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Leo San Cita
A relatively 'young' foundation paint born in 1985 shows the true versatility of a foundation sire earning , He is also a 'tovero' meaning that he can produce overos, tobianos and tovero offspring, adding to his value as color sire. Both Risk Key Business and Leo San Cita go back to Leo San Siemon who seems to be a factor in the successful genetic brew of the 'foundation'
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17 Times Grand Champion
Superiors In: Halter, Working Cowhorse, Steer Stopping, Reining & Heading
ROMs In: Working Cowhorse, Heeling, Heading, Steer Stopping & Reining
1995 Champion Honor Roll Working Cowhorse
1995 Congress Reserve Champion Working Cowhorse
1995 Reserve Champion Senior Reining
1996 Congress Champion Heading
1996 Reserve Champion Heeling
1997 Congress Reserve Champion Steer Stopping
Q Ton Eagle APHA Hall of Fame
He excelled in pleasure and performance events, however, because the APHA did not record performance awards until 1966 most of his accomplishments are unrecorded.
-APHA Champion 6 Time Grand Champion (he does have the distinction of never being unplaced in halter classes)
-1964 National Champ Aged Halter Stallion
-1966 National Champion Aged Halter Stallion & Sr. Reining
-ROM in Reining
-1968 & 1969 National Champion Get of Sire 141 foals, 9 APHA Champions and one Supreme Champion
-Leading Sire Of Halter Point Earners 1966-1974
Breeder: Quention Foster,
Broken Arrow, OK.
Owner: J. D. Hooter, Alexandria,
APHA Reg# 23
The first horse registered by APSHA founder Rebecca Tyler Lockhart; 1960-1988 Bay Tobiano
Mare. 1961 as a yearling she was PtHA Grand Champion Mare at Broken Arrow and Sapulpa,OK
and Reserve Champion at McKinney,TX 1963 Jr Mares Class she placed 1st, then led back into the ring to compete for over-all mare honors, where she was named Grand Champion, Reserve honors went to
Papoose. 1963 Champion Jr Western Pleasure 1963 Competing against the best that the Paint stock horse world had to offer, Cherokee Maiden was named High Pt Sr Halter Mare & Reserve High Pt Horse Halter and Performance combined. 1968 Hank Wiescamp made a generous offer to breed a few mares to his studs, he chose to breed Cherokee Maiden to Skip's Lad and that cross resulted in Hank-A-Chief. Show record National Champion at Halter APHA Dam of: 5, 4 painted, 1 solid, 2 shown Breeder: H. W. Harbour, Ringling, OK. Owner: Rebecca Tyler, Gainesville, TX.
Ris Key Business
1984-2012 APHA #91,841 (Cheyenne Moon Bar x Happiness Is)
187 Performance pts
9 National Titles
3 World Titles
3 Honor Roll
2005 NRCHA- (reined cow horse) Leading Paternal gsires list
Is a true Paint Legend, he is featured in the book "More Than Color" and is commonly referred to as "The Legend Maker" after seeing what this great horse accomplished you will see why. He is a Lifetime Leading Reining stallion, Lifetime Point Leader(reining). Ris Key Business is APHA Open World Champion- working cow horse; AM Reining & Open Reining Sweepstakes; Two-Time Reserve National Champion Open Reining;Superior Reining; World Show Top 10, five times; Rom's in Open Reining, Western Riding, Working Cow Horse, & Amateur Reining. Points in Open Cutting & Amateur Western riding-APHA Futurity. First Go- Reserve World Champion Non-Pro Reining Sweepstakes, Weanling Halter & Multi Leading Sires List. Off spring of Ris Key Business have outstanding performance records. they hold such titles as Multi Lifetime Top 10 and #1 Leading Horses, Multi World Show title holders, Multi World Show Top 10, Congress All Around Performance Champion, Oscar Crigler Cattle Performance Champion, Futurity finalists, Multi Superiors, Multi Rom's & Point earners, Multi Honor Roll Champions, Multi Honor Roll Top 10, TRHA,NRHA, PTHA, OCAP and Open Show point & money earners, Performance & Halter Champions and Top 10
(Skip's Lad x Cherokee Maiden)
Hank-A Chief is one of the American Paint Horse Associations All Time Leading Foundation Sires. His dam
Cherokee Maiden (owned by APSHA founder Rebecca Tyler Lockhart) was bred to Skip's Lad owned by the great Hank Wiescamp. In the book Paint Horse legends "More Than Color" he is referred to "One of the upper Midwest's headline show sires of the 1970's and 1980's, Hank-A-Chief was a homozygous tobiano before the Paint Horse world knew what one was. APHA records reveal him to be the sire of 472 registered get, and all 472 were colored. His offspring included 26 APHA Champions,6 Versatility Champions, 151 ROM earners,earning a total of hundreds of APHA sanctioned points in a variety of areas, including halter, hunter hack,barrel racing,western pleasure,and more! Leading sire of 473 Colored Paint
Reg foals with GET of 2044 Halter pts, 5057 Performance Under Saddle Pts, 163 Rom earners, 26 Superiors earned,97 Grand Champions,112 Grand Reserve Champions, 9 Youth champions and has produced World & Reserve World
(Cherokee Siemon x Miss Pioneer)
Happiness Is a 1973 Bay Tobiano. She was Cherokee Siemon's greatest contribution to the Paint Breed.
Although she never accrued any APHA show points, She went on to have a distiguished West Coast career as a working cow horse under the ownership of Bobbi Harlan of El Cajon, California. In September of 1977, Happiness Is bested 25 horses to win the Valley Reining Horse Classic Hackamore Maturity in Pomona! The talented cow horse was retired to the broodmare band and went on to produce four foals, two of which are San Siemon Bars & Ris Key Business. She was a mare who was ahead of her time!
1973 -2003 Sorrel AQHA Stallion put down at age 30 following Kidney failure.
1976 NCHA Futurity Reserve Champion
1977 World Champion
1978 Top Ten World Show
NRHA Money Earner
1978 Rom Performance
Sire of Offspring : Hall of Fame, World Champion, Reserve World Champion, Top Ten World Show, Superior Performance, AQHA High Point & Reserve High Point,Quarter Horse Congress Get Winners, ROM Performance, NCHA & NRHA Money Earners, Halter Point Earners & All-Time Leading Sire .