A: Super Sires was started by horsemen who wanted to reward and promote Non-Pro riders with large purses and give mare owners a great way to market their foals. Super Sires has continued to grow thanks to dedicated volunteers and innovative thinkers behind the scenes. *Super Sires became a Not for Profit (501 c5) in 2020.
A: Super Sires Executive Committee is made up of industry professionals with extensive years of experience and a passion for the industry. They are all respected horsemen and horsewomen who donate their time to give back to the industry. The Executive Committee meets at least once a month via conference call and in person to discuss new ideas for the Super Sires Program. You can learn more about the Executive Committee on the ABOUT page.
A: Super Sires Stallion Enrollment Fees are paid annually and fund BREEDERS PURSE classes. The annual fee is $3,500 plus one donated breeding. Grandfathering Enrollment Fees vary (see STALLION ENROLLMENT FORM on our FORMS page.) Annual Enrollment Fees include the following:
A: Easy enough…. if you own 50% or more of the stallion, just complete the STALLION ENROLLMENT FORM on our FORMS page and return it to the address listed with your payment. When the enrollment fees are paid, your stallion becomes a Super Sire.
Yes! Grandfathering stallions pay the same fee(s) that enrolled stallions paid for the specific foal crops. The options for grandfathering can be found on page 2, of the Super Sires STALLION ENROLLMENT FORM on our FORMS page.
A: Super Sires offers a discounted annual Enrollment Fee to deceased stallions. If a stallion has been enrolled in Super Sires for one year, the Enrollment Fee decreases the year after death to $500. A donated breeding OR $500 No Sale Fee is still required. In the unfortunate event of the passing of your enrolled stallion, please contact the Super Sires office and we will make the necessary adjustments to adjust subsequent year’s Enrollment Fees.
If your stallion is deceased and has never been enrolled in Super Sires, the standard Enrollment Fee would need to be paid for the stallion’s year of death. Enrollment Fee for subsequent years would be $500 plus a donated breeding OR $500 No Sale Fee. Please see the DECEASED STALLION ENROLLMENT FORM on our FORMS page.
A: Breeding Purse classes are 100% funded annually by stallion owner Enrollment Fees. ONLY nominated foals sired by stallions that were enrolled during the BREEDING year are eligible for entry.
Stakes Purse classes are funded by our Sponsors, Super Sires Stallion Service Sale, Nomination Fees, etc. Nominated foals sired by ANY past or presently enrolled stallion are eligible for entry.
To learn more about the Super Sires programs visit our PROGRAMS page.
A. If your foal’s sire was enrolled in Super Sires during the year your foal was conceived and your foal has been nominated, YES it is eligible.
If your foal’s sire was enrolled in Super Sires during the year your foal was conceived and your foal has NOT YET been nominated you can still make your foal eligible. Before class entry, simply nominate your foal by visiting our FORMS page and completing a Nomination Form.
A: BREEDERS PURSE classes are funded by the Enrollment Fees paid by Stallion owners each year. 100% of Enrollment Fees are set aside for Breeders Purse classes. These classes are exclusive to foals that are products of the corresponding breeding year. EXAMPLE: In 2022, Enrollment Fees collected will be paid out in 2024 Yearling classes, in 2025 2-Year-Old classes and so on.)
STAKES PURSE classes are funded by SPONSOR contributions, as well as monies generated through Super Sires Nominations and the SUPER SIRES STALLION SERVICE SALE which can be found on CHAMPION HORSE SALES.
A: No, requirements for your foal to be eligible for BREEDERS PURSE classes are the following:
A stallion must be enrolled in Super Sires during conception year of foal; and
Foal must be NOMINATED to the appropriate Super Sires program.
Mare owners can acquire a breeding to a Super Sires stallion in a variety of ways: from stallion owner, breeding farm, program auctions, and the annual SUPER SIRES STALLION SERVICE SALE which can be found on CHAMPION HORSE SALES
A: As of end of year 2021, Super Sires has awarded over $570,000 to Non-Pro classes and over $44,000 to Open classes. Super Sires has an estimated half-a-million dollars in BREEDERS PURSE accounts for future foal crops. Look below to see our latest awards money totals.
Super Sires has Awarded
In cash and prizes
Paid out in 2021
to Non-Pros in 2021
to Open in 2021
Why Super Sires?
Integrity || Experience || Transparency || Passion for the Industry
Increase in Offspring Earnings
Return of Investment
Marketing Opportunites for Foals
Protected Investment (Purses based on Breeding Year)
As we are the program made by horsemen for horsemen we always enjoy and get excited on the success of our fellows horsemen Owners, Exhibitors and trainers. These are our latest results and you can view more by visiting our Results page
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.