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June 2021 – AQHA Versatility Ranch Horse World Championship; AQHA Ranching Heritage Challenge Finals

Kalpowar wants to Congratulate Katy L. Thomison, Leanne E. Jetton and Kathy V. Torres.  This past weekend these competitors showed Kalpowar bred and raised horses and we could not be more excited with their accomplishments!!!
Betcha Like That, 2014 Gelding (Bet Hesa Cat X Girl Like That) – Katy L. Thomison
Amateur Working Ranch Horse Champion
Versatility Amateur Ranch Conformation Champion
3rd – Versatility Amateur Ranch Reining
7th – Versatility Amateur Ranch Cow Work
10th – Versatility Amateur RanchRanch Cutting
Finalist – Versatility Amateur Ranch Riding
Finalist – Versatility Amateur Ranch Trail
Coutin Reys, 2015 Gelding (Im Countin Checks X Reylena Moon) – Leanne E. Jetton
Versatility Open Junior Ranch Cutting Champion
3rd – Ltd Open 5/6 Yr Old Working Ranch Horse
3rd – Open 4 & Up Team Roping
4th – Open 5/6 Yr Old Working Ranch Horse
8th – Versatility Open Junior Ranch Reining
9th – Open 4 & Up Ranch Cutting
Kalahari Moonshine, 2014 Gelding (Cats Merada X Reylena Moon) – Kathy V Torres
4th – Ltd Open 5/6 Yr Old Working Ranch Horse
5th – Open 4 & Up Barrel Racing
Finalist – Open 4 & Up Ranch Cutting
Finalist – Open 3 & Up Ranch Riding
Reylena Moon Produce Add (Under Mares)
Countin Reys $29,726 (new money)
Hughes Hefner $15,059  (new money)
Meradas Reyvenge $12,706  (new money)
This is a new horse that showed up on the produce record for Reylena Moon add after Moonreys Merada
Hunting For the Moon (g. by Bet Hesa Cat)
NRCHA Money Earner
Turn and Burn Open Bridle Showdown

April 3rd, 2021 – NRCHA Stakes , Las Vegas, Nevada

Congratulations to Clay Roeser and Meradas Reyvenge (owned by Bernie Kelly) for making the NRCHA Intermediate Open Stakes Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada this past weekend.  Meradas Reyvenge is a 2017 Red Roan Stallion by Cats Merada and out of our very own Reylena Moon (Dual Rey X Carolena Moon).  The competition was tough in Las Vegas but this team has had numerous top ten finishes and is always exciting to watch.

February 12, 2021 – NRCHA Celebration of Champions, Fort Worth, TX

Congratulations Katy McBeath Thomison!  Katy showed her 2014 gelding, Betcha Like That (Bet Hesa Cat X Girl Like That by Playgun), and claimed the Non Pro Two Rein World Championship.  The duo also made the World Show Finals and finished 4th in the Non Pro Bridle.

Betcha Like That was bred by Amy Bell and was one of the last foals that Amy raised before her untimely passing.  We will definitely be cheering for this team in 2021 and beyond.


January 2021 – Intermountain Reined Cow Horse Circuit Standings


Congratulations to Clay Roeser and Meradas Reyvenge (owned by Bernie Kelly) and Moonreys Merada (owned by Kaila & Britt Williams). These two Stallions were bred and raised by Kalpowar Quarter Horses out of their great mare Reylena Moon (Dual Rey X Carolena Moon by Peptoboonsmal).

Meradas Reyvenge (Cats Merada X Reylena Moon by Dual Rey) was the 2020 Year End 3 year old Open, Intermediate and Limited Open Futurity Champion and

Moonreys Merada (owned by Kaila & Britt Williams) placed in the Top 5 for the Year End 3 year old Open, Intermediate and Limited Open Futurity standings.  We can’t wait to see you all compete in 2021!


Febuary 21st, 2020 – NRCHA National Year End Standings


It was a BIG NIGHT in Cowtown for Kalpowar’s own Plain Catty!  At tonight’s NRCHA Annual Award’s Banquet, Jake Gorrell and Plain Catty were named the NRCHA National Champions for 2019 in the Open Hackamore.  On Wednesday, during the NRCHA World Championship Show, Jake and “Sparky” finished 6th in the Open Hackamore Class to secure another Top Ten finish and seal the Top Spot in the NRCHA National Championship Race.


November 2019 – Idaho Reined Cow Horse Futurity & Derby


Plain Catty and Jake Gorrell are crowned Reserve Champions of the 2019 IRCHA Open Derby.  Jake and Sparky finished their limited aged event career this past weekend by marking a 149.5 down the fence.  We are thrilled to be a part of this special team.  We see great things with this special duo.  Stay Tuned!

December 2017 – NCHA Futurity


A special thank you to Paul Hansma, Tom Dvorak and the entire team at Paul Hansma Cutting Horses for getting our mare Angel In My Pocket (Grace) ready to show in the NCHA Futurity yesterday. It was a miracle that this wonderful Metallic Cat mare ever came to be. This was one of the last two babies that Amy Bell foaled out before she passed away in May, 2014. We love you “Grace” and we love you Amy.

Angel In My Pocket is an amazing story about how she “came to be born” in the first place. Her mother, Zacks Four Wood, coliced and had to be put down early in breeding season in 2013. The vets harvested her ovaries, Amy put them in an ice chest, and then she drove them to Texas A&M vet school. The staff at A&M got five oocytes, bred them to Metallic Cat, one recipient mare stuck. Eleven months later “Grace” was born (March 2014). Two months later Amy passed away. Now three years later “Grace” is entered in the NCHA cutting futurity which starts Nov 15th.

November 2017 – Idaho Reined Cow Horse Futurity

Kalahari Moonshine & Brady Weaver wins the 2017 IRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Intermediate Open Championship.  The pair scored a 152 in the Open Futurity Fence Finals at the 2017 Idaho Reined Cow Horse Snaffle Bit Futurity in Nampa, Idaho. This Fence Run won them the Intermediate Open Championship and tied them for Reserve Champions in the Open Futurity with a composite score of 584.5 on 4 runs. The horse is owned by Sharon Fraser.

Kalpowar Quarter Horses and Amy Bell were the breeders of this wonderful colt. He is out of our great mare Reylena Moon by Dual Rey.  Congratulations to Kalahari Moonshine, Brady Weaver and Sharon Fraser on this great win at the Idaho Reined Cowhorse Association Futurity!


2017 AQHA Select World Show – Amarillo, Texas

Kalpowar bred horse wins AQHA Select World Cowhorse Championship!

Kalpowar Quarter Horses would like to congratulate the 2017 AQHA Select World Show Working Cow Horse Champions: Darleen Wood and Wright Olena.  Wright Olena, a 2007 gelding  is sired by Lenas Wright On out of Kalpowar’s great AQHA 2X Reserve World Champion mare, Starlight Playmate by Grays Starlight.