Originally Posted by dressagebelle
Such awesome horses. My mare is strictly an english horse, but I learned to ride on my friends barrel horses. I actually had the immense pleasure of meeting, and petting First Down Dash, as well as his son FDD Dynasty. Amazing horses, with some amazing offspring in all facets of the riding world. Other than the ridiculously high stud fee, I'd love to have a FDD baby.
So sad that he passed away:(
IMO, he has been one of the, if not THE, most influential sires in barrel racing history. Lets not forget he sired the immortal Dash Ta Fame!
I feel lucky to have a grandson by him.