Tin Man
Tin Man, the highest-selling Western performance 2-year-old at public auction of all time • Photo by Kelsey Pecsek Hruska

Tin Man Shatters Sale Record

When Hip No. 1099 walked in the sale ring on Dec. 3 during the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale Session I, everyone stopped to pay attention. Tin Man displayed a degree of skill and athleticism rarely seen in a horse his age.
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Goodbye to Light N Lena

Equi-Stat Elite $2 Million Sire Light N Lena was laid to rest on Nov. 2, according to a post on 72 Ranch co-owner Kris Martin’s Facebook page. The stallion was 18.
2019 QHN Stallion Register Cover Horse

The Big Reveal

Each year, a deserving stallion is selected to grace the cover of the Quarter Horse News Stallion Register.
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Beau Galyean Enters Stallion Service Business

Equi-Stat Elite $3 Million Rider Beau Galyean is branching out with a new venture, Beau Galyean Stallion Services. His opening roster will consist of 2017 National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Open Horse of the Year Metallic Rebel and multiple limited-age Open champion Rollz Royce.
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Custom Made Gun Headed to Europe After Topping Legacy Reining Sales

As the sun began to set in Aubrey, Texas, the evening of Sept. 28, royally bred reining horses were still walking through the Legacy Reining Sales ring. It was a poetic setting for the McQuay Stables Dispersal session, held immediately before the Legacy Consignment Sale. The anticipation was high leading up to Hip No. 38 […]
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Legendary Sire Dual Pep Dies at 33

Acclaimed cutting horse sire Dual Pep has passed away. The stallion was humanely euthanized Sept. 25, just two days after his daughter Tears From Heaven captured the Brazos Bash Futurity Open title less than 10 miles away from his longtime home at Alpha Equine.
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McQuay Stables Dispersal Sale

Scheduled for this Friday, Sept. 28, the McQuay Stables Dispersal Sale will be held in conjunction with the Legacy Reining Sales at Cardinal Hill Training Center in Aubrey, Texas. The liquidation will include weanlings, yearlings, 2-year-olds, 3-year-olds, broodmares in foal and stallions, including 2014 World Equestrian Games Team USA gold medalist and $150,368-earner Yellow Jersey […]