1975 foundation bred daughter of Chieflika with Joe Hancock, Oklahoma Star & Bert breeding.
Miss Centava Chief was used for ranch work, 4-H & rodeo.  She won awards in barrels & poles.  She has produced many award winning horses in barrels, poles, calf roping & team roping.
This page is dedicated to our great old mare
Miss Centava Chief
1975 daughter of Chieflika ROM
Producer of many rodeo award winning horses
Used as a 4-H horse by our son
Currently being used for our granchildren
to learn  to ride.
Family member

State finals
         Miss Leo Shanty
Cheyenne Vig  who later became
Miss Rodeo South Dakota
High point winner in pole bending & reserve high point winner
in barrels at Belle Jackpot 2002

Feeding time 2003
Cass 3
Tava 28
Performing Foals of Miss Centava Chief
Miss Dusty Chief            Barrels & Pole BendingYouth & 4-h rodoes
Shanty Chief    Barrels, Poles, Calf roping & Team roping        4-h, high School & Amateur Rodeo
Miss Leo Shanty    Barrels, Reining & Team ropingHigh School & 4-H competition
Leo Shanty WranglerBarrels  &  Team roping     4-H  & jackpot  competition
Coureur KidBarrels   Year end jackpot reserve champion
Miss Alabar ChiefBarrels, Poles & Goat tyingAmateur jackpot & 4-H
Mischief ChocolateQueen Contests4-H & High School Rodeo
Other Foals of Miss Centava Chief

Miss Leota Chief            Kids horseSouth Dakota
Lika Shanty Son   Ranch horse            South Dakota
Coureur Miss    Ranch horse & brood mare      South Dakota
Lika Coureur        Saddle horse              Eastern South Dakota     
Alamitos Beggar  Ranch horse      South Dakota
Chief Alamitos Bar      Ranch horse       South Dakota
Kota Chief      Ranch horseNebraska
Hatcreek Bailey  Our black stallion -great grandson of Leo
Chieflikas Miss SkipOur black broodmareInjured & not ridden
Kings Centava Breeze22% King broodmareRidden as 2 & 3 year old
Chieflika ROM

Chieflika was the sire of Miss Centava Chief.  She was his last foal--- foaled in June, 1975 (Chieflika died in March 1975 at the age of 20.)  Chieflika was a blood bay by Fire Fly Chief and out of the race mare Star Beggar N.
Chieflika earned his ROM in barrel racing, pole bending & calf roping.  he won numerous awards and money in the RCA (later PRCA)  & GRA (which became the WPRA), SDRA & NRCA circuits.  He was also was used in and won in team roping, steer wrestling & cattle cutting.
Congratulations to Trisha Smeenk who is currently the SDHSRA queen & was the SD 4-H Ambassador (queen) in 2004.  She rides a black mare that is a daughter of Miss Centava Chief & a granddaughter of Chieflika.   Trisha is a great neice of Jack & Betty Smeenk, the owners of Chieflika.