Jud Little Ranch Production Sale

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The Jud Little Ranch Production Sale was held at the ranch in Springer, Oklahoma, on September 24th. Fifty-one 2, 3, and 4 year old prospects, offspring of such stallions as Bug In My Frosty, Bugemforcash, No Mas Corona, Brownie Jones, Cash Not Credit, Bestcreditmesunfrost,  and Hes Downrite Special, were sent through the ring and sold. All the horses were riding or working barrels and ready to go.

High selling horse honors went to Famous Wahini Moon, a 2009 sorrel mare, who sold for $34,000. She is sired by Famous Bugs, 2007 AQHA Congress Junior Barrel Racing Champion, WPRA Futurity High-Point Champion, who has an AQHA ROM (Register Of Merit) in Barrel Racing and barrel earnings of $52,000. Her dam is Moons Six Marthas, a daughter of leading barrel sire Marthas Six Moons, who has barrel racing earnings of $9,519. Famous Wahini Moon has been started under saddle.

The 51 head grossed $430,600, with an average sale price of $8,443. The Top 5 sellers brought $138,500, for an average of $27,700.

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14th Annual Central Nebraska Ranch & Production Sale

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The 14th Annual Central Nebraska Ranch & Production Horse Sale was held September 18th at the Custer County Fair Grounds in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Eleven ranches and their guests offered 95 horses, featuring some of the finest quarter and paint horse bloodlines. From 2011 weanlings to broke ranch horses, every one of the horses sold.

The top selling honors were held by 2 horses, Illini Jerry Lee from Moran Quarter Horses and Dads Black Cutter from Marsh Family Quarter Horses, who both sold for $6,750.

Illini Jerry Lee. a 2004 dun gelding, is sired by Illini Lee Cody (a son of Illini Cactus King who has an AQHA Register Of Merit – Perfromance) and out of the mare Diamond Cheetan. He had feedlot experience and a lot of pasture roping, being able to rope head and heels.

Dads Black Cutter, a 2002 black gelding, is sired by Reservations For One out of the mare Etta Jo Cord. He has packed elk, been used for heading and heeling, pasture doctoring and sorting cattle. A definite roping, team penning, or team sorting prospect.

The 95 head netted $93,075, for an average sale price of $980. The Top 6 sellers brought $27,150, for an average of $4,525

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Fisher Ranch 16th Annual Quarter Horse Production Sale

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The Fisher Ranch annual production sale was held September 17th at the ranch, located 12 miles west of Eufala, Oklahoma. Ninety-five head of Oklahoma Star and Bert-bred horses, from weanlings & broodmares to aged stallions and ranch-broke horses, passed through the ring. Ninety of the 95 were sold.

The high selling horse was Starbert U Mags, a 2005 black mare, who sold for $6,200. Sired by Fishers Bert and out of Starbert Champ Shari, she has been in cutting training with David George for 6 months.

The 90 head netted $116,300, with an average sale price of $1,292 and a sale average of 95%. The Top 5 sellers brought $19,600, for an average of $3,920.

Zollinger Quarter Horse Ranch 22nd Annual Production Sale and Partial Dispersal

The Zollinger Quarter Horse Ranch held it’s 22nd annual production sale on September 10th at the ranch in Oakley, Idaho. Known for their Leo-bred horses, they have also added the bloodlines of Peptoboonsmal, Poco Bueno, Dash For Cash, Playgun, Hollywood Dunit, and Peppy San Badger to their stallion battery. An athletic and colorful bunch of 59 horses were run through the ring, with 52 of them selling.

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The high selling horse of the sale was Sweet Sweet Lena, a 2007 sorrel mare, who sold for $3,500. Her sire is Sweet Lil Pepto, an NCHA earner of $218,655 and Breeders Invitational Champion. Her dam is Double L Lena, who has $31,000 in NCHA earnings. Sweet Sweet Lena has 9 months of cutting training.

The 52 head sold for $61,100, with an average sale price of $1,175 and a sale percentage of 88%. The Top 6 sellers brought $17,000, for an average of $2,833.

Jamison Quarter Horses 8th Breeders and Ranchers Production Sale

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Jamison Quarter Horses held their 8th Breeders and Ranchers Production Sale on September 9 at the Jamison Ranch Livestock Arena near Quniter, Kansas. One hundred and forty-five ranch raised, high caliber horses were run through the ring and sold that day. Buster McLaury, a lifetime cowboy mentored by Ray Hunt and an acclaimed trainer and clinician, teamed up with Jamison Ranch to start 41 three, four, and 5 year-old geldings and saddle mares. These horses were a sale feature.

The high selling horse was JA Wily Rainwood, a 2004 dun gelding, who sold for $15,000. Sired by TR Special Drift and out of A Rainy Night, he is a finished, experienced USTRC (United States Team Roping Championships) and rodeo heeling horse that has seen extensive competition. A seasoned ranch horse that has worked lots of cattle, he also is a nice heading horse. He also has had 50 days of calf roping training.

The 145 head sold netted $344,350, with an average sale price of $2,375. The Top 5 sellers brought $51,550, for an average of $10,310.

2011 Myers Performance Horse Prospect Sale

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Performance horse buyers brought their wallets with them to the Myers Performance Horse Prospect Sale held in Spearfish, South Dakota on August 27. Sixty-five select horses from Myers Training Stables and their guest consignors were offered to the public, including the Myers’ entire crop of 2-year-old prospects. From futurity prospects to select broodmares, these horses featured some of the best performance bloodlines, such as Frenchman’s Guy, Hot Colours, Cowboys Cartel, and World Speed. Fifty-one of the 65 horses were sold, with 14 being repurchased.

The high selling horse was Kaseys Shadow, a 2009 bay AQHA mare, who sold for $40,000. She is sired by Frenchmans Guy, a leading barrel racing and performance sire who’s offspring have earnings of over $4,000,000. Her dam, Generals French Lady, is a dam of barrel champions earning in excess of $45,000. Kaseys Shadow is well started on the barrels and is Future Fortunes nominated.

The 65 horses sold netted $828,500, with an average sale price of $16,245 and a sale percantage of 78%. The Top 5 sellers brought $173,500, for an average of $34,700,

Horse’s Unlimited Mega-Herd Reduction Sale

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Horse’s Unlimited Mega-Herd Reduction Sale took place on August 27 at Rancho de los Suenos in Albuqerque, New Mexico. Thirty-nine sport horses of varying ages and training were offered to the public, with 38 sellling.

The high selling horse was a 2006 bay Rheinland Pfalz-saar International gelding, Let’s Dance HU, who sold for $25,000.

The 38 horses netted $278,200, with an average sale price of $7,321 and a sale percentage of 97%. The Top 5 sellers brought $17,720, for an average of $17,720.