Pepsis Lil Playgun "Rico" has his father's demeanor and the mind of a seasoned older horse at a very young age. He is so willing to please, is constantly paying attention to you commands, and demonstrates his beautiful mind and agility on a daily basis.
Rico has started his training with Mr. Van Hargis. We hope to show this boy's "can-do" attitude towards any obstacle thrown his way by showing him in some versatility shows...so stay tuned.
Until then you can visit our Facebook page to keep up with his progression in the training process.
Rico's dam, Annas Lil Playgun, half sister to Annadora Merda (NCHA $25K+), World Show Qualifier in Sr. Cutting. MC Hiada (NRHA $3K+, NRCHA money erner)etc. Maternal grand dam was Docs Matodora (producer of Smooth Lil Anna ranked 9th in the $15,000 Novice Horse category with Longhorn Cutting Horsein March of 2014). Annas lil Playgun is an own daughter of Playgun.
Rico's maternal grand sire, Playgun, has had the following accomplishments: LIFETIME EARNINGS OVER $185,000.00 THE 1996 HIGH MONEY EARNING 4 YEAR OLD CUTTING HORSE AUGUSTA FUTURITY CHAMPION - OPEN DIVISION AUGUSTA FUTURITY CHAMPION - NON PRO DIVISION BONANZA DERBY CHAMPION - NON PRO DIVISION STEAMBOAT SPRINGS DERBY CHAMPION - OPEN DIVISON EL CID CLASSIC CHAMPION - OPEN DIVISION EL CID DERBY RESERVE CHAMPION - OPEN DIVISION ABLILENE WESTERN DERBY RESERVE CHAMPION - NON PRO STEAMBOAT SPRINGS CLASSIC RESERVE CHAMPION - OPEN ABILENE SPECTACULAR DERBY - TIE 3RD - OPEN DIVISION MEMPHIS FUTURITY - OPEN FINALIST THE ANON-PRO@ DERBY FINALIST NCHA DERBY & CLASSIC FINALIST - OPEN & NON PRO NCHA SUPERSTAKES CLASSIC FINALIST - OPEN AUGUSTA CLASSIC FINALIST - OPEN & NON PRO NCHA FUTURITY - 2ND HIGHEST COMPOSITE SCORE IN GO ROUNDS AQHA HIGH POINT JUNIOR CUTTING HORSE OF 1995 SIRE OF AQHA SUPERHORSE, 15 AQHA WORLD CHAMPIONS & 9 RESERVE WORLD CHAMPIONS SIRE OF OVER 200 NCHA AGED EVENT CHAMPIONS He has cutting pedigree, ranch heritage, and some running blood all wrapped in one HANDSOME package! Like his Facebook page to keep up with this handsome man!
He is 5 panel negative and negative for the Agouti gene.
-PHBA (Palomino Horse Breeders of America): His colts will be eligible to show at PHBA shows. -NFQHA (National Foundation Quarter Horse Association): Rico did not qualify to become registered with this association. The association determined he was only 82.83% foundation bred, but according to NFQHA if he is bred to a mare measured 88%+ the colt will be eligible for NFQHA registration.
-APHA (American Paint Horse Association): Rico does not have the credentials to become a registered paint, but he is registered as a breeding stallion.