Makings of a Main Proprietor- Déjà Vu

The Fox household with Ted Turner and Aged Geldings Champion- Solair.

By: Brittany Bevis

The Main Proprietor award on the AQHA World Championship Present will not be one thing that anybody actually units out to win. That is primarily due to the enormity and complexity of the present itself. Most exhibitors on the occasion have one or two horses they plan to compete with. To be able to even be within the operating for the Main Proprietor Award, you could have quite a few horses in your present string, and never simply any horses, however distinctive ones able to profitable the highest prize.

Successful the Main Proprietor Award is a prestigious designation, one which many contemplate to be a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, so to perform the feat two years in a row… nicely that’s simply unimaginable. Nonetheless, that’s precisely what occurred this 12 months when Dan Fox was named the Main Proprietor for 2021.

“It’s very aggressive, and I used to be lucky to have the ability to win for the second time,” Dan says. “That is attributed to having nice trainers, nice horses, and a really completed daughter, Katie, who exhibits within the novice division. Katie received Ranch Path and was Reserve and 4th in Ranch Using.”

Katie with Newbie Efficiency Mares Champion- FR Evening Lyfe

Click on right here to observe our video interview with Katie following her wins within the Ranch occasions, and in Newbie Efficiency Halter Mares with FR Nite Lyfe. 

Along with the diversification that Katie offered by competing in Western Efficiency occasions, each members of the Fox household excelled within the Halter self-discipline with quite a lot of horses, which was the key to their success final 12 months. They earned 149 factors with 15 horses through the present. The Reserve Main Proprietor Award this 12 months went to Josh Weakly, who earned 122 factors along with his 9 horses. Just a few of Josh’s wins included Newbie 2-12 months-Previous Mares with FF Rumerz Has It, Newbie Weanling Colts with Hippiesandkowboys, and Newbie 3-12 months-Previous Geldings with Tattle Tailz.

Josh Weakly with FF Rumerz Has It

Click on right here to observe a video interview with Josh following his Halter wins. 

Throughout the present, Dan was named the World Champion in Choose Aged Geldings with Solair, Choose Aged Stallions with CR Peacemaker, and Choose Yearling Stallions with Wyatt Earp. He confirmed Magnificense in Choose 3-12 months-Previous Mares and Romeiro in Newbie Aged Stallions and positioned Reserve with each. Katie led CR Peacemaker to win Newbie Aged Stallions.

“All three wins are particular in their very own proper,” he says. “It’s extraordinarily laborious to win at this degree. Repeating wins with Solair, now a ten-time World Champion, and CR Peacemaker, a six-time World Champion, is extraordinarily rewarding.”

Katie and FR Evening Lyfe

“It’s unattainable to select only one favourite,” Dan continues. “They’re all particular. Having FR Evening Lyfe win in Efficiency Halter Mares and FR Final Version in Efficiency Halter Stallions had been icing on the cake. Each are a product of Fox Creek Ranch’s breeding program.”

Trying in the direction of the long run, Dan could be very enthusiastic about 14 foals that can hit the bottom by CR Peacemaker in 2022. Popeye, by CR Peacemaker, was a Reserve World Champion from the stallion’s first foal crop. Much more thrilling, the entire 2022 foals by CR Peacemaker might be at Dan’s new ranch in Weatherford, Texas.

Dan and Katie

“I wish to thank John Shepard, Luke Fort, Marty Simper, Tom Robertson, and all of their employees for having all of the horses match at world class degree. I might additionally prefer to thank AQHA employees and the AQHA Govt Committee for an superior job placing on all three World exhibits. I might additionally prefer to thank the judges for a fantastic job judging the horse present!”

Click on right here to learn Makings of a Main Proprietor- 2020 when Dan Fox was named the Main Proprietor and Warren English was named the Reserve Main Proprietor.

Ted Turner with Solair

Dan and Katie with Luke Fort and FR Nite Lyfe- Efficiency Mares Champion

Dan and Luke Fort with FR Remaining Version- Efficiency Stallions Champion


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