Super Sires became a 501 c5 Not for Profit in 2020

OUR MISSION

The mission of the Super Sires is to foster Non-Pro riders of all skill level in all competitions recognized by the National Snaffle Bit Association (NSBA) and to support the breeding of quality bloodlines. The Super Sires will showcase the offspring of this exclusive stallion program in competition for Non-Pro, Limited and Open riders as defined in the NSBA handbook. Significant cash and prizes shall be awarded with Stallion Position Enrollment funds allocated to the participants.

OUR SUCCESS

The success of the Super Sires program over the past several years is credited in large part to the Executive Committee that is composed of horsemen and women that are passionate about the industry. The executive Committe members are Stephen Stephens, Jan Pittman, Gil Galyean, Johne Dobbs, and Joan Schroeder. Executive Director, Christa Conway, handles day to day business, administrative work and communications.

Super Sires Award

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Jan Pittman
Jan Pittman
Executive Committee
President
Jan has been breeding World and Congress Champions for over 15 years and owns The Pittman Ranch in Chipley, Florida. Jan has served on Super Sires Committee since the purchase of VS CODE BLUE and was appointed to the Super Sires Executive Committee in 2018. She also serves on the AQHA Amateur Committee and Amateur Grievance subcommittee for AQHA.
Gil Galyean
Gil Galyean
Executive Committee
1st Vice President
Gil is a multiple World and Congress champion, and a member of the NSBA rider Hall of Fame. He has trained 12 Congress and Reserve Congress open pleasure class wins including “Radical Revolution” and “One Hot Krymsun.” In addition, Gil has trained Congress and AQHA World Youth and Amateur Pleasure champions, including “Cool Blazing Lady”, “Deesired Invitation”, and “Zips Chocolate Swirl.”
Joan L. Schroeder
Joan L. Schroeder
Executive Committee
Secretary/Treasurer
Joan is an AQHA Director, Professional Horsewoman, Business Owner & Stallion Owner. She was appointed as a Director of the AQHA in 2011. She was assigned to the AQHA illustrious Stud Book & Registration Committee. She works closely with Executive Directors from numerous associations, as well as the AQHA Executive Committee to create improvement and health within the AQHA headquarters as well as the industry.
Stephen Stephens
Stephen Stephens
Executive Committee
2nd Vice President
Stephen Stephens – NSBA Past President; Business & Stallion Owner
Johne Dobbs
Johne Dobbs
Executive Committee
Historian & Stallion Procurement
Johne Dobbs – Stallion Procurement – AQHA Past President & NSBA Officer, Horsewoman & Business Owner
Christa Conway
Christa Conway
Executive Director

Christa has been involved in the horse industry in various aspects for most of her life. She has had success in the barrel racing world and she published The Horse Resource Magazine for ten years. She and her husband, Vick, live on their horse farm in Muncie, Indiana.

Super Sires has Awarded

Over

$743 K

In cash and prizes

Over

$115 K

Paid out in 2021

Over

$81,275

to Non-Pros in 2021

Over

$33,740

to Open in 2021

Why Super Sires?

Owners Support

Owner Support

Stallion Owners Supporting an Innovative Program that Provides Opportunity and Longevity of Return for their Customers.

Purses are funded by stallion owners, sponsors and a portion of nominations.

• 100% of annual stallion enrollment contributions are set aside to provide a purse that will be paid out to resulting foals of that breeding year.
• Stallion owners are provided marketing and promotion via Super Sires in the form of printed publicity, website and social media promotion as well as a presence at several venues throughout the year.
• Super Sires is guided by a group of “hands on” horsemen that have a good feel for where the industry is heading and continue to steer the program in a direction that serves the industry well.
• Stallion enrollment is increasing at an impressive rate with continual improvements put in place by the Executive Committee, including the addition of Hunter Under Saddle classes in 2019, an Open 2YO Futurity in 2019 and Non-Pro and Open Maturity Stakes classes in 2021.

2016 Limited WP Champion

Happy Competitors

Lucrative purses make happy competitors with
OVER $700,000 in cash and prizes given away through 2021!

Super Sires has continued to grow while at the same time securing a strong foundation to insure a program that guarantees longevity

•Super Sires set up a transition period early on to create a program that annually guarantees the produce of enrolled stallions a purse when they reach showing age.

Super Sires has paid $570,721.95 to Non-Pros through 2021!

• $218,185.96 to Non-Pro 3 Year Old Western Pleasure (Open)
• $217,487.95 to Non-Pro 3 Year Old Western Pleasure (Limited)
• $90,415.00 to Non-Pro Yearling Longe-Lines (Western)
• $22,860.00 to Non-Pro Yearling Longe-Lines (Hunter)
• $12,660.00 to Non-Pro 4/5 Year Old Trail
• $4,590.00 to Non-Pro Maturity Western Pleasure (Open)
• $4,523.04 to Non-Pro Maturity Western Pleasure (Limited)

• Super Sires added their first Open class in 2019 as a 2 Year Old Open class and added an Open Maturity class in 2021.

And paid over $44,000 to Open Riders in just six (6) classes!

• $24,972.00 to Open 2 Year Olds
• $15,750.00 to Open Maturity Western Pleasure (Open)
• $3,726.00 to Open Maturity Western Pleasure (Limited

Break it Down

Check out these payouts from the past few years

• 2020
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Western Pleasure Longe-Line – $12,900.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Super Sires Halter, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $17,000.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Super Sires Halter, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $17,000.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Super Sires Halter, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Two Year Old Open Western Pleasure – $7,912.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Super Sires Halter, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Hunter Under Saddle Longe-Line – $8,200.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Super Sires Halter, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Pulse Vet Goodie
• 2019
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Western Pleasure Longe-Line – $15,500.00
Super Sires Halters, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots, EnviroEquine Products
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $18,445.00
Super Sires Halters, Hat, Sleezy, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, , EnviroEquine Products
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $19,245.00
Super Sires Halters, Hat, Sleezy, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots, EnviroEquine Products
• Two Year Old Open Western Pleasure – $6,120.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, EnviroEquine Products
• Non-Pro Open 4/5 Year Old Trail Class – $5,000.00
Cowboy Bronze Trophy, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, EnviroEquine Products
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Hunter Under Saddle Longe-Line – $5,800.00
Super Sires Halters, Hat, Sheet, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots, EnviroEquine Products

• 2018
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Longe-Line – $20,600.00
Blue Ribbon Show Halter, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $19,400.00
Wenger Leather Works saddle credit, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $20,400.00
Wenger Leather Works saddle credit, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open 4/5 Year Old Trail Class – $6,400.00
Rod Patrick Boots, Madness Haybag

• 2017
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Longe-Line – $14,800.00
Blue Ribbon Show Halter, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $18,228.00
Wenger Leather Works saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $18,728.00
Wenger Leather Works saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots

• 2016
• Non-Pro Open Yearling Longe-Line – $9,565.00
Blue Ribbon Show Halter, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $20,130.00
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $20,130.00
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots

• 2015
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $27,375.00
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $27,600.00
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots

• 2014
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $38,649.50
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $37,962.50
Blue Ribbon saddle, Trophy Buckle, Nutrena Feed, Rod Patrick Boots

• 2013
• Non-Pro Limited Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $44,900.00
• Non-Pro Open Three Year Old Western Pleasure – $44,600.00

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