Inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2014
Mr Conclusion was foaled April 1, 1982, the vision of longtime breeders James Evans and Mark Toteff of Michigan, who matched halter sire Conclusive with Miss Amber Charge by Otoe Charge. It was a cross that would later make a huge impact on the halter industry.
In 1983, Evans and Toteff took the pretty sorrel stallion to the All American Quarter Horse Congress, where Joe Edge and Russell Wood saw him for the first time as he won the yearling stallions class. They were impressed by him then, and when Edge and Wood’s premier stallion, Conclusive, died in March 1984, they needed a successor. By August, their Edgewood Farms had that worthy successor – Conclusive’s son Mr Conclusion.
In 1984 and 1985, Mr Conclusion was reserve world champion as a 2-year-old and 3-year-old, and in 1986, he was world champion aged stallion on all five judges’ cards. During his time in the halter ring, he earned 99 points, with 85 firsts, 57 grand championships and 16 reserve championships, along with a Superior in halter.
With that gold trophy and a growing fan base, Mr Conclusion headed to the breeding barn. After all his accomplishments as a show horse, his real legacy was as a sire. Mr Conclusion became an equine celebrity who stamped the elegant “Mr” look on his foals, a look that made them recognizable from across any halter pen.
In 1992, he became the No. 1 sire of AQHA and AQHYA world and reserve world champions, a distinction he still holds today, with 185 world champions earning 238 world championships.His direct descendants have earned $57,786 in National Snaffle Bit Association competition and $408,222 in AQHA World Championship Show earnings.
In 1998, Mr Conclusion developed complications after leg surgery and was euthanized in October. Mr Conclusion was inducted into the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame in 2014.