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Shine Chic Shine found success with Shawn Flarida in the show pen. The stallion is now making his mark in the breeding shed. • Photo by Waltenberry.

Stallion Shine Chic Shine Earns NRHA Distinction

Royally bred and successful in the show pen, Shine Chic Shine has now reached an important milestone in the breeding shed.
Colonels Lil Gun

Reining’s Colonels Lil Gun receives warm farewell

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 […]
ARC Gunnabeabigstar tops the list of 2019 freshman reining sires

2019 Freshman Reining Sires

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 […]

2019 Junior Sires

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 […]