creek Ranch, Victoria, TX; Sarco Creek Ranch, Victoria, TX
3. HES GOT THE LUCK       $6,519
(15G) (Smart Luck x Peppys Little Orphan) Jesse Spence, $6,519; Jesse Spence, Yamhill, OR; Bergen Melissa & Arcese Ent., Eagle Point, OR
4. IMA PRIZCEE HICKORY            $6,205
(15G) (Cee Mr Hickory x Nu Prize) Kathy Wilson, $6,205; Kathy Wilson, Clarksburg, CA; Trystin Johnston, Lindsay, CA
5. PRF PEPTOS SMART CAT          $5,988
(16S) (WR This Cats Smart x Wild Francine) Tori Simons, $5,988; Tori Simons, Santa Ynez, CA; Peter De Leeuw, Paige, TX

INTERMEDIATE NON-PRO RIDERS

All Ages/Intermediate Non-Pro Money Only
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. ABBIE PHILLIPS  $13,443
Scottsdale, AZ – CR Tuff Guns N Roses, $13,443
2. BRENT RATLIFF  $11,259
Le Sueur, MN – MC Reynshiner, $5,756; Chex Out Tuff, $5,503
3. PARKE GREESON           $9,734
Victoria, TX – SCR Betthistime, $6,707; SCR Playin One Time, $2,298; Sinful Merada, $729
4. TORI SIMONS      $7,031
Santa Ynez, CA – PRF Peptos Smart Cat, $5,988; Hal On Ice, $1,042
5. KATHY WILSON$6,643
Clarksburg, CA – Ima Prizcee Hickory, $6,205; RJs Catolena, $438

NOVICE NON-PRO HORSES

All Ages/Novice Non-Pro Money Only
Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder
1. GIVEN YA GOOSEBUMPS        $5,908
(10G) (Starlight Captain x Missy Dual Master) Paris Starn, $5,908; Paris Starn, Laramie, WY; Kenneth & Carol Russell, Klamath Falls, OR
2. CR TUFF GUNS N ROSES          $4,957
(16G) (Woody Be Tuff x Gypsy Rose Rey) Abbie Phillips, $4,957; Abbie Phillips, Scottsdale, AZ; Center Ranch, Centerville, TX
3. SHINERS LIL NICKLE     $3,797
(11S) (Shiners Nickle x Lil Lena Long Legs) Katherine DeHaan, DVM, $3,797; Katherine DeHaan, DVM, Caldwell, ID; Michelle Cannon, Waxahachie, TX
4. SPARKS ON THE FENCE            $3,761
(12M) (Smart Boons x Spark Chic Olena) Garrell Reilly, $3,761; Garrell Reilly, Casa Grande, AZ; CDR Farms LLC, Arlington, WA
5. PRF PEPTOS SMART CAT          $3,166
(16S) (WR This Cats Smart x Wild Francine) Tori Simons, $3,166; Tori Simons, Santa Ynez, CA; Peter De Leeuw, Paige, TX

NOVICE NON-PRO RIDERS

All Ages/Novice Non-Pro Money Only
Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $
1. PARIS STARN      $5,908
Laramie, WY – Given Ya Goosebumps, $5,908
2. ABBIE PHILLIPS  $4,957
Scottsdale, AZ – CR Tuff Guns N Roses, $4,957
3. KRISTEN YORK   $4,757
Saratoga, WY – Shezacrackinnsparkin, $2,510; Forever Time, $2,247
4. KATHERINE DEHAAN, DVM   $4,711
Caldwell, ID – Shiners Lil Nickle, $3,797; Skeets Smart Peppy, $914
5. TORI SIMONS      $4,019
Santa Ynez, CA – PRF Peptos Smart Cat, $3,166; Hal On Ice, $853

AMATEUR HORSES

All Ages/Amateur Money Only
Payouts from associations like the AQHA that do not have a Non-Pro division is recorded as Amateur money.
Horse/Earnings
1. BET HES GOT STYLE     $7,509
2. WHENEVER WHEREVER           $7,385
3. SHEZACRACKINNSPARKIN     $7,229
4. CHICS SMART ELAN      $6,844
5. CAT WALKS INTO A BAR         $6,781

AMATEUR RIDERS

All Ages/Amateur Money Only
Payouts from associations like the AQHA that do not have a Non-Pro division is recorded as Amateur money.
Rider/Location/ Earnings
1. KRISTEN YORK (WY)    $8,880
2. AMY LUND (KS)  $7,509
3. DANIELLE QUINN (CA)$7,385
4. JULIA WINDERS (TX)     $6,844
5. DARLEEN WOOD (AZ)   $6,781

NON-PRO LIMITED HORSES

All Ages/Non-Pro Limited Money Only
Horse/Earnings
1. DVA SMART DUALLY   $10,557
2. OH CAY MERIAH$9,937
3. RED CARPET STYLE      $8,659
4. HEART OF A REMEDY   $8,145
5. CW ONE BAY BOON      $7,600

NON-PRO LIMITED RIDERS

All Ages/Non-Pro Limited Money Only
Rider/Location/Earnings
1. LORI FRAMPTON-CRAFTON (CO)      $23,228
2. MONICA DUFLOCK (CA)           $16,107
3. FRANCESCA LORD (ID)$12,956
4. JULIE GIBBONS (MO)    $11,441
5. ALISON BRANTLEY (CO)          $9,146

3-YEAR-OLD OPEN HORSES

Horse/Earnings
1. HERE COMES THE BOON         $205,564
2. NINETEEN TEN    $104,167
3. FABULOUS FLETCH       $79,865
4. ANNIES ONE TIME         $73,800
5. SEVEN S REYZOR           $63,397

OPEN RIDERS: 3-YEAR-OLDS

Rider/Location/Earnings
1. LANCE JOHNSTON (CA)           $264,915
2. KELBY PHILLIPS (AZ)    $156,208
3. NICK DOWERS (NV)       $136,379
4. MATT KOCH (CO)           $121,865
5. BOYD RICE (TX)  $110,843

3-YEAR-OLD NON-PRO & AMATEUR HORSES

Horse/Earnings
1. CR TUFF GUNS N ROSES          $49,890
2. DUALIN ALITTLE TIME $45,401
3. SCR BETTHISTIME         $20,914
4. WHENEVER WHEREVER           $20,163
5. PRF PEPTOS SMART CAT          $18,935

NON-PRO & AMATEUR RIDERS: 3-YEAR-OLDS

Rider/Location/Earnings
1. DEBBIE CRAFTON (CO)$51,612
2. ABBIE PHILLIPS (AZ)     $49,890
3. ERIC FREITAS (CA)        $21,480
4. MYLES BROWN (TX)      $20,981
5. PARKE GREESON (TX)  $20,914

4/5-YEAR-OLD OPEN HORSES

Horse/Earnings
1. BET HE SPARKS  $67,322
2. SCOOTER KAT     $64,105
3. METALLIC CHROME CAT         $47,624
4. OPUS CAT OLENA          $43,449
5. PLAIN CATTY      $43,204

OPEN RIDERS: 4/5-YEAR-OLDS

Rider/Location/Earnings
1. COREY CUSHING (AZ)  $133,190
2. JUSTIN WRIGHT (CA)    $125,562
3. CLAYTON EDSALL (CA)           $94,530
4. MATT KOCH (CO)           $92,173
5. KELBY PHILLIPS (AZ)    $62,516

4/5-YEAR-OLD NON-PRO & AMATEUR HORSES

Horse/Earnings
1. LEGEND DE LENA          $23,108
2. SHEZACRACKINNSPARKIN     $20,144
3. SPARKING METALLIC   $20,077
4. HES GOT THE LUCK       $19,791
5. CHEX OUT TUFF $15,683

NON-PRO & AMATEUR RIDERS: 4/5-YEAR-OLDS

Rider/Location/Earnings
1. DEBBIE CRAFTON (CO)$35,336
2. ERIC FREITAS (CA)        $28,543
3. TONI HAGEN HEATH (OR)        $23,328
4. KRISTEN YORK (WY)    $20,144
5. HOPE MILLER (WA)       $20,124

6-YEAR-OLD & UP HORSES

All Divisions
Horse/Earnings
1. SONITA LENA REY         $43,808
2. RUBYS RADAR   $34,480
3. SHINEY OUTLAW           $31,415
4. SPARKTILION      $30,360
5. DUALS LUCKY CHARM           $25,003

RIDERS: 6-YEAR-OLDS & UP

All Divisions
Rider/Location/Earnings
1. COREY CUSHING (AZ)  $52,573
2. PHILLIP RALLS (CA)      $44,890
3. ZANE DAVIS (ID)$43,264
4. JAY MCLAUGHLIN (TX)            $41,883
5. JAKE TELFORD (ID)       $34,161

About Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats

The Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats contains information that was compiled, researched and tabulated by Equi-Stat, a division of Cowboy Publishing Group. The contents and statistics in these Annual Cutting Stats are copyrighted 2020 by Quarter Horse News, 2112 Montgomery St., Fort Worth, TX 76107; telephone 817-737-6397 or fax 817-727-9266.

Money attributed to a horse in the Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats is the amount of money that particular horse won in 2019 and is in no way related to who actually received the money.

Monies attributed to riders in the Annual Reined Cow Horse Stats are not the earnings the rider received, but rather monies awarded to all horses that particular rider rode in 2019. The charts included in this review do not include closed stallion incentive programs that were not open to all stallions, and the Open- and Non-Pro-specific charts exclude Novice weekend money.