Top Reined Cow Horse Sires of 2023

Top Reined Cow Horse Sires of 2023

Find the top 10 leading sires who dominated the sport of reined cow horse in 2023.

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Reined cow horses show the athleticism, versatility and ability of the American Quarter Horse in everything they do and stallions that can pass on traits of cow sense and athletic ability are highly coveted. 

These statistics, powered by the QData Leaderboards, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2023. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and the sire’s leading money earner for 2023. 

The free QData Leaderboards also allow you to view the total and average earnings of 3- and 4- year-olds for each sire, plus the number of offspring in each age group. presents the leading reined cow horse sires of 2023:

10. Once In A Blu Boon

2008 brown roan (Peptoboonsmal - Autumn Boon by Dual Pep)
Offspring Earnings: $324,700

9. Metallic Rebel 

2012 red roan (Metallic Cat - Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)
Offspring Earnings: $417,142

8. One Time Pepto

2001 red roan (Peptoboonsmal - One Time Soon by Smart Little Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $456,060

7. Dual Smart Rey 

2002 sorrel (Dual Rey - The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $459,064

6. Kit Kat Sugar 

2008 sorrel (High Brow Cat - Sugar N Dulce by Smart Lil Ricochet)
Offspring Earnings: $480,099

5. Stevie Rey Von

2012 red roan (Metallic Cat - Miss Ella Rey by Dual Rey)
Breeders: Brandon Dufurrena of Gainesville, Texas 
Owner: Fults Ranch LTD of Amarillo, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $506,701
Money Earners: 68
Average Earnings: $7,451
No. 1 Money Earner: Von Cali, 2018 bay roan gelding out of Hotel Cali by Smart Aristocrat, $77,228

Stevie Rey Von

4. Woody Be Tuff

2001 sorrel (Nitas Wood - Tuffs Junie by Tuff Lena)
Breeder: Craig Crumpler of Wichita Falls, Texas
Owner: Solo Select/Kaleb Terlip of Gainesville, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $542,605
Money Earners: 79
Average Earnings: $6,868
No. 1 Money Earner: Zak 34, 2018 black stallion out of Cat Digs Lucinda by High Brow Cat, $62,965


Woody Be Tuff

3. Bet Hesa Cat 

2006 red roan (High Brow Cat - Bet Yer Blue Boons by Freckles Playboy)
Breeder:  Oxbow Ranch of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Bet Hesa Cat Syndicate of Guthrie, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $557,641
Money Earners: 114
Average Earnings: $4,892
No. 1 Money Earner: Bet Hesa Boon, 2014 bay roan stallion out of Flo N Blu Boon by Pretty Boy Boon, $59,805


Bet Hesa Cat 

2. WR This Cats Smart

1999 sorrel (High Brow Cat - The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)
Breeder: Wiens Ranch Co. Inc. of Sedalia, Colorado
Owner: Wagonhound Land & Livestock LLC of Douglas, Wyoming 
Offspring Earnings: $873,894
Money Earners: 95
Average Earnings: $9,199
No. 1 Money Earner: Shine Smarter, 2012 sorrel mare out of Shiney Miss Marker by Shining Spark, $131,044


WR This Cats Smart 

1. Metallic Cat

2005 red roan (High Brow Cat - Chers Shadow by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeders: The Roan Rangers of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Rocking P Ranch LLC of Fort Worth, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,310,738
Money Earners: 163
Average Earnings: $8,041
No. 1 Money Earner: Call Me Mitch,  2011 bay roan stallion out of Miss Hickory Hill by Docs Hickory, $195,052

Sons of Metallic Cat on

Check Yer Metal

(out of Checkers Live Oak by Im Countin Checks )

Dandy Cat

(out of DMAC Dandy Devine by Smart Little Abner)

Dirty Fling

(out of Streak Of Gin by A Streak Of Fling )




Fiddle And Steel

(out of Lil Bit Reckless by CD Royal)

Hazardouz Material

(out of Scooters Daisy Dukes by Dual Smart Rey )

HQ Helluva Cat 

(out of Bound To White Chex by Helluva Chex)




KR Fantallicka

(out of Fancy Zack by Zack T Wood)

Maggic Mike 

(out of Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)

Metallic Cattack

(out of Quiolena by CD Olena)




Metallic Malice 

(out of High Boon by Mecom Blue)

Metallic Masterpiece 

(out of Kings Masterpiece by Peppy San Badger)

Metallic Rey Mink

(out of Dual Rey Mink by Dual Rey)




Metallic Royal Mate

(out of Royal Red Rinpoche by Smart Mate)

Metallic Spark

(out of Shiney Lil Miss by Shining Spark)

Metallics MVP

(out of My Lizzy Babe by Lizzys Gotta Player)





Meteles Cat

(out of Teles Lies by Lenas Telesis)

One Shiney Metallic

(out of One Shiney Rey, by Dual Rey)

Pound Sign

(out of Dual Rey Tag by Dual Rey)





Red Hot Metal 

(out of Spots Hot Shot by Spots Hot)


(out of The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)

Trumped U

(out of Lively Dual by Dual Rey)


See who's currently leading in 2024.

Updated weekly, the free QData Leaderboards, from the QData Database, include the top 50 Money-Earners, Sires, Dams, Grandsires, Owners and Breeders in 16 different event groups for both all-time and yearly leading. 

Sortable columns allow you to see leaders by age and other filters. Plus, stallions subscribed to AQHA's partner service,, are highlighted on the leader lists and linked to their QStallions page when their names appear.

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