Top 5 Halter Sires of 2019

Top 5 Halter Sires of 2019

Which stallions had the most influence in the halter pen in 2019? View last year’s leading conformation horse bloodlines.

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As events and disciplines become more specialized, so, too, do the American Quarter Horses bred to excel in those sports. The question, “What are the halter horse bloodlines?” is never too far from any enthusiast’s mind.

These statistics, powered by AQHA, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2019. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and leading money earner for 2019.

Without further ado, the leading halter sires of 2019:

5. Ecredible

2010 sorrel (Mr Elusive-Lindys Little Secret by The Top Secret)
Breeder: Kelli Jensen of Freeland, Michigan
Owner: Steve Jensen and Billy Franks of Cisco, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $65,465
Money Earners: 12
Average Earnings: $5,456
No. 1 Money Earner: TNR Walkinginmemphis, 2019 bay gelding out of Coolatte by A Legend At Last, $12,708

4. Kid Coolsified

2000 chestnut (Kid Clusified-Coolsie Coosa by Ima Cool Skip)
Breeder: Arcadia Farm of Spring Lake, Michigan
Owner: Steve Jensen and Billy Franks of Cisco, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $110,380
Money Earners: 37
> Average Earnings: $2,983
No. 1 Money Earner: Cool Cool, 2019 sorrel stallion out of Scandalouz by Acoolest Touchdown, $25,494

3. Very Cool

2008 sorrel (Te Coolest-Very Sexy by Image Of Kid)
Breeder: Gerri Leigh Pratt of Winston Salem, North Carolina
Owner: Linda and the late Gary Gordon of Roanoke, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $114,746
Money Earners: 34
Average Earnings: $3,375
No. 1 Money Earner: FG Defender, 2019 sorrel gelding out of E Lady by Mr Elusive, $19,269  
View Very Cool’s page on QStallions.com.

2. Heza Secret Agent

2009 sorrel (The Top Secret-Just Georgina by Touchdown Kid)
Breeder: J Baxter Brinkmann of Dallas, Texas
Owner: Steve and Kathy Headley of Bloomington, Indiana Offspring Earnings: $254,704
Money Earners: 39
Average Earnings: $6,531
No. 1 Money Earner: Shezz To Kool, 2019 sorrel mare out of B E Utiful by Acoolest Touchdown, $26,125
View Heza Secret Agent’s page on QStallions.com.

1. My Intention

2006 chestnut (Playgirls Conclusion-RPL My Te Touching by Touchdown Kid)
Breeder: Bitter Lake Quarters and Paints of Tuttle, Oklahoma
Owner: Jim and Georgia Snow of Quinlan, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $390,978
Money Earners: 78
Average Earnings: $5,013
No. 1 Money Earner: Raylan Givens, 2019 sorrel stallion out of Excuses Xcusesby by Mr Elusive, $30,778
View My Intention’s page on QStallions.com.

Interesting Takeaways from the Top 5 Halter Sires of 2019:

  • Top performer Raylan Givens won two world championships in 2019 for owner-breeders Joy and Jeffrey Stehney of De Soto, Kansas. In all, No. 1 sire My Intention has more than $2.38 million in offspring earnings.
  • The Headleys also own Heza Secret Agent’s son, the 2015 stallion Best Kept Secrete, a four-time world champion. During his own career, Heza Secret Agent was a world champion and two-time reserve world champion.
  • In his own show career, Very Cool earned $11,709 and two world championships. The Gordons also own and stand Very Cool’s grandsire, Image Of Kid.
  • No. 5 Ecredible and No. 4 Kid Coolsified are co-owned by Steve Jensen and Billy Franks. In all, Kid Coolsified has more than $1.78 million in offspring earnings and was the halter industry’s first $1 million sire.
  • Ecredible earned four world championships and five reserve world championships during his show career. His 2015 son Ese A Looker has won six world championships, including three aged stallion titles in 2019.

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