Factual Encounter

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Factual Encounter and Nicole Griffo of Bridgeport NY have become quite a team, in 2014 earning his Youth Superior and Youth Grand Champion in Performance Geldings. They have been winning most every Youth HUS event they entered and many Senior HUS classes as well. 2013 they were the 11 and Under HUS Champions at the All Amercian Quarter Horse Congress! Congrats! This new team excelled as well during the 2012 All-American Quarter Horse Congress with a Top 5 (3rd and 4th) and a 6th place finish in Hunter Under Saddle! Factual Encounter under his previous owner; Tammie (Hurtgam) Kajdas is nearing his AQHA Superior in Hunter Under Saddle. Factual Encounter (Indian Artifacts x Regal Encounter) was bred and raised by DeGraff Stables and formerly owned by Tammy Hurtgam-Kajas of Youngstown NY and earner of over 60 AQHA points and $2,300+ in NSBA winnings.



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Indian Artifacts

Indian Artifacts (AQHA/AWR) is the 2008 AQHA World Champion in Hunter Under Saddle. �He is also the only breeding stallion today that is an AQHA World Champion and an AWR; American Warmblood Registry Inspection Champion. �Earning First Premium Honors, Indian Artifacts maintains a full breeding license with the AWR. He is a Two-Time All-American Quarter Horse Congress Reserve Champion in Hunter Under Saddle and has earned an AQHA Superior in Hunter Under Saddle. �"Chief" has an ROM in Amateur Hunter Under Saddle and has many Futurity wins in Open and Non-Pro competitions. �As a sire, he is an AQHA Reserve World Champion Sire and a sire of multiple AQHA Superior earners. �Indian Artifacts has World and National Champions and Reserve Champions in APHA, PtHA and ApHC breeds. �Excitingly, all of his foals that have been submitted for inspection at an AWR breed registry event have outscored their dam! �He has additionally sired multiple AWR Inspection Champions and Reserve Champions.

He boasts several USEF and USDF Year End Champions through Top Ten winners. His foals have been successfully competed on the flat, over fences, in dressage, in all-around events, in pleasure driving and in eventing.

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Regal Encounter

Regal Encounter. 1997 Sorrel Mare. AQHA Registration #X0551619. (Regal Lark X Memorial Dawn (JC) by Banquet Circuit (JC), Regal is by Multiple AQHA World Champion & Reserve World Champion and multiple AQHA Year End Hi-Point Champion; Regal Lark by Rugged Lark whom amassed 287 Open AQHA Performance Points in his career. Earning 4 AQHA Superiors and 4 Congress Championships, he is one of the last great sires in his bloodline, he has earnings of over $20,400 in AQHA Incentive Fund and World Championship Show competitions. A World Champion sire, his foals have earned over 3,030 AQHA points in all events. Her dam, Memorial Dawn is the dam 8 foals of which 2 are performers. They have earned over 132 AQHA points, $1,227 in AQHA World Show and $4,461 in NSBA competitions. Regal herself, bred by Greg Hale, the Hale Ranch in Texas has produced multiple futurity winners and AQHA point earners; Factual Encounter, multiple Congress Top 5 winner by Indian Artifacts and NSBA BCF Champion and multiple Congress Top 5 & Top 10 Winner; Regally Krymsun by One Hot Krymsun. DGS Indynial also by Indian Artifacts has been showing in USEF competitions and has earned multiple Circuit Awards.

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