Buffy (AQHA Pending) is a palomino filly by Dually Pepped Ted (AQHA palomino stallion) and out of Boba Merada Cat (AQHA sorrel mare). On the top side, Buffy is Dual Pep and Smart Little Lena bred. Buffy’s dam is sired by Cow Kwacker who earned nearly $4,000 in the NCHA with limited showing and has an NCHA certificate of ability. Cow Kwacker was sired by High Brow Cat and is out of Kwackin.
Dual Pep had over $300,000 in NCHA life earnings and at the time of his death in 2018, his foals had earned $25.8 million and he had sired the dams of earners of $32.6 million. As of 2022, Dual Pep ranks number 7 on the list of Equi-State all-time leading sires.
Smart Little Lena, who earned over $577,000 in the NCHA after only eight shows, won the 1982 NCHA Futurity, Super Stakes, and Derby. He was the sire of money earning foals in every performance discipline. In AQHA competition, his offspring earned 9,744.5 points and 22 world championships, along with $216,387. In the National Reining Horse Association competition, his foals earned $686,470. In the National Reined Cow Horse Association, they earned $973,136.95. Smart Little Lena’s foals earned nearly $35 million in the NCHA.
High Brow Cat is a producer of over $60 million and is the all-time leading cutting sire of all ages and across all divisions. He has a record of seven NCHA futurity open champions.
Kwackin is the dam of offspring who have produced over $613,000 and is the dam of the 2006 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Champion (Smart Crackin Chic). She is also the dam of the 2008 NRCHA Open Futurity Champion, Catting, who has over $200,000 in life time earnings.
Buffy’s grandsire on the bottom side (Ricochets Sue) earned over $21,000 in the NCHA and has an NCHA Certificate of Ability. Ricochets Sue was sired by Smart Lil Ricochet and is out of Meradas Little Sue (both just off of Buffy’s papers).
Smart Lil Ricochet is the sire of multiple NCHA champions with offspring earnings over $3.9 million. In 2007, when he died, he was leading siring son of Smart Little Lena. He was the 1997 NCHA Open Futurity first go-round winner having marked a 223. His show career was cut short by a serious injury sustained during his First-go NCHA Futurity winning run.
Meradas Little Sue currently ranks number 6 (Smart Little Lena ranks number 5) on the Equi-Stat Life Time Cutting Statistics, which follows the top horses in the cutting horse industry. She is a three time NCHA Open World Champion having won the title in 1995, 1997, and 1999. She has NCHA life time earnings of over $730,000, was the 1996 horse of the year, and is a member of the NCHA Hall of Fame.