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Wagonhound Land & Livestock Production Sale

wagonhoundsaleWagonhound Land & Livestock’s first production sale was held the first weekend of September at the ranch located along the Laramie Range in Douglas, Wyo. An enthusiastic crowd enjoyed the beautiful weather and superior horses.

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A Shiner Named Sioux Tops Carol Rose Dispersal

AShinerNamedSioux CarolRoseDispersalA Shiner Named Sioux • photo by Abigail BoatrightAaron Ranch, of Commerce, Texas, paid the sale-topping price of $850,000 for A Shiner Named Sioux at the Carol Rose Dispersal Sale on August 15-17 in Gainesville, Texas. Rose, the American Quarter Horse Association’s (AQHA) All-Time Leading Breeder of Performance Horses, sold all but five horses at the historic dispersal, which was attended by hundreds of people from around the country.
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NCHA Summer Spectacular Sales Conclude

mklolliepopHighest-seller MK Lollie Pop • Photo by Jim ArnoldThe National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Summer Spectacular Sales took place in Fort Worth, Texas, on Aug. 2-3, with three strong sales offering yearlings, a production sale and mixed stock. A total of 184 horses went through the ring, with 155 selling (84 percent) for a net average of $10,205. That’s an increase of 15 percent over last year’s net average, which is a good sign for the market heading into the fall sale season.

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Broodmare Tops Griffin Dispersal At $240,000

kachinaoakolenaHighest-seller Kachina Oak OlenaAnticipation was high for the Griffin Quarter Horses Complete Dispersal Sale, held April 6 in Ardmore, Okla. Well-known in the reining horse industry, Griffin Quarter Horses has produced some of the world’s top reiners and has captured several world titles. The complete dispersal featured not only horses, but also the ranch, equipment and tack. A total of 79 horses passed through the sale ring. Total gross sales were $1,468,600 with an overall average of $18,590.

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CSU Legends of Ranching Sale Largest Ever

csu-legendsColorado State University’s eighth annual Legends of Ranching Performance Horse Sale was the largest in the event’s history, with an offering of 79 American Quarter Horses, and the sale generated $295,000 in proceeds, organizers said.

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2013 Return to the Remuda Sale Set for September 27-28

returnremudalogoThe Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, will host the annual Return to the Remuda Sale September 27-28. The sale will include registered American Quarter Horses of various ages from four historic ranches: Four Sixes Ranch, Beggs Cattle Company, Pitchfork Cattle Company and Tongue River Ranch. Three of the ranches are winners of the prestigious AQHA Best Remuda Award, which recognizes the outstanding foundation that ranch horses laid for the American Quarter Horse. In addition to offering some of the best horses in the industry, the sale also serves as an unofficial reunion for American Quarter Horse enthusiasts.

Historic Haythorn Land & Cattle Co. Holding Figure Four Finale

Since 1884, the Haythorn Land & Cattle Co. brand has stood for quality. Harry Haythornthwaite and his descendants have been recognized with the AQHA Legacy Award for raising top working registered American Quarter Horses at the Arthur, Nebraska, ranch for more than 70 years. In 1992, the ranch was awarded the prestigious AQHA Best Remuda, the first ranch ever recognized with the award. August 30-31, the historic Haythorn Land & Livestock Co. is conducting its last public auction to be held at the ranch.
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Wagonhound Production Sale To Be Held In September

WagonhoundRanchOn Sept. 7, Wagonhound Land and Livestock will be holding a production sale, with a preview to be held the day before. Approximately 100 head of broke ranch geldings, broodmares, 2-year-olds, yearlings and weanling American Quarter Horses will be offered at the ranch in Douglas, Wyo.

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Griffin Dispersal Set For April 6

GriffinCover1The Griffin family has decided to part ways with their lives’ work and a legacy of world-caliber reining horses. Just days after the phenomenal stallion Whiz N Tag Chex earned National Reining Horse Association Million Dollar Sire Status for his owners this past December 2012, the Griffin family, comprised of Lance, Terry and Samantha Griffin made a huge announcement: their beautiful copper-colored stallion would be offered for sale, in addition to the family’s astonishing 280-acre Oklahoma ranch, equipment and legacy of 80+ reining horses.