Over the years since RA inception, many individuals have contributed to its growth. Some are human and some are equine. All have been exceptional! Exceptional in their individual accomplishments and exceptional in their contribution to the sport of Reining. This year we have two nominations for the Hall of Fame, in the category of Performance Horse -
Amaroo ‘s Rock N Return
Sired by Roc O’Lena
Dam Echo Return.
Owned at the time of his achievements by Barry Ryan.
Campaigned by Ian Francis
1992 Queensland Futurity- Second
1992 National Futurity- First
1993 Queensland Open –First
1993 Queensland Super stakes – First
1993 National Derby – First
1993 National Open – Second
1994 National Open – Second
1994 National Derby- First
This is one of two horses in the history of Reining to have achieved this.His achievements speak for themselves, dominating the reining scene for three years.
Category number two we have a Producer -
This outstanding mare ‘Yulgilbar Ineka Chex’
Sired by ‘Amadeus Doc’
Dam ‘Yulgilbar Petra Chex’
Owner – WR & P Gabbert
The following are just some of her progeny:-
Onya Wyatt Earp
Do Me a Favour
Onya Cool Step’ which is this year’s Futurity Champion.
Not only has this great mare produced these champions, her progeny have gone on to produce champions such as Lilnuitall, Predator, Determinated,Hasta La Vista, Onya Amberlin & Lil Miss Genius just to name a few. This mare has been recognised as Australia’s greatest producing mare.