We'd Love to Own: 2011 Quar­ter Horse stal­lion Wran­glered.

Horse & Rider - - Table Of Contents - … Ni­c­hole Chirico

De­tails: 2011 AQHA stal­lion by Starlights Wran­gler and out of Snow White Dun It, by Hol­ly­wood Dun It.

Barn name: Toy.

Owned by: Dell and Terri Hen­dricks of Tioga, Texas.

Fun ride: “Toy got his name be­cause he’s so much fun to ride, it’s like play­ing with a toy,” Dell says. “He’s ex­tremely adapt­able and an in­cred­i­ble ath­lete; even when he’s not fully pay­ing at­ten­tion, he’s four times bet­ter than most horses.”

Spe­cial start: Dell knew from the be­gin­ning Toy was a great horse. “I raised him, and then one of my cus­tomers bought him in the Legacy Sale,” Dell shares. “But come his 3-year- old year, she had to sell Toy. I talked it over with my wife, Terri, and we de­cided he was too good of a horse to lose, so we pur­chased him.”

Su­per­horse talent: “We missed show­ing him in the 2014 NRHA Fu­tu­rity be­cause of an in­jury, and once I was rid­ing him again he lacked the con­fi­dence to run down the pen,” Dell ex­plains. “So I started rop­ing on him for fun, and he took to it im­me­di­ately. Rick Rosaschi (a West­ern per­for­mance trainer, pic­tured here with Toy) came over, saw me rope on him, and im­me­di­ately said he was tak­ing Toy home so we could turn him into an AQHA Su­per­horse con­tender for 2017.”

In the fam­ily: Toy’s Su­per­horse jour­ney starts with his blood­lines. His dam is out of a well-known mare named Sweet And In­no­cent, which was owned by AQHA Hall of Famer Jack Kyle, and won the 1982 AQHA Su­per­horse ti­tle with his daugh­ter Jackie. “It’s re­ally spe­cial to me to have a horse like Toy that’s re­lated to one of Jack Kyle’s mares.”

Team ef­fort: Toy’s team com­prises of four riders. He com­petes in rein­ing with Dell, rop­ing with Rick Rosaschi, reined cow horse and ranch rid­ing with Luke Jones, and per­for­mance hal­ter and rop­ing with Larry Dar­nell.

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