Joak was a 1948 Dun Stallion by Joe Reed II and out of Navie Girl. He was bred by R.O. Lunsford of Ignacio, Colorado and owned by Nolan Combs of Waurika, Oklahoma.
A widely acclaimed foundation sire, who sired 120 starters 46 of which earned AQHA Registers of Merit and multiple AAA runners including Quincy Lady who excelled as a performance competitor.
In 1961 she was an Open Superior Halter and Open Performance Register of Merit earner. In 1962 she was an Open AQHA Performance Champion. 1959 stallion Joak Van, out of Coogan’s Van, earned his Racing Register of Merit in 1961 and went on to earn his AQHA Performance Register of Merit.
These are just two notable get sired by Joak. There are multiple Futurity winners and AAAT achievers. The list is too long to mention the impressive abilities of Joak’s get individually.
We are privileged to have Mr. Nolan Combs present to accept on behalf of Joak. There is no one better than he who can tell us more about the phenomenal offspring of this tremendous sire who is so important to the history of the American Quarter Horse.