Ranching Heritage-Bred Winner

Ranching Heritage-Bred Winner

Bobbie Can Do wins another Ranching Heritage-bred award, but with a different rider.

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For the second time in two months, Bobbie Can Do has earned a special AQHA Ranching Heritage-bred award, but this time it was with a different rider.

The gray gelding’s owner and usual pilot, Sidney Dunkel, handed the reins over to her brother, Blake Dunkel, and saw them succeed at the Texas State 4-H Show and earn another Ranching Heritage-bred award.

Blake, who is a successful team roper, stretched his horsemanship and won the senior heeling, senior reining and senior trail, as well as being reserve champion senior roper and reserve champion senior stock horseman.

There were 21 Ranching Heritage-bred horses at the show, representing 12 AQHA Ranching Heritage breeders. The award was selected using the same point system used by the show to calculate all-around awards.

Ranching Heritage-bred horses are horses bred by AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders. Anyone can show these horses, which are eligible for special events such as the AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenges.

The AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeder program spotlights the quality horses produced by AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders. The program is designed to showcase the qualities of a working ranch horse by recognizing the top Ranching Heritage-bred horses competing at major events.

Bobbie Can Do is a 2010 son of Cat Man Do out of the Mr Sorrel Bo mare Bo Bobbie Socks. The horse was bred by the W.T. Waggoner Estate and is a three-time Versatility Ranch Horse world champion with Sidney aboard, as well as a two-time reserve world champion in VRH and youth ranch riding.

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