World Equestrian Games team gold and individual bronze medalist Custom Made Gun brought a $300,000 price as part of the McQuay Stables Dispersal Sale at the Legacy Reining Breeders Sale, which took place September 28–29 in Aubrey, Texas.
Custom Made Gun is a 2011 solid palomino stallion by $10 Million Sire and APHA Hall of Fame stallion Colonels Smokingun and out of Custom Made Dunit (QH). Consigned by the McQuays as part of their dispersal, “Custom’s” sale topping bid came from Slide Or Die LLC of Aubrey.
Earlier in September, Custom and Cade McCutcheon logged the highest score of any horse at the FEI World Equestrian Games Tryon 2018 reining competition, launching Team USA into the gold medal position. The duo later secured an individual bronze medal in an exciting runoff—read more on apha.com and in the November 2018 Paint Horse Journal.
Dun Got It Made was the high-selling yearling as part of the McQuay Dispersal; this 2017 palomino overo mare by Colonels Smokingun and out of Custom Made Dunit was purchased by Toyon Ranch LLC for $66,000.
SB Shiney Inferno (pending), a 2017 palomino overo colt by Inferno Sixty Six and out of Shiney O Lady, was the high-selling Legacy yearling at $37,000. Consigned by Pro fit Equine for South of the Border Horses LLC, he was purchased by Pastorino Hay and Ranch Supply.
Paint-bred horses consistently brought good money as part of the sale. Full results will be posted at legacysale.com.
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