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Carol Rose, AQHA's All-time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses

Carol Rose, AQHA’s All-time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses

Carol Rose Quarter Horses is proud to stand Lena Spark and Stylish Rey Gay. These American Quarter Horse Stallions have been successful in the show arena and breeding barn.

Carol Rose’s breeding expertise has earned her the spot as the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) All Time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses. Carol is also a perennial top National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) and National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) breeder.

Carol Rose has bred AQHA horses and the resulting performance horses have earned:

  • More than 28,900 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) points, averaging 69 AQHA points per foal and 94 AQHA points per point-earner, including 49 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World and Reserve World Championships, 13 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) National All-Around titles, and earners of more than $3,400,000.
  • National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) earnings of over $1,000,000.
  • National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) earnings of over $580,000.
  • National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) earnings of over $700,000.

Carol Rose is the leader in all American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Incentive Fund categories as she leads in AQHA Incentive Fund foals bred, in AQHA Incentive Fund foals nominated and owned; total AQHA Incentive Fund money earned, and total in AQHA Incentive Fund nominated sires’ earnings.

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Carol Rose owned and stood the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) #1 Leading Sire of AQHA World Champion Performance Horses, Zan Parr Bar and the legendary Shining Spark.

Carol Rose has also been the leading breeder or owner at the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) World Show five times.

Foals bred by Carol Rose have earned more than 290 American Quarter Horse Association Register of Merit (AQHA ROM) awards, as well as 184 American Quarter Horse Association Superior Awards in halter, cutting, calf roping, heading, heeling, reining, western riding, trail, western pleasure, barrel racing and working cowhorse, and more than 530 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) All-Around Awards.

Carol Rose has been honored to receive the following awards:

  • 1998 National Cutting Horse Association’s Non-Pro Hall of Fame (NCHA)
  • 1998 American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) Professional Horsewoman of the Year
  • 2001 National Cowgirl Hall of Fame
  • 2004 Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
  • 2004 National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA) Hall of Fame
  • 2010 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) Hall of Fame
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