Pecho Dexter (1963–1984) was an American Quarter Horse. He earned his slot in the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame by the claiming 13 year-end high point awards in four years, showing in halter, western pleasure, trail horse, and what was then called English Pleasure, but is now Hunter Under Saddle.[1] In all, he earned a total of 1058 points with the American Quarter Horse Association (or AQHA).

Pecho Dexter
BreedQuarter Horse
DisciplineShowing
SirePoco Pecho
GrandsirePoco Pine
DamMiss Hogan
Maternal grandsireJoe Dexter
SexGelding
Foaled1963
CountryUnited States
ColorSorrel
Other awards
1966 & 1967 & 1969 & 1970 AQHA High Point Halter Horse
1966 & 1967 & 1969 & 1970 High Point Western Pleasure Horse
1968 & 1969 & 1970 AQHA High Point English Pleasure Horse
1968 & 1969 AQHA High Point Trail Horse
Honors
American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame
National Snaffle Bit Association Hall of Fame

Pecho Dexter was a gelding, a son of Poco Pecho, grandson of Hall of Fame member Poco Pine, and a descendant of Poco Bueno. His dam Miss Hogan was a double descendant of Golden Chief. He also traced to Peter McCue and Joe Hancock P-455.[2]

Pecho Dexter died in 1984 and in 2005[3] was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[4] He was the second horse inducted into the National Snaffle Bit Association Hall of Fame.[5]

Notes edit

  1. ^ Staff "Hall of Fame" Quarter Horse Journal p. 48
  2. ^ Pecho Dexter Pedigree at All Breed Pedigree
  3. ^ American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA). "Pecho Dexter". AQHA Hall of Fame. American Quarter Horse Association. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  4. ^ American Quarter Horse Foundation. "Hall of Fame Inductees". AQHA Hall of Fame. American Quarter Horse Association. Retrieved September 1, 2017.
  5. ^ "Pecho Dexter". National Snaffle Bit Association. www.nsba.com. Retrieved May 11, 2019.

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Further reading edit

  • Cratty, John (July 1996). "Pecho Dexter". Quarter Horse Journal: 62–65.

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