2021 January INTERNET Auction - 52nd Mid Winter Sale - Day TWO - Pleasure (Western & HUS) - Halter

January 17, 2021 to January 21, 2021


LOT 402: KM Best Be Slow

AQHA 2013 Bay Mare (RL Best Of Sudden x Slow N Sweet ) (California)

Shown in western pleasure, trail and horsemanship. Dam of 1 foal. Full sister to dam of KM Flat Out The Best, Champion of the 2018 Pleasure Versatility Challenge at AQHA World Show.

Breed Incentives: AQHA Incentive Fund


  • Type/Breed: AQHA - Quarter Horse
  • Size: 15.0 hands
  • Papers: Yes
  • Registry: AQHA
  • Reg #: 5527054
  • Other Breed: NSBA
  • Other Breed Reg #: L048375

Additional Info: Genetic Test Results

Notes:

Mila is a beautiful bay mare by the hottest sire in the industry, RL Best Of Sudden. She is super sweet and great to be around. She loves to be brushed and loved on. She has been shown in western pleasure, trail and horsemanship. She's had very limited showing due to owner finances but was very good at the shows. Easy to show, not spooky but she does best if she's on Regumate (or similar drug) if being shown year round.

She has had 1 foal, a beautiful 2020 bay filly by Blazing Hot. She was very easy to breed (took on the first try) and is a great mother.

Mila had some soundness issues off and on her 3 and 4 year old year. However, the vet was not able to definitively diagnose the cause. We just gave her some time off and that seemed to help. She was in training for almost a year prior to breaking her jaw (see note) and she was sound the whole time she was in training and while being shown. She is currently sound.

Mila is an outstanding broodmare. Her full sister is the dam of KM Flat Out The Best (Champion of the 2018 Pleasure Versatility Challenge at the AQHA World Show). She is 4 panel negative. N/Herda. She is homozygous black (she won't throw a red foal).

Show Record:
Open - 7 Trail points.
Amateur - 3 L1 Western Horsemanship points.
3rd West L1 Championship 3YO Halter Mare.

Produce Record:
2020 The Blazing Best (b.m. by Blazing Hot)

Sire: RL BEST OF SUDDEN (AQHA) $100,000: Reichert 2YO Western Pleasure Challenge Champion. The NSBA 1 Leading Sire, 2013 AQHA #1 Leading Sire of Performance ROM in All Divisions and 2013 AQHA #2 Leading Sire of Open Performance Winners, [HERDA N/HRD, 4-Panel N/N]. Sire of foals with 105,898 Halter and Performance points, 211 Halter and 674 Performance ROM, 79 AQHA Championship awards, 2 Supreme Championships, 309 Superiors, 24 World and 45 Reserve World Championship awards, 53 High Point awards and 6 All Around High Point award wins. NSBA earnings of $2,827,984 and DQHA $19,194. Sire of foals with 102 PHBA and 39 IBHA points.

Dam: Slow N Sweet (AQHA) [5-Panel N/N] Dam of 11 registered foals with 176.5 Halter and Performance points and $7,755 in NSBA earnings; including GO SLOW N SWEET, NSBA $6,773.24, Open & Amateur Performance ROM, 38 Open and 45.5 points; and Its Best To Dream, 7 Open Performance points; KM Best Be Slow, 3rd West L1 Championship 3YO Halter Mare, 7 Open and 3 Amateur Performance points; KM BEST N SLOW, NSBA $962, Open & Amateur Performance ROM, 10th L1 Jr Western Pleasure Horse, 52.5 Open, 17.5 Amateur Performance points; and KM Best Way, 2.5 Halter and 3.5 Performance points in Amateur.

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Location/City: Banning

Location/State: California

Impulsions
A Sudden Impulse
Zips Illusion
SIRE: RL Best Of Sudden (Notes)
Therapy
Zip N Therapy
Two Eyed Wedgie

Zips Chocolate Chip
Sweet Talkin Chip
Talkin Sweet
DAM: Slow N Sweet (Notes)
The Invester
Vested Sunshine
Zippos Sunshine

Coggins Test-Date Drawn: Nov 14, 2020

Accession #: IRCG00539049

State Where Coggins Issued: Lab State: California


HERDA: N/HRD. 4-Panel N/N.

Breeding Information

Last Bred: 3864382

Health and Soundness Information

Cribber: No

Weaver: No

Nerved: No

Foundered: No

Parrot Mouth: No

Major Injury and/or Surgery: Yes,

In April of 2019 she broke her lower jaw (unknown how it happened, she was in her stall). She had surgery to wire her lower jaw back together. Her bite on her lower jaw is slightly off center from her upper jaw. It does not affect her eating, chewing or ability to bite grass, etc. It has healed 100% and does not affect her riding ability. The bit in her mouth does not cause her any pain or problems.  See picture provided.

Colic/Resection Surgery: No

Past Lameness: Yes,

Mila had some soundness issues off and on her 3 and 4 year old year. However, the vet was not able to definitively diagnose the cause. He thought she was just being pushed too hard. We just gave her some time off and that seemed to help. She was in training for almost a year prior to breaking her jaw (see note above) and she was sound the whole time she was in training and while being shown. She is currently sound.

Other defects, abnormalities or blemishes: No

Disposition Information

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Best, 10 = Worst, NP = Info Not Provided

General Disposition: 3

Stall Manners: 2

Farrier: 2

Loading & Trailering: 3

Clipping: 2

Gets along with other horses: NP

Riding & Training Information

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Beginner, 10 = Professional, NP = Info Not Provided

Level of Experience required by rider or handler: 4

Scale 1 to 10: 1 = Bombproof, 10 = Hot, NP = Info Not Provided

Rating for riding or handling disposition of horse: 4

Professional Training: Yes,

approximately 2.5 years (off and on since she was 2 years old)

Disciplines: All Around Show Horse, Broodmare, Horsemanship, Trail Class, Western Pleasure