Hydrive Cat, reserve champion of the 2006 NCHA Open Futurity and sire of the earners of $3.9 million, was humanely euthanized on Wednesday, October 16.
Owned by SDP Buffalo Ranch, Fort Worth, Tex., Hydrive Cat was sired by High Brow Cat and bred by Esperanza Ranch out of Ruby Tuesday DNA. Owned by David and Georgia Husby, when he was shown by NCHA Hall of Fame rider Clint Allen to claim the title of NCHA Futurity Reserve Champion, Hydrive Cat was purchased by SDP Buffalo Ranch in 2007 and was shown by ranch owner Shane Plummer to win the 2008 South Point Futurity 5/6 Non-Pro Ltd.
Inducted into the NCHA Horse Hall of Fame in 2009, Hydrive Cat was champion stallion in 10 of 21 limited age working finals and earned an NCHA career total of LTE $410,627.
As a sire, Hydrive Cat ranked among the Top 50 NCHA All-Time Leading Sires with get earnings of $3,939,343. In October 2019, his 6-year-old daughter Somethingtobelievein LTE $301,580, owned and shown by Brett and Jody McGlothlin, ranked #6 among all 2019 NCHA 5 and 6-year-old money earners.