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Pecho Dexter

<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;">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</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 12, 2008.</td></tr>
Pecho Dexter

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Breed: Quarter Horse
Sire: Poco Pecho

<tr><th>Grandsire:</th><td>Poco Pine</td></tr>

Dam: Miss Hogan

<tr><th>Maternal grandsire:</th><td>Joe Dexter</td></tr>

Gender: Gelding
Foaled: 1963
Country: United States
Color: Sorrel

Horse (Equus ferus caballus)

Pecho Dexter earned his slot in the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame by the claiming thirteen 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).

He was a gelding, a son of Poco Pecho and 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]

He died in 1984 and in 2005[3] was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame.[4]


  1. "Hall of Fame" Quarter Horse Journal March 2005 p. 48
  2. Pecho Dexter Pedigree at All Breed Pedigree retrieved on June 30, 2007
  3. American Quarter Horse Foundation - Pecho Dexter accessed on February 3, 2008
  4. AQHA Hall of Fame accessed on February 3, 2008


  • "Hall of Fame" Quarter Horse Journal March 2005 p. 42-49

Further reading

  • Cratty, John "Pecho Dexter" Quarter Horse Journal July 1996 p. 62-65

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