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Country Classic

<tr><th>Discipline:</th><td>Showing</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Other awards</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">1977 AQHA High Point Youth Working Cowhorse</td></tr> <tr><th scope="col" colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">Honors</th></tr><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align:center;">American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame</td></tr><tr style="font-size:80%; font-weight:lighter; text-align:center; color:#555;"><td colspan="2">Horse infobox last updated on: January 11, 2008.</td></tr>
Country Classic

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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Rey Jay

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Rey Del Rancho</td></tr>

Dam: Christy Carol

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Leo Bob</td></tr>

Gender: Gelding
Foaled: 1969
Country: United States
Color: Chestnut
Breeder: Marion Flynt
Owner: Linda Marie Mills, Stacey Allyn Strain, Randall Clark Strain
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Country Classic was a Quarter Horse gelding that competed and won in halter, showmanship, cutting, working cowhorse, barrel racing, stake race, hunt seat equitation, pole bending, hunter under saddle, trail, western pleasure, horsemanship, roping – both heading and heeling, and western riding.[1] He won 98 all-around titles, a reserve world championship in stake race, six open and youth AQHA Superiors awards, and placed 15 times in the AQAH Youth World Show Top Ten.[1] He died in April 1986.[1]

He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Forever Famous" Quarter Horse Journal p. 48
  2. American Quarter Horse Association "AQHA Hall of Fame"


  • Staff (March 2001). "Forever Famous". Quarter Horse Journal: 40–49. 

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