AKA – Myka
Born 10th May 2014
ApHC – 93% FPD
ApHC UK – A Register
BApS – Grade B
Lambrigg Dollar Girl X Drea Yakima Firshado
Myka is the newest addition to the Redheart herd, joining us 6th November 2016, as a mature two-year-old. Bred by Carol and Michael Woods who hold the prefix “CARICKS” with the British Appaloosa Society.
Myka is a well-developed and compact filly with very nice confirmation. She has three good paces with an elegant trot and is expected to make 15.2+.
Her test results confirmed her sale, Certified negative for PSSM1 – Polysaccharide Storage Myopathy, HERDA – Hereditary Equine Regional Dermal Asthenia, GBED – Glycogen Branching Enzyme Deficiency, HYPP – Equine Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis Disease, MH – Malignant Hyperthermia and Grey gene.
Born from two characteristic horses, she is a true non-characteristic (lp/lp) and carry’s one copy of the Pattern Gene (PATN1/patn1). Confirmed bay with the genotype (EE AA). She also carries a copy of the Dun primitive markings gene, nd1/nd2.
Registered with the ApHC UK, the Appaloosa Horse Club (ApHC) and the Foundation Appaloosa Association. Passported with the British Appaloosa Society, registered as a Grade B. She has a performance permit to enable her to compete in colourful Appaloosas classes and is enrolled on the Foundation Pedigree Designation (FPD) programme at 93%, with 28/30 registered Appaloosa in her pedigree.
Her sire, Drea Yakima Firshado is a loud black leopard, 100% FPD, BApS Grade A, standing at 15.1hh, at Havelands Appaloosas. He is an American Import from Deckers Red Eagle Appaloosas, the pedigree goes back to Red Eagle, Bambi E, Sundance F500 and the Nez Perce Ghostwind Stallions….Breath-taking!
Her Dam, Lambrigg Dollar Girl is of quality stature and has produced some outstanding foals. Indian Whirlwind by August Skyhawk, Caricks Swansong by CJA Pow Wow Rufire.
2016 – Myka was in isolation for a few weeks before joining the mares.
2017 – Myka completed one season showing in-hand, never out of the ribbons and she proved to be a consistent level headed filly. Throughout the season she was lead by a junior and never put a foot wrong.
BApS – Royal Windsor – Appaloosa RESERVE CHAMPION
ApHC UK – Regional – Female RESERVE CHAMPION
BApS – Three Counties – Appaloosa RESERVE CHAMPION
BApS – Northern National – Youngstock RESERVE CHAMPION
BApS National – Female – RESERVE CHAMPION
BApS National -Award for 2 & 3-year-old fillies- HIGHEST GRADE
Sixth place in the Amazing Blue ApHC UK Performance Table
ApHC Register Of Merit – In Hand Halter – ROM award
2018 – Myka is confirmed in foal to DFR Patahas Redheart. The foal will be 100% FPD, GRADE A with BApS and 78% FAHR.
Follow her development as I update her future as a broodmare in the “News”.