“We feel very lucky to have another great horse in our life, Hollywood Dun It being the first. No matter how great any horse is, it still takes all the people in his life to make him successful. We have so many people to thank for his success and we just want each of them to know how much we appreciate their investment in Gunner and our program,” said Tim and Colleen McQuay after learning of the achievement.
Gunner transformed the reining industry, and the bald-faced stallion’s impact is still being felt today.
Colonels Smoking Gun has always been one to capture the public's fascination. Now, he's reached a height no other horse has.
The NRHA Futurity is the pinnacle of reining's show season. Horses at this show don't just win at Jim Norick Arena; they write their names in the sport's history books.
When Andrea Fappani and All Bettss Are Off won the NRHA Level 4 Open Futurity, the $250,000 first-place paycheck made the horse’s sire, Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner), the association’s all-time leading sire in the history.
The leading sires list at the 2020 National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity was dominated by one name. Gunner.
The late Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) recently made history when he became only the second horse ever to reach a prestigious milestone with the NRHA.
KR Anniegityergun, a mare who played a pivotal role in the legendary story of the life of Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) with Tim and Colleen McQuay, passed away Nov. 25 at the age of 26. She was owned by Forzani Performance Horses of Gainesville, Texas, at the time of her death. A 1993 mare bred […]
The bald-faced Paint stallion Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) has passed another milestone. On Tuesday, the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) announced the late stallion (Colonelfourfreckle x Katie Gun x John Gun) became only the second horse to reach NRHA Ten Million Dollar Sire status. His offspring boosted him to the honor at the 2017 NRHA […]
In less than nine months after earning his Four Million Sire status, Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner) has become the National Reining Horse Association’s (NRHA) fourth Five Million Dollar Sire. As of May 13, the NRHA Hall of Fame inductee has official offspring earnings of $5,096,543.