2024 Breeder's Guide

Bowmans Metallic Cat
Bowmans Metallic Cat is featured in The Team Roping Journal's 2024 Breeder's Guide, highlighting industry-best rope horse breeding programs, studs and incentives.
Bowmans Metallic Cat on the head side at the Riata Buckle.

Bowmans Metallic Cat
Luke Jones Performance Horses Allerton, Iowa

STUD FEE: $1,500

SIRE: Metallic Cat
DAM: Bowmans Fancy by Lenas Jewel Bars

INCENTIVES: Riata Buckle, South Dakota Reined Cow Horse Association, IQHA Ranch Horse Futurity

Bowmans Metallic Cat was trained and shown by Luke Jones Performance Horses of Allerton, Iowa. The red roan stallion is the 2019 Midwest Greatest Horseman Champion and has 325 AQHA points in heading, heeling, tie-down, working cow horse, ranch and trail, performance halter and a LTE of $36,621.

“For the last two years, we’ve been standing Bowmans Metallic Cat,” says Jones. “We legged him back up so our 12-year-old son, Lane, could head on him in the #10.5 Jr Roping at the 2023 Riata Buckle. He made it to the short round. Our 15-year-old son, Cort, heeled on him at the 2023 AQHA World Show for Lane, who ended up winning 3rd in the L2 Senior Heading on his horse.”

The stallion is versatile, known for his athleticism, kind nature and incredible mind, which he passes to his babies, with winners in both cowhorse and roping arenas. This year, his offspring won the most money at the SDRCHA Stallions Stakes Futurity and Derby.

His notable progenies include BMC Metallic Gem, the 2021 Badlands Bits and Spurs Futurity 4-year-old Open Heeling Champion, an NRCHA money earner, and an AQHA World Show Qualifier and AQHA World Show Jr Heeling finalist; BMC Wild Girl is a 2023 Open Snaffle Bit Futurity Finalist, SDRCHA Open and Breeders Open Futurity Champion, and a Southwest Reined Cow Horse Association Open Futurity Finalist; and Billions N Billions is the SDRCHA Non-Pro Breeders Futurity Champion.

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