Top Ranch Horse Sires of 2022

Top Ranch Horse Sires of 2022

What were the top ranch horse bloodlines in 2022? View the top sires and their money earners.

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View the top ranch horse bloodlines in 2022. 

These statistics, powered by the American Quarter Horse Association's QData, were compiled from January 1 to December 31, 2022. The figures represent offspring earnings, number of money earners, average earnings and each sire's leading money earner for 2022.

View the leading ranch horse sires of 2022:

10. Mr Playinstylish

2005 sorrel (Playin Stylish - Tari Chick Gay by Doc Tari)
Offspring Earnings: $28,491

9. Outta Dough

2005 bay (Gallo Del Cielo - Dough Olena by Doc O'Lena)
Offspring Earnings: $30,266

8. Smart Chic Olena

1985 sorrel (Smart Little Lena - Gay Sugar Chic by Gay Bar King )
Offspring Earnings: $30,357

7. Colonels Smoking Gun (aka "Gunner") 

1993 sorrel (Colonelfourfreckle - Katie Gun by John Gun)
Offspring Earnings: $31,648

6. Once In A Blu Boon

2008 brown roan (Peptoboonsmal - Autumn Boon by Dual Pep)
Offspring Earnings: $32,525

5. Reds Little Joe

2002 palomino (Mr Baron Red - Watch Joes Song by Watch Joe Jack)
Breeder: Howard Pitzer of Ericson, Nebraska 
Owner: Luciano Beretta or Collinsville, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $41,175
Money Earners: 2
Average Earnings: $20,588
No. 1 Money Earner: RLJ Magnificat, 2017 palomino gelding out of Sancie Cat by High Brow Cat, $27,784

4. Woody Be Tuff

2001 sorrel (Nitas Wood - Tuffs Junie by Tuff Lena)
Breeder: Craig Crumpler of Wichita Falls, Texas
Owner: Solo Select/Kale Terlip of Gainesville, Texas 
Offspring Earnings: $43,448
Money Earners: 22
Average Earnings: $1,975
No. 1 Money Earner: Tuesdays Tuff Kitty, 2017 sorrel mare out of Cat Tuesday by High Brow Cat, $8,934

Woody Be Tuff


3. Gunnatrashya

2006 sorrel (Colonels Smoking Gun - Natrasha by Trashadeous) 
Breeder: Katarina Dorminy of Williamston, South Carolina
Owner: Arcese Quarter Horses USA of Weatherford, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $46,176
Money Earners: 14
Average Earnings: $3,298
No. 1 Money Earner: Lil Trash Talk, 2015 sorrel gelding out of Dainty Little Step by Wimpys Little Step, $20,408



2. Spooks Gotta Gun

2002 bay (Grays Starlight - Katie Gun by John Gun)
Breeder: Eric Storey of Henagar, Alabama
Owner: Silver Spurs Equine of Purcell, Oklahoma 
Offspring Earnings: $49,670
Money Earners: 11
Average Earnings: $4,515
No. 1 Money Earner: Gotta Hot Gun, 2010 bay gelding out of Hot Coded Can by The Hot Express, $35,041

1. Metallic Cat

2005 red roan (High Brow Cat - Chers Shadow by Peptoboonsmal)
Breeder: The Roan Rangers of Weatherford, Texas
Owner: Rocking P Ranch LLC of Fort Worth, Texas
Offspring Earnings: $54,488
Money Earners: 49
Average Earnings: $1,112
No. 1 Money Earner: Angies Metallic Time, 2016 red roan gelding out of Angelina Time by One Time Pepto, $21,270

Sons of Metallic Cat on


Cats Picasso

(out of Playboys Vixen by Hickoryote)

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)

Gallactic Cat

(out of CDs Starlight Ms by CD Olena )




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 Spark

(out of Shiney Lil Miss by Shining Spark)




Metallics MVP

(out of My Lizzy Babe by Lizzys Gotta Player)

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)


View the QData Money-Earners Leaderboards. 

The free QData Leaderboards, from the QData Database, are updated weekly and 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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