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Top Reined Cow Horse Sires of 2021

Who dominated the sport of reined cow horse in 2021? Find the top 10 leading sires.

WR This Cats Smart was the No. 2 reined cow horse sire of 2021. Learn more at (Credit: courtesy of

April 4, 2022 | Showing | Breeding and foal care , Breeding , Working cow horse , Showing , Reined cow horse

Reined cow horses show the athleticism and versatility of the American Quarter Horse with their ability to cut a cow, slide to a stop and everything in between. Stallions that can pass on traits of cow sense and athletic ability are highly coveted. These top reined cow horse sires are producing standouts in the show pen, passing on their cow sense and athletic ability.

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 the sire’s leading money earner for 2021.

The leading reined cow horse sires of 2021:

10. Smooth Talkin Style

2011 sorrel (Smooth As A Cat-Stylish Play Lena by Docs Stylish Oak) Offspring Earnings: $201,788

9. One Time Royalty

2007 bay (One Time Pepto-Royal Serena Belle by Shorty Lena) Offspring Earnings: $213,271

8. Once In A Blu Boon

2008 brown roan (Peptoboonsmal-Autumn Boon by Dual Pep) Offspring Earnings: $252,671

7. Dual Smart Rey

2002 sorrel (Dual Rey-The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena) Offspring Earnings: $317,647

6. Hickory Holly Time

2010 red roan (One Time Pepto-Hickorys Holly Cee by Doc's Hickory) Offspring Earnings: $353,310

5. Bet Hesa Cat

2010 red roan (High Brow Cat-Bet Yer Blue Boons by Freckles Playboy) Breeder: Oxbow Ranch of Weatherford, Texas Owner: Bet Hesa Cat Syndicate Offspring Earnings: $400,824 Money Earners: 82 Average Earnings: $4,888 No. 1 Money Earner: Hesa Dual Bet, 2016 bay stallion out of RJJ Miss Viagra Pep by Dual Pep, $96,410

Bet Hesa Cat

4. Woody Be Tuff

2001 sorrel (Nitas Wood-Tuffs Junie by Tuff Lena) Breeder: Craig Crumpler of Wichita Falls, Texas Owner: Center Ranch of Centerville, Texas Offspring Earnings: $438,242 Money Earners: 62 Average Earnings: $7,068 No. 1 Money Earner: Zak 34, 2018 bay stallion out of Cat Digs Lucinda by High Brow Cat, $190,069

Woody Be Tuff

3. One Time Pepto

2001 red roan (Peptoboonsmal-One Time Soon by Smart Little Lena) Breeders: David and Clare Capps of Walla Walla, Washington Owner: Matthews Cutting Horses LLC Offspring Earnings: $506,946 Money Earners: 103 Average Earnings: $4,922 No. 1 Money Earner: Rubys Radar, 2010 red roan stallion out of Ruby Bagonia by Peppy San Badger, $68,000

One Time Pepto

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 Offspring Earnings: $629,240 Money Earners: 78 Average Earnings: $8,067 No. 1 Money Earner: Graceful Smart Cat, 2016 sorrel stallion out of Gracielights by CD Lights, $78,342

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: $1,194,554 Money Earners: 178 Average Earnings: $6,711 No. 1 Money Earner: Hazardouz Material, 2016 red roan stallion out of Scooters Daisy Dukes by Dual Smart Rey, $86,668

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(out of DMAC Dandy Devine by Smart Little Abner)

(out of Bound To White Chex by Helluva Chex)

(out of Fancy Zack by Zack T Wood)

(out of Sweet Abra by Abrakadabracre)

(out of Quiolena by CD Olena)

(out of High Boon by Mecom Blue)

(out of Kings Masterpiece by Peppy San Badger)

(out of Dual Rey Mink by Dual Rey)

(out of Spots Hot Shot by Spots Hot)

(out of The Smart Look by Smart Little Lena)

(out of Sweet Shorty Lena by Shorty Lena)

(out of Miss Ella Rey by Dual Rey)

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