Gallop welcomes the 2019 Super Sires, Sire of the Year and NSBA World Champion, Its A Southern Thing. This 2010, 16 Hand Bay Stallion is a living breathing tribute to careful and considerate breeding of the American Quarter Horse. This great young stallion has an outstanding pedigree with the movement and mind of a champion. Its A Southern Thing (A.K.A. "MoonPie"), is the son of Congress Champion and leading AQHA Sire, Only In The Moonlight. His Dam, Shesa Hot Cookie is a Congress Champion (three-times over), and has produced an abundant amount to Congress, World, and multiple Futurity Champions. Its A Southern Thing's show career includes: AQHA 2015 World Show - Reserve Champion Level 2 Western Riding; AQHA 2015 World Show - Bronze Champion - Level 2 Western Pleasure; AQHA 2015 World Show - 7th Jr. Western Pleasure; NSBA 2015 World Champion - Jr. Western Riding; NSBA 2015 Reserve World Champion - Jr. Western Pleasure; Superior Award Earner in Jr. Western Pleasure; Superior Award Earner in Jr. Western Riding; Congress 2014 - Top 5 Green Hunter Under Saddle; Congress 2014 - 6th in the Green Western Riding at 2014 Congress (out of 118 entries); and Congress 2012 Top-Five Masters Western Pleasure Class Winner. Its A Southern Things champion bloodlines, correct conformation, kind nature, and stellar performances at the peak of competition make him a prime candidate for breeding success.
Its a Southern Thing is a sire of multiple Congress and World Champions. With limited foals in the show pen, 80% of his first crop showing had wins in major futurities and slot classes. Its A Southern Thing was a 2019 RGP Top-Ten Sire of Western Pleasure & Western All-Around Money-Earners: and 2019 RGP Top (25) Sire of Hunter Under Saddle & English All-Around Money-Earners. As of January 2021, Its a Southern Thing had sired (402) AQHA foals with total earnings of: $343,588. He has (57) AQHA point-earners amassing a total (3,132) AQHA points, (6) Superiors, (89) ROM's, and World Champions. Some of his top performers include: ITS A KADENCE THING ($4,300: NSBA World Western Longe Line Limited Non-Pro Reserve Champion), BORN SOUTHERN ($3,861: NSBA World 2-Year-Old Limited Open Hunter Under Saddle Reserve Champion), ITS A PRETTY THING ($27,753 and 186.5 AQHA points: 5th AQHA High Point Junior Western Pleasure Level 1 Open), DANCIN N THEMOONLITE ($28,165: Congress 2-Year-Old Western Pleasure Sale Stakes Limited Open Award Champion), SOUTHERN SWEETIE PIE (ABRA World Open Longe Line Champion), IF IT AINT SOUTHERN ($18,299: 6th Southern Belle Congress Futurity 2-Year-Old Maiden Western Pleasure Open), HEY YALL (52.5 AQHA points: and 6.5 novice points; Open Performance ROM), JUSTA TOUCH SOUTHERN (125 AQHA points: and Kentucky Breeders Incentive Payout). In the lunge line classes, a World Champion in the ABRA has emerged as well as several in the NSBA World Championships (Open and Non-Pro in both Western Pleasure Lunge Line and Hunter Lunge Line).
Gallop is honored to have this breeding available as Its A Southern Thing was booked full for 2019 by February 15th. His foals are eligible for the Germany Stallion Service Program, Kentucky Breeders Incentive Fund, NSBA Breeders Championship Futurity, NSBA Sire Incentive Fund, NSBA Color Breeders Championship, Western Super Sires, Southern Belle Breeders, Tom Powers Stallion Trust, and Premier Quarter Sires. He is tested negative for GBED, HERDA, HYPP, PSSM1, and MH. Additionally, he is OLWS Negative. Its A Southern Thing has a proven show record and the foals he has sired are amazing. With being a force to reckon with in the show pen, Its A Southern Thing has become a great sire as well.
Owners: Gumz Farms
Standing at: Gumz Farms, Inc
Location: Morganfield, KY