100% Foundation AQHA Hall of Fame Died May 1956 A Leading Maternal Grandsire of AQHA CHs Sired 292 foals, 37 ROMs. Sire of ROM RACE/ARENA - AQHA CHS, Supr Hlt/Perf - Hi Pt Hlt, Pro Dghts Breeder: Bert Benear; Tulsa, OK Original Owner: F. E. Wiemer; Okmulgee, OK Last owner: Earl Mayes; Miami, OK His get were successful on ranches, in the show ring, and on the race track. He didnt sire many stallions. In those days everyone wanted geldings for using horses. He was a superb broodmare sire. Barely broke to ride as a 3-year-old, Bert nearly cut off his right front foot with wire. Afraid to ride the stallion, Bertís owners decided to use the brown horse for breeding purposes. https://okqha.org/portfolio-item/bert/ https://www.aqha.com/-/bert Bert died in May 1956 at the age of 22. He was inducted into the AQHA Hall of Fame in 2007, and inducted into the Oklahoma Quarter Horse Hall of Fame to take his place alongside his granddaughter, Baby Doll Combs, who was inducted in 2010.