The Pitzer Ranch Fall Sale was held at the ranch near Ericson, Nebraska, on September 10th, 11th, and 12th. Over the course of the three days, the Pitzer Ranch and their guest consignors sent 710 horses through the sale ring. The Broke Horse Sale was held on the 10th, the Pitzer Ranch Production Sale was held on the 11th, and the Qualm Dispersal & Guest Consignment Sale was held on the 12th. At the end of the 3rd day, 654 horses had been sold.
Listed below is a breakdown of the sale groups and the high sellers of each.
Broodmares – 121 broodmares sold for an average price of $1,371. The high selling broodmare was Ms Shiney Spratt, a 1998 bay, who brought $9,300. She is by Shining Spark – National Reined Cow Horse Association Leading Sire with $3,000,000 and National Reining Horse Association $3,000,000 Sire, and out of Ms Jumpin Jack Sprat, a daughter of Doc’s Jack Sprat. She was exposed to Two Eyed Little Buck for a 2011 foal.
Geldings 4 & over – 129 geldings sold for an average price of $4,479. The high seller was Sah Speedy Pine 410, a 2004 bay, that sold for $14,750. A son of Most Handsome, and out of the mare LLC Black Misty Gold, he had been used for all kinds of ranch work and considered a heading horse prospect.
Started Geldings 3 & under – 21 sold, averaging $2,004. High Seller was Geo Joe, a 2007 bay, who brought $7,500. By Joe Jack Red – Superior Heading & Heeling, and out of Georgia Jean, he was started in the summer of 2009. He’d gotten a lot of miles and had been to a few team ropings.
Started mares 3 & under – 30 started mares sold for an average of $1,347. Fancy Daisy Dee, a 2007 palomino, topped this group with a sale price of $3,600. By Two Eyed Red Buck – AQHA Champion with Superiors in Heading & Heeling, and out of Fancy Red Bonanza – earner of 3 Halter ROMs (in Open, Amateur, & Youth), she is a full sister to Major Red Buck, 2009 World Show Qualifier in Senior Heading & Heeling. She had been heeled on and had done some breakaway roping.
Broke mares 4 & over – 31 broke mares sold for an average of $4,548. High seller was Lace For Slidin, a 2005 bay, who brought $15,000. By Poco Dot Lena – World Champion in Heading & Calf Roping, and out of Lacy Luck – earner of 11.5 Open, 7 Amateur, & 11 Youth performance points, she qualified in the Jr. Heading and Jr. Heeling for the 2010 AQHA World Show.
Broke ponies – 3 ponies sold for an average of $2,500. Concho, a 2005 black & white pony, was the high seller, bringing $4,200. A 5 year old gelding, he stands 14 hands, is gentle to be around, and rides like a big horse. Sells sound, up to date on shots, teeth, and trims.
Breeding stallions 2 & older – 12 sold for an average of $7,113. The high seller of this group and the entire sale was Bucks Dusty Ace, a 1999 dun, who brought $23,000. A son of Two Eyed Red Buck and out of the mare Zandys Roan Wolf by RBM Duster Wolf – an AQHA Champion with a Superior in Cutting , Bucks Dusty Ace is an AQHA Champion with a Superior in Heading.
2010 weanling fillies – 148 weanling fillies sold for an average of $1,900. Spot Two Watch, a palomino, was the high seller, bringing $3,200. A daughter of Two Eye Red Buck, she is out of Joes Star Spot, an own daughter of Watch Joe Jack – an AQHA Champion with Superiors in Halter and Western Pleasure.
2010 weanling stallions – 137 weanling stallions sold for an average of $1,611. Uno Gallo Rojo, a chestnut, topped this group by bringing $7,500. An own son of Gallo Del Cielo - NCHA earner of $28,438 and NRHA Million Dollar Sire, he is out of Two Eyed Lady Buck – an earner of 8.5 halter and 33 performance points.
Yearling mares – 14 yearling mares sold for an average of $625. Tusweca Cikala, a bay roan, sold for $1,450. By Two Id Magnolia, shes out of Larks Shezallthat, a daughter of Looks Whos Larkin – AQHA Performance Champion, with Superiors in Working Cow Horse, Heading, Heeling, Calf Roping, and Reining. Groundwork has been done and she’ll be ready to saddle and ride in the spring.
Yearling stallions – 6 yearling stallions sold for an average of $2,071. The top seller was Mr Buckskin Roanie, a dun, brought $3,750. He is sired by Id Bartender Mike – earner of Rom points in heading, heeling, reining, and halter, and out of Nita Eyed – ROM points in heeling.
Yearling geldings – 2 yearling geldings were sold for an average of $1,275. Top seller was Mr Tazer Joe, a grey, who brought $1,400. He was sired by Hagrid – AQHA Champion with Superiors in Heading & Heeling, and out of Kiss My Genuine, a daughter of Genuine Hombre – AQHA Champion & AQHA Performance Champion with a Superior in Calf Roping.
The 654 head sold totaled $1,437,525, with a sale average of $2,198 and a sale percentage of 92%. The Top 5 sellers of the entire sale brought $82,000, with an average of $16,400.