National Snaffle Bit Association Announces 2020 Hall of Fame Inductees
Hall of Fame Individual: Allen Mitchels
Since his first days at NSBA, Allen Mitchels has been all in, participating in the NSBA judge’s recertification process, testing procedure and dealing with animal rights activities and serving as president in 2016. He has used his broad experience in the equine industry as not only a professional horseman and judge but also as a committee member developing policy for judges, helping to refine the grievance policy and disciplinary rules. His commitment to the future of the industry is seen in his continued participation at board meetings as past president and through his actions hosting an NSBA Scholarship horse show and working to promote the National Open Horse Show Association and its endeavors.
Hall of Fame Breeding Horse: Radical Rodder
AQHA stallion Radical Rodder, owned Diane Chilton of Pilot Point, Texas, has been named as NSBA Hall of Fame for the Breeding Horse division. An AQHA world champion in Western Pleasure, Radical Rodder sired 1025 foals of which 562 were performers amassing over 66,364 AQHA points and $696,892 in NSBA earnings. He sired 19 world champions and 20 reserve world champions. His get include Radical Rumors, Were Talkin Radical, Heza Radical Zip, to name a few.
Hall of Fame Show Horse: Whatscookngoodlookin
2011 NSBA Horse of the Year, Whatscookngoodlookin, a 2008 AQHA mare owned by Capital Quarter Horses LLC from Pilot Point, Texas, has been named as NSBA Hall of Fame in the Show Horse division. With over 200 AQHA points in Western Pleasure, 326 NSBA points and $119,795 in NSBA earnings, this mare has certainly earned a spot in the NSBA Hall of Fame.
Hall of Fame Breeding Horse: Shesa Hot Cookie
AQHA mare Shesa Hot Cookie, owned by Gumz Farms of Morganfield, Kentucky, has been named as NSBA Hall of Fame in the Breeding Horse division. By Zips Chocolate Chip and out of Beckys Melody, the 1990 mare earned 228 AQHA points in Western Pleasure and $24,151 in NSBA earnings. Her offspring have earned over $129,447 in NSBA earnings, earned world championships and AQHA Superior awards in Western Pleasure, and include Its A Southern Thing, Invite Me For Cookies, Heza Hot Cookie and Shes Suddenly Hot, to name a few.
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