DesiresSmartLena

Desires Smart Lena Tops Preferred Breeders Sale Session II

DesiresSmartLenaDesires Smart Lena was the highest seller at $93,000.The Preferred Breeders Sale Session II, held in Fort Worth, Texas, on Dec. 8, listed 179 weanlings, yearlings and broodmares in the sale catalog. By the end of the sale, two half-siblings brought the highest bids, with Hip No. 4014, Desires Smart Lena leading the way at $93,000.

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Smooth As A Cat Filly Sells for $200,000

SmoothWalkinStyle-webSmooth Walkin Style was the highest seller at the Select Yearling Sale and Gala when the gavel fell at $200,000. • Photo by Stacy PigottAll of the 50 horses cataloged in the Select Yearling Sale and Gala came from proven maternal families, resulting in pages full of black type. The quality of the stock that walked through the Round-Up Inn at the Will Rogers Memorial Center on the evening of Dec. 6 matched the printed pedigrees, offering discerning buyers an elite set of young prospects on which to bid. And bid they did. By the end of the night, prices exceeded six figures on several occasions and peaked at $200,000 with Hip No. 10, Smooth Walkin Style.

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Metallic Cat 2-Year-Old Sells for $375,000

SummerShandy 16HHSummer Shandy was the highest seller at $375,000. • Photo by Hannah HarrelSession II of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale wrapped up in Fort Worth, Texas, on Tuesday, Dec. 6, and the hammer fell at an impressive $375,000 for Hip No. 2041, Summer Shandy.

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Metallic Quintan 014 Tops Session I of NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale

MetallicQuintan014 WAshlock 16HHHighest-seller Metallic Quintan 014The final week of the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity is underway, and Session I of NCHA Futurity 2-Year-Old Sale took place on Dec. 5 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hip No. 1024, Metallic Quintan 014, brought a final bid of $100,000, making her the highest seller.

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Gunnatrashya Filly Tops NRHA Markel Insurance Select Yearling Sale

ILoveYaI Love Ya sold for $100,000. • Photo by Stacy PigottWith her full sister set to compete in the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Futurity Level 4 Open finals just a few hours later, I Love Ya entered the sale ring at the NRHA Markel Insurance Select Yearling Sale on Dec. 3. The bidding was fast and furious, and minutes later, the bay filly walked out as the hammer fell at $100,000.

KitCatLena

Triangle Sales Posts Strong Numbers Through Expanded Fall Schedule

KitCatLenaKit Cat Lena was the Triangle Sales Fall Sale highest seller at $30,000.Triangle Horse Sales recently completed a successful series of back-to-back sales during the month of October. The fall sale line up consisted of three sales spanning two states, and tallied sales on a remarkable 1,048 head of horses, which sold for strong averages.

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NRHA Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale is Golden

ShineDotShine-webCo-highest seller Shine Dot Shine • Photo by Stacy PigottPalomino horses were in high demand at the National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) Markel Insurance Futurity Prospect Sale on Dec. 2 in Oklahoma City. Several of the highest sellers displayed the golden color, including Shine Dot Shine, who topped the sale at $100,000.

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Two Yearlings Top First Session of NRHA/Markel Insurance Futurity Sales

MobbedInManhattanThe first horse through the ring, Mobbed In Manhattan, brought $31,000. • Photo by Alex LynchThe National Reining Horse Association (NRHA)/Markel Insurance Futurity Sales started off strong on Dec. 1 in Oklahoma City when the first two horses through the ring each sold for $31,000. A total of 100 horses were cataloged in the Marketplace Sale, and when the first session was over, Mobbed In Manhattan and Im Miffen You shared the spotlight as the highest sellers.

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NRCHA Seeks Proposals for Sale Management

quejanaisacat2The NRCHA is taking proposals from sale companies to manage the 2017 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales in Fort Worth, Texas.The National Reined Cow Horse Association (NRCHA), the governing body for the sport of reined cow horse, is inviting proposals from qualified management companies interested in overseeing all aspects of the 2017 NRCHA Snaffle Bit Futurity Sales.