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Return To The Remuda Hits Million-Dollar Sales Mark

return-to-the-remuda-2014Picks Gun sold for $17,500.The Return to the Remuda Sale, held at the historic Four Sixes Ranch in Guthrie, Texas, Oct. 11, reached a new sale milestone – a million-dollar sale day. The annual autumn sale is produced in partnership between the Four Sixes Ranch, Pitchfork Land & Cattle Co., Tongue River Ranch, Beggs Cattle Co. This year, Circle Bar Ranch also consigned horses to the sale.

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Jim Ware Buys Triangle Sales Company

ware-bowlingJim Ware and Cindy BowlingAfter more than three and one-half decades as the equine auction spot for all-around performance horses representing almost every discipline, Triangle Sales Company is under new ownership. The sales company that was created by Cindy Bowling and her late husband, John, in 1979 has been sold to Jim Ware, who is a former partner of Western Bloodstock. Ware learned the auction business from his family while growing up in northeastern Louisiana and has been active in the equine industry his entire life.

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Solid Results For NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale

big-shoes-to-philHighest-seller Big Shoes To Phil • Photo by Jim ArnoldThe 2014 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale, produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., preceded the NCHA Derby finals on Aug. 2 at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth, Texas, and topped the 2013 NCHA Summer Spectacular Sale with 87 percent completed sales, including a strong $33,300 average for the top five highest-sellers.

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NRHA Sale Incentive Program Unveiled

nrha-saleA new sale incentive could pay out $220,000 at the NRHA Futurity this year.The National Reining Horse Association (NRHA) has unveiled an incentive program that could award $220,000 to sale buyers and consignors.

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Western Bloodstock Adds Three New Sales

silverado salesThe Silverado sale arena will be the site of a new Western Bloodstock sale this fall.In a move to broaden the market and offer premium auctions at moderate prices for all classes of performance horses, Western Bloodstock Ltd. has expanded its roster to include three new sales, in addition to their premier venues at the National Cutting Horse Association (NCHA) Futurity, NCHA Super Stakes, and NCHA Summer Spectacular Sales in Fort Worth.

The new sales are the Western Fall Roundup, to be held on Sept. 6, at the Four States Fairgrounds in Texarkana, Ark.; the Big Bash on the Brazos on Sept. 23 at Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Texas; and the Western Winter Roundup on Jan. 10, 2015, at the Oklahoma State Fair Park in Oklahoma City.

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Records Set in Pro Horse Services May Online Auction

ellusiveclueHighest-seller Ellusive ClueProfessional Horses Services, LLC, recently announced the results of its May Online Auction, which closed on May 21. The company has been holding online auctions since December 2012. Pro Horse Services owner Mike Jennings said, “Our new high seller brought $30,100. We registered 276 bidders and had 71,855 page views for the online catalog by the end of bidding.”

The highest-seller, Ellusive Clue, is a 3-year-old daughter of Mr Elusive who sold in foal to JMK Bocephus for $30,100. The filly was from the JMK Quarter Horses consignment and sold to Virginia Webber of Kansas.

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AQHA World Show Sale Adds Bonus Program

AQHA LogoStarting at the 2014 American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) World Championship Show Sale, buyers have an added appeal for purchasing a horse at the sale. A new AQHA World Show Sale bonus program will attract more buyers and also give breeders and trainers an incentive to consign their horse to the 2014 AQHA World Show Sale.

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Auction of Al Dunning’s Personal Collection

AlDunningSaleThe sale will feature around 400 high-quality items.On Saturday, Oct. 12, renowned horseman Al Dunning will offer a selection of his personal bit and equipment collection at auction. The auction, hosted by A&S Auction Company in Waco, Texas, will begin at 10 a.m.
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Legacy Reining Breeders and Consignment Sales Looking Forward To Record-Setting Event

liljoecashLil Joe Cash sold for $7,700 at the 2009 Legacy Sale and has now earned more than $243,000.This year’s Legacy Sale promises to yet again provide reining enthusiasts a world-class experience. Held at the Cardinal Training Center (formerly Green Valley Ranch) in Aubrey, Texas, the Legacy Breeders Sale on Friday, Oct. 18, will offer 105 elite reining-bred yearlings. The following day, another 155 of the industry’s best horses will pass through the sale ring in the Legacy Consignment Sale, including proven broodmares, show horses, 2- and 3-year-olds under saddle and yearlings.

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Strawn Valley Ranch Absolute Dispersal

smartnmetallicStrawn Valley Ranch owners Don and Marty Horton, Jeffrey Neidhart, buyer of Smart N Metallic, trainer Phil Rapp and his assistant, Turner WestCompetitive bidding and strong prices for well-bred 2-year-olds and yearlings were hallmarks of Don Horton's Strawn Valley Ranch Dispersal on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Silverado Arena in Weatherford, Tex. Produced by Western Bloodstock Ltd., the sale featured offspring of The Smart Look, the No. 1 living producer of NCHA money earners, including 17 sons and daughters of her sons and daughters.