The American Quarter Horse Association is excited to share a pivotal moment in American Quarter Horse history. Invitation Only was named the No. 1 all-time leading sire of AQHA points earned by offspring on October 14, 2014.
Since 1996, American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame stallion Zippo Pine Bar held the No. 1 spot as the all-time leading sire by points earned. But that changed when Invitation Only’s get amassed 77,064 points, edging out Zippo Pine Bar with 77,061.5 points earned by his offspring. Invitation Only gained the No. 2 spot in the all-time leading sire standings in 2011.
At 24 years old, Invitation Only continues to produce outstanding offspring with, as of press time, 1,251 foals registered in 21 crops. In AQHA competition, his 695 point earners have earned 1,109 Registers of Merit, 33 world championships, 36 reserve world championships, eight year-end high-points and $406,764 at the AQHA World Championship Show. Invitation Only’s get have also amassed $2,417,929 in National Snaffle Bit Association earnings.
By Barpassers Image and out of Bears Raisin Kane by Mr Kane Raiser, Invitation Only was bred by Gene and Frieda Maxwell of Waterford, California. His current owners, Ohio Pineview Farms of North Lawrence, Ohio, purchased him in 2005. Ohio Pineview Farms is owned by the Farina family and managed by Roger Landis and Debbi Trubee.
Read an exclusive American Quarter Horse Journal interview with Invitation Only’s breeding manager.
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