Top Reining Sires of 2021

Top Reining Sires of 2021

These are the leading reining sires of 2021. Find the top 10 bloodlines dominating the sport of reining.

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American Quarter Horses shine in the reining pen with their athleticism and heart. The reining sires in this list have passed these qualities on to their offspring and it shows in the results. 

These statistics, powered by the American Quarter Horse Association’s QData, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2021. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and each sire’s leading money earner for 2021.

Here are the top reining sires of 2021 who are passing on their superior pedigree:

10. Smart Spook

2001 sorrel (Smart Chic Olena-Sugarplum Spook by Grays Starlight)
Offspring Earnings: $559,059

9. Colonels Smoking Gun (aka "Gunner")

1993 chestnut (Colonelfourfreckle-Katie Gun by John Gun)
Offspring Earnings: $571,793

8. Lil Joe Cash 

2008 chestnut (Nu Chex To Cash-RS Lilly Starlight by Grays Starlight)
Offspring Earnings: $616,061

7. A Sparkling Vintage

1997 bay (Shining Spark-Vintage Badger by Peppy San Badger)
Offspring Earnings: $629,530

6. Inferno Sixty Six

2012 sorrel (Gunnatrashya-Snip O Gun by One Gun)
Offspring Earnings: $709,002

5. Shiners Voodoo Dr

2007 palomino (Shining Spark-Voodoo Chic by Smart Chic Olena)
Breeder: Rogers Heaven Sent Ranch LLC of Tucson, Arizona
Owner: Silver Spurs Equine of Purcell, Oklahoma
Offspring Earnings: $723,942
Money Earners: 171
Average Earnings: $4,234
No. 1 Money Earner: Shiner On My Eye, 2018 sorrel gelding out of Flashy Lil Step by Wimpys Little Step, $107,435

4. Gunners Special Nite

2004 sorrel (Colonels Smoking Gun-Mifs Doll by Mifillena)
Breeders: Kim and Debra Sloan of Newfoundland, New Jersey
Owner: Turnabout Farm Inc.
Offspring Earnings: $795,679
Money Earners: 220
Average Earnings: $3,617
No. 1 Money Earner: Modern Gun, 2013 palomino stallion out of Mr Boomerjac by Taris Little Vintage, $50,000

3. Magnum Chic Dream 

1996 sorrel (Smart Chic Olena-Sailin Barbee by Topsail Cody)
Breeder: Guy Duponchel of France
Owner: Viola Scott of Sherman, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $1,064,189
Money Earners: 267
Average Earnings: $3,986
No. 1 Money Earner: Mr Farenheit, 2018 sorrel stallion out of Wimpy Little Girl by Wimpys Little Step, $159,846



Magnum Chic Dream

2. Spooks Gotta Whiz

2007 bay (Spooks Gotta Gun-Prettywhizprettydoes by Topsail Whiz)
Breeder: Clint Haverty of Gainesville, Texas
Owner: Michell Anne Kimball of Encinitas, California
Offspring Earnings: $1,089,406
Money Earners: 159
Average Earnings: $6,852
No. 1 Money Earner: Spooks Gotta Spark, 2013 buckskin stallion out of Dolittle Lena by Shining Spark, $104,878.



Spooks Gotta Whiz 

1. Gunnatrashya

2006 sorrel (Colonels Smoking Gun-Natrasha by Trashadeous) 
Breeder: Katarina Dorminy of Williamston, South Carolina
Owner: Arcese Quarter Horses USA
Offspring Earnings: $2,546,566
Money Earners: 316
Average Earnings: $8,059
No. 1 Money Earner: Gunna Stop, 2015 sorrel stallion out of Stop Little Sister by Magnum Chic Dream, $538,701





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