Royally bred and successful in the show pen, Shine Chic Shine has now reached an important milestone in the breeding shed.
Gunnatrashya earned another distinction in the stallion barn thanks to an outstanding showing of his progeny at the 2020 NRHA Futurity.
It was less than two years ago that Wimpys Little Step became only the third sire to father more than $11 million in NRHA winners.
Breeding isn’t for the faint of heart, but for these young reining stallions, the wait for the NRHA Futurity is finally over.
Gallo Del Cielo was a cutting horse, but is known for siring Western performance horses whose talents reached far beyond the deep sand of a cutting arena.
Pale Face Dunnit first caught people’s attention in the show pen, but the flashy palomino stallion known as “Gold Digger” is now banking titles as a successful sire.
Colonels Lil Gun, the son of a distinctive and legendary sire in the reining industry, left his own sizable footprint before departing this world last week. “Lil Gun,” among the first foals of NRHA Hall of Famer and Equi-Stat Elite $12 Million Sire Colonels Smoking Gun (Gunner), was a finalist in the National Reining Horse […]
The Reining/Cutting section of the 2020 Quarter Horse News Equi-Stat All-Industry Stats ranks the top horses, people and breeding stock with earnings in reining and cutting.
The first year a stallion’s offspring compete can trigger many emotions. A mix of excitement, anxiety and hopefulness flood the senses for those who spend years waiting. For the 31 freshman sires in the Western performance horse industry this year, the successes and failures of their own show careers are no longer the gauge. It’s […]
CUTTING Junior sires are stallions who have no registered foals born prior to 2011, giving them five or fewer foal crops of performance age as of 2018. Stallion/# Money-Earners/Avg. $/Total $/Top Performers, $ 1. BET HESA CAT 156 $12,043 $1,878,728Betchalou, $151,508; Reyzurbetsonthiscat, $127,308; Bets On Bathsheba, $99,391; Bet Hesa Baygun, $82,961; Hesa Riviera Cat, $56,716; Bet Hesa Cats […]