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EquiStat 5-Year Reining Weekend Warrior Statistics

These are the top 5 horses, riders, owners, breeders and sires based on money won by their horses in ancillary reining competition that is recorded in EquiStat. The Five-Year Reining Weekend Warrior Statistics are based on earnings entered in the database from Jan. 1, 2018 to Aug. 17, 2023. Money earned in closed incentives not open to all horses is excluded.

This statistical review contains information that was compiled, researched and tabulated by EquiStat, a division of Morris Equine Group which tracks the earnings of performance horses regardless of registered breed or show association. EquiStat information includes but is not limited to breeding records, performance records, magic crosses and rider earnings.

The contents and statistics in this edition of QHN Insider Stats are copyrighted 2023 by Quarter Horse News.

Reining Horses

Horse/Earnings/YOB/Sex/Pedigree/Rider(s), $/Owner/Breeder

  1. DOWN RIGHT AMAZING $109,097
    (17S) (Colonels Smoking Gun x Shesouttayourleague) Casey Deary,
    $109,097; Dag Ventures LLC, Crowley, TX; Curtis Performance Horses LLC, Weatherford, TX
  2. TRASH TALKIN SPOOK $83,600
    (17S) (Gunnatrashya x I Spook) Andrea Fappani, $83,600; Wright Reining LLC, Scottsdale, AZ; Richard & Vicki Lyn Dias, Clements, CA
  3. PALE DUN STAR (PT) $76,394
    (16S) (Pale Face Dunnit x Get Ya Some Stars (PT)) Fernando Salgado,
    $75,099; Ian Cantacuzene Jr, $802; Craig Schmersal, $493; Kristen & Ian Cantacuzene, Gainesville, TX; Driscoll Ranches LLC, Scottsdale, AZ
  4. GUNS AND DYNAMITE $53,011
    (16S) (Gunners Special Nite x Chic Olena Starbuck) Matthew Mills, $53,011; Tim & Marybeth Ruckman, Weatherford, TX; Turnabout Farm Inc, Aubrey, TX
  5. CHICKS SMOKINGUN $51,128
    (08S) (Colonels Smoking Gun x Dun It By Chick) Morey Fisk, $51,128; Sabine Schmid, Oberwil, SW; Mark Bradford, Aubrey, TX

Open Reining Weekend Warrior Riders

Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $

  1. ANN FONCK $141,125
    Herentals, BG – Spook N Perla, $44,086; Made In Walla, $37,274; Gunners Specialolena, $28,229; Colonels Whize Gun, $9,490; Gunnerlicious, $7,566; Shines Like Spook, $5,154; CS Sailing Gun, $4,307; Spook N Ruffles, $1,846; PL Miss Gotta Whiz, $741; Gunners Nite Slider, $625
  2. CASEY DEARY $134,917
    Weatherford, TX – Down Right Amazing, $109,097; Americasnexttopgun, $12,202; Americas Supermodel, $6,059; Heavy Duty Chex, $2,795; Customize My Dream, $1,554; Ten Thirty, $1,110; Quik Draw Mcgraw, $793; Live N On A Prayer, $436; Gunna Outshine Ya, $362; Gunna Bend And Snap, $303
  3. ANDREA FAPPANI $123,044
    Scottsdale, AZ – Trash Talkin Spook, $83,600; Starjac Vintage, $9,408; Modern Gun, $7,167; Platinum Vintage, $6,349; Spooks N Jewels, $4,064; Winding Inferno, $3,623; Gun Dun It, $3,110; Sunglasses At Nite, $2,395; Shine Plum Shine, $1,847; Whizkey Chaser, $264
  4. MATTHEW PALMER $96,904
    Elverson, PA – Cee Me Nic It, $9,788; Gunnatrashtheplace, $8,938; Einsteins Lil Prize, $8,454; Dun Alotta Chics, $7,504; Flinn There Dun That, $7,314; Spitfire Spook, $5,271; Boom Shine Boom, $4,621; Im Painted Special (PT), $4,055; Frozen Shining Gun, $4,027; Into The Nite, $3,903
  5. FERNANDO SALGADO $88,138
    Gainesville, TX – Pale Dun Star (PT), $75,099; Gunnabeabrightstar, $4,217; Late Night Doll, $3,232; Twomilliondollarchex, $1,673; Gunna Be The One, $655; Vinny Gun, $600; Xtra Shiners Taboo, $574; A Sparkling Dream, $455; Gunner Be Custom, $370; SB Kachinatinseltown, $255

Non Pro Reining Weekend Warrior Riders

Rider/Earnings/Location/Top Performers, $

  1. GINA MARIA SCHUMACHER $70,486
    Givrins, SW – Snip O Lution, $22,458; Shine N Whiz, $11,052; Gotta Nifty Gun, $10,999; CS Wallawallaboom, $5,537; All Right Magnum, $4,668; Dun Escaping BB, $3,753; Wham Bam Gunner Man, $2,453; Alittlewhitetrash, $2,008; Xtra Step N Diamonds, $1,980; Gunna Black Out, $1,747
  2. JOSE VAZQUEZ $62,659
    Markham, IL – Like Shiner, $22,504; SLJ Corazon Valiente, $8,476; Rock It Sassy Girl, $6,495; In A Bikini, $5,165; Juiceomatic, $3,629; Ruf Juice, $2,931; Juicy Joe, $2,544; Moose Trash, $1,772; Miracle Juice, $1,487; Smartgals Like Juice, $1,472
  3. JESSICAH KELLER $55,697
    Sumner, TX – Snip O Satellite, $14,982; Its Snippin Time, $9,100; Girls Lovin Time, $7,133; Coronarita Time, $6,847; Smoking Ice, $4,610; Shift N Gears, $4,169; Snips Shining Gun, $3,108; In Ur Wildest Dreams, $2,334; Nu Skidoo, $1,524; Malena Chic Olena, $1,383
  4. MADISON RAFACZ $51,866
    Citra, FL – Whizenboonsmal, $31,137; Got Twisted In Vegas, $6,556; Rio Good Shot, $4,797; Wimpys Dun Twistin, $4,268; Hezza Rowdy Whiz, $4,009; Stop Like Voodoo, $380; Spook Looks To Shine, $279; Better Not Rest, $255; Dunit The Magnum Way, $186
  5. MORRIS KULMER $35,703
    Scottsdale, AZ – NVR What A Lucky Joe, $33,733; Thee American Dream, $1,971

Reining Owners

Owner/Earnings/Location/Top Performers

  1. XCS RANCH LLC $146,352
    Gordonville, TX – Snip O Lution, $24,801; Gunnastepya, $16,365; Gotta Nifty Gun, $14,706; Gunstep, $14,699; Shine N Whiz, $11,549; Wimpys Cute Tune, $10,546; All Right Magnum, $6,190; Whizzard, $5,930; CS Wallawallaboom, $5,537; Dun Escaping BB, $5,206
  2. SMART LIKE JUICE INC $113,942
    Markham, IL – Like Shiner, $34,092; SLJ Corazon Valiente, $15,372; Rock It Sassy Girl, $14,693; In A Bikini, $6,274; Wimpy Little Tejano, $5,074; Juicy Joe, $4,716; Juiceomatic, $3,941; Juiced Up Doc, $3,712; Ruf Juice, $3,404; Smartgals Like Juice, $2,745
  3. DAG VENTURES LLC $112,858
    Crowley, TX – Down Right Amazing, $109,097; Chics Love Me Wimpy, $2,568; Gunna Bless Ya, $1,016; Gunnafabulous, $146; Hesouttayourleague, $31
  4. GOLDEN PAINT RANCH $107,320
    Putte, BG – Spook N Perla, $44,086; Missedouttinseltown, $26,147; Smart N Sparkin, $18,865; RTR Schic Magnetic, $5,429; GP A Spook In Town, $4,220; BA Superjac, $3,581; Smart Shootin Spook, $1,511; Just Lose It, $939; UB Electric, $591; PL Miss Gotta Whiz, $494
  5. WHITE RIVER AG PRODUCTS INC $91,328
    Ashland, WI – Magnum Starlight, $20,579; Whizkeys Hot Jewel, $17,137; Gunnersrufride, $10,960; Guns Last Chance, $9,900; Lil Sunshine Joe, $7,256; Gunnersrufnite, $2,861; Git Ur Shine On, $2,799; Gunners Rockstar, $2,551; Whizkeyatnite, $2,550; Spooken Starlight, $2,510

Reining Breeders

Breeder/Earnings/Location/Top Performers

  1. ROSANNE STERNBERG $263,208
    Aubrey, TX – Smart N Sparkin, $18,865; Sparkalena Whiz, $16,489; Loveable Littlespook, $13,330; Shines Like Spook, $10,949; Hangten Holly, $10,677; Spooks Shiner, $9,331; Gunna Spook You, $8,686; Whiz A Golden Spook, $6,115; Lil Ruf Spook, $6,038; Shining Spook Dancer, $5,903
  2. XTRA QUARTER HORSES LLC $258,259
    Purcell, OK – Xtra Dun Step, $32,837; Xtra Sparkles N Town, $17,296; Xtra Chex Step, $14,342; Xtra All Thats Magic, $11,974; Xtra Miss Wimpy, $9,190; Xtra Playful Step, $7,486; Xtra Voodoo Creme, $7,360; Xtra Walla Doo, $7,100; Xtra Wimpy Voodoo, $6,840; Xtra Voodoo Charm, $6,811
  3. TURNABOUT FARM INC $206,920
    Aubrey, TX – Guns And Dynamite, $53,011; Hes Throwing Smoke (PT), $24,357; Modern Gun, $15,030; Custom Dazine, $14,479; Hot Hollywood Whizky, $13,606; Stars At Midnite, $10,761; Baileys Sidekick, $8,925; My Darlin Tonite (PT), $8,463; Into The Nite, $6,356; Im Painted Special
    (PT), $5,494
  4. SMART LIKE JUICE INC $187,392
    Markham, IL – Like Shiner, $34,092; SLJ Corazon Valiente, $15,372; SLJ Jr, $11,829; Moonshine N Juice, $11,737; Thejuiceisontheloose, $7,933; Thata Shiner, $6,839; Lil Like Juice, $6,555; Shining Juice, $6,102; SLJ Ruf Juice, $6,017; Whats On Juice, $5,829
  5. ARCESE QUARTER HORSES $175,783
    Weatherford, TX – ARC Trashin Yer Chic, $23,475; ARC Walla Smart, $14,832; Americasnexttopgun, $12,202; Surprizing Whiz, $7,119; Off N Running, $6,081; Americas Supermodel, $6,059; ARC A Step Above, $5,805; ARC Gunnabeabigstar, $5,589; ARC Smokin Gun, $5,213; Scarlet Charmer, $5,155

Reining Weekend Warrior Sires

Sire/# Money-Earners/Avg. $/Total $/Top Performers, $

  1. MAGNUM CHIC DREAM           419           $2,176           $911,916
    Made By Magnum, $36,982; Don Magnum, $29,588; Chics Dream, $28,775; Magnum Starlight, $20,579; Ms Dreamy, $15,006; Miss Magnolia Dream, $14,376; KR Smart Dreamer, $13,880; Gunna Chic This, $12,253; This Chic Is Dreamy, $12,135; Magnatize, $11,966
  2. WIMPYS LITTLE STEP           494           $1,751           $864,927
    Xtra Dun Step, $32,837; Wimpys Sailing Whiz, $22,942; Sergeant Fridee, $21,357; Whizards Little Step, $15,716; Smart Stepin Lena, $15,214; Rio One Step Closer, $14,847; Gunstep, $14,699; Rock It Sassy Girl, $14,693; Xtra Chex Step, $14,342; Wimpys Dun Twistin, $12,644
  3. COLONELS SMOKING GUN           341           $2,372           $808,791
    Down Right Amazing, $109,097; Chicks Smokingun, $51,128; Hes Throwing Smoke (PT), $24,357; Gunnerreload (AS), $19,209; Tinseltownsmokingun, $17,154; Gunnerlicious, $16,817; Gunner Gump, $15,682; Red Gun 2, $15,367; I Can Beat The Boys, $15,346; Gunners Genes, $15,335
  4. GUNNERS SPECIAL NITE           313           $2,192           $686,187
    Guns And Dynamite, $53,011; Gunners Specialolena, $28,229; Chics Nite, $17,192; Gunning To Survive, $15,609; Gunnerspecialplayboy, $15,573; Modern Gun, $15,030; Nite N Gail, $14,346; Special For The Nite, $13,274; Cameos Special Gun, $12,874; Gunningthebay, $11,440
  5. GUNNATRASHYA           429           $1,480           $634,753
    Trash Talkin Spook, $83,600; ARC Trashin Yer Chic, $23,475; Gunnastepya, $16,365; Gunnatrashtheplace, $14,435; ND Pop Gun Trash, $11,736; With Addy Tude, $10,997; Gunnahavacorona, $10,003; Gunna Be Your Papa, $9,934; Dream Bay BE, $9,852; Gunna Bea Natural, $9,180